Give ‘em What They Want: Engaging Your Camp Alumni (Webinar)

On March 22, 2011, JCamp 180 Mentor Julia Riseman and Technology Program Manager Kevin Martone led a discussion about alumni outreach entitled Give 'em What They Want: Engaging Your Camp Alumni. Starting with a case study about reconnecting and reengaging alumni from Jeremy Joszef, Camp Morasha's Director of Programming and Advancement, Julia and Kevin discussed how camps can find their lost alumni and what camps can provide them. This Webinar provides tips and tools for building a camp's alumni database and leveraging a camp's unique connection with their alumni.


Give' em What They Want: Engaging Your Camp Alumni (PPT)
Presentation providing tips and tools for finding and engaging camp alumni.

"Friends for Life": Engaging Jewish Camp Alumni (LINK)
Article describing how camps can engage their alumni by providing the things alumni want.

Top Ten Tips For Finding Lost Alumni (LINK)
Article detailing 10 tactics for building and maintaining a camp's alumni database.

How to Write Alumni Profiles that Tell Your Story (LINK)
Article describing the process of collecting alumni profiles for communicating with a camp's constituents.

Successful Alumni Outreach - Tips and Techniques (PDF)
Document describing various examples of camps finding and reconnecting with their alumni.

Job Description: Director of Annual Campaigns and Alumni Relations (DOC)
Sample job description from Camp Ramah in New England

Alumni Event Mail Invitation (JPEG)
Sample Alumnight Event Mail Invitation from Camp Morasha

Alumni Event Flyer (JPEG)
Sample Alumnight Event Flyer from Camp Morasha

Alumni Event Advertisement (JPEG)
Sample Alumnight Event Advertisement from Camp Morasha

Watch "Give 'em What They Want!"