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My Child Has Special Needs

Articles Camp for All: A Special Place for Special People Camp Greentop's Adventure Camp Children...

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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...

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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...

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American Association of People with Disabilities

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Behavior Management That Works! Effective Strategies for Campers with Special Needs

Managing youth behavior is a challenge for many youth program providers and a significant source of stress for directors and staff who are not prepared. This webinar provides specific strategies for...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-all-special-place-special-people

Camp for All: A Special Place for Special People

"Dear Mom and Dad, I’m having a great time at camp," writes twelve-year-old Michael. "Today, I rode a horse for the first time. I thought it would be scary, but it was loads of fun. Tonight I’m going...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-greentops-adventure-camp-we-aint-no-rudypoos

Camp Greentop's Adventure Camp: We Ain't No Rudypoo's

"I'm a survivor, I'm going to make it; I'm going to work hard; I'm not going to give up. I'm a survivor, I'm going to make it. . . ." The music from this popular song played in the background as...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/children-cancer-positive-benefits-camp

Children with Cancer: Positive Benefits of Camp

Since childhood cancer has evolved from an inevitably fatal illness to a life-threatening chronic disease, children with cancer receive many positive benefits by participating in a camp experience....

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Working With Children With Special Needs

It is often said by people who mean well that working with children with special needs “requires the patience of a saint.” Not true. What it does require is human compassion — something more of us...

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...