May 29, 2012 | In This Issue:
Prepare Staff Before Camp | Being an Effective Nature Counselor | Certificates of Added Qualification

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Prepare Staff Before They Arrive at Camp
Camp Staff With ACA's new Camp Staff Member Package, you can train staff before they arrive at camp! The package includes six online courses — covering critical topics like bullying prevention, reducing injuries and illness, responding to abuse allegations, and more — at one special rate!
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New Online Course: Being an Effective Nature Counselor
Nature and Child Development This course will teach staff why spending time outdoors is critical to a child's healthy development. Participants will learn tangible nature activities and techniques for leading these activities effectively, including suggestions about framing and debriefing.
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Certificates of Added Qualification
Certificates of Added Qualification ACA's Certificates of Added Qualification are extended learning courses that provide foundational knowledge for camp staff. Certificates exist for three different levels of staff: Entry-Level Program Staff, Experienced Program Staff, and Middle Managers.
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