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When You've Earned Your Campers' Trust, You May Get More Than You Bargained For #summercamp  
You are out on an overnight hiking trip, sitting around the campfire with your campers and co-counselors, enjoying one of those special moments that seem to happen only at camp. A camper sitting next to you says she is dreading going back home at the end of the week. You agree, saying that camp ...
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It's #FoodAllergy Awareness Week. Check out these great resources for camps - including a new program to help teach non-allergic kids to be good friends to those who are.
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After a comprehensive search process, the American Camp Association® (ACA) National Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Tom Holland will be the new CEO effective June 1, 2015.
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This webinar on May 14 will address a variety of topics related to adolescent health and sexuality that may arise during a camper’s or staff member’s time at camp.
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Healthy Kids Outdoors Act! Check out how this can help get more kids and families outdoors - and how camps can play a part in the initiative. #summercamp
Download a copy of our Key Messages · Read a copy of the full text of the Healthy Kids Outdoors Act. The Issues. Today's youth are experiencing less free and unstructured outdoor playtime in nature than previous generations — devoting an average of just four to seven minutes a day in ...
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‪#‎ArborDay‬ is a great time to review your camp's tree management program!
The saving of human life will take precedence over all other management as the Park Service strives to protect human life and provide for injury free visits. — National Park Service. Camps with standing trees have a special responsibility - the management of those trees in the interest of the ...
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Free #EarthDay  Webinar: Reducing water waste at camp and educating youth to take action
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Nits or No-Nits? Decide your camp lice control policy now before the season! #summercamp  
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How Camps Build Leadership #summercamp  
How summer camps build leadership skills through games and activities they can't get at home or school
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Guest blog - Making a successful transition from being a camper to being a camp counselor. #summercamp
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#Transgender Staff & Anti-Discrimination. What do camps need to know? #summercamp
The subject of transgender staff at camps is one that is getting a lot of play lately. For those camps that have not yet dealt with a current staff member transitioning or a new prospective transgender staff member, they will likely find themselves faced with these issues in the near future.
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Nichole Turpin's profile photo
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Jacob Hoadley's profile photo
USA Pool Direct's profile photo
Kara LO's profile photo
Gold Arrow Camp's profile photo
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The American Camp Association is a community of camp professionals who, for more than 100 years, have joined together to share our knowledge and experience and to ensure the quality of camp programs. Just as our membership is diverse and our programs distinct, so are the children who come to us to participate in the camp experience. Through what we teach, the opportunities we offer, and the example we set, children become part of a sharing community.