https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/building-community-one-rock-timeBuilding a Community: One Rock at a Time
Imagine taking a prospective family on a tour of your wholesome, backto- nature camp. You lead them down a dirt path, over a log bridge, and along the lake's edge on a route that also includes a...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/power-inspiring-visual-arts-programThe Power of an Inspiring Visual Arts Program
Picture ziti pasta shells strung into a necklace with yarn or glued onto flimsy paper. Think back to dried leaves and flowers cracking and falling off of cardboard squares, or paint peeling off of...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-17-why-it-matters-research-updateCampWire Episode #17 - Why It Matters: A Research Update
Listen to ACA's Director of Research update us on where we are with the 5-year Impact Study, and she discusses why this matters for the camp community.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-18-inclusion-campCampWire Episode #18 - Inclusion at Camp
Listen to this informative discussion about inclusion at camp. Niambi Jaha-Echols, Roberto Gil Jr., and Chad Nico Hiu give tips on how to introduce inclusion into camp culture and how to fuse it into...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-185-hiking-across-country-campCampWire Episode #18.5 - Hiking Across the Country for Camp
In this special, short episode of CampWire, Sam talked with Meghan Colon who is thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money for ACA's Send a Child to Camp fund.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-19-empatico-connecting-camps-around-worldCampWire Episode #19 - Empatico: Connecting Camps Around the World
George Khalaf is the executive director of Empatico - a new business partner of the American Camp Association. In this episode...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-9-camp-resarch-laurie-browne-jim-sibthorpCampWire Episode #9 - Camp Resarch with Laurie Browne and Jim Sibthorp
In the ninth episode of CampWire, ACA's director of research Laurie Browne talks with another researcher, and longtime camp friend, Jim Sibthorp about ACA's 5-year research study.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-10-staff-training-michael-brandweinCampWire Episode #10 - Staff Training with Michael Brandwein
The ACA professional development team interviews Michael Brandwein for the 10th episode of CampWire. Get some great staff training tips as the summer season begins.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-12-introducing-new-coo-henry-dehart-camp-moves-me-2018CampWire Episode #12 - Introducing New COO Henry DeHart + Camp Moves Me 2018
Sam spoke with ACA's new Chief Operating Officer, Henry DeHart, about his background and what he looks forward to in his new role.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-13-all-things-accreditationCampWire Episode #13 - All Things Accreditation
In the 13th episode of CampWire, Sam spoke with ACA's Director of Accreditation Rhonda Mickelson about the recent update to ACA's standards program.