Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Ethan Schafer, Ph.D., a licensed child clinical psychologist, shares tips and practical advice for keeping you on your game this summer.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

An internationally recognized in trainer and mentor for youth, Jeffrey Leiken, M.A., shares advice for making a positive impact on a difficult bunk.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Christopher Thurber, board certified clinical psychologist and co-founder of, offers advice to counselors working with campers who have attention deficits.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Kim Aycock, M.S.T., staff trainer and teacher, offers questions you should ask yourself during any decision-making process.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Renowned trainer Jeffrey Leiken, M.A., reveals that it's the little things a counselor does that matter most to campers.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Christopher Thurber, Ph.D., a board certified clinical psychologist, explains that what children say isn't always what they really mean.

"I don't want to play. I hate kickball." — Sophia, age five
"Ben doesn't like me. He's always mad... Read More

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Staff training is about what you are expected to do. The reason for those expectations is directly related to the experience every camper has at camp. Every expectation (or, in other words, every moment) should positively impact the kids' camp... Read More

Monday, March 21, 2011

ACA’s CEO Peg Smith was featured on Lifetime Television’s morning program, The Balancing Ac, on March 11, 2011. This segment consisted of a conversation about the benefits of camp, choosing a camp, experiential education and the camp experience,... Read More