Protect Your Camp, Your Campers, and Your Staff from the Unspeakable

It’s 6:27 a.m. on a sunny Tuesday morning. There you are, comfortably seated at your desk, ready for another great day, when you are called for assistance by a counselor to the health center. Upon arrival to the center, you observe a camper and your health center nurse. Instantly you can sense that something is wrong and there is a situation to deal with. And, that’s when you learn that, for the first time ever, you’ll have to be dealing with the unspeakable — bed bugs.

Over 201 Things to Know about Bed Bugs

This article appeared in Camping Magazine in 2003. 
For the most up-to-date bed bug information visit ACA's Bed Bug Resources page.

Bed Bugs - What Every Camp Needs to Know

Every year, the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline receives calls from camps that have questions about bed bugs.