https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/recruiting-interviewing-hiring-ensure-best-bestRecruiting, Interviewing, and Hiring to Ensure the Best of the Best
Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring staff is the most important part of your job as a camp director. It is the single most time-consuming and, at times, tedious task you will undertake. However,...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/truth-consequences-interviewing-skills-camp-professionalsTruth and Consequences: Interviewing Skills for Camp Professionals
Raymond (not his real name) is an experienced camp director on the East Coast. When it comes to interviewing staff, Raymond feels especially confident about his ability to "sniff out the good ones."...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/general-guidelines-social-security-numbers-tax-withholding-international-employees-j-1-visasGeneral Guidelines for Social Security Numbers and Tax Withholding for International Employees with J-1 Visas
We have received numerous questions regarding social security numbers and the need for tax withholdings on international staff. While some questions on this topic can be answered clearly, others are...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/job-descriptionsJob Description Samples
ACA job sample job descriptions are here to make your work easier.
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/certificate-course/entry-level-program-staff-certificateEntry-Level Program Staff Certificate
Want to work with young people in a camp, afterschool, summer enrichment programs, or other community-based youth settings but lack experience?
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/reflections-hiring-camp-staffReflections on Hiring Camp Staff
Hiring young women and men who are prepared to put campers' needs before their own is by far the most important thing I do each year. With year-round programs offering short-term residential...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/severe-weather-season-year-round-preparing-your-campSevere Weather Season Is 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.