https://www.acacamps.org/resources/research-column-manuscript-requirementsResearch Column Manuscript Requirements
Academic research articles must contain information useful to camp professionals. All manuscripts must be the original work of the author and not currently under review elsewhere or previously...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/frequently-asked-questions-about-aca-youth-outcomes-batteryFrequently Asked Questions about the ACA Youth Outcomes Battery
Why Were These Tools Constructed? Many camp professionals are faced with the challenge of proving that they meet their program goals. The following tools — designed with camp professionals in mind...
https://www.acacamps.org/research/help-camp-research/research-evaluation-advisory-committeeResearch and Evaluation Advisory Committee
The Research and Evaluation Advisory Committee (REAC) has the charge to "advise and support the research and evaluation functions of the Association as it serves to develop and enhance knowledge...
https://www.acacamps.org/research/help-camp-research/bios-research-evaluation-advisory-committeeMembers of the Research and Evaluation Advisory Committee
The Research and Evaluation Advisory Committee (REAC) has the charge to "advise and support the research function of the Association as it serves to develop and enhance knowledge generation and...
https://www.acacamps.org/research/help-camp-research/aca-research-forum2024 ACA Research Forum
The 2024 Camp Research Forum will be held in conjunction with the American Camp Association National Conference, February 13-16, in New Orleans, LA.
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,...
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/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