September 11, 2012 | In This Issue:
Hantavirus Prevention | Conference Session Proposal Deadline | Track Your CECs

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What Camps Can Learn from the Hantavirus Outbreak
Hantavirus The Yosemite outbreak of the rodent-borne illness hantavirus — carried in the feces, urine, and saliva of deer mice and other rodents and carried on airborne particles and dust — has now claimed three lives. Camps should take these tragedies as an opportunity to review their own procedures about rodent abatement, safe handling of droppings, and prevention of infestation.
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Only 1 Week Left: Submit Your Session Proposals for Conference
2013 National Conference Be a part of ACA's 2013 National Conference, Camp: Learning for Life, in Dallas, February 12–15. Educational session proposals may be submitted online for review and consideration through September 17, 2012. Exhibitors are welcome to submit proposals for commerce sessions also.
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Track Your Progress This Fall
Track Your CECs As you attend ACA-endorsed in-person and online trainings this fall, remember to keep track of your continuing education credits (CECs)! CECs are your way to document professional development experiences for employers, teachers, funders, and even yourself.
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