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Camp research
July 27, 2020

Research is a big thing right now.  Of course it is — people seek certainty when things are uncertain, as they certainly are amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Research brings certainty, right?

Mars 2020 Perseverance
July 27, 2020

Invite your campers to join NASA for the launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover and excite campers with Mars activities you can conduct virtually or in-person!

hammock with lake in background
July 16, 2020

What camp directors do best is being innovative when times get rough. Well, times are rough — so let the innovation begin!

Here are benefits of renting our your camp, as well as considerations for doing so — all compiled by camp... Read More

camper coming down water slide
July 13, 2020

You’ve probably gathered by now that, here in the research wing of ACA, one of our favorite pastimes consists of developing surveys, studies, and evaluations that help us expand the value and visibility of the camp experience.

2020 Community Cloud Challenge logo
July 13, 2020

Camps, campers, and their families are invited to join the NASA GLOBE Clouds 2020 Community Cloud Challenge: Science Is Better Together.

July 12, 2020

Saying that this year has thrown us for a loop is an understatement. Whether you are attending camp virtually or on-site and socially distanced, one thing remains the same—you’ve got to eat. Especially during times like this, to stay healthy, it... Read More

NASA project
July 6, 2020

NASA has announced a new, one-time, award opportunity for nonprofit informal education institutions, including camps.

Camp Kindness Day logo
June 29, 2020

This year has been extremely challenging for the entire camp community, not just in the United States, but all over the world. Through all this, so many have come together ⁠— as camp people do best ⁠— paving the way for the continued future of... Read More

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