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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 13, 2018

Camp is a fantastic place for growth and development, not only of campers but young staff too. The skills they learn while working in this context prepare them for college, career, and life! 

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

January 29, 2018

Laurie Browne, PhD, discusses what happened during the first phase of the 5-Year Impact Study and what will happen next during Phases 2 and 3. 

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

January 9, 2018

The 5-Year Impact Study's recent expansion focuses on if and how camp staff experiences prepare emerging adults for college, career, and life success.

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