https://www.acacamps.org/resources/visas-international-staff-campersVisas for International Staff and Campers
Annually, nearly 30,000 international students provide cultural exchange as staff at camps in the United States. International campers also provide an important aspect of cultural exchange as...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/immigration-reform-impact-camps-utilizing-cultural-exchange-visitorsImmigration Reform - Impact on Camps Utilizing Cultural Exchange Visitors
The most recent changes to Immigration Law in the US were enacted in 2013. It is anticipated that the US Department of State will again consider J-1 Visa Cultural Exchange regulations in 2016...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/social-security-international-staffSocial Security for International Staff
American Camp Association urges camps to abide by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruling and obtain Social Security numbers for all international staff.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-podcast-episode-1-national-conference-previewCampWire Podcast Episode #1 - National Conference Preview
The American Camp Association introduces Episode 1 of the brand new podcast, CampWire. Listen to President/CEO, Tom Rosenberg, preview our National Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-2-research-360-laurie-browneCampWire Episode #2 — Research 360 with Laurie Browne
Listen to the second episode of CampWire as our Director of Research, Laurie Browne, discusses #Research360 and the future of ACA research.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-3-marketing-media-camp-mike-langCampWire Episode #3 — Marketing and Media at Camp with Mike Lang
Listen to the third episode of CampWire as the Director of Marketing from Camp Tecumseh discussing marketing and media at camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/j-1-visa-updateJ-1 Visa Update
ACA is monitoring current developments related to the Summer Work Travel and Camp Counselor categories of the J-1 Visa.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-includes-me-where-do-we-go-hereCamp Includes Me: Where Do We Go From Here?
This feature article is the first of an ongoing series of articles in Camping Magazine that will focus on inclusion, diversity, and cross-cultural agility to share in our...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-4-dan-lee-mississippi-riverCampWire Episode #4 — Dan Lee on the Mississippi River
Dan Lee is paddling the Mississippi River to send kids to accredited camps. ACA had the unique opportunity to interview him while he was paddling and talk about this motivation behind the trip, his...
It's ironic that I've spent this fall encouraging Americans to advocate for the White House not to drastically reduce or eliminate J-1 visas for camp cultural exchange programs while also keynoting...