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CampNation

Summary: The CampNation Podcast – a resource for summer camp Camp Directors and senior staff. Hosted by camper alumni and expert Gabrielle Raill!

Podcasts:

 Changing the iTunes Feed | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 67

Hi Everybody, We just wanted to let you know that we are going to have to change our iTunes feed settings. I'll post more on the blog when I know some more. Thanks for your understanding, Travis

 CampNation 5: Staff Training | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2407

Links - News about the camping/recreation industry (Joe) Google Alerts - Summer Camp - staying up to date on summer camp and on your own facility in the news/blogs/twitter can be hard - but this makes it easier.  Today I learned about: http://mddailyrecord.com/2010/02/11/unplugging-the-ipod-can-little-stacey-survive-summer-camp-without-wifi/ - an article I never would have stumbled across on my regular travels.  I have google alerts set for: summer camp, pearce williams, yoyojoe, yoyojoe.com etc. (Dan) Facebook now allows for you to search the site for public statuses (unlocked statuses from users). (Gab) TEDTalks http://www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver.html, Jamie Oliver's talks about food and our responsibility to our children. (Dan) monthly email marketing report News/Discussion - Staff Training Picks Of The Week - A tool that will make you a better camp director Dan - Bullyproof Your Child for Life by Joel Haber. Great book.  Has a whole chapter on camping. (Dan's review on the CampNation blog)Gab -  Buy as many URLs as possible, from facebook to twitter to .org's, you don't want other people owning these site names... I use GoDaddy.com http://www.godaddy.com/Joe - Uninteruppted thinking time - an hour a day or a few hours a week.Travis -  Ego for iPhone http://ego-app.com/ - keep an easy eye on your Google Analytics, feedburner acc't, twitter, vimeo, etc

 CampNation 4: Conferences | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2934

CampNation #4: The one where we have our first guest Show Notes – CampNation – Episode 4 Links http://directory.fsf.org/ Wink.com/Pipl.com (Travis adds: http://spock.com) Gary Forster’s camping newsletter www.istockphoto.com News/Discussion Camp Conferences Pick of the Week Dan – “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni. Joe – http://moodle.org/ Travis – Fill in PDF forms on a Mac – http://code.google.com/p/formulatepro/downloads/list or Foxit reader for windows http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/ Gab – Peter Katz Re-mastered version of the Camp Song: www.peterkatz.org/camp.html Kam – “Super Staff SuperVision” by Michael Brandwein. Your Hosts: Dan Weir – Frost Valley YMCA (New York) http://twitter.com/danlovescamp Kam Kobeissi – Frost Valley YMCA (New York) http://twitter.com/leaderkam Gabrielle Raill – Camp Ouareau (Quebec) http://twitter.com/gabrielleraill Joe Richards – Pearce Williams Christian Centre (Ontario) http://twitter.com/yoyojoer Travis Allison – Our Kids Media http://twitter.com/zoic

 CampNation #3 - The one with yet a different name | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2726

Welcome to the CampNation Podcast – One Nation, Under Camp, indivisible. CampNation #3: The one with yet a different name We would love your feedback. We are just getting started and want to know what you, as a camping professional, would like to hear. Please leave us a comment, send us a message on twitter http://twitter.com/ourkidsnet (hashtag #campminds) or email me directly: travis@ourkids.net. Your Hosts: Dan Weir – Frost Valley YMCA (New York) http://twitter.com/danlovescamp Gabrielle Raill – Camp Ouareau (Quebec) Joe Richards – Pearce Williams Christian Centre http://twitter.com/yoyojoer Travis Allison – Our Kids Media http://twitter.com/zoic Show Notes – CampNation – Episode 3 Links http://www.mastersgames.com/cat/pub/pub-games.htm Pub Games to recreate for your summer camp experience. http://www.squidoo.com/ - Squidoo - a better wikipedia created by Seth Godin. Look at http://www.squidoo.com/youtubehd Google Docs as a "store anything" place - http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=50092&hl=en http://basecamphq.com/ - project management, collaboration, and task software News/Discussion Staff Retention Pick of the Week Dan - http://www.directorscamp.com/Joe - http://www.backupify.com/Travis - http://www.Evernote.comGab - Camp is for the Camper by Connie Coutellier (can be purchased on the ACA Bookstore website - http://www.cart-acabookstore.com) **NOTICE:  Thank you to everyone who has been so kind and generous with their feedback on the Podcast.   Keep your ear to the ground because we will be launching the new blog that accompanies our podcast.  We have made the final decisions about the branding for the show: Heretofore this podcast will be known as CampNation.   Episode #4 will be our official launch. What would you like to hear about camp?

 Camp Minds 2 - The one with the banjo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3566

Welcome to the Camp Minds Podcast – a resource for Camp Directors and senior staff. Camp Minds Podcast #2: The one with the banjo Camp Minds Podcast #2 (click here to listen or right-click to download) We would love your feedback. We are just getting started and want to know what you, as a camping professional, would like to hear. Please leave us a comment, send us a message on twitter http://twitter.com/ourkidsnet (hashtag #campminds) or email me directly: travis@ourkids.net. Your Hosts: Dan Weir – Frost Valley YMCA (New York) http://twitter.com/danlovescamp Gabrielle Raill – Camp Ouareau (Quebec) Joe Richards – Pearce Williams Christian Centre http://twitter.com/yoyojoer Travis Allison – Our Kids Media http://twitter.com/zoic Show Notes – Camp Minds – Episode 2 Links Build your own front gate security system Dan Pink is the author of “A Whole New Mind: Right Brainers will Rule the Future”. His blog covers everything from fostering creativity to motivation in the work place. Email Marketing Benchmarks for Small Business: Great Tips News/Discussion How can we get more alumni to fund raise on for our camps? Inspired by this article. Pick of the Week Travis: Google Sketchup Dan: Google Calendar Joe: Hootsuite Gab: Mosquito-Less (garlic bug spray) Please remember that this is just our second attempt. We will be changing things up (I think we have now settled on the name Camp Minds) as we keep up with podcasting. What would you like to hear about camp?

 CampNation 1: Introductions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2342

Welcome to the Camp Minds Podcast – a resource for Camp Directors and senior staff. Camp Minds Podcast #1 (click here to listen or right-click to download) This is a new project for Our Kids and one that we are very excited about.  It certainly has been fun for me to get set up and under way.    This is just episode #1 and we are putting it out with a soft launch – just here on the blog and on the Facebook Page (we invite you to become a Fan). We would love your feedback.  We are just getting started and want to know what you, as a camping professional, would like to hear.   Please leave us a comment, send us a message on twitter http://twitter.com/ourkidsnet or email me directly: travis@ourkids.net. Your Hosts: Dan, in the Catskills, during recording Travis Allison – Our Kids Media Dan Weir – Frost Valley YMCA (New York) Gabrielle Raill – Camp Ouareau (Quebec) Joe Richards – Pearce Williams Christian Centre Show Notes – Camp Minds #1 Links athinline.org www.naturerocks.org/ wix.com News/Discussion Introductions of all of our hosts Pick of the Week Thoughts Travis:  Google Sketchup Dan: Google Calendar Joe: Hootsuite Gab: Mosquito-Less (garlic bug spray) Please remember that this is just our first go.  We will be changing things up (including the name) as we keep up with podcasting. What do you think?

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