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Rec Heads and Camp Nerds podcast

Nov 12, 2018

Curt interviews Philip Drake from Mt. Lou San about how he came to be a camp professional never having gone to camp as a kid, the innovative programming he has created, and how his passion has grown been a key factor in growing the camp from 30 campers in 1999 to "busting at the seams" 20 years later.


Nov 5, 2018

Patti and Professor Dave chat about some of the books that have helped them become better camp leaders. We learn about Dave's AWESOME job as a teen, and the workshop he's going to run at the inaugural Digital Summer Camp Con (Sign up now!), as well as Patti's cool Canadian Camping experience... and that maybe she can't...


Oct 29, 2018

In this quick bite episode Patti bribes her husband Wayne to come on the podcast to talk about what it's like as a "non-camp" person being married to a camp professional.

Wayne shares what he thought Patti did when they met, things that confuse him about camp, and his tips for being a supportive spouse during camp...


Oct 22, 2018

Donna MacPherson took on the difficult task of taking over as director in the middle of the camp season.
Our hosts Professor Dave and Patti explore what prompted such a sudden change, what Donna did to help ease the transition, and what surprised her most about the situation.

Donna also gives advice for others who may...


Oct 15, 2018

*Trigger Warning* Sensitive topics discussed in this episode. 

Alan Cooper from AMSkier gives us tips on building a good relationship with your insurance provider.
His number one tip: be upfront and be honest. 

He discusses the top three trends he saw during the 2018 camp season, including staff : staff encounters,...