https://www.acacamps.org/resources/directions-youth-development-outcomes-camp-experienceDirections: Youth Development Outcomes of the Camp Experience
Research done to determine the outcomes of the camp experience as expressed by parents and children.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/avoiding-staff-surprisesAvoiding 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/resources/avian-influenza-h5n1-bird-fluAvian Influenza (H5N1-Bird Flu)
Avian influenza (also known as "H5N1" and "bird flu") is an infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virus. The infection can cause a wide spectrum of symptoms in birds,...
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/medical-marijuana-campsMedical Marijuana and Camps
So what is a camp to do if a staff applicant or camper wants to bring and use their medical marijuana prescription at camp?
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/inspirations-developmental-supports-opportunities-youths-experiences-campInspirations: Developmental Supports and Opportunities of Youths' Experiences at Camp
In 2003-2004 the American Camp Association conducted research with over 7600 campers (aged 10-18) from just over 80 ACA-Accredited camps to determine the degree to which developmental supports and...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/innovations-improving-youth-experiences-summer-programsInnovations: Improving Youth Experiences in Summer Programs
In 2004-2005 the American Camp Association completed a Program Improvement Project with twenty-three ACA-accredited camps to learn what strategies and approaches would help strengthen the experiences...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/health-forms-records-campers-staffHealth Forms & Records for Campers & Staff
ACA has many resources available to help in the operation of your camp, including sample forms, policies, and procedures.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/waterborne-illness-primary-amebic-meningoencephalitis-naelgeria-fowleriWaterborne Illness — Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis and Naelgeria Fowleri
Naegleria fowleri is a brain-eating amoeba that lives in warm freshwater (such as lakes, rivers, hot springs, and ponds).
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/aca-camp-business-operations-reportACA Camp Business Operations Report
Access the most recent budget and finance data for camps.