https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/nurturing-campers-psychological-needsNurturing Campers’ Psychological Needs
Highly regarded child, adolescent and family therapist, and regular contributor to Camping Magazine since 1987, Bob Ditter will be speaking at the 2015 ACA National Conference. In an...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/directions-youth-development-outcomes-camp-experienceDirections: Youth Development Outcomes of the Camp Experience
Research done to determine the outcomes of the camp experience as expressed by parents and children.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/research-reports-summaries-data-mapsResearch Reports, Summaries, Data, and Maps
All the data from all the research.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/designing-your-programs-best-enhance-camp-experienceDesigning 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/article/camping-magazine/role-skill-buildingThe 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/future-camp-researchThe Future of Camp Research
In this blog, Jessie Dickerson describes how camp researchers and camp professionals came together at the 2019 ACA National Conference to envision a future for camp research.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-9-camp-resarch-laurie-browne-jim-sibthorpCampWire Episode #9 - Camp Resarch with Laurie Browne and Jim Sibthorp
In the ninth episode of CampWire, ACA's director of research Laurie Browne talks with another researcher, and longtime camp friend, Jim Sibthorp about ACA's 5-year research study.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/introducing-new-free-friend-camp-program-quality-staff-checklistIntroducing a New (and Free!) Friend: The Camp Program Quality Staff Checklist
Before I get started, I have a confession: I lied. I said in the title that in this post I was going to introduce you to a new friend, but that’s not entirely true. The Camp Program Quality Staff...