So your participants had a great summer experience… now what?!
Does this sound like your typical summer experience? You spent countless hours forming relationships with camp members teaching them to play instruments, record songs, perform on stage and more. The summer ends and you never see those participants again… it’s frustrating! Below are some strategies that have worked for seasoned Youth Development professionals to help retain summer participants in the new school year.
Read More Example #1 – Create hype with parents Example #2 – Have an exciting and fun summer camp!
“We’ve been hyping up school year programming with members and their parents – some just need to be aware that the fun doesn’t stop after summer. ”
– Submitted by Nick Tetrault, West End House Boys & Girls Club
“The goal is to create enough excitement during the summer so that they’ll want to come back in the Fall.”
– Submitted by Mike Joyce, Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester
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Example #1 – Create hype with parents
Example #2 – Have an exciting and fun summer camp!
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