October 23, 2012 | In This Issue:
Camp-School Partnerships | Thanks Accreditation Volunteers | Community Service Project

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Build Successful Camp-School Partnerships
Thursday Webinar Learn how to effectively build relationships with educators in formal settings and enhance young people's learning experiences in a "classroom without walls." Join Tony Oyenarte — director of a school-owned, year-round outdoor education center — for a webinar next Thursday, November 1.
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Thank You Accreditation Volunteers!
ACA accreditation

Many thanks to the 1,100+ ACA volunteers who serve as accreditation visitors and to the outgoing, new, and continuing members of the National Standards Commission. Over 840 camps went through their ACA accreditation visit this summer, and we couldn't have done it without our volunteers!

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Community Service Project: Plant Books — Grow Minds
Community Service Project The 2013 Conference Team has planned a community service project to benefit children and families in need in Dallas. Please plan to bring new or gently used children's books and participate in the book drive at national conference, which will benefit the Children's Medical Center and VMLC: Changing Lives Through Literacy.
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11/01 - Growing the Camp Experience- Part II: Next Steps in Building Successful Camp-School Partnerships
11/07 - Break the Rules...Fill the Bunks! Innovative and Practical Tips for 2013
11/14 - Lessons Learned from Another Year for the ACA Camp Crisis Hotline - 2012
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