https://www.acacamps.org/download/camp-safety-public-policy-positionCamp Safety - Public Policy Position
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camp-program-quality-assessment-c-pqaCamp Program Quality Assessment (C-PQA)
Camp Program Quality Assessment (CPQA) (short form) For camps interested in taking a "baby step" toward assessing the quality of their programs and their contribution to youth development, the...
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/2022-staff-training-issue-camping-magazine2022 Staff Training Issue of Camping Magazine
Each year, the May/June issue of Camping Magazine is devoted to staff training — perfect for Staff Orientation!
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/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?