Nature Education: Resources for Camps and Families

Take the "Green Spoken Here" Nature Pledge!  Promote contact with nature and pro-environmental behaviors with youth in your programs.  Encourage youth and families to do the same when camp is over.

Get Green!  107 tips for going "green"

Is your camp providing quality nature programming?  Now you can measure "Affinity for Nature" ACA has developed a short, simple youth survey that measures the emotional connection that a child can make to the outdoors because of your programs.  Find out if your program is making a difference.

Online Nature Resources  Web sites that can help you, your staff, your campers, and your camper families connect with nature.

Nature Rocks Toolkit for Camps  Nature Rocks is a national program to reach, inspire, and empower millions of families to play and explore in nature.  The Nature Rocks Toolkit for Camps provides a framework to help camps better reach f

amilies and keep them engaged with camp programs.

Read Green!  List of nature-focused books for parents and children.

ACA Public Policy Information Related to Children and Nature  Learn more about ACA's position on children and nature