As an educational nonprofit association, the American Camp Association is dedicated to providing quality, reliable, and up-to-date information about the laws and regulations and other public policy...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/laws-regulations/aca-advocates-your-behalfACA Advocates on Your Behalf
We can mobilize! We act! You have a voice! Find out the latest issues and legislation happening in your state.
https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/aca-public-policy-legislative-information-advocacyACA Public Policy - Legislative Information and Advocacy
In order to move forward the mission and public policy agenda of ACA, the public policy team is working on a number of initiatives related to federal laws and regulations.
https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/regulatory-information-advocacyRegulatory Information and Advocacy
The majority of laws and regulations that are applicable to camps are governed by state and local entities. However, there are a number of federal regulations that do apply.
https://www.acacamps.org/about/public-policy/acas-public-policy-collaboratorsACA's Public Policy Collaborators
The American Camp Association partners with other organizations with a complementary mission to move forward our public policy agenda.
https://www.acacamps.org/testimonials-value-camp-cultural-exchange-programsTestimonials on the Value of Camp Cultural Exchange Programs
Camp has always been a unique developmental environment that weaves global citizenship with other outcomes such as critical thinking skills, leadership, and character development. And now more...
https://www.acacamps.org/donate/government-relations-workACA Government Relations Working to Support Camps
Like many industries, the US camp industry was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Camp Association (ACA) advocated at an unprecedented level during the pandemic to enact...
https://www.acacamps.org/americans-disabilities-act-ada-applicability-campsAmericans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - Applicability to Camps
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. The ADA is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and...