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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/take-your-horse-camp

Take Your Horse to Camp

Another way to increase usage at camp facilities is to allow people to bring their own horses to camp. Both youth and adults will have this interest and appreciate having a location to camp with...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/riding-programs-camp-enrichment-different-kind

Riding Programs at Camp: Enrichment of a Different Kind

Horseback riding has deep roots in the history of American summer camps, but stereotypical images of the expense and elitism of riding may get in the way of a full appreciation of the benefit and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/success-horses-success-life

Success With Horses = Success With Life

W.L. Lorimer, founder of Lorimer Family Camps, included the cavalry style of horsemanship along with the athletics, aquatics, and outdoor skills that were the basics for all camps in the early 1900s...

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/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'...