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/download/briefing-paper-injury-illness-campsBriefing Paper - Injury and Illness in Camps
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-camp-toolboxHealthy Camp Toolbox
The "Toolbox" provides a variety of resources for addressing health, safety, & mental health issues in camps.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-campHealthy Camp Study Update: Ten Promising Practices of a Healthy Camp
Since the outbreak of H1N1 during the summer of 2009, camps have been diligently updating their health and safety protocols and practices for the management of communicable diseases. By accessing and...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/building-healthy-camp-strategies-workedBuilding a "Healthy Camp": Strategies That Worked!
A Healthy Camp Community Three years ago, the camp community placed a capstone on a significant accomplishment by completing the largest, most comprehensive study of camp-related injuries and...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/crisis-communications-handbook-templates-sample-forms-lettersThe Crisis Communications Handbook Templates and Sample Forms and Letters
Take control of a crisis at your camp with a proven communications system. Take Control: Be prepared for nearly any camp crisis with a strong, comprehensive communications system that...