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Is your child is ready for a #summercamp experience? via +Kids In The House 
With the school year winding down and the summer season heating up, more than a few parents are still unsure of how best to entertain, or educate, their offspring come June, July and August. Amid the myriad of choices are summer learning programs offered at more than 2,400 camps accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA). And, according to an April 2015 article in The Boston Globe, “Whatever your child likes to do, there’s a summer camp fo...
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Your personal brand matters. 
Your personal brand matters. Wait — before you roll your eyes or flip the page because personal brand sounds cheesy, consider this: What three words would your camp supervisor and peers use to describe you? Do those words match with how you want your best references to describe you?
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Find out how your camp can help support summer reading for your campers, and help set a new world record for minutes read in the +Scholastic  ‪#SummerReading‬ Challenge.
Recent research from The Kids & Family Reading Report indicates that 91% of kids say that their favorite books are the ones they picked out themselves — and summer is the perfect time for kids to enjoy those fun books. To encourage kids to “Power Up and Read” throughout the summer, ...
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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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June is #GreatOutdoorsMonth! Camps play an integral role in connecting more American's with the #greatoutdoors#GoServe #GetOutdoors #summercamp
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Dr. Christopher Thurber's latest article in Camping Magazine explains how you can work to identify the causes of social rejection and help kids fit in.
You know them when you see them: the boys and girls who don't mesh. Maybe their shorts are pulled up a tad too high; maybe they don't know the rules to common games; maybe they blurt out dumb jokes at inappropriate times; maybe they prefer to be alone; or maybe they don't see how other kids ...
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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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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.