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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/resources/year-round-education-children-youth

Year-Round Education of Children and Youth

American Camp Association Position and Resources Understand the importance of the connection with nature Children and Nature Create positive relationships...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/role-skill-building

The Role of Skill Building

Building Camps That Care About Kids — Third in a Series of Four Articles Maybe Walt Whitman was on to something. When we think of the very best ways to help young people grow into...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/research-360-quality-vs-outcomes-smackdown

Research 360: The Quality vs. Outcomes Smackdown

If you've been following this blog you know that the Research 360 goal is to build camp evaluation capacity. Thus far I've described what...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-podcast-episode-1-national-conference-preview

CampWire Podcast Episode #1 - National Conference Preview

The American Camp Association introduces Episode 1 of the brand new podcast, CampWire. Listen to President/CEO, Tom Rosenberg, preview our National Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-2-research-360-laurie-browne

CampWire Episode #2 — Research 360 with Laurie Browne

Listen to the second episode of CampWire as our Director of Research, Laurie Browne, discusses #Research360 and the future of ACA research.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-3-marketing-media-camp-mike-lang

CampWire Episode #3 — Marketing and Media at Camp with Mike Lang

Listen to the third episode of CampWire as the Director of Marketing from Camp Tecumseh discussing marketing and media at camp.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-4-dan-lee-mississippi-river

CampWire Episode #4 — Dan Lee on the Mississippi River

Dan Lee is paddling the Mississippi River to send kids to accredited camps. ACA had the unique opportunity to interview him while he was paddling and talk about this motivation behind the trip, his...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-5-outdoor-education-school-groups-tim-street

CampWire Episode #5 — Outdoor Education and School Groups with Tim Street

In the fifth episode of CampWire, Sam talks with Tim Street from Bradford Woods in Indiana about school groups and outdoor education at camp.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-6-meet-eells-program-award-winners

CampWire Episode #6 — Meet the Eells Program Award Winners

In the sixth episode of CampWire, the American Camp Association's podcast, meet the winners of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence.