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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