Blogs

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.

April 1, 2019

Learn how to host a Facebook fundraiser for the American Camp Association in four easy steps.

volunteer
April 1, 2019

Being an ACA Volunteer can improve your professional development skills and broaden your summer camp knowledge.

volunteers at computer
April 1, 2019

Being an ACA volunteer allows you to improve your professional development and summer camp knowledge.

campers
March 29, 2019

Ah, the annual review at work. Or, in our camp settings, the end-of-session/summer evaluation. What a wonderful time for me, as a supervisor, to finally tell a staff member how I think they generally did for the entire time period prior to the... Read More

Episode #17
March 25, 2019

Listen to ACA's Director of Research update us on where we are with the 5-year Impact Study, and she discusses why this matters for the camp community.

campers on dock
March 19, 2019

Camp research is only as good as its use in summer camp. Learn how to use the five-year impact study early findings to improve your camp.

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