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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-camp

Healthy 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/campline/managing-monitoring-administering-medications-camp

Managing, Monitoring, and Administering Medications at Camp

The phrase “medications at camp” brings to mind different scenes for different individuals. Camp nurses may remember a favorite camper clutching a Ziplock bag (the gallon size!) packed full...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/medication-camp-mitigating-risks

Medication at Camp: Mitigating the Risks

Medication at camp is not a new topic; however, information about medication oversight in the camp setting is sparse. Most camps delegate this responsibility to their camp physician and/or nurse with...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/medical-marijuana-current-issues-camps

Medical Marijuana: Current Issues for Camps

Introduction A call recently came into the American Camp Association (ACA) Crisis Hotline from a member camp: Three adults attended a family camp and brought medical marijuana with them. Upon...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/medication-management-13-common-questions-camps-their-answers

Medication Management: 13 Common Questions from Camps — And Their Answers

Each spring, the American Camp Association (ACA) experiences an increase in the number of questions from camps regarding the management and administration of medication at camp as they plan for their...

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/kids-diabetes-non-diabetes-camp-setting

Kids with Diabetes in the Non-Diabetes Camp Setting

I'll never forget walking into the infirmary for my week as a camp nurse and hearing one of the outgoing nurses say, "I got the kid with diabetes again. Don't worry, you don't have one this week." In...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/can-my-camp-nurse-do

Can My Camp Nurse Do That?

"My nurse told the parent that she wouldn't give the medication unless she had the prescription in its original container. Can she do that? The Mom was just trying to help by putting the meds in...

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/blog/assessing-electronic-health-record-readiness-your-campus

Assessing Electronic Health Record Readiness at Your Campus

As the transformation of our world by digital technology continues, it is essential that college and university programs hosting minors on campus leverage technology to improve the flow of health...