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Social Media Safety Measures: Discussing Safe Social Media Practices With Your Youth Group Before Camp

Social Media Safety Measures: Discussing Safe Social Media Practices With Your Youth Group Before Camp

BY Kaitlyn Fath
6/3/2024

Social media has become an integral part of the way we communicate. It's a platform for connection, self-expression, and even spiritual growth. However, it's crucial for Christian teens to navigate the virtual world with wisdom and discernment, as it can sometimes be a challenging environment. Here are some safe social media practices to discuss with your teens before leaving for your next retreat.

He Answered Me: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

He Answered Me: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

BY The CRN Team
5/17/2024

Teenagers face new and different struggles that didn't exist even ten years ago. Social media and technology continue to change how we communicate in new and unpredictable ways that are fascinating and undoubtedly addicting. Today's teens live in a drastically different world than many of us did in our youth, which makes disconnecting significantly more difficult for them.

Inspiring Faith: Must Have Merchandise for Your 2024 Christian Camp Store

Inspiring Faith: Must Have Merchandise for Your 2024 Christian Camp Store

BY The CRN Team
5/3/2024

As a Christian leader and event planner, you understand the importance of meaningful connections and appreciate the significance of transformative experiences. The items you offer in your camp store should reflect the values and faith that you uphold. Consider offering items with Christian symbols and messages of faith that are enticing and on-trend. Campers will walk away holding on to not only their memories of camp but also a piece of God's grace.

Findings Funds to Pay For Summer Camp: Fundraising Ideas For Families and Small Groups

Findings Funds to Pay For Summer Camp: Fundraising Ideas For Families and Small Groups

BY The CRN Team
3/15/2024

The merits of youth camp are undeniable. Camp provides a transformative experience for kids -- fostering personal growth, building friendships, and instilling valuable life skills. However, the financial burden of sending a child to camp can be a daunting challenge for many families and organizations.

Camp Planning Checklist and Timeline: How to Get Their Attention and Keep It

Camp Planning Checklist and Timeline: How to Get Their Attention and Keep It

BY The CRN Team
2/2/2024

As Christian event planners, this means we must be proactive in our approach and utilize modern advertising strategies. Below we are sharing a 12-month planner for your next Youth Retreat or Camp. Use this task list to stay on track and remember to keep your communication E-C-A!

Creating an Inclusive Summer Camp Experience: How To Accommodate Youth with Disabilities at Summer Camp

Creating an Inclusive Summer Camp Experience: How To Accommodate Youth with Disabilities at Summer Camp

BY Kaitlyn
10/24/2023

Summer camp is a cherished childhood experience filled with laughter, friendship, and personal growth.

Navigating the Emotional Side of Disability Awareness: Preparing for Service Animals and Accommodating Neurodiversity

Navigating the Emotional Side of Disability Awareness: Preparing for Service Animals and Accommodating Neurodiversity

BY Kaitlyn
10/17/2023

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1: 3-4

Accommodations for Hearing and Vision Impaired Individuals: Meeting The Needs For All

Accommodations for Hearing and Vision Impaired Individuals: Meeting The Needs For All

BY Kaitlyn
10/10/2023

In observance of National Disability Awareness Month, we will share a new blog every Tuesday throughout October. This is the second blog of our 4-part series. Enjoy!

Walking Together: Thinking Ahead and Ensuring Inclusivity for All at Your Next Event

Walking Together: Thinking Ahead and Ensuring Inclusivity for All at Your Next Event

BY Kaitlyn
10/3/2023

In observance of National Disability Awareness Month, we will share a new blog every Tuesday throughout October. This is the first of our 4-part series. Enjoy!

Planning a NEW off-site event

Planning a NEW off-site event

BY Zach
7/12/2023

the biggest question to answer is WHY?

Short-Term Bookings

Short-Term Bookings

BY Ashley
1/16/2023

the dangerous side of the industry's latest craze

Checking in

Checking in

BY Kayla
8/8/2022

How to get all of your guests checked in smoothly for your retreat.