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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/severe-weather-season-now-year-round-preparing-your-camp

Severe Weather Season Is Now 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/health-care-reform-impact-camps-employers

Health Care Reform - Impact on Camps as Employers

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (HCERA) were signed into law in 2009 and 2010 respectively. Included in these new “health...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-kids-outdoors-act

Healthy Kids Outdoors Act

The Issues Today’s youth are experiencing less free and unstructured outdoor playtime in nature than previous generations — devoting an average of just four to seven minutes a day in unstructured...

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/lead-contamination-laws-regulations-applicable-camps

Lead Contamination - Laws and Regulations Applicable to Camps

Lead Laws and Regulations Many of the laws and regulations related to the hazards of lead are state and local.  However, there are a number of federal laws related to lead. These laws...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/radon-contamination-regulations-applicable-camps

Radon Contamination - Regulations Applicable to Camps

Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and an important national public health issue.  If your camp has buildings, you should be familiar with the issues related to radon...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/fair-labor-standards-act-applicability-camps

Fair 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/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/criminal-background-checks-issues-resources-camps

Criminal 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.