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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/2022-staff-training-issue-camping-magazine

2022 Staff Training Issue of Camping Magazine

Each year, the May/June issue of Camping Magazine is devoted to staff training — perfect for Staff Orientation!

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/pressure-camp

The Pressure of Camp

The positive pressure one experiences at camp is something rare and hypnotizing. Friends at home call what you are doing a summer holiday, but you know the work is tough and comes with daily...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/serving-our-nations-young-heroes-how-camp-impacting-lives-military-children

Serving Our Nation's Young Heroes - How Camp Is Impacting the Lives of Military Children

Since September 11, the world in which American military children grow up has changed dramatically due to unprecedented levels of deployment and the increased reliance on Reserve and National Guard...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/case-melted-fingerprints

The Case of the Melted Fingerprints

My first time working at summer camp, in fact during my first week, I melted off every one of my fingerprints. I was only 16 at the time, and I remember feeling shocked that this could actually...