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Medical Marijuana: Current Issues for Camps

Introduction A call recently came into the American Camp Association (ACA) Crisis Hotline from a member camp: Three adults attended a family camp and brought medical marijuana with them. Upon...

Camp Crisis Hotline

The Hotline serves as a resource for camps in crisis and provides callers the opportunity to talk through their crisis with a trained third-party.

The Crisis Communications Handbook Templates and Sample Forms and Letters

Take control of a crisis at your camp with a proven communications system. Take Control: Be prepared for nearly any camp crisis with a strong, comprehensive communications system that...

Resources for Camps about Public Violence

ACA has compiled a list of resources for camps to help deal with crisis response and dealing with public violence.

American Red Cross

Criminal Background Checks Background Information and Guidance for Camps

Allergies Galore! Managing Allergies Is More Than a Call to 911

In the summer of 2001, Congressional Camp found itself hip deep in allergies. Of the 490 campers on our campus, 222 had identified allergies. This fact left us limp and sweaty with concern . . . and...

E-Cigarettes and "Juuling" — What All Camps Need to Know

Know and share the facts.  Learn about e-cigarettes and "Juuling" and the threats they pose to youth and young adults

Camp Staff Safety in the Age of #MeToo

It is a story that has been unfolding for over a year: the exposure of often long-standing sexual abuse and harassment of both male and female victims by mostly men in various positions of power....

Environmental Working Group - Guide to Sunscreen