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August 12, 2013
This summer at camp, you undoubtedly learned a lot about character. We've compiled a few quotes on character from some famous former campers and camp staff.
Share your thoughts about character in the comments below, post them to the... Read More
August 12, 2013
In July, I had the opportunity and privilege to visit a number of ACA camps in Southern California. Visits to camps are always inspiring. This trip was particularly enjoyable because I was given the opportunity to not only spend some quality time... Read More
August 7, 2013
Whether you already have a new camp leadership role, or you’ll be going for one next summer, there are a few things to keep in mind as you become a camp leader.
Your role is different than it was as frontline staff member, and your... Read More
August 6, 2013
Am I missing courage? I am a Wizard in an Oz of my own making.
I love to assimilate thoughts and concepts that may appear ambiguous and create meaning. To do so takes courage because at times the results may appear foolish. Yet, when I... Read More
July 31, 2013
You might call them international staff, but they’re really camp cultural exchange visitors! We love working with and learning from people from other countries — and there’s no better place to do that than at camp!
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July 22, 2013
Guest post by Audrey Monke
“Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.” —Marian Wright Edelman
In our cut-throat, competitive culture, where assertiveness and achievement are... Read More
July 16, 2013
The fun doesn’t have to stop when it rains! If you’re looking for some ways to spend a rainy day at camp, try these activities out.
1. Marshmallow Tinkertoys and Towers
If there’s one food that you have in abundance at camp, it’s... Read More