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https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/preventing-pre-planning-response-emergencies

Preventing and Pre-Planning Response to Emergencies

Establish positive relationships with police or other law enforcement officials who provide service to the camp. Establish a system of monitoring camper behavior. Provide additional support when...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/emergency-preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

Contributed by Rhonda Mickelson and Susan E. Yoder. Severe weather used to have a season. Now, severe weather can happen at virtually any time of the year. Camps need to be prepared....

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/extreme-heat-preventing-identifying-heat-related-illness

Extreme Heat - Preventing and Identifying Heat-Related Illness

In extreme temperatures and humidity, it is  important to train staff on the dangers of heat-related illnesses, signs of heat-related illnesses, and appropriate preventative measures.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/risk-management-privacy-security-risks

Risk Management: Privacy and Security Risks

The right to privacy is well established in the legal system of the United States. As citizens of the United States, we expect that our right to privacy will be respected. Virtually all businesses...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/resources-camps-about-public-violence

Resources for Camps about Public Violence

ACA has compiled a list of resources for camps to help deal with crisis response and dealing with public violence.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/computer-network-security-evolving-risks

Computer Network Security — Evolving Risks

According to some experts, 2012 could be the worst year ever for computer network security breaches. In 2011, major companies were victims of massive computer network security breaches. If you listen...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/child-protection-101-responding-camp-professional

Child Protection 101: Responding as a Camp Professional

Being prepared for risks a camp may face during the summer is an important component of a good risk management strategy. Understanding historical trends and emerging issues can help with the...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/it-can-happen-you-10-things-you-can-do-tighten-security-your-camp

It Can Happen to You: 10 Things You Can Do to Tighten Security at Your Camp

With 3 sites, 14 individual day camps, 500+ acres and more than 5000 campers and staff on our grounds each day, the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds has spent the last 5 years focusing on its unique...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/wildfires-west

Wildfires in the West

The threat of wildfires impacts camps in the west more each year.  This webinar explores wildland fire preparation, response and recovery from four critical perspectives: Public Policy, Fire...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/what-if-it-does-happen-camp-security-%E2%80%93-plans-make-actions-take

What If It Does Happen? Camp Security – Plans to Make and Actions to Take

In July 2011, Anders Brevik detonated a "car bomb," killing eight people in the Parliament Building in Oslo, Norway. He then proceeded to shoot and kill 69 participants at the Workers Youth League...