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https://www.acacamps.org/blog/10-rainy-day-activity-ideas

10 Rainy Day Activity Ideas

The fun doesn’t have to stop when it rains! If you’re looking for some ways to spend a rainy day at camp, try these activities out.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-songs-history-traditions

Camp Songs — History and Traditions

Harriet Lowe, editor of Camping Magazine, and Rita Yerkes, historical series editor, were kind enough to invite me to write about the history and traditions of camp songs. However, you...

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/resources/dangerous-games-every-camp-must-know-about

Dangerous “Games” Every Camp Must Know About

Social media cited as one of the main reasons why these dangerous games are becoming more prevalent Recent media stories have shed a renewed spotlight on the types of dangerous games kids play...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/integrating-stem-your-camp-activities-nasa

Integrating STEM into Your Camp Activities with NASA

Add to your camp’s lineup of activities — or enhance existing strands — with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) resources from NASA. Hear how one camp enhanced its summer program to...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/marvelous-moon-hands-nasa-activities-bring-moons-life-story-camp-audiences

Marvelous Moon: Hands-on NASA Activities to Bring the Moon's Life Story to Camp Audiences

For the past five years, an armada of spacecraft has been orbiting the Moon, changing the way scientists view the Moon’s history. Explore: Marvel Moon: Hands-on NASA Activities to Bring the Moon's...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/developmentally-appropriate-sports-skills-three-four-year-olds

Developmentally Appropriate Sports Skills for Three- and Four-Year-Olds

Many campers as young as three and four years of age engage in many of the same sports activities as their older counterparts. Sports such as soccer, tennis, basketball, and hockey are routinely part...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/teens-physical-health-issues

Teens and Physical Health Issues

Abstract: Improving public health and particularly addressing the rising childhood obesity epidemic are goals that camps can address. Obesity and overweight problems are a result of energy imbalances...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/developmentally-appropriate-sports-skills-three-four-year-olds-0

Developmentally Appropriate Sports Skills for Three- and Four-Year-Olds

Many campers as young as three and four years of age engage in many of the same sports activities as their older counterparts. Sports such as soccer, tennis, basketball, and hockey are routinely part...