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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/directions-youth-development-outcomes-camp-experience

Directions: 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/resources/avian-influenza-h5n1-bird-flu

Avian 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-know

West 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-camps

Medical 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-camp

Inspirations: 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-programs

Innovations: 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-staff

Health Forms & Records for Campers & Staff

ACA has many resources available to help in the operation of your camp, including ready-to-use forms and sample policies and procedures. 

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/waterborne-illness-primary-amebic-meningoencephalitis-naelgeria-fowleri

Waterborne 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/extreme-heat-preventing-identifying-heat-related-illness

Extreme 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/resources/aca-camp-business-operations-report

ACA Camp Business Operations Report

Access the most recent budget and finance data for camps.