When we asked Elijah for the word that describes him best, he said "chill"....and we could not agree more! It's tough to get under his skin. Even in the busy days of online registration setups, Elijah has the same demeanour - relaxed and always ready to crack a joke. Not a bad guy to have on your team!
We don't always have to jump to the most extravagant solution. Sometimes, something simple works just fine. Here is a quick and easy way to organize incoming emails from parents during the summer.
Online photo galleries have become a mainstay for many camps and there are several options to consider. Read about some of the options and, more importantly, let's discuss the factors you should consider in choosing one.
You have likely heard about the “heartbleed” security vulnerability with OpenSSL. There is a good summary here. For our web servers, we use Microsoft IIS which is not impacted by this bug.
The Cabinizer. I have always loved it. The simplicity, the usefulness, the efficiency. Most camps, overnight and day, have some form of grouping to do, either putting the campers into their cabins or their weekly groups. And, for most camps, it is an extremely important task, wanting to get just the right mix in each cabin or group.
There is a lot that we can standardize in the world of camp software. There are best practices that we can implement. And then there is the need for customization - the acknowledgement that camps are different, want to collect different information and do not always agree on what pieces of information are critical.
We introduce the next phase in easy-to-use, quick and powerful report creation - Ad Hoc Reporting!
Alice is a "lifer" in camp terms. She joined the CB crew this past September, straight from her position at Camp Oconto where she spent many fabulous years. She is someone who brings a great spirit and fun approach to the team, every day.
A camp registration engine needs camps and sessions. Options (within sessions) are a great addition. But, being able to group those options in a logical and friendly manner takes your registration to the next level. And that is what is needed in today's camp world. Take a moment to see real life examples.
Camps have adjusted significantly over time to offer a much larger variety of programs to different groups of people and that has registration implications, something near and dear to our heart!