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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/program-outcomes-resident-camp-youth-serious-illnesses-disabilities-life-challenges

Program Outcomes at a Resident Camp for Youth with Serious Illnesses, Disabilities, and Life Challenges

In 2005, the American Camp Association (ACA) published the first large-scale national research project assessing the youth development outcomes of children who attend day and resident camps in the...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/how-kids-autism-can-have-successful-camp-experience

How Kids with Autism Can Have a Successful Camp Experience

In honor of #AutismAwarenessMonth, Addie Angelov, PhD, and Pamela Wright, EdD, discuss how to set up a successful camp experience for children with autism. Sending your child to camp for...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/training-social-justice-camp-staff

Training for Social Justice with Camp Staff

How do camps incorporate social justice into staff training programs? Five passionate, experienced, and insightful camp leaders discuss their professional and personal development as social justice...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/campculturalexchange

#CAMPCULTURALEXCHANGE

It's ironic that I've spent this fall encouraging Americans to advocate for the White House not to drastically reduce or eliminate J-1 visas for camp cultural exchange programs while also keynoting...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/diversity-inclusion-camp-setting

Diversity and Inclusion in the Camp Setting

Diversity and inclusion: two words thrown around in polite, and not-so-polite, conversations in the workplace, schools, and halls of government. But what do they mean? 

https://www.acacamps.org/download/lgbtq-community-resources

LGBTQ Community Resources

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/trans-two-next-level

Trans Two: The Next Level

Camps have had exposure to learning more about serving transgender campers and staff, but what happens when you still face questions and challenges in this developing topic? This session will go...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/why-do-young-people-work-special-needs-camps

Why Do Young People Work at Special Needs Camps?

When I first met Ed, I did not notice that he had no legs. He sat straight up in a wheelchair with long pants that hung down over the edge. I did not, at the time, find the absence of shoes or...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/horses-wilderness-meeting-needs-youth-risk

Horses and the Wilderness: Meeting the Needs of Youth at Risk

The staff at Kamp Kessa, an adventure education and treatment program utilizing horses and the wilderness for youth who are considered at-risk and who have special needs in Frankfort, Kentucky, are...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-includes-me-where-do-we-go-here

Camp Includes Me: Where Do We Go From Here?

This feature article is the first of an ongoing series of articles in Camping Magazine that will focus on inclusion, diversity, and cross-cultural agility to share in our...