ERIC Number: ED305188
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Business and Finance: A Resource Book for Camps. Camp Administration Series.
Ball, Armand, Ed.; Ball, Beverly, Ed.
this resource book contains 35 articles designed to present general information concerning camp business and financial management to directors or administrators. Typically a specialist is employed to supervise camp business and finance, but the administrator needs to have a broad understanding of five specific business topics: (1) liability and legal concerns including evaluating insurance costs and coverage, purchasing insurance, determining camp liability, preventing risk situations, and obtaining waivers; (2) managing cash assets including budgeting, purchasing supplies, setting tuitions, and assessing transportation needs; (3) marketing and promotional activities including the use of video; (4) computer application to camp situations for reservations management, inventory, records keeping, and for educational uses; and (5) personnel management including interviewing techniques, setting salary standards, and staff supervision. (ALL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.
Note: Articles in this publication are reprinted from Camping Magazine and the Journal of Christian Camping.