Resource Library

ACA has many resources available to help in the operation of your camp, including ready-to-use forms and sample policies and procedures. ACA forms are reviewed by medical professionals and legal counsel, and are updated regularly to be sure they meet current regulations. Note: All ACA forms are copyrighted. It is illegal to photocopy them without permission. Forms are free to ACA members and require member login to view and download. Photocopying is allowed for member use only. Preprinted forms may be purchased in quantity from the ACA Bookstore. Available to both members and nonmembers.  Forms Include Camper Health History Form 1 Camper Healthcare Recommendations by Licensed Medical Personnel Form 2 Accident/Incident Report Form Camp Health Record Card Camp Health Record Form Camp Staff Application Checklist of Possible Indicators of Abuse Exemption from Immunization Requirements  Health and Emergency Information for Adult Campers (this form is not appropriate for cognitively delayed adults)  Health History Form for Camp Employee  Health History Form for Short-term Campers (three nights or less)  Medical Recommendation for Camp Employees Request for Additional Information about Your Child’s Asthma  Voluntary Disclosure Statement (revised version available by January 15) Other Resources Vehicle Log Health Record Log
The "Toolbox" provides a variety of resources for addressing health, safety, & mental health issues in camps.
The Hotline serves as a resource for camps in crisis and provides callers the opportunity to talk through their crisis with a trained third-party.
Want youth feedback about outcomes from your program? ACA offers data-gathering youth self-report measures that focus on common camp outcomes related to skills that build successful contributing members of our society. Questionnaires are statistically tested, camp-specific, age-appropriate, easily administered tools AND they can be customized to any camp.
You may be eligible to use one of the logos of the American Camp Association. ACA logos are carefully protected by trademark laws – logos are not to be altered in any way, except for size.
Designed to guide camp professionals at all levels in media relations activities, both proactive public relations and crisis communications. Media Relations 101 Crisis Communications Generating Stories Key Messages by Topic Frequently Asked Questions Download Crisis Communication Toolkit. Download Full Communications Toolkit (login required).