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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/article/campline/avoiding-staff-surprises

Avoiding Staff Surprises

This year, the American Camp Association (ACA) has seen a significant increase in requests for information from camp directors about seasonal employment issues. More specifically, staff members and...

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/campline/aca-camp-crisis-hotline-annual-review-2014

ACA Camp Crisis Hotline Annual Review 2014

These are just some of the actual calls received this year by the American Camp Association (ACA) Camp Crisis Hotline. Since 1985, ACA has been providing crisis support to camps through a...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/case-studies-2014-crisis-hotline-annual-review

Case Studies from the 2014 Crisis Hotline Annual Review

Each year, the Camp Crisis Hotline team identifies a select number of case studies for a more in-depth look, and to serve as examples for other camps to use in staff training and the development of...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/important-information-regarding-revisions-aca-standards

Important Information Regarding Revisions to the ACA Standards

A key role of the American Camp Association's National Standards Commission (NSC) is to regularly review and update (as needed) the ACA standards. Standards Revisions After an 18-month process...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/understanding-camps-right-search

Understanding a Camp’s Right to Search

Our topic is the search of a camper's or camp employee's belongings. This is not a U.S. Constitution, Fourth Amendment search and seizure issue, or a 14th Amendment right to privacy issue...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/utilizing-civil-rights-law-better-include-participants-disabilities

Utilizing the Civil Rights Law to Better Include Participants with Disabilities

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 2.8 million school-aged children with disabilities in the United States. Their functional limitations range from effected hearing and vision to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/anatomy-lawsuit

Anatomy of a Lawsuit

Introduction Running a quality operation is the best way to reduce the risk of injury or other loss that may lead to camper families or others taking legal action against a camp. And camps, as an...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/debriefing-after-critical-incidents-camp

Debriefing after Critical Incidents at Camp

Camp is often associated with fun, friends, and nature. However, there are times at camp when very serious events occur that may take away from the fun campers and staff experience. Sometimes those...