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Indigenous Inclusion in Tech

Indigenous Inclusion in Tech

For National Indigenous Peoples Day, David attended a Toronto Talks Inclusion event to learn about Indigenous People involvement in the Toronto Tech community.

Camp Admin Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees

Camp Admin Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees

2019 was a very special year with significant changes to the way the Hall operates. With 5 total inductees and 2 new ways to enter the Hall, it was understandably an electric atmosphere. It was amazing to see all the positivity in the community and all the energy around each nominee.

2019 Camp Administrator Hall of Fame Changes

2019 Camp Administrator Hall of Fame Changes

There is a wide variety of camp administrators. Part time, full time, multiple location, and admins who are directors, facilities managers, and food service directors (the ones who do it all). To recognize a more diverse group of administrators, we are introducing two new ways to be inducted into the Camp Admin Hall of Fame.

2018 Holiday Hours

2018 Holiday Hours

With the holidays right around the corner, many of our staff will be taking some well-earned time off this December. We will always have enough people in the office to support you during the holidays, but there will be a few adjustments to our regular support hours.

Here, you are seen

Here, you are seen

The Women in Camp Summit is a conference by women, for women, that covers a diverse set of topics in the camping industry, with a focus on visibility, voices, and vision. It is the first of its kind and was held this year from November 7th to 9th at Pheasant Run Resort in Illinois.

Here we grow again!

Here we grow again!

In 2008, CampBrain moved into our office at 366 Adelaide Street East in Toronto – we had spent the last 6 years in a smaller, less central location. We were a team of around 15 people. We were entirely on the “desktop” version of CampBrain and growing.

Josh Turns 10

Josh Turns 10

On October 27, 2008, Josh Bradshaw joined CampBrain in our technical support team. He came from a strong camp tradition via Camp Wenonah. We had just moved to our new, bigger offices and we were busy. We had been consistently growing, with our software (desktop, at the time) having everything needed to run a camp.

BRAINSTORM 2018 Recap

BRAINSTORM 2018 Recap

It goes by so fast. Another BRAINSTORM in the books. It’s amazing how you work so hard for so long, planning every detail, ensuring that everything is taken care of, and just like that, it’s done. BRAINSTORM is truly an “all hands on deck” event with every single person at CampBrain contributing in one way or another…and it is truly a labour of love. For us, BRAINSTORM is one of those events where you cherish every second. It is the highlight of the CampBrain calendar.

BRAINSTORM 2018 Support Hours

BRAINSTORM 2018 Support Hours

BRAINSTORM, our annual user conference, is going into its fourth year. It starts on Wednesday October 10th, and ends Friday October 12th. During the conference, we will have some periods where support hours will be affected, as we have fewer or no support available for phone/email support. However, we will always be monitoring our emergency email as usual.

Canoe Heads for Kids 2018

People carrying canoes

This year CampBrain will be participating in Amici's Canoe Heads for Kids, and we couldn't be more excited!