Blogs

camp staff and camper
May 24, 2019

This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses why you should expect more from your summer camp leadership team and how to encourage them to expect more from you.

Tick
May 21, 2019

As staffers, parents and kids prepare for another memorable summer at camp, there is one important detail that must not escape our attention - doing everything possible to ensure that children are protected from the black-legged ticks that... Read More

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.

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.

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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!

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.

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