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https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/planning-camp/coping-homesickness-camp

Coping with Homesickness at Camp

The prescription for homesickness at summer camp is a simple solution of preparation and patience.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/what-camp-staff-can-do-help-children-excerpt-homesick-happy

What Camp Staff Can Do to Help Children: An Excerpt from Homesick and Happy

Dear Colleagues, When I sat down to write my new book, Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow, I wanted to answer three questions: 1) Why is it...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/parents/new-thinking-needed-helping-kids-avoid-or-cope-homesickness

New Thinking Needed on Helping Kids Avoid or Cope with Homesickness

ANN ARBOR, MI 2010 — A new report urges parents and children's doctors to change their thinking about homesickness among children, to see it as a nearly universal but highly preventable and treatable...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/homesickness-dos-donts-parents-preparing-camp

Homesickness Dos and Don’ts for Parents Preparing for Camp

Homesickness is a fact of life.  It is human nature to pine for what is known and comfortable.  And a stay at summer camp — even for a seasoned camper — can generate pangs of longing for...

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. 

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/covid-19-letters-camp-edition-set-strong-first-impression-net-impression-crisis-response

The COVID-19 Letters, Camp Edition: Set a Strong First Impression in the Net Impression of Crisis Response

This article is based on a broader version published on the...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/message-acas-board-chair-president-ceo

A Message from ACA's Board Chair and President/CEO

Dear Friends and Colleagues, While this was a challenging week, we also saw moments of hope every day: Shining a Bright Light So many camps have stepped up to inspire our children, with...