Summer camp is a $2 billion per year business, and CampMinder Camp is the industry’s only conference focused on the intersection between camp and technology. This unique event attracts forward-thinkers eager to leverage existing technologies and develop new solutions for the digital age. Steve Baskin, Owner/Director of Camp Champions in Marble Falls, Tex. said, “Camp professionals are known to be among the most collaborative competitors in business, and CampMinder Camp provides us an opportunity to work together to further an industry we are all passionate about.”
It may seem counterintuitive that businesses as traditional as summer camps have embraced the Internet age to an even larger degree than those in other, more high-tech industries. For years, summer camps have had to devote large amounts of time and resources to recruit and register campers, hire staff, coordinate transportation, make housing assignments, schedule activities, communicate with parents, provide healthcare, and manage financial information.
During the past decade, however, web-based technology has begun to ease the administrative burdens that go along with operating a summer camp. Camp directors are especially interested in ways technology can improve the customer experience for families by ensuring higher levels of convenience, safety, and accountability.
At CampMinder Camp, camp and technology professionals converge to brainstorm solutions to complex business management challenges. The conversation each year results in continued development and the innovation of new technologies designed specifically for camps. According to CampMinder Founder and CEO, Dan Konigsberg, “This is about bringing people together to work towards an increasingly-
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