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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/board-camp

On Board with Camp

Camp boards — what should they do? How do we train members of a camp board? And how do we recruit good board members? To find the answers, we must first start with governance. Many camps have some...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/snapshot-camper-enrollment-2015

A Snapshot of Camper Enrollment in 2015

After reviewing the results of the 2015 Enrollment Survey, in general, camps had a good year as enrollment continued to rise. The majority of camps reported at least maintaining the same enrollment...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/strategic-planning-moving-ideas-practice

Strategic Planning: Moving Ideas to Practice

Strategic planning, when used properly by a nonprofit organization, will result in a plan of action that moves ideas to practice. Those who have not been a part of strategic planning before might be...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-culture-carriers-what-happens-when-they-age-out

Camp Culture Carriers: What Happens When They Age Out?

Many residential and day camps are experiencing their older and most experienced counselors aging out because they now need full-time employment and can no longer remain at camp for the summer....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/evolving-risks-employment-practices-sexual-harassment-unlawful-discrimination

Evolving Risks — Employment Practices / Sexual Harassment / Unlawful Discrimination

In 2015, there was a sharp increase in the number of calls to the ACA Crisis Hotline about accommodation and inclusion of individuals, both staff and campers, who identify themselves as transgender,...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-podcast-episode-1-national-conference-preview

CampWire Podcast Episode #1 - National Conference Preview

The American Camp Association introduces Episode 1 of the brand new podcast, CampWire. Listen to President/CEO, Tom Rosenberg, preview our National Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-2-research-360-laurie-browne

CampWire Episode #2 — Research 360 with Laurie Browne

Listen to the second episode of CampWire as our Director of Research, Laurie Browne, discusses #Research360 and the future of ACA research.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-3-marketing-media-camp-mike-lang

CampWire Episode #3 — Marketing and Media at Camp with Mike Lang

Listen to the third episode of CampWire as the Director of Marketing from Camp Tecumseh discussing marketing and media at camp.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-4-dan-lee-mississippi-river

CampWire Episode #4 — Dan Lee on the Mississippi River

Dan Lee is paddling the Mississippi River to send kids to accredited camps. ACA had the unique opportunity to interview him while he was paddling and talk about this motivation behind the trip, his...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/expanding-reach-camp-through-schools

Expanding the Reach of Camp through Schools

My oldest child, Jane, once said she wished camp could be all year. Naturally, I asked her why, and she said, “We get to do everything at camp — when we hike in the woods, the camp staff tells...