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Dan Weir is the Director of Camping Services at Frost Valley YMCA, a host on the CampHacker Podcast, sports a beard, online way too much. He writes about summer camp and youth development.  He tweets (look below!) at @danlovescamp.

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Tuesday
Feb232010

Interview with Don Jennings

At the Northeast YMCA Camp Conference, Don Jennings and I got together to talk about the Internet (the entire thing!).  We recapped discussions and thoughts from the Conference surrounding how social media is affecting summer camp.

Take a listen below or right click and download the file here.  The interview was just over 10 minutes long.

Don Jennings, on top of being a fellow nerd, is the Camp Director of YMCA Camp Mason.  He twitters at @dwjngs.  He is leading the session "It's Time to Bring Back Free Time!" at the 2010 ACA Tri-State Camp Conference.

Reader Comments (4)

Thanks for this podcast. I enjoyed hearing Don Jennings perspective on how social media is affecting the camping industry.
I also have to say that as abstract as the reference he chose to use was, I do remember the episode of the "six million dollar man" that he was referring to!!

February 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAdam Issadore

That's hilarious! After the interview, we talked about that episode for about 15 minutes alone.
-Dan

February 25, 2010 | Registered CommenterDan Weir

I'm glad you were able to follow along, Adam - thanks for the kind words. I wonder if the writers at 'In Search of...' knew the folks at '6 Million Dollar Man' were stealing their best stuff?

February 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDon Jennings

Love this. I miss you Don!

March 1, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKam

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