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Now more than ever, movies are an easy, affordable way to provide entertainment to campers of all ages. Whether it’s a fun Friday flick, an outdoor movie night, a dive-in pool or lake-side film, or a special occasion, camp screenings of motion pictures are more popular than ever before.

Maybe your camp is one of many that rents or owns an inflatable movie screen for twilight films under the stars. Whether indoors or outdoors, the laws regarding video use at your camp remain the same.

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Music Licensing at Camp - Know the Law
Published Date: 2015-09-01

ACA and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) have continued their agreement that allows ACA-accredited® camps to use ASCAP licensed music without paying any licensing fees. ACA pays ASCAP one dollar per camp per year for all ASCAP licensed music. ACA-accredited camps are automatically included in the agreement with ASCAP. This agreement is for music used/sung on the camp premises.

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Stage Production Licensing
Published Date: 2015-09-01

At this time, ACA does not have any type of agreement with Music Theatre International (MTI), and the ASCAP license rarely applies to these stage productions and/or their music.

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ACA Logos & Language
Published Date: 2015-09-10

You may be eligible to use one of the logos of the American Camp Association. ACA logos are carefully protected by trademark laws – logos are not to be altered in any way, except for size.

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Accredited-Camp Logo
Published Date: 2015-09-10

You may be eligible to use one of the logos of the American Camp Association. ACA logos are carefully protected by trademark laws – logos are not to be altered in any way, except for size

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Camps & Programs Outside the U.S.
Published Date: 2015-09-21

Connect with the best camp resources. With today's technology, you can access ACA resources from your home country.

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Camp Gives Kids a World of Good® Logo
Published Date: 2015-09-21

By being a camp member or business affiliate in good standing with the American Camp Association, you are entitled to use this logo in and on your promotional materials, letterhead, stationery, etc. HOWEVER . . .

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Business Affiliates Logo
Published Date: 2015-09-22

Show camps you support their community. Display this logo on your website and marketing materials.

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