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April 10, 2012
The teen years see increasing growth in hypothetical reasoning skills, development of values, and future planning - so a positive camp experience is more important than ever! Teens especially will benefit from the positive peer and mentoring... Read More
April 9, 2012
Have any of you read Mind in the Making by Ellen Galinsky? This is another fascinating read.
March 19, 2012
This week’s post is contributed by Deb Bialeschki, ACA’s director of research. Peg and Deb have a spirited habit of exchanging meaningful quotes, which sparked this post. Look for more guest contributors in the future, as Peg continues to share... Read More
March 16, 2012
This summer, you can give your campers the opportunity to make a meaningful connection with campers at Camp Sizanani — which provides education, HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention, crucial life skills, and the fun of a camp experience to children... Read More
March 8, 2012
Guest post contributed by Gary Woodhurst.
I vividly remember my very first day at Camp Kanuga.
February 22, 2012
According to Jeffrey Leiken, MA, after the first day at camp, you'll be able to tell which campers will be your challenging ones and which campers will be everyone's favorites.
The key to being a truly great counselor, though, is to be... Read More
February 16, 2012
Hanging out with kids all day as a camp counselor can be pretty amazing. But doing your job well means you need to be prepared!
In ACA's Entry-Level Program Staff Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) course, you will learn the... Read More