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/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/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/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/resources/aca-camp-business-operations-reportACA Camp Business Operations Report
Access the most recent budget and finance data for camps.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/staffing-compensation-benefits-reportStaffing, Compensation, and Benefits Report
Each year, the American Camp Association (ACA) surveys its members about specific areas of their camp operations and makes the results available so camps can benchmark their business practices.h