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Camp Is for the Camper

ACA's #1 Best Selling Course and Book! It is imperative that counselors see themselves as role models for campers and act accordingly. Parents place a great deal of trust in camps...

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2022 National Conference Teams

2022 ACA NC Planning Team Dave Thoensen - Conference Chair Tamarak Day Camp Jane Sanborn - Program Chair Sanborn...

https://www.acacamps.org/research/help-camp-research/2023-aca-research-forum

2023 ACA Research Forum

Please consider sharing your camp-related research at the 2023 Camp Research Forum, held in conjunction with the American Camp Association National Conference, February 21-24, in Orlando,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/staff-training-what-do-you-expect

Staff Training: What Do You Expect?

Summer camp staff training — what exactly is it? If you take all the ideas and definitions; all the content from years past provided by the American Camp Association (ACA), the health department, and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/no-reservations-needed-please-be-seated-five-course-staff-training-smorgasbord

No Reservations Needed! Please Be Seated for a Five-Course, Staff-Training Smorgasbord

During the spring of each year, many camp directors are faced with what can seem to be an overwhelming task of planning for staff training. While it is tempting to use the same "recipes" from...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/martin-his-friends-counseling-skills-effect-change-camp

Martin and His Friends: Counseling Skills that Effect Change at Camp

Martin was sitting in the office of the boys' head counselor again. He'd been playing "Ga Ga" when another camper got him out. In what had quickly become an all-tootypical response for nine-year-old...

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2022 National Conference App

We are pleased to be able to offer a mobile app to enhance your experience during the 2022 ACA National Conference. 

https://www.acacamps.org/accreditation-process-workshop-2022-aca-national-conference

Accreditation Process Workshop at the 2022 ACA National Conference

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Note: Registration for the Accreditation Process Workshop must be completed separately from the conference.  Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/fostering-creativity-camp-life

Fostering Creativity at Camp and in Life

An Interview with Scott Barry Kaufman Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD, is scientific director of the Imagination Institute in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/family-conference

A Family Conference

To be able to go to ACA's National Conference and feel so many people focused on the same goals that drive you, a group of people working toward a mission — it encourages so much growth. To be around...