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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/weather-activities-nasa

Weather Activities from NASA

Survivor: Earth Ages 12 to 14 — A series of ten lessons designed to teach students about local and global water issues....

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/nasa-resources-camps

NASA Resources for Camps

Learn more about ACA's strategic relationship with NASA Schedule a Visit by an Astronaut to Your Camp — Interested in having...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/aquatic-safety-staff

Aquatic 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/article/camping-magazine/climb-mountain-lessons-resiliency-high-altitude-mountaineer-luis-benitez

To Climb a Mountain: Lessons in Resiliency From High-Altitude Mountaineer Luis Benitez

Described as one of the world's foremost high-altitude mountaineers, Luis Benitez gives Camping Magazine a personal account of struggle, valor, and resilience as he rose above his own physical...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/building-community-one-rock-time

Building a Community: One Rock at a Time

Imagine taking a prospective family on a tour of your wholesome, backto- nature camp. You lead them down a dirt path, over a log bridge, and along the lake's edge on a route that also includes a...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-songs-history-traditions

Camp Songs — History and Traditions

Harriet Lowe, editor of Camping Magazine, and Rita Yerkes, historical series editor, were kind enough to invite me to write about the history and traditions of camp songs. However, you...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/farm-dining-hall-camp-farm-program-long-history

Farm to Dining Hall: A Camp Farm Program with a Long History

In 1890, the folks who built the water powered grist mill just off Carson Creek, outside Brevard, North Carolina, never envisioned that one day the property surrounding the mill would become Gwynn...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/interview-richard-louv-using-nature-principle-camps-reduce-nature-deficit-disorder-children-adults

An Interview with Richard Louv: Using the Nature Principle and Camps to Reduce Nature-Deficit Disorder — for Children and Adults

What progress have you seen in the movement to connect children and nature since you wrote Last Child in the Woods in 2005? Last Child didn’t create the children...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/turning-camp-counselors-nature-specialists-pemi-nature-instruction-clinic

Turning Camp Counselors into Nature Specialists: The Pemi Nature Instruction Clinic

Introduction Richard Louv, in his book Last Child in the Woods, “links the absence of nature in the lives of today’s wired generation to some of the most disturbing childhood trends: the...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/designing-your-programs-best-enhance-camp-experience

Designing Your Programs to Best Enhance the Camp Experience

Top Tips for Camps Intentionally select program activities that provide one or more of the youth-development supports (supportive relationships, safety, youth involvement, skill building)....