https://www.acacamps.org/resources/staffing-compensation-benefits-reportStaffing, Compensation, and Benefits Report
Each year, the American Camp Association (ACA) surveys its members about specific areas of their camp operations and makes the results available so camps can benchmark their business practices.h
https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/general-guidelines-social-security-numbers-tax-withholding-international-employees-j-1-visasGeneral Guidelines for Social Security Numbers and Tax Withholding for International Employees with J-1 Visas
We have received numerous questions regarding social security numbers and the need for tax withholdings on international staff. While some questions on this topic can be answered clearly, others are...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/fair-labor-standards-act-applicability-campsFair Labor Standards Act - Applicability to Camps
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal,...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/tax-incentives-camps-who-hire-veteransTax Incentives for Camps Who Hire Veterans
In 2001, Congress enacted a new law that amends the Internal Revenue Code. Named the VOW to Hire Heroes Act - it includes tax credits for businesses that hire unemployed veterans. The law...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/evolving-risks-employment-practices-sexual-harassment-unlawful-discriminationEvolving Risks — Employment Practices / Sexual Harassment / Unlawful Discrimination
In 2015, there was a sharp increase in the number of calls to the ACA Crisis Hotline about accommodation and inclusion of individuals, both staff and campers, who identify themselves as transgender,...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/compensating-camp-staff-five-key-issues-consider-setting-your-2019-pay-policiesCompensating Camp Staff: Five Key Issues To Consider In Setting Your 2019 Pay Policies
When it comes to personnel issues, one of the foremost areas of risk for all employers — camps included — is employee compensation.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/new-data-staff-compensation-benefits-how-does-your-camp-compareNew Data on Staff, Compensation, and Benefits: How Does Your Camp Compare?
Here's a snapshot of new data we collected from ACA camps about all things staff-related.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/results-2019-spring-snapshot-surveyResults of the 2019 Spring Snapshot Survey
In the latest Research 360 blog, Director of Research Dr. Laurie Browne shares the results of 2019 Spring Snapshot Survey. The purpose of the survey was to gain insight into summer camp spring...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/key-takeaways-pulse-survey-summer-2022-trends-issuesKey Takeaways from Pulse Survey — Summer 2022 Trends and Issues
The survey asked questions about enrollment and campers, camp staff, and budget and operations.