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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
In this video blog, ACA CEO Tom Holland encourages you to participate in Camp Moves Me 2015. In last year's inaugural fundraising event, we moved together to raise over $55,000 for the cause of camp.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Before my first day of teaching high school, a colleague came to my classroom as I worked feverishly to get it set up and ready for the students. He came to give me a gift. This gift was three films: Dead Poets Society, Stand and Deliver, and Mr... Read More
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Throughout my professional life as an educator, I have always advocated for the advancement of curriculum to meet the needs of tomorrow’s world. I continue to advocate for the development of curriculum that includes STEM lessons as well as non-... Read More
Friday, June 19, 2015
A blog post from American Camp Association CEO, Tom Holland
Monday, June 15, 2015
My camp wasn’t in the middle of nowhere, out in the woods. Rather, it was in the city, in the middle of an urban neighborhood, row houses and all. Many of the children my camp hosted were poor, inner-city types, whose parents couldn’t afford an... Read More
Friday, May 8, 2015
When I was directing my camp program, I remember once asking a newly enrolled 11 year old, who was attending camp for the first time: ‘Well, are you ready?’
Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Bob and Rob Wipfler. A part of Camp 101, a blog series for ACA.
Educators love to talk amongst themselves about their students. So do camp directors, and our family enjoys predicting which campers will evolve into strong, capable... Read More
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
We all strive to teach the skills necessary for our campers’ future successes. Camp is a critical place for this learning. This is what I love about what we do: Skills that we share with our campers and staff will make a difference not only in... Read More