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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/strategies-managing-risks-food-contamination-communicable-disease-camp

Strategies for Managing the Risks of Food Contamination and Communicable Disease at Camp

It is easy to become casual about food preparation and food safety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, each year one in six Americans, roughly 48 million...

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/child-sexual-abuse-prevention-critical-role-parents

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Critical Role of Parents

Hypothesis: "The fight against child molesters begins by parents teaching their children." The Problem Sexual abuse of children and youth remains an insidious concern in American society....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/tips-about-first-aid-provided-camp-staff

Tips about First Aid Provided by Camp Staff

There are times when general camp staff respond to injury-illness events. These staff are not the camp's officially designated healthcare providers, but rather the staff who, by happenstance, are...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/risk-management-orient-health-center-staff

Risk Management: Orient Health Center Staff

Everyone knows that camp staff need orientation to effectively do their job. Why, then, do health center staff often report that they don’t get any? The team hired for your health center certainly...

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/when-staff-mesh-impacts-camp

When Staff MESH Impacts Camp

Everyone has a mental, emotional, social health (MESH) profile. For most of us, our MESH profile is within a “normal” range. Some days are better than others. Some things push our buttons, others don...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/current-challenges-camp-food-service

Current Challenges in Camp Food Service

Hesitation gave way to excitement as I unexpectedly grabbed the reigns of food service management, in the dripping, humid heat of a Texas summer camp season. Nine years had passed since I last served...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/facilitating-healthy-well-wise-camp-staff

Facilitating Healthy, Well, and Wise Camp Staff

Molly couldn’t wait until the end of the summer camp season, and even though there were only three weeks left, she was tempted to quit. She loved the idea of working at camp, especially the camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/big-eight-other-culinary-menaces-camper-society

The Big Eight . . . and Other Culinary Menaces to Camper Society

“The gluten-free cinnamon rolls are amazing!” Those emphatic words are emblazoned in my brain, stamped into my memory. As tears began to well in her eyes, Annalise, one of our counselors, looked...