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Get moving for Camp Moves Me in 2015! Join ACA in the second year of our nationwide fundraising effort aimed at celebrating the spirit of camp while raising dollars to send more children to ACA-accredited camps across the country. ‪#‎campmovesme‬
Learn more: http://www.acacamps.org/campmovesme
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"By teaching the children involved in our programs to respect one another, and to foster that change in our world, our children will grow up in a world where hatred and division give way to respect and peace."
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In this video blog, ACA CEO Tom Holland discusses some of the many benefits of the organized camp experience. Share with your camp families to remind them of their excellent choice. #summercamp   #becauseofcamp   
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Camp was made for summer learning.
A new blog post from ACA CEO, Tom Holland. #summercamp   #summerlearning  
A blog post from American Camp Association CEO, Tom Holland. June 19 is National Summer Learning Day, a time to reflect on what summer learning means and what summer learning loss implies. In a March 2009 interview in support of year-round schools with OnPoint Radio, U.S Secretary of Education ...
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What Camps Need to Know about the Bird Flu Outbreak
Avian influenza (also known as "H5N1" and "bird flu") is an infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virus. The infection can cause a wide spectrum of symptoms in birds, ranging from mild illness, which may pass unnoticed, to rapidly spreading, fatal diseases that ...
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Here are some ideas and tips to help counselors combat #homesickness. #summercamp  
With technology, there is simply more to miss. Here are some tips on how to get through it. One of the more interesting challenges borne of this era of connectedness and technology is that camp counselors are getting more homesick because they are remaining strongly connected to friends and ...
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ACA CEO Tom Holland explains a few reasons why “Fun is Right Around the Corner” at a day camp near you. #summercamp
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Working at camp gives you the perfect chance to help children create lasting memories.
Almost everyone who has ever been to camp can quickly tell a story about something they did, learned, or observed that had a profound impact on their life. How do these experiences happen? Who creates them? Sometimes, through the magic of the camp, situations that create a lasting memory just ...
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Summer is a great time to invite your Congressional representatives to camp. We encourage camps to invite members of Congress to camp to promote stronger and healthier ties between camps, the community, and elected officials. Download our toolkit http://ow.ly/OJhar
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When they come to visit, be sure to highlight your camp's #LGBT  inclusion practices! 
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ACA CEO Tom Holland took to the climbing wall at Camp Riley at Bradford Woods.
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To Be a Great Camp Counselor, Act Like One!
You're the head of baseball and softball at a prestigious summer camp in New England. It's week four of the seven-week session and one of your counselors, Jason, is still struggling to connect with the campers. That's not to say he's not a great employee: He's your first staff member to show up ...
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ACA and Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation have partnered for a summer-long scavenger hunt to find automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at camps across the nation. ‪#‎mycampAED‬ #summercamp  
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Because of Camp…®...so much is possible
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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.