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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)....

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/designing-quality-youth-programs

Designing Quality Youth Programs

If you believe your program offers a quality experience for your participants but also think doing even better is ideal, this course is for you. Designing Quality Youth Programs takes you through an...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/tools-assessing-camp-program-quality

Tools for Assessing Camp Program Quality

A quality camp program is one that consistently promotes camper and staff growth and safety over time. 

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/research-reports-summaries-data-maps

Research Reports, Summaries, Data, and Maps

All the data from all the research.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/creating-connection-between-university-education-programs-summer-camp

Creating the Connection Between University Education Programs and Summer Camp

In Beach Lake, Pennsylvania, at a large residential summer camp, over one hundred male counselors pack the air-conditioned canteen on July 1. It is late as the off-duty counselors watch the re-run of...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/dont-assume-im-straight-providing-safe-environment-lgbtq-youth-camp

Don't Assume I'm Straight: Providing a Safe Environment for LGBTQ Youth at Camp

Controversy. Dialogue. Differing opinions. Some would say that this is the foundation of enlightened inquiry. This inquiry may be rational, emotion-filled, or obstinate. The choice is yours....

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/research-360-research-vs-evaluation

Research 360: Research vs Evaluation

Greetings from the ACA Research Team!  As you might have heard, ACA has identified research as...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camps-campus-safeguarding-youth-programming-higher-education-settings

Camps on Campus — Safeguarding Youth Programming in Higher Education Settings

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will change. — Wayne Dyer College students aren’t the first population that comes to mind when thinking about traditional summer...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/smashing-graham-crackers-launching-rockets-space-opportunities-provided-aca

Smashing Graham Crackers and Launching Rockets to Space: Opportunities Provided by ACA

The University of Utah, like many universities across the country, takes an active interest in promoting STEM fields to K–12 students.  With the explosion of STEM learning programs, it can be...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/camp-evaluation-capacity-its-about-quality

Camp Evaluation Capacity — It's About Quality

Hi everyone!  Thanks for joining us as we dive a little deeper into the Research 360 circle; specifically, the part of the circle we are calling "local camps'...