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https://www.acacamps.org/blog/research-360-research-vs-evaluation

Research 360: Research vs Evaluation

Greetings from the ACA Research Team!  As you might have heard, ACA has identified research as...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/camp-evaluation-capacity-its-about-quality

Camp Evaluation Capacity — It's About Quality

Hi everyone!  Thanks for joining us as we dive a little deeper into the Research 360 circle; specifically, the part of the circle we are calling "local camps'...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/care-ing-camp-committee-advancement-research-evaluation

CARE-ing for Camp: The Committee for the Advancement of Research and Evaluation

Hello Camp Evaluators! Spring is a busy time for camp people — with the ACA National Conference, several major regional conferences, and annual camp preparations, it is hard to believe camp people...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/new-camp-industry-research-series-part-3-programming-purpose

New Camp Industry Research Series, Part 3: Programming with a Purpose

This blog is part of a series that gives a snapshot of the results of the Sites, Facilities, and Programs survey completed by 2,426 ACA-accredited camps. Check out...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/parents-evaluation-holy-grail

Parents: An Evaluation Holy Grail

Greetings Camp Evaluators, and a thousand thanks for taking a minute to read about evaluation during this busy, busy precamp season. I have a topic for you that is likely very real for you right now...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/have-data-party-share-evaluation-results

Have a Data Party to Share Evaluation Results!

Greetings! I am Kendra Lewis, evaluation coordinator for the California 4-H Youth Development Program at University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources. I am going to share my experience...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/findings-phase-1-5-year-research-project

Findings from Phase 1 of the 5-Year Research Project

ACA Director of Research Dr. Laurie Browne shares the emerging themes from Phase 1 of the Five Year Impact Study.  These preliminary findings point to the numerous ways camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/research-360-promising-themes-phase-1-5-year-impact-study

Research 360: Promising Themes from Phase 1 of the 5-Year Impact Study

Laurie Browne, PhD, discusses what happened during the first phase of the 5-Year Impact Study and what will happen next during Phases 2 and 3. 

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/summer-camp-unique-environment-social-emotional-learning

Summer Camp: A Unique Environment for Social and Emotional Learning

As an education research organization affiliated with the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, we thought it was an exciting opportunity to investigate camp as a unique learning...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/unexpected-upside-evaluation-how-your-program-may-improve-even-results-are

The Unexpected Upside of Evaluation: How Your Program May Improve, Even Before Results Are In

Simply by being more intentional about assessing your program, and using existing research to sharpen your focus onto the things that matter most, you may be surprised by just how easy it is to make...