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https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/transgender-staff-anti-discrimination

Transgender Staff and Anti-Discrimination

The subject of transgender staff at camps is one that is getting a lot of play lately. For those camps that have not yet dealt with a current staff member transitioning or a new...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/transgender-youth-role-camps-might-play

Transgender Youth — The Role Camps Might Play

You may be asking yourself, "What does a discussion about transgender individuals have to do with me? Why am I reading this in Camping Magazine?" We've had the conversation about the LGBTQ community...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/out-about-creating-safe-environment-lgbtq-campers-staff

Out and About: Creating a Safe Environment for LGBTQ Campers and Staff

It was June 2006. I had been conducting staff training at a coed camp in the Northeast. I had already spoken to the entire staff about the “real work” of camp, which I see as helping campers use the...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/indigenous-instructional-programming-camp-professionals

Indigenous Instructional Programming for Camp Professionals

Camp professionals are taking a greater interest in the concept of allyship, a process of unlearning and re-evaluating whereby those in positions of privilege attempt to adopt a stance...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/expanding-impact-camp-individual-lives-societal-change

Expanding the Impact of Camp: From Individual Lives to Societal Change

This article is part of Camping Magazine’s series on inclusion, identifying and exploring both big picture and on-the-ground actionable pathways for application through participant...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/training-social-justice-camp-staff

Training for Social Justice with Camp Staff

How do camps incorporate social justice into staff training programs? Five passionate, experienced, and insightful camp leaders discuss their professional and personal development as social justice...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-includes-me-where-do-we-go-here

Camp Includes Me: Where Do We Go From Here?

This feature article is the first of an ongoing series of articles in Camping Magazine that will focus on inclusion, diversity, and cross-cultural agility to share in our...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/how-make-your-campers-experience-more-equitable-inclusive

How to Make Your Campers’ Experience More Equitable and Inclusive

What if I told you that as a camp counselor you are in the position to change a life? That by committing to making your campers feel seen, heard, and valued, you could be an educator, stress reliever...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/watch-your-words-power-language

Watch Your Words: The Power of Language

While we relish the opportunity to write each edition of the column, this issue is particularly exciting as it is composed with the hope that it is useful for those who will be interfacing directly...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/continuing-race-conversation-camp

Continuing the Race Conversation at Camp

The American Camp Association (ACA), in partnership with Teaching Matters, offered a series of webinars over the past year enabling camp educators to discuss how to talk about anti-racism in the camp...