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January 19, 2012
Take the time this month to thank your mentors from school, sports, and camp!
While the spirit of mentoring is being celebrated all month long, January 26 has been officially designated "Thank Your Mentor Day."
Find out how to honor... Read More
January 12, 2012
What makes a good resume?
How can you be a more effective leader?
What is your "brand," and how can you market yourself to others?
The job world can be tough these days, but luckily, you've got experience from a camp job on... Read More
January 4, 2012
Peg recently wrote in her blog about “Quiet Space” and giving kids a chance to reflect on their own thoughts — especially at camp.
In a recent opinion article in The New York Times, author Pico Iyer reflected that:
January 3, 2012
How do our camp experiences make such a profound difference in the lives of young people?
It isn't rocket science, although if you read the adolescent brain research you can understand why our communities are so incredibly successful. Or... Read More
December 19, 2011
In this guest blog by Sarah Horner Fish, executive director at Tom Sawyer Camps in Pasadena, California, you'll learn how to make a lasting impression when applying and interviewing for summer jobs. Visit ACA's Job site for more information about... Read More
December 12, 2011
Now is the time to look for that summer job!
Check out this link on ACA's Job site: Summer Job Search Tips.
Explore available summer job opportunities at ACA's Summer Jobs @ Camp site.
Do you have questions related to your... Read More
November 21, 2011
Professional Development and Networking at ACA’s 2012 National ConferenceSpecial Opportunities
Student Camp Leadership Academy — Southeast (SCLA — Southeast)
Learn about camp as a profession, and... Read More
November 17, 2011
Recently, Matt MacPherson, a Recreation and Sports Management major at Indiana State University, had the opportunity to attend SCLA Midwest. Read about Matt's experiences at SCLA, what he learned about the importance of networking and... Read More