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July 2, 2014

In a recent report, young adults were shown to be the most stressed-out generation (Sifferlin, 2013). This summer at camp, odds are you’ll have your share of stressful moments, so it’s important to know some self-care and stress relief strategies... Read More

June 4, 2014

Guest post by Tamsin Andrews

So you’ve made it. You’ve finally got that e-mail or phone call or snail mail letter and you’re over the moon, you’re on staff, and it’s like being a camper without bed time and full access to the snack stuff... Read More

May 7, 2014

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! Camp experiences are great ways for campers (and you!) to stay active in the summer.

April 23, 2014

Don’t wait ‘til you get to camp to start being the best counselor ever.

1. Check out this infographic.

 

2. Sign up for a free ACA membership.

Get loads of discounts and access to camp resources.
(For those of you who have... Read More

April 7, 2014

Former ACA CEO Peg Smith shares her personal experiences and favorite memories of camp. Learn why Smith calls camp "the best gift you can give a young person."

 

March 26, 2014

Working at camp is great way to hone your skills, meet new people, and have fun. But if you’re new to camp or are looking for a new camp to experience, where do you start your job search?

Here are 3 tips to help you find a summer camp job... Read More

March 21, 2014

Guest post by Posie Taylor

March 11, 2014

A few years back I conducted a study with kids who had gone to summer camp for at least six or seven years. I asked them to talk about their camp experiences, and from their stories identified convincing evidence that summer camp is an important... Read More

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