https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camp-crisis-hotlineCamp Crisis Hotline
The Hotline serves as a resource for camps in crisis and provides callers the opportunity to talk through their crisis with a trained third-party.
The safety of your campers and staff and anyone who may be on your property are your primary responsibility. Review your risk management plan for camp evacuation and coordinate with appropriate local...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camps-evacuation-or-temporary-housing-centersCamps as Evacuation or Temporary Housing Centers
Camps may be called upon by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) — or another government agency or community organization — to serve as evacuation centers.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/severe-weather-season-year-round-preparing-your-campSevere Weather Season Is Year-Round - Preparing Your Camp
Severe weather can occur during any time of the year. Hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, wild fires, floods, etc. are in the news throughout the year. In preparation, the American Camp...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/resources-sections-standardsResources by Sections of the Standards
ACA is committed to providing resources to assist in your accreditation visit planning and preparation. These resources include tip sheets, charts, standards-at-a-glance, links to relevant ACA...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/pool-spa-safety-federal-laws-applicable-campsPool 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/crisis-communications-handbook-templates-sample-forms-lettersThe Crisis Communications Handbook Templates and Sample Forms and Letters
Take control of a crisis at your camp with a proven communications system. Take Control: Be prepared for nearly any camp crisis with a strong, comprehensive communications system that...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/resources-camps-about-public-violenceResources for Camps about Public Violence
ACA has compiled a list of resources for camps to help deal with crisis response and dealing with public violence.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/crisis-response-tips-campsCrisis Response - Tips for Camps
Top Tips for Camps Create a crisis response plan. Prior to your camp season, develop your plan. With the proper resources and planning, you can minimize many of the...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/e-cigarettes-juuling-what-all-camps-need-knowE-Cigarettes and "Juuling" — What All Camps Need to Know
Know and share the facts. Learn about e-cigarettes and "Juuling" and the threats they pose to youth and young adults