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https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/benefits-camp

Benefits 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-camp

The 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-camp

The 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-camps

Briefing Paper - Injury and Illness in Camps

https://www.acacamps.org/download/healthy-camp-study-impact-report

Healthy Camp Study Impact Report

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-camp-toolbox

Healthy 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-camp

Healthy 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-worked

Building 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/link/american-red-cross

American Red Cross

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/crisis-communications-handbook-templates-sample-forms-letters

The 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...