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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/article/camping-magazine/child-sexual-abuse-prevention-critical-role-parents

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Critical Role of Parents

Hypothesis: "The fight against child molesters begins by parents teaching their children." The Problem Sexual abuse of children and youth remains an insidious concern in American society....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/child-sexual-abuse-liability-issues-revisited

Child Sexual Abuse: Liability Issues Revisited

Introduction We and others have written previously for the American Camp Association (ACA) on matters pertaining to child sexual abuse and neglect. As long as even one child is the victim of abuse...

https://www.acacamps.org/download/criminal-background-checks-background-information-guidance-camps

Criminal Background Checks Background Information and Guidance for Camps

https://www.acacamps.org/news/news/child-protection-improvements-act-passed

Child Protection Improvements Act - Passed!

Updated on March 28, 2018 On Friday, March 23, President Trump signed the omnibus spending package, which included provisions for the Child Protection...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/partner-online-course/gan-israel-making-camp-safe-prevent-child-abuse

Gan Israel - Making Camp Safe - Prevent Child Abuse

Making Camp Safe - Prevent Child Abuse (1 Hour) We need to take the fear out of this topic and present clear guidelines to ensure you understand your legal responsibilities as...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/meeting-minds-camp-directors-higher-ed-college-students

A Meeting of the Minds: Camp Directors, Higher Ed, and College Students

Camps need staff to run their programs; colleges/universities have various requirements for students regarding coursework and internships; and students are usually pulled between what they want to do...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/yes-only-means-yes-until-something-better-comes-along-making-camp-best-offer-gen-z-staff

Yes Only Means Yes Until Something Better Comes Along: Making Camp the Best Offer for Gen Z Staff

Staff sign a contract, then inform you the week before camp begins that they won’t be coming after all. Or staff commit to working the entire season only to tell (not ask!) you they are leaving for...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/project-real-job-moving-forward-together

Project Real Job — Moving Forward Together

In the early ’80s, I graduated from high school and made a simple but life-changing decision. It was May and I hadn’t yet made plans for the summer. My mom encouraged me to call my former camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/signing-dotted-line-commitment-two-way-street

Signing on the Dotted Line: Commitment Is a Two-Way Street

Congratulations! You committed to working at camp this summer, and the director and/or team who hired you have been anticipating your arrival since you signed on the dotted line! It is completely...