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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/practical-leadership-what-we-can-learn-simon-says-show-tell-sharks

Practical Leadership: What We Can Learn from Simon Says, Show and Tell, and Sharks

There is so much good information about leadership. There are books about leadership with themes ranging from the military to Mickey Mouse; there are seminars, workshops, retreats, and entire...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/implementing-change-practical-tips-early-camp-director

Implementing Change: Practical Tips for the Early Camp Director

When I was seventeen, I was hired for the second summer at my beloved home camp by the veteran camp director. She had become my mentor and friend through all my years as a camper, teen leader, and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/medical-marijuana-current-issues-camps

Medical Marijuana: Current Issues for Camps

Introduction A call recently came into the American Camp Association (ACA) Crisis Hotline from a member camp: Three adults attended a family camp and brought medical marijuana with them. Upon...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/nobody-ever-tells-me-anything-communication-camp

Nobody Ever Tells Me Anything: Communication at Camp

Growing up, my sister’s catch phrase could have been, “Nobody ever tells me anything!” because she said it so often. More and more, this sentiment is being shared at summer camp, too. Our camp staff...

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/development-leadership-among-counselors-training

The Development of Leadership Among Counselors-in-Training

Our society is in need of leaders for the future. The demands we have yet to face will require leaders who are flexible problemsolvers and have the ability to communicate with diverse people. Camps...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/leadership-life-henderson-county-young-leaders-program

Leadership for Life - The Henderson County Young Leaders Program

Two years ago Carlos Vega was a shy, middle-school student. The summer after eighth grade he received a scholarship to attend a month-long session of camp from Blue Star Camps in Hendersonville,...