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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/place-share-your-label-embrace-giver

A Place to Share: Your Label to Embrace: Giver

In life we are accustomed to being categorized by type. Some categories are obvious: men and women, children and adults. Other categories are not as obvious but just as defining: Republicans and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/20-20-toolbox-scholarship-fundraising-outreach-strategies-all-camps

20/20 Toolbox: Scholarship, Fundraising, and Outreach Strategies for All Camps

As camp operators, we are keenly aware that when kids go to camp, they make positive gains in self-reliance, independence, communication, and self-esteem. Unplugged from the constant electronic buzz...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/20-20-toolbox-american-camp-association-your-camps-nonprofit-partner

20/20 Toolbox: The American Camp Association as Your Camp’s Nonprofit Partner

For many camps, the benefits of partnering with an existing nonprofit for the purpose of scholarship fundraising far outweigh the extensive challenges of starting their own nonprofit. If your camp is...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/20-20-toolbox-mixing-nonprofit-profit

20/20 Toolbox: Mixing the Nonprofit with the For Profit

Soon after we assumed the ownership of Camp Mont Shenandoah in 1996, my husband, Jay, and I were interested in establishing a scholarship program for our campers. We were clueless, however, as to how...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/where-can-we-find-money

Where Can We Find the Money?

I really want a new (insert here: archery range, campership fund, pirate ship for the waterfront). My (insert here: camper fees, organization's budget, personal bank account) does not support this....

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/thank-you-helping-change-childrens-lives

Thank You for Helping to Change Children's Lives

As the holiday season approaches, we at the American Camp Association (ACA) realize we have many reasons to be grateful. In the camp world, there are so many people who make an impact, and we are...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/courage-not-comfort-diving-camp-fund-raising

Courage, Not Comfort! Diving in to Camp Fund-Raising

This article is the first in a two-part series on fund-raising, and to learn even more about this subject, be sure to attend Ann Sheets and Posie Taylor’s session, The Development Doctors Are In...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/courage-not-comfort-part-ii

Courage, Not Comfort! Part II

I am back with Part 2 of our conversation about fund-raising — although I am sure some of you were hoping I would forget! Not a chance. Now we get to the fun part, the rewarding part, and, of course...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/building-army-asking-ants

Building an Army of Asking Ants

Ant colonies have been used throughout history as models of industry. As a collective, ants are efficient, surprisingly intelligent, and are among the very few animals that organize themselves to...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/building-army-asking-ants

Building an Army of Asking Ants!

Ant colonies have been used throughout history as models of industry. As a collective, ants are efficient, surprisingly intelligent, and are among the very few animals that organize themselves to...