Research 360

Read the latest blog posts on ACA's strategic focus in research.

September 10, 2018

Hello!

I hope everyone had a wonderful summer full of excitement and learning! I am new to the ACA Research 360 Blog and would like to introduce myself and share my story with you.

My name is Rob Warner and I am the new research... Read More

August 20, 2018

Greetings camp evaluators! Congratulations on making it to the end (or very nearly the end) of your summer season.

Campers doing an experiment
August 13, 2018

Think back to the start of summer—are there things you know now that you wish you knew then?

July 16, 2018

I used to be a camp director, which means that, like many of you, my summers were spent in the whirl of camp. Each day flew into the next, and never did a day pass without a crisis (or 30). After ten weeks, I was left with a pile of mismatched... Read More

July 3, 2018

Hello camp evaluators! Welcome to Part 3 of my series on measuring enrollment. When I started this series, I believe I had in mind that it would be a single blog, but that blog extended into two and here we are at Part 3. The fact that this... Read More

June 19, 2018

To truly understand if you are serving campers in the ways you hope, you need to look at enrollment from several different angles.

June 5, 2018

Enrollment represents the number of campers we serve — but, as straightforward as that sounds, it’s not. 

May 22, 2018

Before I get started, I have a confession: I lied. I said in the title that in this post I was going to introduce you to a new friend, but that’s not entirely true. The Camp Program Quality Staff Checklist is not in fact new: it’s been available... Read More

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