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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/how-start-camp

How to Start A Camp

We're happy you care about the successful development of children. Let us help!

https://www.acacamps.org/download/camp-safety-public-policy-position

Camp Safety - Public Policy Position

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/severe-weather-season-now-year-round-preparing-your-camp

Severe Weather Season Is Now Year-Round - Preparing Your Camp

Severe weather can occur during any time of the year. Hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, wild fires, floods, etc. are in the news throughout the year.  In preparation, the American Camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/aca-public-policy-legislative-information-advocacy

ACA Public Policy - Legislative Information and Advocacy

In order to move forward the mission and public policy agenda of ACA, the public policy team is working on a number of initiatives related to federal laws and regulations. 

https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/regulatory-information-advocacy

Regulatory Information and Advocacy

The majority of laws and regulations that are applicable to camps are governed by state and local entities. However, there are a number of federal regulations that do apply. 

https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/issues-education-information

Issues - Education and Information

Child Safety and Protection Children and Nutrition - Summer Food Service Program of the USDA...

https://www.acacamps.org/about/public-policy/acas-public-policy-collaborators

ACA's Public Policy Collaborators

The American Camp Association partners with other organizations with a complementary mission to move forward our public policy agenda.  

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/health-care-reform-impact-camps-employers

Health Care Reform - Impact on Camps as Employers

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (HCERA) were signed into law in 2009 and 2010 respectively. Included in these new “health...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/laws-regulations-affecting-your-camp

Laws and Regulations Affecting Your Camp

Federal, State, County, Municipal Regulations and Taxes There are a number of regulations and taxes that apply to the camp industry. These will vary by state or local governmental bodies. It may...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-kids-outdoors-act

Healthy Kids Outdoors Act

The Issues Today’s youth are experiencing less free and unstructured outdoor playtime in nature than previous generations — devoting an average of just four to seven minutes a day in unstructured...