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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-camp-toolbox

Healthy Camp Toolbox

The "Toolbox" provides a variety of resources for addressing health, safety, & mental health issues in camps.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/medication-camp-mitigating-risks

Medication at Camp: Mitigating the Risks

Medication at camp is not a new topic; however, information about medication oversight in the camp setting is sparse. Most camps delegate this responsibility to their camp physician and/or nurse with...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/medication-management-13-common-questions-camps-their-answers

Medication Management: 13 Common Questions from Camps — And Their Answers

Each spring, the American Camp Association (ACA) experiences an increase in the number of questions from camps regarding the management and administration of medication at camp as they plan for their...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/kids-diabetes-non-diabetes-camp-setting

Kids with Diabetes in the Non-Diabetes Camp Setting

I'll never forget walking into the infirmary for my week as a camp nurse and hearing one of the outgoing nurses say, "I got the kid with diabetes again. Don't worry, you don't have one this week." In...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/partner-online-course/gluten-free-celiac-education-awareness-training-improving-safety

Gluten Free/Celiac Education and Awareness Training: Improving Safety and Inclusion

Gluten Free/Celiac Education and Awareness Training: Improving Safety and Inclusion  Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are increasingly common today.  Celiac is an...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/can-my-camp-nurse-do

Can My Camp Nurse Do That?

"My nurse told the parent that she wouldn't give the medication unless she had the prescription in its original container. Can she do that? The Mom was just trying to help by putting the meds in...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/did-you-know-update-your-knowledge

Did You Know? Update Your Knowledge

Staying abreast of health-related updates that impact camp practices is challenging but worth the effort, especially for readers who supervise staff providing care to campers and/or other staff. Here...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/your-mesh-professional-making-decisions-success

Your MESH Professional: Making Decisions for Success

Wondering what type of mental health professional might be a good fit for your camp’s needs? Interested in knowing what this professional needs to be successful? Concerned about having a mental...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/incident-response-plan-assess-update-yours

The Incident Response Plan: Assess and Update Yours

With summer's 2020 season looming, staff hiring and camper recruitment is in full swing, but we're also ordering supplies, determining content for staff orientation, and making sure various policies...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/no-outbreaks-here-simple-strategies-reducing-spread-communicable-disease-camp

No Outbreaks Here! Simple Strategies for Reducing the Spread of Communicable Disease at Camp

The emergence of COVID-19 highlights the importance of preventative behaviors and practices to reduce the spread and impact of communicable diseases in camp. This short course is rooted in...