https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/benefits-campBenefits 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-campThe 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-summerHandling 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-campThe 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-fluAvian 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-campTake-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-campBriefing Paper - Adjustment to Separation and Camp
https://www.acacamps.org/download/briefing-paper-injury-illness-campsBriefing Paper - Injury and Illness in Camps
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-camp-toolboxHealthy Camp Toolbox
The "Toolbox" provides a variety of resources for addressing health, safety, & mental health issues in camps.