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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/let-your-research-flag-fly-how-magnify-your-camp-story-research

Let Your Research Flag Fly! How to Magnify Your Camp Story with Research

In one of her 2010 commentaries in Camping Magazine, former American Camp Association CEO Peg Smith reflected on her conversations with award-winning researcher Marge Scanlin nearly a decade...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/snapshot-camper-enrollment-2015

A Snapshot of Camper Enrollment in 2015

After reviewing the results of the 2015 Enrollment Survey, in general, camps had a good year as enrollment continued to rise. The majority of camps reported at least maintaining the same enrollment...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/highlights-2016-compensation-benefits-professional-development-survey

Highlights of the 2016 Compensation, Benefits, and Professional Development Survey

On the job front, national employment reports are generally coming in positive, with some indication that salaries, wages, and benefits may be rising a little (see, for example, www.bls.gov). So how...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/evaluating-appreciation-possibility-friendship-skills-camp-youth-serious-illness

Evaluating Appreciation, Possibility, and Friendship Skills at a Camp for Youth with Serious Illness

The purpose of this evaluation was to understand the outcomes of appreciation, possibility, and friendship skills in a traditional camp program for youth with serious and life-threatening illnesses....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/theres-camp

There's a Camp for That!

Imagine a world where everyone knows about the value of the camp experience. Where camp is universally considered an essential part of human development. Where every parent, grandparent, and guardian...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/2016-camper-enrollment-strong-enrollment-comes-new-challenges

2016 Camper Enrollment: With Strong Enrollment Comes New Challenges

The results from the 2016 Enrollment Survey are in, and here's the bottom line: Camps had a good year as enrollment continued to rise. The majority of camps reported at least maintaining the same...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-research-your-link-between-work-you-love-real-world

Camp Research: Your Link between the Work You Love and the Real World

Yes, I said it. “Research” — that nasty stuff your teachers make you do in school, typically involving math, Excel, APA citations, etc. When I was in school, writing research papers always felt so...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/profile-2017-recipients-eleanor-p-eells-award-excellence-research-practice

Profile of the 2017 Recipients of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Excellence in Research in Practice

In 2015, ACA, with the help of the Committee for the Advancement of Research and Evaluation (CARE), created the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Excellence in Research in Practice. This award is designed...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/developing-resilience-girls-through-camp-experiences

Developing Resilience in Girls through Camp Experiences

Girls today face a diverse range of challenges that can negatively affect their development. According to a recent report by the Girl Scouts of the USA (2013), such challenges include increased...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/program-outcomes-resident-camp-youth-serious-illnesses-disabilities-life-challenges

Program Outcomes at a Resident Camp for Youth with Serious Illnesses, Disabilities, and Life Challenges

In 2005, the American Camp Association (ACA) published the first large-scale national research project assessing the youth development outcomes of children who attend day and resident camps in the...