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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/bullying-prevention-camps-take-stand

Bullying Prevention - Camps Take a Stand

Bullying prevention is one of five hot topics on the minds of camp staff. To help address this issue,the American Camp Association, in collaboration with Dr. Joel Haber, is pleased to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/twenty-tips-20-something-supervisor

Twenty Tips for the 20-Something Supervisor

Being in that very first supervisory role is hard for everyone — regardless of age. For younger supervisors there are added challenges in building credibility and gaining the respect of others — it’s...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/back-basics-creating-cohesive-staff-community

Back to the Basics: Creating a Cohesive Staff Community

While this sounds so simple, why is it often so hard?  Community building is what camp is all about.  Yet, all of the ice-breakers and fun games in the world don’t guarantee that staff will...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/avoiding-parent-trap-working-difficult-parents

Avoiding the Parent Trap: Working with Difficult Parents

Most camp parents are wonderful, but at every camp, there are a few who are some degree of difficult. From parents who demand special exceptions to parents who are wholly disengaged from their child'...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/fully-connected-how-radical-cell-phone-policy-can-improve-your-camp

Fully Connected: How a Radical Cell Phone Policy Can Improve Your Camp Culture and Cure FOMO

"Because of Camp... I have a better relationship with my phone." Said no one ever. We love camp because of the relationships we build there. So, what would camp look like if the staff committed to...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/power-people-making-staff-training-work-your-staff

Power to the People: Making Staff Training Work for Your Staff

It's time to start re-thinking the traditional ways in which we view staff training. This session will be full of new and innovative ideas to change the dynamic (and timing) of your staff training....

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-10-staff-training-michael-brandwein

CampWire Episode #10 - Staff Training with Michael Brandwein

The ACA professional development team interviews Michael Brandwein for the 10th episode of CampWire. Get some great staff training tips as the summer season begins.

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/partner-online-course/campsafe-online-child-sexual-abuse-prevention-training-staff

CampSafe: Online Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training for Staff

CampSafe is an innovative, interactive eLearn training empowering camp staff with awareness and knowledge about child sexual abuse prevention. Preparing staff before they arrive to...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/trauma-informed-care-camp

Trauma Informed Care at Camp

DESCRIPTION:  In ACA’s 2017 Emerging Issues Report, the top issue facing camps is campers’ Mental, Emotional, and Social Health (Browne, Bialeschki & Wilson, 2017)....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/sankofa-value-meaningful-debrief-end-camp-season

Sankofa: The Value of Meaningful Debrief to End the Camp Season

Another camp season is complete. After working overtime to ensure that every session was special, enriching, and fun-filled, we camp professionals are finally able to exhale. We did it! The energy,...