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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/over-201-things-know-about-bed-bugs

Over 201 Things to Know about Bed Bugs

This article appeared in Camping Magazine in 2003.  For the most up-to-date bed bug information visit ACA's Bed...

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/take-your-horse-camp

Take Your Horse to Camp

Another way to increase usage at camp facilities is to allow people to bring their own horses to camp. Both youth and adults will have this interest and appreciate having a location to camp with...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/riding-programs-camp-enrichment-different-kind

Riding Programs at Camp: Enrichment of a Different Kind

Horseback riding has deep roots in the history of American summer camps, but stereotypical images of the expense and elitism of riding may get in the way of a full appreciation of the benefit and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/success-horses-success-life

Success With Horses = Success With Life

W.L. Lorimer, founder of Lorimer Family Camps, included the cavalry style of horsemanship along with the athletics, aquatics, and outdoor skills that were the basics for all camps in the early 1900s...

https://www.acacamps.org/book/risk-management-camp-riding-program-healthy-learning-dvd

Risk Management in a Camp Riding Program (Healthy Learning DVD)

Safety is priority number one when it comes to camp programming-especially when it involves putting a camper on a 1,000 pound horse with its own opinions. Risk Management in a Camp Riding...

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/resources/bed-bugs-what-every-camp-needs-know

Bed 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/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...