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ABC Signup's April 2016 Newsletter

Posted on Wed, April 13,2016 @ 11:26 AM

April 2016

Summer Camps Aren't Like They Used to Be

This time of year, ABC Signup’s customer support folks are busy helping organizations get their summer camp registration process up and running. You may be old enough to remember when summer camp meant dirty lakes and poison ivy. And maybe, if you were lucky, the chance to whittle something approximating a blue jay without cutting off a thumb. Perhaps your parents wrote a small check, likely did not have to sign a lot of waiver forms, and were delighted to be rid of you for a week. 

 

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Now, summer camp can mean a lot of different things. According to Business Insider, more than $13 thousand can buy your child a “traditional” summer camp experience at the Raquette Lake Camp in the Adirondacks. That traditional experience comes with “Olympic-level coaches” and on-site chefs. However, there is no guarantee kids will get in this exclusive camp even if 13 grand is pocket change. They first have to go through a rigorous interview process, and only a handful of new campers gain admittance each year.

Camp is not always about archery and bonfires. Kids who attend the Hollywood Stunts camp in Running Springs, California get to learn high falls, hand-to-hand combat, swordplay, and how to choreograph a fight scene to make a 5’5” movie star look like a tough action hero. 

Summer camps are not the sole purview of kids either. And we’re not only talking about professional development summer institutes with PowerPoints and hard oatmeal cookies. At Camp Grounded, which has several locations in the U.S., adult campers can get deep into subjects like Lego building, Ukulele 101, and comic book drawing.

Summer camps using ABC Signup have a lot of fun plans, too, and we’re happy to play our small role by providing registration software.

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New-user training at ABC Signup is free. If you're new to the software or just need a refresher, check out upcoming opportunities here

If the live trainings don't fit your schedule, ABC Signup also offers recorded trainings. Available topics include creating discounts, responsive page themes, conditional and linked questions, and account overview/event setup. More topics are coming.

Dig the Sig
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If you need to verify a registrant's agreement to terms or any data in a document, but a checkbox isn't enough, ABC Signup's new digital signature tool may do the trick.

Contact your ABC Signup representative about pricing and specific functionality. 

Catch up on our Blogs
To see how other ABC Signup customers use the software,

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check out a couple of recent blog posts, such as this one about the South Dakota Firefighters Association, or this one about the Piedmont Triad Education Consortium. 

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