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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/building-community-one-rock-time

Building 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/protect-your-camp-your-campers-your-staff-unspeakable

Protect Your Camp, Your Campers, and Your Staff from the Unspeakable

It’s 6:27 a.m. on a sunny Tuesday morning. There you are, comfortably seated at your desk, ready for another great day, when you are called for assistance by a counselor to the health center. Upon...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/power-inspiring-visual-arts-program

The 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/article/camping-magazine/counselors-campers-action

Counselors, Campers, Action!

Everyone is taking photos today! As counselors, you can offer your campers creative ideas for capturing the treasured moments of their summer of fun at camp. Preparing to Shoot — Staff...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/crafts-help-campers-develop-skills

Crafts Help Campers Develop Skills

In honor of National Craft Month in March, Amy Liikala shares her camp crafting memories and what skills she learned from crafting at camp.  When you think back to your own youth...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/health-screening-has-evolved-does-your-practice-reflect

Health Screening Has Evolved: Does Your Practice Reflect That?

Health screening, a practice typical to most camps' opening day process, has undergone an evolution. Granted, some changes were kick-started by our COVID-19 experience but, like...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/lice-tips-camps

Lice - Tips for Camps

Every year, one of the most common calls to the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline comes from camps who have questions about lice. 

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/tips-lyme-disease-prevention-camp

Tips for Lyme Disease Prevention at Camp

As staffers, parents and kids prepare for another memorable summer at camp, there is one important detail that must not escape our attention - doing everything possible to ensure that children are...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/communicable-diseases-infestations-tips-camps

Communicable Diseases and Infestations - Tips for Camps

Every year, some of the most common calls received on the ACA Camp Crisis Hotline pertain to communicable diseases and insect infestations.  The potential for the spread of communicable diseases...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/bed-bugs-what-every-camp-needs-know

Bed Bugs - What Every Camp Needs to Know

Every year, the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline receives calls from camps that have questions about bed bugs.