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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/international-staff-best-practices-j-1-participants

International Staff - Best Practices for J-1 Participants

Get information about BridgeUSA J-1 Visa Camp Counselor and Summer Work Travel Programs, as well best practices and resources for international camp staff and camp cultural exchange.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/individuals-who-identify-gender-non-conforming

Individuals Who Identify as Gender Non-Conforming

This year, and for the past three years, the Hotline Team has seen a sharp increase in the number of calls regarding the issues of inclusion and accommodation of people who identify as trans,...

https://www.acacamps.org/link/outdoor-afro

Outdoor Afro

https://www.acacamps.org/book/multiculturalism-camps-youth-programs-how-us-them-became-just-us

Multiculturalism in Camps and Youth Programs: How Us and Them Became Just Us

Culture affects our politics, relationships, how we spend and save our money, our leisure pursuits, what we eat and drink, our expectations for children, and how we approach work in our lives, to...

https://www.acacamps.org/link/respect-summer-camp-essential

Respect Is a Summer Camp Essential

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/there-camp-movement-china

Is There a Camp Movement in China?

China is interested in American summer camps. This should not be a surprise to anyone who has seen the increasing numbers of Chinese attending the American Camp Association or Tri-State conferences....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/challenges-chinese-camp-education

The Challenges of Chinese Camp Education

In the summer of 2015, we partnered with a talented group of Chinese educators called Initiate Development for Education and Service (IDEAS) to operate a resident camp and a day camp in China. The...