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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/2011-eleanor-eells-award-winners-leaders-program-excellence

2011 Eleanor Eells Award Winners: Leaders in Program Excellence

From biking programs to therapeutic camping programs, the 2011 Eleanor Eells Award winners certainly lived up to the criteria of “program excellence.” ACA interviewed the directors at each award-...

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

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...