Camp Connection

Here are the most recent blog posts for staff, professionals, and the public. Interested in guest blogging for ACA?

Tom Rosenberg with conference attendees
February 20, 2018

The 2018 American Camp Association National Conference is here! Today, I’m delighted to join over 1,400 other camp professionals and dear friends for a fabulous week of winter camp down at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista,... Read More

February 6, 2018

I am a camp guy. I spent 10 summers growing up at various overnight camps as a camper, counselor, dishwasher, and unit head. As ACA research has shown, these experiences provided me with some of my best friends (including my brother-in-law),... Read More

Episode 6
January 23, 2018

In the sixth episode of CampWire, the American Camp Association's podcast, meet the winners of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence. The five camps will be honored next month at the National Conference. 

This episode is... Read More

January 22, 2018

The wonder of a child — it’s something we strive for in adulthood. Imagination, amazement, and the simple appreciation for life’s little treasures: the gold spray of sunlight through a window, or the taste of cool rain on your tongue. Kids are... Read More

January 12, 2018

A total lunar eclipse can be an eerie sight, as the moon grows dark and red. While each year features at least two lunar eclipses, many are partial or penumbral eclipses in which the moon only grows slightly darker. The early morning of January... Read More

December 18, 2017

During the holiday season, families and friends come together and reflect on the happy memories they have made together. For children who attend camp, reflecting on camp memories is also important — but since camp has ended for the year and many... Read More

November 6, 2017

Diversity and inclusion: two words thrown around in polite, and not-so-polite, conversations in the workplace, schools, and halls of government. But what do they mean? 

Free Member November
November 5, 2017

Hello Camp Directors! November is a big month for ACA! We've been thinking about ways we can help you with staff development for the coming year.

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