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May 14, 2017

In honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 14–20, 2017), Margaret Redmond, MD, discusses how to be lower the chances of food allergy reactions at camp and what to do in case of allergen ingestion.

Food allergy is a common topic for... Read More

May 11, 2017

Listen to the third episode of CampWire as the Director of Marketing from Camp Tecumseh discussing marketing and media at camp. Stream the episode below or subscribe on iTunes.

 

May 9, 2017

Each year, the American Camp Association conducts rigorous industry research to help better understand the camp industry and to support camps in their work. The Site, Facilities, and Programs Survey is one of three surveys administered on a... Read More

May 1, 2017

Nellie was a conundrum. She didn’t smile very readily and preferred hanging out at the edge of camper groups. She didn’t initiate conversation either; she generally waited until someone approached her. She rarely spoke to counselors and tended to... Read More

April 24, 2017

Greetings Camp Evaluators!  Today’s post is the first in a series built around ACA’s newest industry research: the 2017 Site, Facilities, and Programs Report.

April 18, 2017

Working closely and networking with other camp professionals is one of the best tools for growing our own camp programs. I am fortunate to have a dear friend, Audrey Monke, who is the owner/director of Gold Arrow Camp in California. Audrey is... Read More

CARE members from far left:  Mary Rogers, Cass Morgan, Tom Akiva, Scott Brody, Marianne Bird, and ACA Staff Laurie Browne
April 11, 2017

Hello Camp Evaluators! Spring is a busy time for camp people — with the ACA National Conference, several major regional conferences, and annual camp preparations, it is hard to believe camp people can find time to volunteer for ACA. But indeed,... Read More

April 3, 2017

Last month, the American Camp Association began a staggered rollout of our new cloud-based online community, ACA Connect.

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