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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/link/american-association-people-disabilities

American Association of People with Disabilities

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/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/managing-difficult-camper-behaviors

Managing Difficult Camper Behaviors

Some kids have behaviors that are difficult to manage, especially during group situations.  If you’re not careful, you’ll find yourself growing irritated, losing, patience, and getting resentful...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/mental-health-issues-camp

Mental Health Issues in Camp

A healthy part of children’s emotional development includes occasional bouts of feeling down or stressed, but how do you know when it’s serious? Depression and anxiety are two of the most common...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-all-special-place-special-people

Camp for All: A Special Place for Special People

"Dear Mom and Dad, I’m having a great time at camp," writes twelve-year-old Michael. "Today, I rode a horse for the first time. I thought it would be scary, but it was loads of fun. Tonight I’m going...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/how-culture-sensitive-are-your-camp-health-services

How Culture-sensitive Are Your Camp Health Services?

Campers and staff come from a variety of backgrounds. An urban-savvy camper becomes the bunkmate to a youth raised on a rural farm; two girls — one from a small mountain village and the other from a...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-greentops-adventure-camp-we-aint-no-rudypoos

Camp Greentop's Adventure Camp: We Ain't No Rudypoo's

"I'm a survivor, I'm going to make it; I'm going to work hard; I'm not going to give up. I'm a survivor, I'm going to make it. . . ." The music from this popular song played in the background as...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/children-cancer-positive-benefits-camp

Children with Cancer: Positive Benefits of Camp

Since childhood cancer has evolved from an inevitably fatal illness to a life-threatening chronic disease, children with cancer receive many positive benefits by participating in a camp experience....

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...