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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-camp

Healthy Camp Study Update: Ten Promising Practices of a Healthy Camp

Since the outbreak of H1N1 during the summer of 2009, camps have been diligently updating their health and safety protocols and practices for the management of communicable diseases. By accessing and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/building-healthy-camp-strategies-worked

Building a "Healthy Camp": Strategies That Worked!

A Healthy Camp Community Three years ago, the camp community placed a capstone on a significant accomplishment by completing the largest, most comprehensive study of camp-related injuries and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camps-quest-continues-through-technology-professional-development

Healthy Camps: The Quest Continues through Technology and Professional Development

Strong interest in promoting the concept of a healthy camp continues. Supported by data from ACA’s five-year Healthy Camps Study from 2006 through 2010, improved understanding about camp injuries and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/ten-ways-reduce-injuries-illnesses-camp

Ten Ways to Reduce Injuries and Illnesses in Camp

When it comes to providing safe experiences for children, knowledge is often the most powerful tool an organization possesses. Knowledge about safe conditions and practices and the ability to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/strategies-healthy-camp-are-you-prepared

Strategies for a Healthy Camp: Are You Prepared?

With the summer season looming, camp professionals are focused on hiring staff, recruiting campers, and implementing changes for the 2017 season. But have you also implemented strategies that...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-people-2030-conceptual-framework-tomorrow

Healthy Camp People 2030: A Conceptual Framework for Tomorrow

This column is different from what I usually provide. It poses a vision for the future of our camp community’s health profile. As you read, ask if the ideas reflect your desire for improving our...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/testing-considerations-sars-cov-2-summer-camp-settings

Testing Considerations for SARS-CoV-2 in Summer Camp Settings

A major challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to be our ability to test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 effectively, efficiently, and economically in both symptomatic and asymptomatic...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/consideraciones-sobre-las-pruebas-para-sars-cov-2-en-campamentos-de-verano

Consideraciones sobre las Pruebas para SARS-CoV-2 en Campamentos de Verano

Uno de los principales retos de la pandemia de COVID-19 ha sido y sigue siendo nuestra capacidad de realizar pruebas para detectar la presencia de SARS-CoV-2 de forma eficaz, eficiente y económica...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/i-cant-breathe-poor-air-quality-communities-color

I Can't Breathe — Poor Air Quality and Communities of Color

Anyone who operated, worked at, or attended a camp this past summer knows more than a thing or two (and likely more than they ever wanted to know) about risk. I, Briana Mitchell, am one of those...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/impetigo-what-does-it-look-what-should-you-do

Impetigo: What Does It Look Like, and What Should You Do?

John presented to the camp health center begrudgingly, after his counselor requested he get a blister on his heel looked at by one of the nurses. The nurse at health check happened to be a new...