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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/horseback-riding-program-resources-instructor-certifications

Horseback Riding Program Resources/Instructor Certifications

The following organizations provide training and certification for horseback riding programs. Contact information and course titles are provided for your convenience. If you have a question about an...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/adventure-challenge-program-resources

Adventure/Challenge Program Resources

The following organizations provide training and certification for challenge/adventure course supervisors and staff.

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/designing-your-programs-best-enhance-camp-experience

Designing Your Programs to Best Enhance the Camp Experience

Top Tips for Camps Intentionally select program activities that provide one or more of the youth-development supports (supportive relationships, safety, youth involvement, skill building)....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/important-information-regarding-revisions-aca-standards

Important Information Regarding Revisions to the ACA Standards

A key role of the American Camp Association's National Standards Commission (NSC) is to regularly review and update (as needed) the ACA standards. Standards Revisions After an 18-month process...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/year-round-education-children-youth

Year-Round Education of Children and Youth

American Camp Association Position and Resources Understand the importance of the connection with nature Children and Nature Create positive relationships...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/instructor-update-course

Instructor Update Course

This course serves as a review of standards revisions and changes for currently certified instructors and associate instructors. Curriculum links contains the notes view of the PowerPoint slide deck...

https://www.acacamps.org/download/criminal-background-checks-background-information-guidance-camps

Criminal Background Checks Background Information and Guidance for Camps

https://www.acacamps.org/accreditation-process-workshop-2022-aca-national-conference

Accreditation Process Workshop at the 2022 ACA National Conference

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Note: Registration for the Accreditation Process Workshop must be completed separately from the conference.  Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/role-skill-building

The Role of Skill Building

Building Camps That Care About Kids — Third in a Series of Four Articles Maybe Walt Whitman was on to something. When we think of the very best ways to help young people grow into...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/research-360-quality-vs-outcomes-smackdown

Research 360: The Quality vs. Outcomes Smackdown

If you've been following this blog you know that the Research 360 goal is to build camp evaluation capacity. Thus far I've described what...