Camp Programming Resources and Forms
A sample of supplies for camp to give you ideas, and where you should keep inventory of supplies you already have and get donated.
A model to help shape your administration staff at camp, giving advice on who should be on your admin staff and what roles to perform at camp.
Location and contact information for medical resources you are required to research and provide to your program director, nurse, mental health professional, camp advisor, and admin staff.
A list of policies, procedures, and roles for the opening day of camp and the check-in process.
A list of supplies necessary for a smooth opening day and check-in.
A sample of a schedule of activities at camp.
Descriptions of activities you can do with the entire group of campers.
Resource for icebreakers and different camp activities.
A collection of camp songs and lyrics.
A resource to help guide program counselors with planning activities for their area.
A basic overview of Empowerment Programs including background and tips on planning and execution. (Also featuring a special section by Lola called “When Empowerment becomes Unempowerment”)
Images and stories from actual Camp Kesem 2012 Empowerment Programs. Great for seeing what has worked well and not so well.
Two samples of empowerment program plans from real campuses. Feel free to draw inspiration, or use as a template for your own empowerment plan!
How to spruce up cabin chats to ensure meaningful conversation and bonding time.
Outlined instructions for processing donations, expenses, and online campus account monitoring.
Instructions for processing reimbursements through Expensify.
The procedures for incident reporting at camp.
Guidelines for creating and using a behavior contract to help campers succeed at camp after having behavioral issues.
A sample wish-list of supplies you want to get donated for camp that can be edited to be chapter specific.
Instructions on how to create an Amazon gift registry to request in-kind donations through.
A guide to planning your counselor in training program