Magazine Articles

Read magazine articles that Chris has written or contributed to.  He writes regular colums for Camp Business and Canada Camps and is a frequent contributor to Camping Magazine.

Magazine Articles

Title Magazine Link
“Take the Pizza Test” Camp Business WE (2014) Read Article.
“Do You Want a Spanking?!” Camp Business (2013) Read Article.
“A Place for Grace” Camp Business (2013) Read Article.
“The Quantum Physics of Children” Camp Business (2013) Read Article.
“Tried and True and Hard to Do” Camping Magazine (2013) Read Article.
“The Warm-Up Before the Work-Out” Camp Business WE (2013) Read Article.
“Whither Favorites?” Camp Business WE (2013) Read Article.
“A Healthy Lead” Camp Business (2013) Read Article.
“Tangles in the New Safety Net” CampMinder (2013) Read Article.
“Courageous Ignorance” Camp Business (2013) Read Article.
“What Signal Does Your Sign Send?” Camp Business WE (2013) Read Article.
“My Three Favorite Things to Do with a 3×5 Index Card” Camp Business WE (2013) Read Article.
“Wise Use of Time Off” Camping Magazine (2013) Read Article.
“Are You Gonna Eat That?” Camp Business WE (2013) Read Article.
“Watch Out for One Another”
(Child-Staff Boundaries, Part 3)
Camp Business (2013) Read Article.
“Time Management, Part II” Camp Business WE (2013) Read Article.
“Time Management, Part I” Camp Business WE (2013) Read Article.
“Universal Vulnerabilities”
(Child-Staff Boundaries, Part 2)
Camp Business (2013) Read Article.
“Time Outs as Treats” Camp Business WE (2013) Read Article.
“Increased Exposure is Good for Children” Camp Business WE (2013) Read Article.
“Kids Do Dumb Stuff: The Hidden Treasure of Accidental Learning” Camping Magazine (2013) Read Article.
“Am I Oversharing?”
(Child-Staff Boundaries, Part 1)
Camp Business (2013) Read Article.
“Lead Me Not Into Temptation” Camp Business WE (2012) Read Article.
“Giving the Gift of Trust” Camp Business WE (2012) Read Article.
“Homesickness and Acculturation Stress in International Campers and Staff” Camp Business (2012) Read Article.
“Boys Will Be Girls…and Girls Will Be Boys” Camp Business (2012) Read Article.
“Manners Matter” Camp Business (2012) Read Article.
“Wanton Words: Curbing Verbal Crudeness and Cruelty at Camp” Camping Magazine
(2012)
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“Kids’ Big Fears: Part II” Camp Business
(2012)
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“Kids’ Big Fears: Part I” Camp Business
(2012)
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“Tiger Fun: Taking Camp Seriously” Camping Magazine (2011) Read Article.
“Camp and Commitment” Camp Business WE (2011) Read Article.
“Continuous Professional Development” Camp Business
(2011)
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“The Best Weekend Ever” Camp Business WE (2011) Read Article.
“Campers with Attention Deficits” Camping Magazine (2011) Read Article.
“Writing Camp Jobs on a Resume” Camp Business
(2011)
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“Ask and Ye Shall Receive” Camp Business WE (2011) Read Article.
“Lifeguarding Essentials” Camp Business WE (2011) Read Article.
“Don’t Take It Personally” Camp Business WE (2011) Read Article.
“Staying Relevant” Camp Business
(2011)
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“Attributing Blame” Camp Business WE (2011) Read Article.
“Lifelong Leaders” Camp Business
(2011)
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“Call a Spade a Spade” Camp Business WE (2011) Read Article.
“Dreading Water (Swim Checks)” Scouting
(2011)
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“Politically Incorrect Language” Camp Business WE (2011) Read Article.
“Leadership After Failure” Camp Business
(2011)
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“Camping’s Hottest New Trends” Kidding Around
(2011)
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“The Beauties of Camp Duties” Camp Business
(2011)
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“Integrating the Relaxation Response” Camp Business
(2010)
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“Post-Season Feedback for Staff” Camping Magazine (2010) Read Article.
“Sidestepping Stereotypes” Camp Business
(2010)
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“Actions Speak Louder Than Words” Canada Camps
(2010)
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“Spirituality at Camp” Camp Business
(2010)
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“Single Sex Camp: Is It Right for Your Child?” New York Metro Parent (2010) Read Article.
“Six Lessons Lifeguards Must Learn” Camp Business
(2010)
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“Battling Back Against Bullying” Toronto Metro
(2010)
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“Burn Camps Offer Unique Growth Opportunities” Burn Support News (2010) Read Article.
“Leadership By Example Online” Camp Business
(2010)
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“Cracking Children’s Secret Code” Camping Magazine (2010) Read Article.
“The Hot New Trends in Camping” Canada Camps
(2010)
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“Parent Panel Particulars” Camp Business
(2010)
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“How Do We Treat Each Other?” Canada Camps
(2009)
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“Competition Conundrum” Camp Business
(2009)
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“Youth as Objects or Partners?” Camping Magazine (2009) Read Article.
“Feedback for Staff” Camp Business
(2009)
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“The Well-Trained Staff” Camp Business
(2009)
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“Summer Camp Done Right” Canada Camps
(2009)
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“Collaborative Problem Solving” Camping Magazine (2009) Read Article.
“Keeping Your Integrity” Canada Camps
(2009)
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“The Golf Cart: Behold or Beware?” Canada Camps
(2009)
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“eLearning Comes of Age” Camp Business
(2008)
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“What’s the Problem Now?” Camp Business
(2008)
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“Speaking of Technology” Camping Magazine (2008) Read Article.
“The Meaning of Summer Camp” TIME
(2008)
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“Maintaining Your Professionalism” Canada Camps
(2008)
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“A Touchy Subject” Canada Camps
(2008)
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“Missing You” Canadian Family
(2008)
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“Not a Happy Camper” Scouting
(2008)
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“Happy Campers” Parenting Magazine (2007) Read Article.
“Skirt the Blues” Portland Monthly
(2007)
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“Ready, Set, Camp!” Parent & Child
(2007)
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“Preventing Homesickness in College Freshmen” Student Affairs Leader (2007) Read Article.
“Preventing the Pain of Parting” US News & WR
(2007)
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“Essentials of Homesickness Prevention” Camping Magazine (2006) Read Article.
“The Digital Umbilical” Camping Magazine (2006) Read Article.
“Hot on the Summer Camp Trip” New York Family
(2006)
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“I Call the Top Bunk!” Newsweek
(2006)
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“Home(sick) Away from Home” Minnesota Parent
(2006)
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“The Camp Benefit” CHILD (2005) Read Article.
“Camp Champs” Men’s Health
(2005)
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“Healthy Competition is Not an Oxymoron” CAMP (2005) Read Article.
“How to Pick the Best Camp for Your Kid” Time
(2005)
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“Ten Things Your Kid’s Camp Won’t Tell You” Smart Money
(2004)
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“Bouncing Back by Moving Forward” Camping Magazine (2003) Read Article.
“Do As I Do” Camping Magazine (2003) Read Article.
“I Am, Therefore, I Think” Camping Magazine (2003) Read Article.
“Out of the Mouths of Babes” Camping Magazine (2003) Read Article.
“Roots and Wings” Camping Magazine (2003) Read Article.
“Nature Loves Nurture” Camping Magazine (2003) Read Article.
“Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” Newsweek
(2003)
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“Seven Habits of Highly Effective Camps” Camping Magazine (2002) Read Article.
“Camping Is Your Gift to the World” Camping Magazine (2002) Read Article.
“Internal Leadership Development” Camping Magazine (2001) Read Article.
“Sleep-Away Camp Success” Parents
(2001)
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“Your Happy Camper” Parents
(2000)
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“Babes in the Woods… and Parents at Home” US News
(1999)
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“I Want to Go Home!” Parenting
(1998)
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“I Hate Camp!” Parents
(1996)
Read Article.