January 29, 2013 | In This Issue:
Food Allergy Disability | Health Care Reform | Community Service Project | ACA-Accredited Certificates

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Food Allergies Deemed a Disability — Implications for Camps
Food Allergies On December 20, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice deemed that food allergies may be a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and thus need to be accommodated. While this case was with a university food service program, there are important implications for other types of organizations offering food service.
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Health Care Reform — Impact on Camps as Small Businesses
Health Care Reform

Yesterday, the Small Business Administration launched a new Web site and blog to help employers understand their obligations under the new health care laws. If your camp is included in the employer mandate, this is critical information for you!

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2013 National Conference Book Drive
Plant Books — Grow Minds The 2013 ACA National 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, which will benefit the Children's Medical Center and VMLC: Changing Lives Through Literacy.
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ACA-Accredited Camp Certificates Mailed!
accredited camps The 2013 ACA-Accredited Camp Certificates have been mailed to all currently accredited camps. If you do not receive your certificate by February 8, please contact accreditation@ACAcamps.org and verify the address to where the replacement certificate should be mailed.
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Register Now! Student Camp Leadership Academy — Texoma
Camp Tecumseh YMCA Wins ACTIVE Network Camper Scholarship Grant
Share with Parents: Free Webinar from the Search Institute
Audition Versus Interview: Casting the Role of Camp Counselor
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