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/press-room/reprint-articlesArticles Available for Press Reprint
Reprint permission for any of these articles can be obtained by contacting Kaley Amonett, ACA's Editorial Communications Manager. Please...
https://www.acacamps.org/press-room/camp-trends/specialtyCamp Trends: Specialty Camps
Camps are designed in a variety of styles and formats and provide activities that vary to meet many interests. Most camps offer a general program of outdoor activities of hiking, swimming, sports and...
https://www.acacamps.org/press-room/camp-trends/family-campsCamp Trends: Family Camps
Summer camps for children, adults, families, and seniors operate under trained professionals and have volunteer or paid staff to work with their special client groups. Camps may be found in rural,...