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June 12, 2017

Sometimes, despite best efforts to be prepared in case of emergencies and expect the unexpected, crises occur.

For just over thirty years, the American Camp Association (ACA) has been helping camps in crisis with a year-round, 24-hours-a-... Read More

June 5, 2017

Greetings Camp Evaluators, and a thousand thanks for taking a minute to read about evaluation during this busy, busy precamp season. I have a topic for you that is likely very real for you right now, and will remain real throughout the summer.... Read More

May 30, 2017

This blog is part of a series that gives a snapshot of the results of the Sites, Facilities, and Programs survey completed by 2,426 ACA-accredited camps.

Campers learning about gardening
May 22, 2017

This blog is part of a series that gives a snapshot of the results of the Sites, Facilities, and Programs survey completed by 2,426 ACA-accredited camps. Check out Part 1 and Part 2.

May 16, 2017

This blog is part of a series that gives a snapshot about the results of ACA’s Sites, Facilities, and Programs survey. About 2,426 ACA-accredited camps responded to the survey, and this post features what camps are doing toward environmental... Read More

Girl eating by lake
May 14, 2017

In honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 14–20, 2017), Margaret Redmond, MD, discusses how to be lower the chances of food allergy reactions at camp and what to do in case of allergen ingestion.

Food allergy is a common topic for... Read More

Episode #3
May 11, 2017

Listen to the third episode of CampWire as the Director of Marketing from Camp Tecumseh discussing marketing and media at camp.

May 9, 2017

Each year, the American Camp Association conducts rigorous industry research to help better understand the camp industry and to support camps in their work. The Site, Facilities, and Programs Survey is one of three surveys administered on a... Read More

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