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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/protect-your-camp-your-campers-your-staff-unspeakable

Protect 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/article/camping-magazine/social-justice-camp-talking-about-it

Social Justice and Camp — Talking About It

“You get all those different kids at camp, but it wasn’t there. It didn’t affect them there. There was so much love in the air. They came together, bonding, making friends, doing things they can’t do...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/architecture-culture-kindness

The Architecture of a Culture of Kindness

Eden Village Camp, the Jewish farm-to-table sleepaway camp in Putnam Valley, New York, has an unusual business plan: to "be the camp we wish to see," borrowing from Ghandi's quote encouraging us to "...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/programming-social-justice-campers

Programming for Social Justice with Campers

How do camps incorporate social justice into their programming for campers? Five passionate, experienced, and insightful camp administrators took their time to share their camps' approaches to this...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/lot-courage-needed

A Lot of Courage Is Needed

An interview with Nick Teich, founder and CEO of Camp Aranu’tiq. Camp Aranu'tiq of Harbor Camps is a nonprofit program serving transgender and gender-variant youth and their families. Camp Aranu...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/training-social-justice-camp-staff

Training for Social Justice with Camp Staff

How do camps incorporate social justice into staff training programs? Five passionate, experienced, and insightful camp leaders discuss their professional and personal development as social justice...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/social-justice-series-recognizing-microaggressions-camp

Social Justice Series: Recognizing Microaggressions at Camp

Summer camp is supposed to be a place where kids make lifelong friendships, explore new ideas, and build up their self-confidence in a supportive environment removed from the pressures of everyday...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/health-screening-has-evolved-does-your-practice-reflect

Health Screening Has Evolved: Does Your Practice Reflect That?

Health screening, a practice typical to most camps' opening day process, has undergone an evolution. Granted, some changes were kick-started by our COVID-19 experience but, like...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/lice-tips-camps

Lice - 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/blog/tips-lyme-disease-prevention-camp

Tips for Lyme Disease Prevention at Camp

As staffers, parents and kids prepare for another memorable summer at camp, there is one important detail that must not escape our attention - doing everything possible to ensure that children are...