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https://www.acacamps.org/camp-every-child-traditional-specialty-special-needs

A Camp for Every Child - Traditional, Specialty, and Special Needs?

Understanding the strengths in camp focus may help you make your choice. Traditional Means Wide variety of activities Chance for campers to try new activities Exposure to more campers...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/behavior-management-works-effective-strategies-campers-special-needs

Behavior Management That Works! Effective Strategies for Campers with Special Needs

Managing youth behavior is a challenge for many youth program providers and a significant source of stress for directors and staff who are not prepared. This webinar provides specific strategies for...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/does-your-camp-reinforce-resist-or-relieve-gender-stereotypes

Does Your Camp Reinforce, Resist, or Relieve Gender Stereotypes?

Can you believe that sexist practices and beliefs remain entrenched in camps, even in this day and age? Although we have made great strides over the last decade to eradicate overtly sexist behaviors...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/working-children-special-needs

Working With Children With Special Needs

It is often said by people who mean well that working with children with special needs “requires the patience of a saint.” Not true. What it does require is human compassion — something more of us...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-yofi-family-camp-children-autism

Camp Yofi: A Family Camp for Children with Autism

Camp Ramah Darom, in partnership with Nova Southeastern University, provides an overnight camp experience for children with autism and their families. Based upon Ramah Darom's five-day family camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/creating-camp-narratives-enhance-emotional-growth-hiv-youth

Creating Camp Narratives to Enhance Emotional Growth of HIV+ Youth

Because of the ignorance and stigma which still sadly surrounds HIV, children born with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) experience additional psychosocial stressors beyond those commonly...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/how-can-camps-support-transgender-youth

How Can Camps Support Transgender Youth?

Inclusive summer camp experiences can make a positive impact on transgender children.

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/article/camping-magazine/camp-includes-me-inclusion-fusion-cross-cultural-agility

Camp Includes Me: Inclusion, Fusion, and Cross-Cultural Agility

Color television was invented in the early 1950s, and in the mid-tolate 1960s, my family didn't have one yet. My parents had seven children and were committed to putting us all through private...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-7-inclusion-camp

CampWire Episode #7 - Inclusion at Camp

In the seventh episode of CampWire, ACA's President/CEO Tom Rosenberg talks with Niambi Jaha-Echols about inclusion and cross-cultural agility.