https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-campHealthy Camp Study Update: Ten Promising Practices of a Healthy Camp
Since the outbreak of H1N1 during the summer of 2009, camps have been diligently updating their health and safety protocols and practices for the management of communicable diseases. By accessing and...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/tips-about-first-aid-provided-camp-staffTips about First Aid Provided by Camp Staff
There are times when general camp staff respond to injury-illness events. These staff are not the camp's officially designated healthcare providers, but rather the staff who, by happenstance, are...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/bed-bugs-what-every-camp-needs-knowBed Bugs - What Every Camp Needs to Know
Every year, the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline receives calls from camps that have questions about bed bugs.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/lice-tips-campsLice - Tips for Camps
Every year, one of the most common calls to the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline comes from camps who have questions about lice.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/radon-contamination-regulations-applicable-campsRadon Contamination - Regulations Applicable to Camps
Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers 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/resources/communicable-diseases-infestations-tips-campsCommunicable Diseases and Infestations - Tips for Camps
Every year, some of the most common calls received on the ACA Camp Crisis Hotline pertain to communicable diseases and insect infestations. The potential for the spread of communicable diseases...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/protect-your-camp-your-campers-your-staff-unspeakableProtect Your Camp, Your Campers, and Your Staff from the Unspeakable
It’s 6:27 a.m. on a sunny Tuesday morning. There you are, comfortably seated at your desk, ready for another great day, when you are called for assistance by a counselor to the health center. Upon...
https://www.acacamps.org/link/alliance-camp-healthAlliance for Camp Health
Formerly the Association of Camp Nursing.
https://www.acacamps.org/link/occupational-safety-health-administration-oshaOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)