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How to Market Summer Camps in California

Posted by Jason Mellet on Oct 22, 2020 5:52:27 PM

Summer camps in California have a ton to offer their camp families—great weather, a wide variety of scenery, and a thriving camp culture. But to make your camp stand out from the pack, you’ve got to market your program with more than these familiar talking points. Here’s how a few of the best summer camps in California are doing it.

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Topics: social media strategy, Summer Camp, Small Business Marketing Tips, summer camps, Camps With Friends

Looking for Florida Sleepaway Camps? Here Are the Top 5

Posted by Jason Mellet on Oct 22, 2020 5:47:34 PM

Florida sleepaway camps are already primed and ready to start prepping for their next summer season. If you’ve been on the hunt for Florida overnight camps, look no further than the five outstanding options on our shortlist, which cater to areas up and down the Sunshine State.

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Topics: Summer Camp, summer camps, Camps With Friends, Florida

Use This App to Find Summer Camps in Michigan

Posted by Jason Mellet on Oct 22, 2020 5:42:47 PM

The coronavirus outbreak has made it tougher than ever to find summer camps in Michigan this year. The governor announced the reopening of overnight camps in mid-June (along with strict social distancing guidelines). Still, many camps held out for next year, some did abbreviated or altered seasons, and others converted to virtual programming. Finding up-to-date information was tricky.

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Topics: Summer Camp, summer camps, Camps With Friends

How to Find Great Summer Camps in Texas

Posted by Jason Mellet on Sep 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The Lone Star state features a ton of great summer camps. So many, in fact, that narrowing it down to the best options for your kids can be a pretty daunting task. Throw in uncertainty around each camp’s up-to-date status, and 2020 was not an easy year for camp parents.

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Topics: Summer Camp, south region, west, summer camps, Camps With Friends

Find Top Florida Summer Camps Using Camps With Friends

Posted by Jason Mellet on Sep 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM

If your family has ever struggled to find the right Florida summer camps for kids, you’re in good company. We know there are a lot of unmaintained and incomplete listings out there, which makes it tough to get an accurate picture of precisely what’s available in your area for each upcoming season. 

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Topics: Summer Camp, summer camps, Camps With Friends, Florida

5 Summer Camps in Colorado Your Kid Will Love!

Posted by Jason Mellet on Sep 8, 2020 8:00:00 AM

There’s no shortage of memorable summer camp opportunities in the Rocky Mountains. Your little campers can enjoy the vibrant natural scenery or engage in activities built around their special interests throughout the state of Colorado—although there’s a spectacular concentration of Colorado summer camps in and around the communities of Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs.

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Topics: Summer Camp, west, summer camps, colorado camps, Camps With Friends

How to Find Up-to-Date Summer Camp Lists in Uncertain Times

Posted by Jason Mellet on Aug 7, 2020 5:00:00 PM

It’s been a challenging summer for youth summer camps in the United States. The news around the pandemic has been up and down, depending on where you live. Many camps had to close in 2020 (62%, according to figures from CNBC), while others went virtual. Certain areas were fortunate to enjoy in-person programs, modified or abbreviated for local safety guidelines. 

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Topics: Summer Camp, summer camps, COVID-19, Camps With Friends

Camp Cancelled? Keep Kids Busy With These 6 Summer Camp Alternatives

Posted by Jason Mellet on Aug 5, 2020 11:01:45 AM

A ton of top-rated summer camps may have closed this year, but don’t worry, nothing can cancel summer! There are an enormous number of summer camp alternatives ripe for the plucking. Here are a few ways to keep kids busy:

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Topics: summer camps, COVID-19

Use Camps With Friends to Advertise Summer Camp Free of Charge

Posted by Jason Mellet on May 5, 2020 9:21:52 AM

Getting to full capacity is the #1 priority for legions of camp owners and directors as we head into a much-needed summer camp season.  And when it comes to driving registrations, you can’t beat free advertising.

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Topics: social media strategy, blogging, summer camps, COVID-19

These 5 Summer Camp Social Media Ideas Drive Enrollment For Free

Posted by Jason Mellet on Apr 21, 2020 5:10:11 PM

Social media is a huge driver for summer camp enrollment.  You can build a community, exchange photos and feedback with parents, and remind everyone that camp is on the way. 

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Topics: social media strategy, summer camps