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https://www.acacamps.org/download/briefing-paper-campers-serious-illness

Briefing Paper - Campers wIth Serious Illness

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/transgender-staff-anti-discrimination

Transgender Staff and Anti-Discrimination

The subject of transgender staff at camps is one that is getting a lot of play lately. For those camps that have not yet dealt with a current staff member transitioning or a new...

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...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/moving-mainstreaming-outsourcing-what-everyone-can-learn-working-different-needs

Moving from Mainstreaming to Outsourcing: What Everyone Can Learn from Working with Different Needs

I run two different camps for kids with different needs, including a resident camp for kids with autism. A concerned parent called to talk about how she wanted her son to be “mainstreamed” in the...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/transgender-youth-role-camps-might-play

Transgender Youth — The Role Camps Might Play

You may be asking yourself, "What does a discussion about transgender individuals have to do with me? Why am I reading this in Camping Magazine?" We've had the conversation about the LGBTQ community...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/out-about-creating-safe-environment-lgbtq-campers-staff

Out and About: Creating a Safe Environment for LGBTQ Campers and Staff

It was June 2006. I had been conducting staff training at a coed camp in the Northeast. I had already spoken to the entire staff about the “real work” of camp, which I see as helping campers use the...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/return-tolerance

A Return to Tolerance

The scuffle was over almost as quickly as it started. The boys were playing a team game, and, as is common with nine-year-old boys, there was a disagreement about the rules. An argument quickly...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/community-parks-revitalization-act

Community Parks Revitalization Act

Overview The Community Parks Revitalization Act will provide matching federal grants for much needed parks and recreation infrastructure. Specifically, the bill would authorize the Department of...

https://www.acacamps.org/americans-disabilities-act-ada-applicability-camps

Americans 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...

https://www.acacamps.org/link/american-association-people-disabilities

American Association of People with Disabilities