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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/resources/designing-your-programs-best-enhance-camp-experience

Designing Your Programs to Best Enhance the Camp Experience

Top Tips for Camps Intentionally select program activities that provide one or more of the youth-development supports (supportive relationships, safety, youth involvement, skill building)....

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/year-round-education-children-youth

Year-Round Education of Children and Youth

American Camp Association Position and Resources Understand the importance of the connection with nature Children and Nature Create positive relationships...

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/article/camping-magazine/role-skill-building

The Role of Skill Building

Building Camps That Care About Kids — Third in a Series of Four Articles Maybe Walt Whitman was on to something. When we think of the very best ways to help young people grow into...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/research-360-quality-vs-outcomes-smackdown

Research 360: The Quality vs. Outcomes Smackdown

If you've been following this blog you know that the Research 360 goal is to build camp evaluation capacity. Thus far I've described what...

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...