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Camp Is for the Camper

ACA's #1 Best Selling Course and Book! It is imperative that counselors see themselves as role models for campers and act accordingly. Parents place a great deal of trust in camps...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/staff-training-what-do-you-expect

Staff 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...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/no-reservations-needed-please-be-seated-five-course-staff-training-smorgasbord

No Reservations Needed! Please Be Seated for a Five-Course, Staff-Training Smorgasbord

During the spring of each year, many camp directors are faced with what can seem to be an overwhelming task of planning for staff training. While it is tempting to use the same "recipes" from...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/martin-his-friends-counseling-skills-effect-change-camp

Martin and His Friends: Counseling Skills that Effect Change at Camp

Martin was sitting in the office of the boys' head counselor again. He'd been playing "Ga Ga" when another camper got him out. In what had quickly become an all-tootypical response for nine-year-old...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-podcast-episode-1-national-conference-preview

CampWire Podcast Episode #1 - National Conference Preview

The American Camp Association introduces Episode 1 of the brand new podcast, CampWire. Listen to President/CEO, Tom Rosenberg, preview our National Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-2-research-360-laurie-browne

CampWire Episode #2 — Research 360 with Laurie Browne

Listen to the second episode of CampWire as our Director of Research, Laurie Browne, discusses #Research360 and the future of ACA research.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-3-marketing-media-camp-mike-lang

CampWire Episode #3 — Marketing and Media at Camp with Mike Lang

Listen to the third episode of CampWire as the Director of Marketing from Camp Tecumseh discussing marketing and media at camp.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/tips-calming-down-overwhelmed-camp-counselors

Tips for Calming Down Overwhelmed Camp Counselors

“It’s hot.” “I’m tired.” “My campers are crazy.” “My co-counselor is not pulling his/her own weight.” “I am just not sure I have enough left in my tank to finish the summer.” All of these are...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-4-dan-lee-mississippi-river

CampWire Episode #4 — Dan Lee on the Mississippi River

Dan Lee is paddling the Mississippi River to send kids to accredited camps. ACA had the unique opportunity to interview him while he was paddling and talk about this motivation behind the trip, his...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-5-outdoor-education-school-groups-tim-street

CampWire Episode #5 — Outdoor Education and School Groups with Tim Street

In the fifth episode of CampWire, Sam talks with Tim Street from Bradford Woods in Indiana about school groups and outdoor education at camp.