February 19, 2013 | In This Issue:
Support Military Kids | Reference Checking | Bob Ditter Training | Journey Through Alzheimer's Disease

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How Your Camp Can Support America's Military Kids
Support America's Military Kids It's not too late to integrate ways to serve the children of our nation's military families into your camp this summer. Even if your camp is not an Operation Purple camp, there are easy ways to make a great difference in the lives of the children of deployed service men and women!
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Reference Checking Resource
Melanie Lockwood Herman

In a recent article, ACA Board Member Melanie Lockwood Herman offers insight about checking references for applicants. Read this article before you start your summer hiring process!

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Bob Ditter Training Resources
Bob Ditter You and your staff can be trained by the best with DVDs, pocket guides, and more from renowned child and adolescent therapist and camp consultant Bob Ditter. Bob's resources cover topics like bullying, supervision strategies, communicating with campers, working with camp parents, and more.
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A Journey Through Alzheimer's Disease
Richard Chamberlain Longtime ACA member, volunteer, and leader Dick Chamberlain shares what he learned through his late wife, Ann's, journey through Alzheimer's Disease, in hopes it may be of help to anyone in similar circumstances.
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NASA Earth Day Resources for ACA Camps — Sign Up Now
Basic Camp Director Course — Register Now
Camp Staff: What Do You Expect This Summer?
Upcoming Webinars
2/21 - Why Evaluations are Awesome: Cool Tips for Using Camp Evaluations to Make the Good Better & the Better Best
2/26 - Awesome Apps and Cool Tools Every Camp Needs to Know
2/28 - Essentials in Aquatics Risk Management
A Word from Peg
Into the Woods
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