https://www.acacamps.org/resources/bed-bugs-what-every-camp-needs-knowBed Bugs - What Every Camp Needs to Know
Every year, the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline receives calls from camps that have questions about bed bugs.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/lice-tips-campsLice - Tips for Camps
Every year, one of the most common calls to the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline comes from camps who have questions about lice.
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/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/because-campBecause of Camp
Because of Camp...® so much is possible. At summer camp, children learn real life skills, develop self-esteem, and gain a sense of independence and community.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/communicable-diseases-infestations-tips-campsCommunicable Diseases and Infestations - Tips for Camps
Every year, some of the most common calls received on the ACA Camp Crisis Hotline pertain to communicable diseases and insect infestations. The potential for the spread of communicable diseases...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/parents/no-greater-gift-grandmothers-storyNo Greater Gift: A Grandmother’s Story
Last summer, my husband and I were designated to pick our grandson Corbin up at the end of his two weeks at Green River Preserve in North Carolina. We literally spent eight hours in the car with...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/parents/what-i-did-my-summer-vacationWhat I Did on My Summer Vacation
If you were looking for me in the middle of August, you wouldn’t have had a banana’s chance at a gorilla convention of finding me. I was incommunicado, far beyond any cell phone reception or Internet...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/parents/long-lasting-benefits-campThe Long-Lasting Benefits of Camp
Camp has become a part of the fabric of America — conjuring special memories of hiking, swimming, friendships, and adventure for generations. When children go to camp, they’ll likely come home...