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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/link/us-department-agriculture-summer-food-service-program

U.S. Department of Agriculture - Summer Food Service Program

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/pool-spa-safety-federal-laws-applicable-camps

Pool and Spa Safety - Federal Laws Applicable to Camps

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (VGB) promotes the safe use of pools, spas and hot tubs. The act imposes mandatory federal...

https://www.acacamps.org/link/environmental-protection-agency-lead-based-paint-resources

Environmental Protection Agency - Lead-based Paint Resources

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/lead-contamination-laws-regulations-applicable-camps

Lead Contamination - Laws and Regulations Applicable to Camps

Lead Laws and Regulations Many of the laws and regulations related to the hazards of lead are state and local.  However, there are a number of federal laws related to lead. These laws...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/radon-contamination-regulations-applicable-camps

Radon Contamination - Regulations Applicable to Camps

Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and an important national public health issue.  If your camp has buildings, you should be familiar with the issues related to radon...

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/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...