https://www.acacamps.org/blog/4-tips-counselors-transition-summer-camp-fall4 Tips for Counselors to Transition from Summer Camp to Fall
The transition from your crazy-busy summer to the fall season can be tough! It's good to remember these 4 tips.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/handling-campers-homesicknessHandling Campers' Homesickness
According to author and psychologist Michael Thompson, PhD, 97 percent of children experience at least some occasional homesick feelings at camp. Considering that statistic, you’ll probably have...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/10-rainy-day-activity-ideas10 Rainy Day Activity Ideas
The fun doesn’t have to stop when it rains! If you’re looking for some ways to spend a rainy day at camp, try these activities out.
https://www.acacamps.org/download/briefing-paper-injury-illness-campsBriefing Paper - Injury and Illness in Camps
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-camp-toolboxHealthy Camp Toolbox
The "Toolbox" provides a variety of resources for addressing health, safety, & mental health issues in camps.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/summer-camp-jobs-why-work-campSummer Camp Jobs: Why Work at a Camp?
Does this describe you or someone you know? You love the outdoors. You love hiking and biking and sailing. And — your good friend says you're great with kids. If you relate to this, then there'...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-campHealthy 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/staff-training-what-do-you-expectStaff Training: What Do You Expect?
Summer camp staff training — what exactly is it? If you take all the ideas and definitions; all the content from years past provided by the American Camp Association (ACA), the health department, and...