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https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/avoiding-staff-surprises

Avoiding Staff Surprises

This year, the American Camp Association (ACA) has seen a significant increase in requests for information from camp directors about seasonal employment issues. More specifically, staff members and...

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.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/federal-public-policy-updates

Federal Public Policy Updates

THE AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION’S PUBLIC POLICY AGENDA FOR THE 114TH CONGRESS MAKES THE HIGHEST PRIORITY OF TWO SPECIFIC GOALS: While it has been challenging to make progress in previous...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/emergency-preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

Contributed by Rhonda Mickelson and Susan E. Yoder. Severe weather used to have a season. Now, severe weather can happen at virtually any time of the year. Camps need to be prepared....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/whos-charge

Who's In Charge?

 A reality of today’s society is that many campers have parents who are separated, divorced or otherwise in a relationship that creates uncertainty for the camp regarding who is in...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/voluntary-disclosure-statements-emerging-issues-laws

Voluntary Disclosure Statements — Emerging Issues and Laws

EMERGING ISSUES AND LAWS Child protection is a top priority for the American Camp Association (ACA). Therefore, it is a mandatory ACA Accreditation standard for camp staff to complete a voluntary...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/sports-recreation-related-concussions

Sports and Recreation-Related Concussions

Sports and recreational (SR) activities help to foster important social and team-building skills, while also improving health and quality of life. Unfortunately, participation in SR activity comes...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/ada-title-iii-access-recreation-programs-people-disabilities-what-does-it-mean-me-update

ADA Title III: Access to Recreation Programs for People with Disabilities — What Does it Mean For Me? . . . An Update

©2006 Catherine Hansen-Stamp and Charles R. Gregg* A teen who is deaf and her parents e-mail an application, seeking admission into a summer adventure camp. There are only a few weeks before the...