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/risk-management-orient-health-center-staffRisk Management: Orient Health Center Staff
Everyone knows that camp staff need orientation to effectively do their job. Why, then, do health center staff often report that they don’t get any? The team hired for your health center certainly...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/how-culture-sensitive-are-your-camp-health-servicesHow Culture-sensitive Are Your Camp Health Services?
Campers and staff come from a variety of backgrounds. An urban-savvy camper becomes the bunkmate to a youth raised on a rural farm; two girls — one from a small mountain village and the other from a...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/epinephrine-auto-injectors-accessibility-laws-campsEpinephrine Auto-Injectors Accessibility Laws and Camps
Updated August 2018 Childhood allergies are on the rise. According to research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, twenty-five percent of children have...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-podcast-episode-1-national-conference-previewCampWire 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-browneCampWire 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-langCampWire 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-riverCampWire 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/locating-working-effectively-supervising-physician-nurse-practitionerLocating and Working Effectively with a Supervising Physician/Nurse Practitioner
Camp professionals are well aware of the critical need to have a medical professional associated with the camp's health services. This professional typically provides direction when questions arise...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-5-outdoor-education-school-groups-tim-streetCampWire Episode #5 — Outdoor Education and School Groups with Tim Street
In the fifth episode of CampWire, Sam talks with Tim Street from Bradford Woods in Indiana about school groups and outdoor education at camp.