Camp Connection

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

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October 31, 2018

In the 13th episode of CampWire, Sam spoke with ACA's Director of Accreditation Rhonda Mickelson about the recent update to ACA's standards program.

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October 3, 2018

In the twelfth episode of CampWire, Sam interviews Paul Sheridan from Four Winds, Westward Ho! about #CampMovesMe. Learn more about the month-long fundraising campaign.

Sam also spoke with ACA's new Chief Operating Officer, Henry DeHart,... Read More

September 17, 2018

Looking for someone to bring telescopes to an evening camp program, or to give your campers a presentation about the InSight mission landing on Mars this fall? NASA has communities of volunteers across the United States that can help.

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August 30, 2018

In the 11th episode of CampWire, ACA's Communications Data Specialist Sam Hirt talks with Dan Reynolds from Camp Y Noah and Akron Rotary Camp in Ohio, Shanelle Rauh from Whippoorwill Farm Day Camp in Tennessee, and Brian Straka from AstroCamp in... Read More

August 27, 2018

Most camps hire college students to work as camp staff — primarily during the summer season, but on occasion throughout the year. When the employment situation is one where the student has no other obligations, the hiring and employment processes... Read More

August 3, 2018

Before fatigue becomes a serious problem, here are four suggestions for addressing fatigue at this point in the summer.

July 24, 2018

Happy Camp Kindness Day! Check out this blog from ACA President/CEO Tom Rosenberg about kindness at camp

June 22, 2018

The month of June holds a very special place in my heart. Warm weather, the joyous arrival of seasonal staff and campers, and of course, LGBT Pride Month. Pride is a time to celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community... Read More

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