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https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/planning-camp

Planning for Camp

Today, there are camps to meet every interest, price range, and schedule. Knowing your options, as well as your child's personality, will help you identify programs from which your child will benefit...

https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/planning-camp/preparing-camp

Preparing for Camp

Preparing to send your child to summer camp? ACA has got you covered to help with choosing the right camp, packing, camp visits,and dealing with homesickness.

https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/preparing-camp/planning-checklist

Planning Checklist

Spring Review Expectations and Values of Camp Seek Recommendations from Friends Consult Faith Communities, Community Centers Attend...

https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/planning-camp/camp-every-child-right-camp

A Camp for Every Child - The Right Camp

Camp can last from just a few days or stretch to all summer long. It's well worth the trouble to investigate camp programs before your camper packs a backpack. These questions help you explore the...

https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/fun-safety-aca-accredited-camps-set-standard

Fun & Safety: ACA-Accredited Camps Set the Standard

Camps and ACA form a partnership that promotes growth and fun in an environment committed to safety.

https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/planning-camp/preparing-camp/how-afford-camp

How to Afford Camp

There's a camp for just about every budget. Ask the director for summer camp scholarship options. .

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/staffing-compensation-benefits-report

Staffing, Compensation, and Benefits Report

Each year, the American Camp Association (ACA) surveys its members about specific areas of their camp operations and makes the results available so camps can benchmark their business practices.h

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camp-program-quality-assessment-c-pqa

Camp Program Quality Assessment (C-PQA)

Camp Program Quality Assessment (CPQA) (short form) For camps interested in taking a "baby step" toward assessing the quality of their programs and their contribution to youth development, the...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/certificate-course/entry-level-program-staff-certificate

Entry-Level Program Staff Certificate

Want to work with young people in a camp, afterschool, summer enrichment programs, or other community-based youth settings but lack experience? 

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/certificate-course/experienced-program-staff-certificate

Experienced Program Staff Certificate

The Experienced Program Staff Certificate course is specifically designed for experienced program staff who have worked with young people in a camp, afterschool, summer enrichment...