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Page: Non-Summer Use of RAC Facilities
1. The primary use of your campsite is:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Summer Residential Camp
23.0%31
Summer Day Camp
1.5%2
Both Residential and Day Camp
3.0%4
Conferences/Retreats
1.5%2
Both Summer Camp and Conferences/Retreats
71.1%96

2. If the primary use of your campsite is for summer camp and your site is not available for groups from September to May, please skip to Question 19. Providing facilities and retreat and conference support to groups between September and May is:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Consistent with your understanding of your mission
90.7%107
Not included in your understanding of mission 0.0%0
Never considered it one way or another
2.5%3
Both a and b
6.8%8

3. Providing facilities for groups between September and May is primarily:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
A faith-based service
14.4%17
A way to create additional income
7.6%9
A way to create additional income to accomplish your core ministry at other times of the year
27.1%32
Never thought of it one way or another
1.7%2
Both a and b
49.2%58

4. Offering hospitality is an important element of what is offered to groups using our site between September to May.
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Agree
98.3%117
Disagree 0.0%0
Never thought about it one way or another
1.7%2

5. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Hospitality is a way of providing spiritual space for the groups that use our facilities from September to May.
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Agree
95.0%113
Disagree
0.8%1
Never thought about it one way or another
4.2%5

6. Which of the following practices describe the way(s) you offer hospitality for groups using the site between September to May (check all that apply)?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Office staff members respond to phone calls with courtesy, excitement, and helpfulness, understanding he or she is the first way to welcome guests
94.9%112
Attractive and clearly written hosting materials
72.9%86
Clean and well-repaired facilities
95.8%113
Nourishing food, served in an attractive manner
85.6%101
Signage that directs guests where to find buildings, parking, office, etc.
70.3%83
A host that welcomes group upon arrival and stays accessible on-site during the stay of the guests
80.5%95
A host who greets the guests during the first three hours after they arrive and who is accessible by phone during the stay of the guests
45.8%54
Opportunity for guests to evaluate their stay
74.6%88
Training for hosts and office staff in ways to offer hospitality
44.9%53

7. What kind of religious programming assistance do you offer to guests? (check all that apply)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Retreat planning information
80.2%81
Retreat content resource (i.e. curriculum resources)
29.7%30
Retreat program leadership
54.5%55
Worship leadership
37.6%38
Worship resources
44.6%45
Bibles, hymnals, prayer books
80.2%81

8. Do you have a designated indoor worship area that guests can use?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
63.6%75
No
36.4%43

9. Do you have a designated outdoor worship area that guests can use?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
84.0%100
No
16.0%19

10. What recreational program facilities do you make available to guests? (check all that apply)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
High Ropes
44.5%53
Low Ropes
73.9%88
Waterfront - river, lake, etc.
73.1%87
Canoes/Boats
68.9%82
Swimming Pool
42.9%51
Campfire Circle
96.6%115
Hay Rides
38.7%46
Nature Trails
90.8%108
Sports (football, soccer, baseball) fields and equipment
68.9%82
Sports (basketball, volleyball) courts and equipment
85.7%102
Other (please specify)
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37.8%45

11. Describe the contribution you believe recreational program areas make.
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Count
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12. Describe any training you provide for program staff, so they are able to interpret the spiritual aspects of the various recreational program areas.
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 Response
Count
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13. Do you practice any recycling and earth care steps at your site?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
82.9%97
No
17.1%20

14. Describe any recycling and/or earth care/sustainable living practices you employ at your site.
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 Response
Count
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15. Do you interpret these environmental practices to your guests?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
58.0%65
No
42.0%47

16. Please briefly describe the ways you do this interpretation.
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85
 Response
Count
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17. Do you encourage your guests to actively participate in these earth care practices?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
69.9%79
No
30.1%34

Page: 2007 RAC Winter Survey: Non-Summer Use of RAC Facilities
18. Which role best describes your primary participation/responsibility in camping?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Owner 0.0%0
Member of a Board with decision making control
2.5%3
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
64.4%76
Camp/Operations Director implementing an existing budget
16.9%20
Assistant Camp/Program Director working under an on-site supervisor
12.7%15
Activity Director responsible for one or more segments of specialized program (i.e. aquatics, equine, challenge course/experiential learning, trip/travel, outdoor education)
3.4%4

19. What is the "faith" tradition of your camp? Please select one response.
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Catholic
8.4%11
Jewish
9.9%13
Protestant
71.0%93
Other (please specify)
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10.7%14

20. 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 OrganizationRating
Count
For-Profit0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0
Not-for-Profit1.5% (2)1.5% (2)9.2% (12)46.6% (61)7.6% (10)33.6% (44)131

21. 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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 Day CampResidential Camp-ChildResidential Camp-AdultCamp or ResortSummer Open EnrollmentOutdoor Education ProgramFacilities to User GroupsRating
Count
Camp provides all programs2.7% (3)78.8% (89)1.8% (2)0.0% (0)12.4% (14)2.7% (3)1.8% (2)113
Camp provides some programs5.4% (4)10.8% (8)20.3% (15)6.8% (5)1.4% (1)14.9% (11)40.5% (30)74
Camp provides no programs25.0% (14)1.8% (1)5.4% (3)10.7% (6)5.4% (3)16.1% (9)35.7% (20)56
Camp provides only recreational activities7.7% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)20.5% (8)0.0% (0)5.1% (2)66.7% (26)39

22. In which state/District of Columbia is this camp/conference center located?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
AL
0.8%1
AK
0.8%1
AZ 0.0%0
AR
0.8%1
CA
8.3%11
CO
1.5%2
CT 0.0%0
DC 0.0%0
DE 0.0%0
FL
1.5%2
GA
2.3%3
HI 0.0%0
ID 0.0%0
IL
3.0%4
IN
3.8%5
IA
2.3%3
KS
1.5%2
KY 0.0%0
LA
0.8%1
ME
0.8%1
MD
1.5%2
MA 0.0%0
MI
3.8%5
MN
3.8%5
MS 0.0%0
MO
3.0%4
MT
1.5%2
NE
3.0%4
NV 0.0%0
NH
0.8%1
NJ
1.5%2
NM 0.0%0
NY
12.9%17
NC
1.5%2
ND
0.8%1
OH
5.3%7
OK 0.0%0
OR
1.5%2
PA
7.6%10
RI
0.8%1
SC
0.8%1
SD 0.0%0
TN
0.8%1
TX
6.8%9
UT 0.0%0
VT 0.0%0
VA
3.8%5
WA
3.8%5
WV 0.0%0
WI
6.8%9
WY 0.0%0

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