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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,...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/critical-things-staff-need-know-about-bullying-prevention

Critical Things Staff Need to Know about Bullying Prevention

Bullying is here to stay in summer camp and this course is designed to help you be prepared and ready to act this summer as well as between the seasons. Bullying can happen in 4 ways: physical,...

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/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/article/camping-magazine/strategies-managing-risks-food-contamination-communicable-disease-camp

Strategies for Managing the Risks of Food Contamination and Communicable Disease at Camp

It is easy to become casual about food preparation and food safety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, each year one in six Americans, roughly 48 million...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/bullying-behavior-boys-what-do-about-it

Bullying Behavior in Boys . . . And What to Do About It

Ty, an eleven-year-old returning camper, is sitting on the porch of your cabin. You have brought him out away from the other boys, just as you were trained to do, because he has been relentlessly...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-camp

Healthy 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/eyes-bullying-what-you-can-do-prevent-stop-bullying-camp

Eyes on Bullying: What YOU Can Do to Prevent and Stop Bullying at Camp

"People don't understand. Those three weeks hurt more than any punch in the face could hurt. It took my breath away, and my whole self-confidence." — Will, a camper Have you ever been...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/girls-camp-overcoming-relational-aggression

Girls at Camp: Overcoming Relational Aggression

Author's note: The names and certain identifying characteristics of the campers on which this article is based have been changed to protect their privacy. The resulting thoughts...