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Page: Demographic Information
1. Which role best describes your primary participation/responsibility in camping? Please select one response.
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Owner
2.6%2
Member of a Board with decision making control 0.0%0
Member of a Board with advisory influence only 0.0%0
Executive Director/Administrator with primary decision making authority setting the future direction for your operation
56.4%44
Camp/Operations Director implementing an existing budget
25.6%20
Assistant Camp/Program Director working under an on-site supervisor
12.8%10
Activity Director responsible for one or more segments of specialized program (i.e. aquatics, equine, challenge course/experiential learning, trip/travel, outdoor education)
1.3%1
Operations staff working with responsibilities in buildings and grounds, guest services, food, or other support services
1.3%1

2. What is the "faith" tradition of your camp? Please select one response.
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Jewish
3.8%3
Catholic
14.1%11
Protestant
71.8%56
Other (please specify)
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10.3%8

3. OWNERSHIP: Which best describes the ownership/profit status of this camp/conference center? Please select one response.
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 PrivateSingle CongregationMultiple CongregationDenominationalIndependentFaith Based Agency or OrganizationFoundation or Corporate SponsorRating
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For-Profit20.0% (1)0.0% (0)40.0% (2)20.0% (1)0.0% (0)20.0% (1)0.0% (0)3.405
Not-for-Profit4.1% (3)1.4% (1)8.1% (6)47.3% (35)6.8% (5)31.1% (23)1.4% (1)4.5074

4. PRIMARY OPERATION: Which best describes the primary operation of the single camp used as the basis for answering this survey? Please select one response. For the purpose of this survey, consider "primary" as the segment of the operation that consumes the largest amount of discretionary expense excluding capital expenditures and baseline ownership expenses.
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 Summer Day CampSummer Residential Camp-ChildSummer Residential Camp-AdultFamily Camp or ResortNon-Summer Open EnrollmentNon-Summer Outdoor Education ProgramRental Facilities to User GroupsRating
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Camp provides all program9.0% (6)88.1% (59)1.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.5% (1)2.0067
Provides some program6.1% (2)9.1% (3)9.1% (3)30.3% (10)12.1% (4)9.1% (3)24.2% (8)4.5833
Provides no program23.1% (6)3.8% (1)3.8% (1)7.7% (2)0.0% (0)3.8% (1)57.7% (15)5.0026
Provides only recreational activities6.7% (1)13.3% (2)0.0% (0)6.7% (1)0.0% (0)20.0% (3)53.3% (8)5.5315

5. In which state/District of Columbia is this camp/conference center located?
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AL
1.3%1
AK 0.0%0
AZ 0.0%0
AR
1.3%1
CA
9.1%7
CO 0.0%0
CT
1.3%1
DC 0.0%0
DE 0.0%0
FL 0.0%0
GA
2.6%2
HI
1.3%1
ID 0.0%0
IL
2.6%2
IN
7.8%6
IA 0.0%0
KS
1.3%1
KY
1.3%1
LA
1.3%1
ME
1.3%1
MD
5.2%4
MA
1.3%1
MI
6.5%5
MN
3.9%3
MS
1.3%1
MO
3.9%3
MT 0.0%0
NE
1.3%1
NV 0.0%0
NH
1.3%1
NJ
1.3%1
NM 0.0%0
NY
7.8%6
NC
2.6%2
ND 0.0%0
OH
3.9%3
OK 0.0%0
OR
2.6%2
PA
6.5%5
RI
1.3%1
SC
1.3%1
SD 0.0%0
TN 0.0%0
TX
3.9%3
UT 0.0%0
VT 0.0%0
VA
3.9%3
WA
5.2%4
WV 0.0%0
WI
2.6%2
WY 0.0%0

Page: CORE VALUE/MISSION
6. Does your camp have a written mission statement?
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Yes
92.1%58
No
7.9%5

7. If your camp has a written mission statement, please include it here.
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8. When was the mission statement last reviewed or revised?
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Within last year
28.8%17
Within last 1-3 years
32.2%19
Within last 4-5 years
23.7%14
At least 6-10 years ago
15.3%9

9. Do your annual facility and program goals link directly to the mission statement?
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Yes
88.5%54
No 0.0%0
Some goals do
11.5%7

10. Does the governing board review staff performance in light of the mission statement and hold staff accountable to that statement on an annual basis?
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Yes
57.4%35
No
42.6%26

11. As a "Religiously Affiliated Camp," rank the top five program emphasis/values you utilize to accomplish your mission statement.
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Youth camps focused on skill development18.9% (7)29.7% (11)16.2% (6)13.5% (5)21.6% (8)2.8937
Ecological stewardship0.0% (0)11.1% (3)29.6% (8)33.3% (9)25.9% (7)3.7427
Religious education41.2% (14)5.9% (2)17.6% (6)29.4% (10)5.9% (2)2.5334
Evangelism/Outreach31.8% (7)13.6% (3)4.5% (1)18.2% (4)31.8% (7)3.0522
Hospitality for retreat guests18.8% (6)21.9% (7)18.8% (6)25.0% (8)15.6% (5)2.9732
Character development/morality13.0% (6)17.4% (8)26.1% (12)21.7% (10)21.7% (10)3.2246
Addiction recovery0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)33.3% (1)66.7% (2)4.673
Mission education10.0% (1)10.0% (1)30.0% (3)20.0% (2)30.0% (3)3.5010
Spiritual growth28.0% (14)34.0% (17)18.0% (9)16.0% (8)4.0% (2)2.3450
Discipleship11.8% (4)29.4% (10)29.4% (10)5.9% (2)23.5% (8)3.0034
Other30.0% (3)0.0% (0)10.0% (1)20.0% (2)40.0% (4)3.4010

12. If you selected "Other" in the above question regarding program emphasis/values, please specify.
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13. When looking at the promotional materials identified below, how clearly can the values of your mission statement be seen?
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 Clearly EvidentNot EvidentSomewhat EvidentN/ARating
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Web site Home page54.8% (34)6.5% (4)33.9% (21)4.8% (3)1.7862
Telephone listing/yellow pages3.2% (2)56.5% (35)17.7% (11)22.6% (14)2.1962
Camper registration forms60.7% (37)13.1% (8)24.6% (15)1.6% (1)1.6361
Guest group promotional materials48.4% (30)4.8% (3)37.1% (23)9.7% (6)1.8862
Guest group agreement/contract36.1% (22)21.3% (13)34.4% (21)8.2% (5)1.9861
Camp entrance sign12.9% (8)48.4% (30)37.1% (23)1.6% (1)2.2562
Camp apparel for staff or sold to campers/guests25.8% (16)21.0% (13)46.8% (29)6.5% (4)2.2262
Video marketing material38.3% (23)3.3% (2)15.0% (9)43.3% (26)1.5960
Newsletters 63.9% (39)0.0% (0)23.0% (14)13.1% (8)1.5361
Stationery/business cards30.6% (19)21.0% (13)43.5% (27)4.8% (3)2.1462

14. If you were to ask the following groups/stakeholders, how familiar would they be with the content/intent of your mission statement?
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 None would knowSome would knowHalf would knowMost would knowEveryone knowsRating
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Board members0.0% (0)11.5% (7)6.6% (4)32.8% (20)49.2% (30)4.2061
Campers12.9% (8)51.6% (32)9.7% (6)17.7% (11)8.1% (5)2.5662
Parents of campers3.2% (2)51.6% (32)8.1% (5)33.9% (21)3.2% (2)2.8262
Permanent employees0.0% (0)8.1% (5)8.1% (5)24.2% (15)59.7% (37)4.3562
Summer staff involved in program delivery0.0% (0)11.3% (7)9.7% (6)33.9% (21)45.2% (28)4.1362
User groups responsible for their own program15.5% (9)41.4% (24)19.0% (11)22.4% (13)1.7% (1)2.5358
Volunteers1.6% (1)21.3% (13)24.6% (15)32.8% (20)19.7% (12)3.4861
Local members of your denomination/organization5.3% (3)42.1% (24)14.0% (8)22.8% (13)15.8% (9)3.0257
Donors0.0% (0)26.2% (16)18.0% (11)37.7% (23)18.0% (11)3.4861

15. As a "Religiously Affiliated Camp," rank the five largest (in terms of numbers served) populations for which you provide programming to carry out your mission.
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Economically disadvantaged community19.4% (6)16.1% (5)25.8% (8)32.3% (10)6.5% (2)2.9031
"At risk" youth; voluntary or court-placed6.3% (1)31.3% (5)12.5% (2)6.3% (1)43.8% (7)3.5016
Public/private school groups10.7% (3)3.6% (1)21.4% (6)35.7% (10)28.6% (8)3.6828
Congregations/individuals from YOUR denomination/org.72.2% (39)18.5% (10)1.9% (1)1.9% (1)5.6% (3)1.5054
Congregations/individuals NOT from your denomination/org.14.8% (8)55.6% (30)14.8% (8)9.3% (5)5.6% (3)2.3554
Other non-profit organizations0.0% (0)9.7% (3)41.9% (13)29.0% (9)19.4% (6)3.5831
For-profit organizations0.0% (0)66.7% (2)0.0% (0)33.3% (1)0.0% (0)2.673
Ethnic minority communities0.0% (0)0.0% (0)25.0% (3)16.7% (2)58.3% (7)4.3312
Families in family camps/retreats0.0% (0)18.2% (6)36.4% (12)24.2% (8)21.2% (7)3.4833
Special medical-needs groups/individuals0.0% (0)0.0% (0)38.5% (5)38.5% (5)23.1% (3)3.8513
Senior adults7.1% (1)0.0% (0)14.3% (2)35.7% (5)42.9% (6)4.0714
Other(s)60.0% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)40.0% (2)2.605

16. If "Other" was selected in the previous question regarding populations served, please specify.
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17. As a "Relgiously Affiliated Camp," rank the five largest populations for which you provide facilities and/or operational services (but not program) to carry out your mission.
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Economically disadvantaged community20.0% (1)20.0% (1)40.0% (2)20.0% (1)0.0% (0)2.605
"At risk" youth; voluntary or court-placed0.0% (0)0.0% (0)25.0% (1)50.0% (2)25.0% (1)4.004
Public/private school groups13.2% (5)13.2% (5)36.8% (14)26.3% (10)10.5% (4)3.0838
Congregations/individuals from YOUR demonimation/org.54.3% (25)21.7% (10)13.0% (6)2.2% (1)8.7% (4)1.8946
Congregations/individuals NOT from your denomination/org.35.3% (18)49.0% (25)5.9% (3)7.8% (4)2.0% (1)1.9251
Other non-profit organizations12.2% (6)14.3% (7)36.7% (18)20.4% (10)16.3% (8)3.1449
For-profit organizations20.0% (2)10.0% (1)10.0% (1)30.0% (3)30.0% (3)3.4010
Ethnic minority communities0.0% (0)0.0% (0)14.3% (1)14.3% (1)71.4% (5)4.577
Special medical-needs groups/individuals0.0% (0)14.3% (1)14.3% (1)42.9% (3)28.6% (2)3.867
Families in family camps/retreats0.0% (0)16.7% (5)23.3% (7)26.7% (8)33.3% (10)3.7730
Senior adults0.0% (0)0.0% (0)10.0% (1)60.0% (6)30.0% (3)4.2010
Other(s) 0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)100.0% (1)5.001

18. If "Other" was selected in the previous question regarding facilities and/or operational services, please specify.
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19. As a "Religiously Affiliated Camp," rank the top five program activities you feel best fulfill your mission and values with youth campers.
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Music/fine arts instruction0.0% (0)38.5% (5)15.4% (2)23.1% (3)23.1% (3)3.3113
Team challenge/experiential learning20.0% (11)29.1% (16)21.8% (12)18.2% (10)10.9% (6)2.7155
Trip/travel programs0.0% (0)5.6% (1)27.8% (5)27.8% (5)38.9% (7)4.0018
Service projects5.3% (2)13.2% (5)31.6% (12)26.3% (10)23.7% (9)3.5038
Corporate gatherings for instruction23.8% (5)38.1% (8)9.5% (2)14.3% (3)14.3% (3)2.5721
Independent study/meditation time8.7% (2)21.7% (5)17.4% (4)17.4% (4)34.8% (8)3.4823
Small group study50.9% (27)24.5% (13)15.1% (8)1.9% (1)7.5% (4)1.9153
Faith-based nature/ecology education5.7% (2)17.1% (6)25.7% (9)25.7% (9)25.7% (9)3.4935
Team or individual sports12.5% (3)8.3% (2)8.3% (2)45.8% (11)25.0% (6)3.6324
Guest speakers/lecturers28.6% (4)7.1% (1)28.6% (4)28.6% (4)7.1% (1)2.7914
Concerts by well known artists20.0% (1)0.0% (0)20.0% (1)20.0% (1)40.0% (2)3.605
Other(s)62.5% (5)0.0% (0)12.5% (1)0.0% (0)25.0% (2)2.258

20. If you selected "Other" in the above question regarding program activities, please specify.
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21. As a "Religiously Affiliated Camp," identify the print curriculum resources you use most often to fulfill your mission statement with summer campers.
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Denominational or organizational curriculum47.5% (19)27.5% (11)20.0% (8)5.0% (2)0.0% (0)1.8340
Ecumenically-developed curriculum46.7% (14)20.0% (6)26.7% (8)6.7% (2)0.0% (0)1.9330
Camp-developed curriculum54.3% (25)34.8% (16)6.5% (3)2.2% (1)2.2% (1)1.6346
Guest speaker content5.9% (1)47.1% (8)11.8% (2)23.5% (4)11.8% (2)2.8817
Curriculum so old we've forgotten who did it0.0% (0)16.7% (1)33.3% (2)16.7% (1)33.3% (2)3.676
Other(s)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)33.3% (1)66.7% (2)0.0% (0)3.673

22. If you selected "Other" in the above question regarding print curriculum resources, please specify.
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23. In which of the following program area activities are religious perspectives incorporated?
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 Activity not offeredNo intentional faith elementIncidental faith elementSignificant intentional faith elementEntirely about faith elementMeasured faith element part of larger intentRating
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Bible study11.5% (7)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)14.8% (9)50.8% (31)23.0% (14)4.6261
Aquatic activities1.7% (1)31.7% (19)56.7% (34)5.0% (3)3.3% (2)1.7% (1)2.8260
Arts/crafts0.0% (0)5.0% (3)43.3% (26)45.0% (27)5.0% (3)1.7% (1)3.5560
Camping skills/outdoor living3.5% (2)1.8% (1)36.8% (21)50.9% (29)3.5% (2)3.5% (2)3.6057
Challenge/ropes course16.7% (10)3.3% (2)15.0% (9)55.0% (33)8.3% (5)1.7% (1)3.4060
Community service/missions20.7% (12)0.0% (0)3.4% (2)48.3% (28)19.0% (11)8.6% (5)3.7158
Leadership development0.0% (0)1.7% (1)5.1% (3)61.0% (36)20.3% (12)11.9% (7)4.3659
Nature/environmental studies1.7% (1)0.0% (0)27.1% (16)61.0% (36)6.8% (4)3.4% (2)3.8159
Team building0.0% (0)1.7% (1)16.7% (10)58.3% (35)13.3% (8)10.0% (6)4.1360
Wilderness trips42.3% (22)0.0% (0)11.5% (6)40.4% (21)5.8% (3)0.0% (0)2.6752
Other(s)87.5% (7)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)12.5% (1)0.0% (0)1.508

24. If you selected "Other" in the above question regarding program area activities, please specify.
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