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https://www.acacamps.org/about/mission-vision

Mission and Vision

The mission of the American Camp Association is enriching the lives of children, youth and adults through the camp experience

https://www.acacamps.org/about/leadership

Leadership

Learn more about ACA's leadership and governance.

https://www.acacamps.org/about/leadership/governance

Governance

ACA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, individuals who are charged with hiring the association’s chief executive and overseeing the business and affairs of the corporation.

https://www.acacamps.org/about/partnerships/kindred-groups

Kindred Groups

ACA serves the interests of niche communities of camp professionals within the organization. These groups represent those who work in similar organizations, have similar business models, or serve...

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/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/about/leadership/governance/about-board

About the Board

The American Camp Association (ACA) is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, individuals who are charged with hiring the association’s chief executive and overseeing the business and affairs of...

https://www.acacamps.org/about/leadership/governance/member-involvement-process

Member Involvement and the Governance Process

Members of the American Camp Association (ACA) are encouraged to participate in ACA’s governance process and have the opportunity to do so in several different ways: Local Council of Leaders (LCOL...

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

Briefing Paper - Adjustment to Separation and Camp