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Get the Right People on Your Board/Council
Save your Boy Scout camp, Girl Scout camp, or outdoor summer camp for kids with these business tips from friend Dan Poole, an MBA and Scout parent with experience on Wall Street. Dan serves on the board of directors of a Cleveland based nature center. founder Kirt Manecke interviews Dan in the short (1:38 minutes) video below.

The Take Away
To improve your bottom line, improve your board or camp council. Put together a diverse base of business people on your board or camp council first to bring in revenue.

Gather Alumni, Read Business Books, and More

Jenny Morgan, founder of, loved going to Camp Wyandot in Ohio as a child. When she later learned the camp was going to be put up for sale, she gathered alumni and saved it!

Jenny offers expert advice on putting together a team of fundraisers, marketers, and more to save camps in this short video (53 seconds) below shot by founder Kirt Manecke.

The Take Away
To save your camp, put together a strong group of alumni and others with marketing, fundraising, business and public relations experience.

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