Consulting & Planning
We provide consulting and planning as well as master site development services.
With a collaborative approach, we believe our expertise combined with your local experience assembles the necessary elements for the future success. We believe the answers are always in the room.
No two projects are alike, but the process is always the same. We embark each project using our values and vision to help camps and centers thrive.
Comprehensive and integrated review of existing conditions (program, operation, finances, facilities, staffing). Compares findings to norms, trends and the perceived potential of the organization. Establishes a realistic basis for further planning. Can be brief or extensive, formal or informal.
Facilitated process to review and/or identify a mission, vision, values, and long range goals appropriate to the organizational needs and opportunities. Provides the basis for focused strategic planning.
Strategic actions developed with decision-makers to identify concrete steps that will accomplish goals toward a greater vision within a stated time period and available resources.
Structured, objective study of whether an idea will work, such as introducing a new program or service; operating year-round; adding an adult conference/retreat facility. NOTE: The consultants do not provide feasibility studies related to fund raising goals.
Market research through appropriate methodologies (written survey, web survey, telephone survey, focus groups, and/or facilitated dialogue) to gather data and perceptions as a basis for developing a program, management, or site plan. May result in a strategic marketing plan for the site or programs to increase usage and participation.
Comprehensive description of the goals, management strategies, and financial expectations for an initiative. Provides an operating model to be followed to achieve projected growth, financial goals, and viability. The consultants are specifically experienced in developing business plans for new camp/center operations.
A variety of models for group or individual instruction – executive coaching, board development, staff development, hospitality training, preparation for fund raising.