https://www.acacamps.org/resources/criminal-background-checks-issues-resources-campsCriminal Background Checks - Issues and Resources for Camps
ACA believes that camps should utilize multifaceted screening and hiring programs and support practices appropriate to the clientele, staffing, supervision, and program consideration of each camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/download/criminal-background-checks-background-information-guidance-campsCriminal Background Checks Background Information and Guidance for Camps
https://www.acacamps.org/news/news/child-protection-improvements-act-passedChild 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/blog/outside-camp-customers-inside-camp-customersOutside Camp Customers and Inside Camp Customers
Camp owners always remember their outside customers (camp parents and campers), but inside customers (camp staff) are just as important.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/make-copies-or-make-difference-camp-real-jobMake Copies or Make a Difference? Camp Is a Real Job
There has never been a better time to work at camp!
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/expect-more-your-leadership-team-encourage-them-expect-more-youExpect More from Your Leadership Team (and Encourage Them to Expect More from You)
This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses why you should expect more from your summer camp leadership team and how to encourage them to expect more from you.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/three-different-roads-led-working-campThree Different Roads That Led to Working at Camp
Working at summer camp helps young adults learn skills that will be valuable in their future careers, including leadership, communication, and more.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/signing-dotted-line-commitment-two-way-streetSigning 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...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/take-time-hug-your-staff-summerTake Time to "Hug" Your Staff This Summer
As the summer of 2018 is getting underway, it is evident that this has been another challenging hiring season for many of you. It is likely there are camps out there still looking to hire for a few...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/process-interviewing-prospective-staffThe Process of Interviewing Prospective Staff
The interview process for summer camp jobs can help weed out prospective staff who won't meet expectations.