Blogs

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August 30, 2021

As a camp director, you’re responsible for a bevy of essential tasks, from day-to-day planning and administration to overseeing camp employees and monitoring expenses. Balancing these duties can be exhausting and overwhelming, especially if your... Read More

Student wearing mask in hallway
August 23, 2021

The importance of properly trained camp staff can't be overstated. After all, parents are putting their trust in your staff to keep their children happy and safe — and that's not a responsibility to take lightly. 

COVID-19 has undoubtedly... Read More

August 20, 2021

ACA's camping services manager Alicia Danenberg speaks with Dr. Naomi Bender of Washington State University, along with Danielle Thompson & Brittany Belgarde of the University of North Dakota.  Join the conversation as they discuss their... Read More

campers canoeing
August 17, 2021

This Research 360 blog discusses how to use data to advance your camp's continuous quality improvement.

kids wearing masks in a classroom
August 10, 2021

This list includes things camp professionals want school professionals to know after their experiences this summer at camp.

August 3, 2021

On July 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their general guidance for fully vaccinated individuals.

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August 2, 2021

Thanks for joining us again to continue learning about what’s happening in the Camp Program Quality Initiative (CPQI). Many exciting things are occurring, and we are happy to share an update about this work. This is the fourth blog in a five-part... Read More

July 30, 2021

ACA's Professional Development Manager of the Western Region, John Beitner, sits down with David Phillips to discuss supervision of seasonal and year-round camp staff.  David shares very practical techniques for making the most of evaluation... Read More

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