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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/weather-activities-nasa

Weather Activities from NASA

Survivor: Earth Ages 12 to 14 — A series of ten lessons designed to teach students about local and global water issues....

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/nasa-resources-camps

NASA Resources for Camps

Learn more about ACA's strategic relationship with NASA Schedule a Visit by an Astronaut to Your Camp — Interested in having...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/children-nature-belong-together

Children and Nature Belong Together

How Camp Teaches Kids to Think Green! Camp programs are among the very best ways for children to learn a lasting appreciation for nature and a lifelong interest in caring...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camps-operation-purple-military-families

Camps and Operation Purple for Military Families

As funding has been cut to support the children of military families, the opportunities for your camp to support those children through the ...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/community-parks-revitalization-act

Community Parks Revitalization Act

Overview The Community Parks Revitalization Act will provide matching federal grants for much needed parks and recreation infrastructure. Specifically, the bill would authorize the Department of...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/pool-spa-safety-federal-laws-applicable-camps

Pool and Spa Safety - Federal Laws Applicable to Camps

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (VGB) promotes the safe use of pools, spas and hot tubs. The act imposes mandatory federal...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/year-round-education-children-youth

Year-Round Education of Children and Youth

American Camp Association Position and Resources Understand the importance of the connection with nature Children and Nature Create positive relationships...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/dangerous-games-every-camp-must-know-about

Dangerous “Games” Every Camp Must Know About

Social media cited as one of the main reasons why these dangerous games are becoming more prevalent Recent media stories have shed a renewed spotlight on the types of dangerous games kids play...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/public-lands-use-resources-camps

Public Lands Use - Resources for Camps

Use of public lands and waters is essential for many camp programs.  It is estimated that at least 9 percent of all camps use public lands and waters for at least a portion of their...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/explore-30-camp-reading-program

Explore 30 Camp Reading Program

The Challenge During the summer children experience “summer learning loss” when they are not involved in high quality programs with opportunities for skill building.  As a result, young...