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https://www.acacamps.org/conference/keynote-speakers

Keynote Speakers and General Session Info for the 2024 National Conference

  Alyssa Gallagher — Tuesday, February 6 Alyssa Gallagher is a master practitioner for The Wiseman Group and the head of BTS Spark, North America, a nonprofit focused on...

https://www.acacamps.org/conference/teams

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/conference/call-for-proposals

Call for Session Proposals at the 2024 National Conference

The 2024 conference CFP site is now closed.  Thank you to all who submitted.  All submitters will receive email notification of the program team's decision...

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

2024 ACA Research Forum

The 2024 Camp Research Forum will be held in conjunction with the American Camp Association National Conference, February 13-16, in New Orleans, LA.

https://www.acacamps.org/beware-pirate-housing

Beware Pirate Housing!

ACA National Conference and Exhibits We would like to make you aware of a situation that has been brought to our attention.  There are companies using various names who have been...

https://www.acacamps.org/conference/program-preview

Program Preview: 2024 National Conference

NOTE: The Program - Session Grid shows the educational sessions that are offered. For a full listing of other conference events, view the Schedule at a...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/year-round-education-children-youth

Year-Round Education of Children and Youth

American Camp Association Position and Resources Understand the importance of the connection with nature Children and Nature Create positive relationships...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/designing-your-programs-best-enhance-camp-experience

Designing Your Programs to Best Enhance the Camp Experience

Top Tips for Camps Intentionally select program activities that provide one or more of the youth-development supports (supportive relationships, safety, youth involvement, skill building)....

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/role-skill-building

The Role of Skill Building

Building Camps That Care About Kids — Third in a Series of Four Articles Maybe Walt Whitman was on to something. When we think of the very best ways to help young people grow into...