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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...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/transgender-youth-role-camps-might-play

Transgender Youth — The Role Camps Might Play

You may be asking yourself, "What does a discussion about transgender individuals have to do with me? Why am I reading this in Camping Magazine?" We've had the conversation about the LGBTQ community...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/out-about-creating-safe-environment-lgbtq-campers-staff

Out and About: Creating a Safe Environment for LGBTQ Campers and Staff

It was June 2006. I had been conducting staff training at a coed camp in the Northeast. I had already spoken to the entire staff about the “real work” of camp, which I see as helping campers use the...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/return-tolerance

A Return to Tolerance

The scuffle was over almost as quickly as it started. The boys were playing a team game, and, as is common with nine-year-old boys, there was a disagreement about the rules. An argument quickly...

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Transgender Staff and Anti-Discrimination

The subject of transgender staff at camps is one that is getting a lot of play lately. For those camps that have not yet dealt with a current staff member transitioning or a new...

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Community Parks Revitalization Act

Overview The Community Parks Revitalization Act will provide matching federal grants for much needed parks and recreation infrastructure. Specifically, the bill would authorize the Department of...

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American Association of People with Disabilities

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/behavior-management-works-effective-strategies-campers-special-needs

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/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/managing-difficult-camper-behaviors

Managing Difficult Camper Behaviors

Some kids have behaviors that are difficult to manage, especially during group situations.  If you’re not careful, you’ll find yourself growing irritated, losing, patience, and getting resentful...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/mental-health-issues-camp

Mental Health Issues in Camp

A healthy part of children’s emotional development includes occasional bouts of feeling down or stressed, but how do you know when it’s serious? Depression and anxiety are two of the most common...