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https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/benefits-camp

Benefits of Camp

Camp helps children grow by providing a supervised, positive environment that has safety as a primary commitment.

https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/benefits-camp/case-camp

The Case for Camp

The American Camp Association® (ACA) believes the organized camp experience is a vital component in the development and education of the whole child. ACA supports year-round educational opportunities...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/handling-heat-summer

Handling the Heat of Summer

In the heat of summer, camps are accustomed to taking precautions to ensure the safety and comfort of campers when temperatures get extreme. Drinking plenty of water, moving more “active” programming...

https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/benefits-camp/value-camp

The Value of Camp

Results confirmed that camps build skills necessary to prepare campers to assume roles as successful adults.

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/avian-influenza-h5n1-bird-flu

Avian Influenza (H5N1-Bird Flu)

Avian influenza (also known as "H5N1" and "bird flu") is an infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virus. The infection can cause a wide spectrum of symptoms in birds,...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/take-away-cooking-skills-camp

Take-Away Cooking Skills from Camp

Guest blog by Diana K. Rice Where did you learn to swim, read a map, or be part of a team? There’s a good chance it was at camp, right? We know that camp is not just a place for kids to...

https://www.acacamps.org/download/briefing-paper-adjustment-separation-camp

Briefing Paper - Adjustment to Separation and Camp

https://www.acacamps.org/download/briefing-paper-injury-illness-camps

Briefing Paper - Injury and Illness in Camps

https://www.acacamps.org/download/healthy-camp-study-impact-report

Healthy Camp Study Impact Report

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-camp-toolbox

Healthy Camp Toolbox

The "Toolbox" provides a variety of resources for addressing health, safety, & mental health issues in camps.