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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/give-gift-camp

Give the Gift of Camp

Each holiday season, parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles are faced with the hard decision of what gifts to give children. This year, as part of your holiday gift list, consider the ...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/national-parks-junior-ranger-program

National Parks Junior Ranger Program

Launched in 2010, children can become Let’s Move Outside Junior Rangers by participating in an outdoor activity that gets their hearts pumping and bodies moving. The ...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/partnership-caring-parents-camps-join-together

A Partnership of Caring - Parents and Camps Join Together

Child Protection is a Shared Responsibility Nothing substitutes for the vigilance and care of parents in determining a safe situation for their children. While no institution--schools, churches,...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-teens

Healthy Teens

ACA is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles for youth.  In conjunction with its "Partnering With Parents" initiative, the American Camp Association is pleased to present a series...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/early-adolescence-ages-11-13

Early Adolescence - Ages 11 to 13

Developmental Milestones Increase vocabulary to 40,000 words (nearly double from ages 8-9) Choose friends based on common interests, rather than parent selection Begin the...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/middle-adolescence-age-14-16

Middle Adolescence - Age 14 to 16

Developmental Milestones Increase their hypothetical reasoning abilities Conduct increasing future planning Experience further sexual maturation and explore issues of...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/child-adolescent-development-articles-parents

Child/Adolescent Development Articles for Parents

The Boy in the Boat - Life Lessons Learned at Camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/understanding-bullying-within-camp-setting-tips-parents

Understanding Bullying Within The Camp Setting - Tips for Parents

What is Bullying? Bullying is aggressive behavior by a child or a group of children who take advantage of the power they have to hurt or intimidate others. Bullying can take many forms:...