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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/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-camp

Healthy Camp Study Update: Ten Promising Practices of a Healthy Camp

Since the outbreak of H1N1 during the summer of 2009, camps have been diligently updating their health and safety protocols and practices for the management of communicable diseases. By accessing and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/why-world-needs-summer-camp-essay-parents

Why the World Needs Summer Camp: An Essay to Parents

It is not easy for parents to make the decision to send their child away into the waiting arms of strangers who promise to take care of them — people who promise to show them the wonders of nature,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/longer-camp-sessions-disappearing-dinosaur-or-timely-treasure

Longer Camp Sessions: Disappearing Dinosaur or Timely Treasure?

Gone are the days when most, or even many, camps offered only full sessions of seven or eight weeks. Shrinking summer vacations for all age groups, staggered college start dates for staff populations...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/why-day-camp-matters

Why Day Camp Matters

When looking for summer activities for their children, parents today are faced with an incredible wealth of options. Many of these options describe themselves as “camp”: sports camps, arts camps,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/it-was-best-week-ever-value-one-week-short-term-camp-sessions

It Was the Best Week Ever! The Value of One-Week and Short-Term Camp Sessions

Camp directors and parents alike will enjoy hearing children report about their week at summer overnight camp as the “best week ever!” And it just may be that some of the best evidence that describes...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-magnified-benefits-specialty-camps

Camp . . . MAGNIFIED! The Benefits of Specialty Camps

Specialty camps serve a specific population exclusively. That service can be with regard to need or desire. And while the educational camp programs at the US Space & Rocket Center — Space Camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/building-healthy-camp-strategies-worked

Building a "Healthy Camp": Strategies That Worked!

A Healthy Camp Community Three years ago, the camp community placed a capstone on a significant accomplishment by completing the largest, most comprehensive study of camp-related injuries and...