Blogs

measles word cloud
May 20, 2019

Learn more about measles, immunizations, and how to prepare for a potential measles outbreak at summer camp.

May 14, 2019

In the latest Research 360 blog post, ACA's Director of Research Dr. Laurie Browne explore the concept of sample size and how to use that understanding to better interpret survey findings.

Episode #18.5
May 13, 2019

In this special, short episode of CampWire, Sam talked with Meghan Colon who is thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money for ACA's Send a Child to Camp fund.

Episode #18
April 29, 2019

Listen to this informative discussion about inclusion at camp. Niambi Jaha-Echols, Roberto Gil Jr., and Chad Nico Hiu give tips on how to introduce inclusion into camp culture and how to fuse it into staff training.

Staff hugging and posing for the camera
April 29, 2019

Here's a snapshot of new data we collected from ACA camps about all things staff-related.

Empatico logo
April 29, 2019

Imagine if kids everywhere could discover what life is like for their peers across the globe…

Empatico, incubated by The KIND Foundation, is a free tool for camps and educators to do just that!

ODU Youth Summer Triathlon Camp participants
April 23, 2019

Greetings camp evaluators! I am excited to share a blog written by a member of ACA’s Committee for the Advancement of Research and Evaluation, Dr. Eddie Hill, and his students from Old Dominion University. With the help of USA Triathlon and... Read More

camp staff playing a game
April 22, 2019

Camp owners always remember their outside customers (camp parents and campers), but inside customers (camp staff) are just as important.

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