https://www.acacamps.org/resources/directions-youth-development-outcomes-camp-experienceDirections: Youth Development Outcomes of the Camp Experience
Research done to determine the outcomes of the camp experience as expressed by parents and children.
https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/benefits-campBenefits of Camp
Camp helps children grow by providing a supervised, positive environment that has safety as a primary commitment.
https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/benefits-camp/case-campThe Case for Camp
The American Camp Association® (ACA) believes the organized camp experience is a vital component in the development and education of the whole child. ACA supports year-round educational opportunities...
https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/benefits-camp/value-campThe Value of Camp
Results confirmed that camps build skills necessary to prepare campers to assume roles as successful adults.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/aca-camp-business-operations-reportACA Camp Business Operations Report
Access the most recent budget and finance data for camps.
https://www.acacamps.org/download/camp2grow-youth-leadership-environmental-stewardship-program-impact-reportCamp2Grow Youth Leadership and Environmental Stewardship Program Impact Report
https://www.acacamps.org/download/briefing-paper-adjustment-separation-campBriefing Paper - Adjustment to Separation and Camp
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/staffing-compensation-benefits-reportStaffing, Compensation, and Benefits Report
Each year, the American Camp Association (ACA) surveys its members about specific areas of their camp operations and makes the results available so camps can benchmark their business practices.h
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camp-sites-facilities-programs-reportCamp Sites, Facilities, and Programs Report
The ACA Camp Sites, Facilities, and Programs Report: 2020 is an invaluable resource for camps interested in examining their business operations around programs, grounds, and...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/aca-research-forumACA Research Forum
The ACA Research Forum is an opportunity for researchers and camp professionals to share and discuss new research related to campers, camp staff, camp programs, and a wide variety of other camp-...