Episode 70: Owning Your Own Camp with H Rothenberg




Patti chats with H Rothenberg about what it takes to own and operate your own camp program and have a long and successful career in camping.

H discusses the sort of questions aspiring camp owners should be asking themselves, the things he wishes he had done differently and his number one piece of advice for someone at the beginning of their camp ownership journey.


Lightening Round

What book would you recommend for other camp and or recreation professionals?
Fun Is Good by Mike Veeck

What’s a word that has meaning for you professionally?

What’s one piece of advice you have for an emerging camp/ rec professional?
Certification, certification, certification, and go all in.

What’s your favorite quote?
“Failing to plan is planning to fail.” – Coach John Wooden

Where to find H


National Camp Conference: February 19-22
Camp Owners & Directors Association: February 17 – 19


Things we’re grateful for

H – His wife Libby, and family

Patti – All the folks involved in SCampCon

How to reach us

Patti: The Camp Nerd