Blogs

August 5, 2019

‘Tis the season of parents (and caregivers, and other adults-connected-to-children with whom you as a camp professional interact). You’ve likely dealt with parents and caregivers just about every day of this season, but that interaction tends to... Read More

August 5, 2019

What makes for great singing experiences and song leading at summer camp? ACA's John Beitner talks with Jacki Breger and Larry Hall about the transformational power singing has at camp.

 

July 22, 2019

When Bridget Trogden and her husband sent their son, Jacob, to camp last month, she was understandably nervous about sending her 12-year old to an overnight program. The week-long residential Adventure Camp, hosted by the Clemson University Youth... Read More

Episode #20
July 16, 2019

In the 20th episode of CampWire, ACA talks with Ian Garner of Markel Insurance and Katie Johnson of The Redwoods Group about midsummer safety training for staff as well as other issues insurance providers are seeing at camps.

July 15, 2019

NASA Space Place activities for summer camp attendees help campers to learn about space and earth science.

camp staff looking at night sky
July 8, 2019

Summer camp season is a busy time for camp professionals, but don't forget to take time to soak it in.

campers
July 8, 2019

Parents. I have them. I know them. I am one. And I was a day camp director who interacted with parents daily (and in the evenings, over the weekends, and, yes, even once on Christmas day). I know the central role that parents play in the daily... Read More

NASA Apollo Anniversary graphic
July 1, 2019

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, these summer camp activities will help campers connect to the moon.

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