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
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camp-program-quality-assessment-c-pqaCamp Program Quality Assessment (C-PQA)
Camp Program Quality Assessment (CPQA) (short form) For camps interested in taking a "baby step" toward assessing the quality of their programs and their contribution to youth development, the...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/2022-staff-training-issue-camping-magazine2022 Staff Training Issue of Camping Magazine
Each year, the May/June issue of Camping Magazine is devoted to staff training — perfect for Staff Orientation!
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/fair-labor-standards-act-applicability-campsFair Labor Standards Act - Applicability to Camps
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal,...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/criminal-background-checks-issues-resources-campsCriminal Background Checks - Issues and Resources for Camps
ACA believes that camps should utilize multifaceted screening and hiring programs and support practices appropriate to the clientele, staffing, supervision, and program consideration of each camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/bullying-prevention-camps-take-standBullying Prevention - Camps Take a Stand
Bullying prevention is one of five hot topics on the minds of camp staff. To help address this issue,the American Camp Association, in collaboration with Dr. Joel Haber, is pleased to...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/tax-incentives-camps-who-hire-veteransTax Incentives for Camps Who Hire Veterans
In 2001, Congress enacted a new law that amends the Internal Revenue Code. Named the VOW to Hire Heroes Act - it includes tax credits for businesses that hire unemployed veterans. The law...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/social-security-international-staffSocial Security for International Staff
American Camp Association urges camps to abide by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruling and obtain Social Security numbers for all international staff.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/training-tool-sheets-camp-directors-camp-counselorsTraining Tool Sheets for Camp Directors and Camp Counselors
Drawing from what we are learning through the ACA Research Initiative, we've gathered some tools that could help you and your staff. With so little time in precamp orientation to do everything you...