https://www.acacamps.org/download/camp-safety-public-policy-positionCamp Safety - Public Policy Position
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/severe-weather-season-now-year-round-preparing-your-campSevere 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-advocacyACA 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-advocacyRegulatory 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/about/public-policy/acas-public-policy-collaboratorsACA'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-employersHealth 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/events-education/online-learning/online-course/critical-things-staff-need-know-about-bullying-preventionCritical Things Staff Need to Know about Bullying Prevention
Bullying is here to stay in summer camp and this course is designed to help you be prepared and ready to act this summer as well as between the seasons. Bullying can happen in 4 ways: physical,...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/child-sexual-abuse-prevention-critical-role-parentsChild Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Critical Role of Parents
Hypothesis: "The fight against child molesters begins by parents teaching their children." The Problem Sexual abuse of children and youth remains an insidious concern in American society....
https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/child-sexual-abuse-liability-issues-revisitedChild Sexual Abuse: Liability Issues Revisited
Introduction We and others have written previously for the American Camp Association (ACA) on matters pertaining to child sexual abuse and neglect. As long as even one child is the victim of abuse...