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September 6, 2012
Today's story comes from Katelyn Gillum, who now works for her camp fulltime! Send your story from the summer to media@ACAcamps.org.
September 4, 2012
Here's another camp counselor story! Thanks, Victoria, for sharing! Send your story to media@ACAcamps.org.
Ever since my first year at camp twelve summers ago, I’ve come to realize that camp can only be completely understood through... Read More
August 31, 2012
Here's our first summer story! A big thank you to Justina Lau for submitting. Keep the stories coming! (Send them to media@ACAcamps.org.)
August 13, 2012
Articles are once again popping up about adding school days to the academic year. No one argues that year-round learning is not only developmentally and academically sound, but also pertinent to the issues of safety and wellbeing for many... Read More
August 7, 2012
The Children’s Defense Fund has just released The State of America’s Children® 2012 Handbook. Consider a few of the facts shared:
August 7, 2012
Songs are some of the best traditions at camp! Whether you sing at meal time, bedtime, campfire, or between activities, your campers enjoy having something that unites them as a group. And they love teaching camp songs to their parents and... Read More
July 31, 2012
As a counselor, you make sure to have a positive attitude, and you encourage campers to see the bright side of life. You realize that camp is more fun when everyone is happy — but did you know that by promoting positivity, you’re also helping... Read More
July 23, 2012
We all know we don’t operate at our best all the time. So what do we need to understand in order to manage that risk, especially at this time of year in the summer camp season?
Remember where our counselors are developmentally.