https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/managing-your-aquatic-programManaging Your Aquatic Program
Managing aquatics can be one of the most challenging jobs at camp. Creating and maintaining a fun environment is only part of the challenge. The real challenge is how to provide that fun safely....
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/aquatic-safety-staffAquatic Safety for Staff
It's a bright, sunny, warm day and you and your friends have the next twenty-four hours off. Not far from camp, about an hour away, is a remote yet popular swimming area where you can hang out, swim...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/bed-bugs-what-every-camp-needs-knowBed 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/resources/lice-tips-campsLice - 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/pool-spa-safety-federal-laws-applicable-campsPool and Spa Safety - Federal Laws Applicable to Camps
Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (VGB) promotes the safe use of pools, spas and hot tubs. The act imposes mandatory federal...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/communicable-diseases-infestations-tips-campsCommunicable Diseases and Infestations - Tips for Camps
Every year, some of the most common calls received on the ACA Camp Crisis Hotline pertain to communicable diseases and insect infestations. The potential for the spread of communicable diseases...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/protect-your-camp-your-campers-your-staff-unspeakableProtect 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/link/environmental-working-group-guide-sunscreenEnvironmental Working Group - Guide to Sunscreen
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/top-5-waterfront-safety-tips-get-your-camp-swimmer-readyThe Top 5 Waterfront Safety Tips To Get Your Camp Swimmer Ready
While there are many camp activities that require constant supervision, swimming and other water-related activities need special attention to ensure camper safety and most importantly, fun.