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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/public-lands-use-resources-camps

Public Lands Use - Resources for Camps

Use of public lands and waters is essential for many camp programs.  It is estimated that at least 9 percent of all camps use public lands and waters for at least a portion of their...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/camp-was-made-summer-learning

Camp Was Made For Summer Learning

June 19 is National Summer Learning Day, a time to reflect on what summer learning means and what summer learning loss implies. In a March 2009 interview in support of year-round schools with OnPoint...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/creating-connection-between-university-education-programs-summer-camp

Creating the Connection Between University Education Programs and Summer Camp

In Beach Lake, Pennsylvania, at a large residential summer camp, over one hundred male counselors pack the air-conditioned canteen on July 1. It is late as the off-duty counselors watch the re-run of...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/summer-reading-challenge-how-camps-can-help-campers-reach-new-world-record

Summer Reading Challenge - How Camps Can Help Campers Reach a New World Record

Recent research from The Kids & Family Reading Report indicates that 91% of kids say that their...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/summer-learning-resources

Summer Learning Resources

During the summer children experience “summer learning loss” when they are not involved in high quality programs with opportunities for skill building.  As a result, young people can forget up...

https://www.acacamps.org/download/camp-school-partnerships-guidebook

Camp-School Partnerships Guidebook

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/school-breaks-shouldnt-be-break-learning

School Breaks Shouldn't be a Break from Learning

School breaks are not the time to take a break from learning. Unfortunately, this is what often happens, resulting in a significant drop in students’ mastery of core concepts. The ...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/expanding-reach-camp-through-schools

Expanding the Reach of Camp through Schools

My oldest child, Jane, once said she wished camp could be all year. Naturally, I asked her why, and she said, “We get to do everything at camp — when we hike in the woods, the camp staff tells...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/update-president-ceo-tom-rosenberg-covid-19

Update from President/CEO Tom Rosenberg on COVID-19

Dear Colleagues: I want to take a moment to reach out to you during these challenging times and remind you that the American Camp Association is here to support you as you work to plan for the...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/covid-19/camp-business-resources

Camp Business Resources — COVID-19

Federal disaster relief loans, Facebook grants, insurance information, supply resources, and more.