Blogs

volunteer
April 1, 2019

Being an ACA Volunteer can improve your professional development skills and broaden your summer camp knowledge.

volunteers at computer
April 1, 2019

Being an ACA volunteer allows you to improve your professional development and summer camp knowledge.

campers
March 29, 2019

Ah, the annual review at work. Or, in our camp settings, the end-of-session/summer evaluation. What a wonderful time for me, as a supervisor, to finally tell a staff member how I think they generally did for the entire time period prior to the... Read More

Episode #17
March 25, 2019

Listen to ACA's Director of Research update us on where we are with the 5-year Impact Study, and she discusses why this matters for the camp community.

campers on dock
March 19, 2019

Camp research is only as good as its use in summer camp. Learn how to use the five-year impact study early findings to improve your camp.

campers
March 4, 2019

Camp research trends include focus on acquiring equity, staff-camper interactions, and critical learning moments for campers.

campers sailing
March 1, 2019

Summer camp jobs can teach camp staff important lessons, such as how to fail and bounce back — an important professional development skill.

camp staff speaking to campers
February 25, 2019

The interview process for summer camp jobs can help weed out prospective staff who won't meet expectations.

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