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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/hantavirus-pulmonary-syndrome-hps

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)

Hantaviruses are a group of viruses that may be carried by some rodents. Some hantaviruses can cause a rare but deadly disease called hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. The disease is called HPS. ...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/scabies

Scabies

Every year, the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline receives calls from camps that have questions about scabies. Either they have detected scabies on a camper or staffer, or they are...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/ticks-what-all-camps-need-know

Ticks - What All Camps Need to Know

Ticks are small spiderlike arachnids that bite to fasten themselves onto the skin and feed on blood. Ticks live in the fur and feathers of many birds and animals. Tick bites occur most often during...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/legionnaires-disease-pontiac-fever

Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever

Legionnaires' disease is a serious, sometimes fatal form of pneumonia. Pontiac Fever is a less serious influenza-like infection. Together they are the two most common forms of legionellosis...

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/aca-accreditation-valuable-marketing-tools

ACA Accreditation: Valuable Marketing Tools

Share the message. Tell the parents and the public about your camp's accreditation. The following resources help you promote your accreditation through proper logo use, press releases, announcements...

https://www.acacamps.org/program-overview-accreditation

Program Overview of Accreditation

Overview of Standards and Accreditation  For 50 years the accreditation process has grown to keep pace with changes in the camp industry, expectations of the public, and the challenges of...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/measles-information-camps

Measles - Information for Camps

Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. Here some top tips for camps.

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/avian-influenza-h5n1-bird-flu

Avian Influenza (H5N1-Bird Flu)

Avian influenza (also known as "H5N1" and "bird flu") is an infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virus. The infection can cause a wide spectrum of symptoms in birds,...