Blogs

camper playing in water
February 11, 2019

Summer camp is more important to positive youth development than ever before.

February 5, 2019

Here are a few tips to make sure your forms are performing to their maximum potential.

campers playing volleyball
February 4, 2019

A brand-new article on the impact of summer camp was recently published in the Journal of Leisure Research on the lasting impacts of camp experiences. 

Episode 15
January 28, 2019

In the fifteenth episode of CampWire, meet the five winners of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence. These camps will be honored at ACA's National Conference next month in Nashville.

Campers group painting on canvas
January 28, 2019

Staff feedback is vital to running a successful summer camp. Your staff are the only ones with the answers to these questions, so if you want to know the answers . . . ask them. 

campers canoeing
January 18, 2019

In this Research 360 blog post, Victoria Povilaitis discusses what's going on in phase three of the summer camp impact study.

January 14, 2019

The benefits of summer camp may lead campers to live longer, happier, stress-free lives.

campers playing
December 17, 2018

Learn how to use findings from phase 2 of the American Camp Association's Youth Impact Study.

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