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https://www.acacamps.org/about/public-policy

Public Policy

As an educational nonprofit association, the American Camp Association is dedicated to providing quality, reliable, and up-to-date information about the laws and regulations and other public policy...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/laws-regulations/aca-advocates-your-behalf

ACA Advocates on Your Behalf

We can mobilize! We act! You have a voice! Find out the latest issues and legislation happening in your state.

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/medical-marijuana-camps

Medical Marijuana and Camps

So what is a camp to do if a staff applicant or camper wants to bring and use their medical marijuana prescription at camp? 

https://www.acacamps.org/download/camp-safety-public-policy-position

Camp Safety - Public Policy Position

https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/aca-public-policy-legislative-information-advocacy

ACA Public Policy - Legislative Information and Advocacy

In order to move forward the mission and public policy agenda of ACA, the public policy team is working on a number of initiatives related to federal laws and regulations. 

https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/regulatory-information-advocacy

Regulatory Information and Advocacy

The majority of laws and regulations that are applicable to camps are governed by state and local entities. However, there are a number of federal regulations that do apply. 

https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/issues-education-information

Issues - Education and Information

Child Safety and Protection Children and Nutrition - Summer Food Service Program of the USDA...

https://www.acacamps.org/about/public-policy/acas-public-policy-collaborators

ACA's Public Policy Collaborators

The American Camp Association partners with other organizations with a complementary mission to move forward our public policy agenda.  

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/health-care-reform-impact-camps-employers

Health Care Reform - Impact on Camps as Employers

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (HCERA) were signed into law in 2009 and 2010 respectively. Included in these new “health...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/practical-leadership-what-we-can-learn-simon-says-show-tell-sharks

Practical Leadership: What We Can Learn from Simon Says, Show and Tell, and Sharks

There is so much good information about leadership. There are books about leadership with themes ranging from the military to Mickey Mouse; there are seminars, workshops, retreats, and entire...