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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camp-security

Camp Security

According to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the incidence of violent crimes committed against and by children and youth continues to rise in America. This alarming data has youth-serving...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/talking-children-about-tragedies-death-national-disasters

Talking with Children about Tragedies, Death, and National Disasters

Top Tips for Camps  Establish a mental health support network. Build relationships with community mental health resources prior to your camp season. Have...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/responding-media-about-emerging-issue-public-violence

Responding to the Media about the Emerging Issue of Public Violence

Media Tips for Camps Support from ACA. Refer media inquiries about this very sensitive topic to the American Camp Association Administrative Office.  ACA has trained...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/resources-camps-about-public-violence

Resources for Camps about Public Violence

ACA has compiled a list of resources for camps to help deal with crisis response and dealing with public violence.

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/talking-parents-about-protecting-their-children-camp-summer

Talking with Parents about Protecting Their Children at Camp This Summer

Key Messages for Camps Camps are communities where nurturing adults support children emotionally and are committed to their safety and well-being. As camp professionals, we are painfully aware...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/crisis-response-tips-camps

Crisis Response - Tips for Camps

Top Tips for Camps Create a crisis response plan. Prior to your camp season, develop your plan. With the proper resources and planning, you can minimize many of the...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/update-president-ceo-tom-rosenberg-covid-19

Update from President/CEO Tom Rosenberg on COVID-19

Dear Colleagues: I want to take a moment to reach out to you during these challenging times and remind you that the American Camp Association is here to support you as you work to plan for the...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/covid-19/camp-business-resources

Camp Business Resources — COVID-19

Federal disaster relief loans, Facebook grants, insurance information, supply resources, and more.

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/staffing-human-resources-covid-19

Staffing and Human Resources — COVID-19

Job Seekers Job Resources for Summer 2020 Staffing Camp Staff Recruitment and Hiring Ideas Amid Coronavirus Concerns...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/marketing-communications-covid-19

Marketing and Communications — COVID-19

Parents and staff are naturally going to be concerned, particularly with the constant media coverage of coronavirus, so you must communicate openly and often with them.