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https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/event/accreditation-process-workshop-follow-fridays-4

Accreditation Process Workshop- Follow Up Fridays

This optional, virtual follow-up is intended for AFTER the Accreditation Process Workshop (APW) - Online is completed.  To register for the Accreditation Process Workshop...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/closer-look-layers-protection

Closer Look: Layers of Protection

Welcome to the Closer Look Video Series. This recorded on-demand video is one of many that is part of a large library of accreditation related resources offered through ACA called the ACA...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/armed-dangerous-fugitive-situations-near-camp

Armed and Dangerous: Fugitive Situations Near Camp

In the summers of 2017 and 2018, the West Virginia 4-H camp program experienced multiple incidents where camps were locked down due to armed suspects in the area. In one incident, a man stole a truck...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/incident-response-plan-assess-update-yours

The Incident Response Plan: Assess and Update Yours

With summer's 2020 season looming, staff hiring and camper recruitment is in full swing, but we're also ordering supplies, determining content for staff orientation, and making sure various policies...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/camp-risk-management-tips-are-sure-make-your-insurance-company-happy

Camp Risk Management Tips That Are Sure to Make Your Insurance Company Happy!

Having good risk management practices at camp can help produce a positive camp experience, and also help reduce the likelihood of you needing to file a claim with your insurance carrier. What better...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/risk-management-whats-name

Risk Management: What's in a Name?

Is the answer to any of the following questions yes in relation to your camp? Have you purchased the assets of a camp and kept the name? Do you lease your camp premises to third parties...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-20-midsummer-safety-training-staff

CampWire Episode #20 - Midsummer Safety Training for Staff

In the 20th episode of CampWire, ACA talks with Ian Garner of Markel Insurance and Katie Johnson of ...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/yourcamptoo

#yourcamptoo?

Sexual abuse. Sexual misconduct. Child pornography. Your camp's nightmare. These events represent the majority of crises we respond to on behalf of summer camps, schools, and youth-centric...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/are-you-prepared-bear-if-not-how-will-you-respond-armed-intruder

Are You Prepared for a Bear? If Not, How Will You Respond to an Armed Intruder?

Running a camp is challenging. Running a camp in the United States, where violent events occupy the 24-hour news cycle, is even more difficult. There are so many risks and expectations to manage....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/summer-camps-fire-emergency-communications-six-lessons-learned-during-fire-camp

Summer Camps, Fire, and Emergency Communications: Six Lessons Learned During a Fire at Camp

Fires are a potential hazard for camps located in wooded areas and urban areas alike. How camps respond and communicate to camp families and the community when a fire does occur can go a long way to...