https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-campHealthy 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/building-healthy-camp-strategies-workedBuilding 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...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/bed-bugs-what-every-camp-needs-knowBed Bugs - What Every Camp Needs to Know
Every year, the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline receives calls from camps that have questions about bed bugs.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/extreme-heat-preventing-identifying-heat-related-illnessExtreme Heat - Preventing and Identifying Heat-Related Illness
In extreme temperatures and humidity, it is important to train staff on the dangers of heat-related illnesses, signs of heat-related illnesses, and appropriate preventative measures.
https://www.acacamps.org/download/briefing-paper-injury-illness-campsBriefing Paper - Injury and Illness in Camps
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-camp-toolboxHealthy Camp Toolbox
The "Toolbox" provides a variety of resources for addressing health, safety, & mental health issues in camps.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/west-nile-virus-what-every-camp-needs-knowWest Nile Virus - What Every Camp Needs to Know
West Nile virus (WNV) is a potentially serious illness. Here are some tips and resources for camps.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/summer-food-service-program-us-department-agricultureSummer Food Service Program - U.S. Department of Agriculture
During the school year, many children receive free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch through the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs. But, when school is not in session,...
https://www.acacamps.org/link/us-department-agriculture-summer-food-service-programU.S. Department of Agriculture - Summer Food Service Program