https://www.acacamps.org/blog/developing-certification-program-staff-recruitment-retention-toolDeveloping a Certification Program as a Staff Recruitment/Retention Tool
So what are — and what aren’t — certifications, exactly?
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/lessons-learned-acas-crisis-hotline-2021Lessons Learned from ACA's Crisis Hotline in 2021
Part of the magic of camp is the unexpected. In most cases, the unexpected means spontaneous, unscripted moments of connection, growth, and renewal — but the unexpected can also mean uncertainty, or...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/preventing-burnout-caring-your-staffs-mental-health-while-camp-sessionPreventing Burnout: Caring for Your Staff’s Mental Health while Camp Is in Session
A camp job is hard work. Camp is so worth it, as evidenced by all the positive outcomes research has shown campers achieve. But that does not make the job any easier — especially for the teenagers...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/changing-framework-abuse-prevention-trainingChanging the Framework of Abuse-Prevention Training
This past summer was one of navigating “firsts.” For many camps, it was navigating a reopening in the middle of a pandemic. For others it was dealing with the challenges created by quarantines and...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/step-your-hiring-game-attracting-interns-through-field-experience-manualStep Up Your Hiring Game: Attracting Interns through a Field Experience Manual
Here are some easy steps to get you started putting together your own field experience manual.
https://www.acacamps.org/link/sexual-development-behavior-children-information-parents-caregiversSexual Development and Behavior in Children: Information for Parents and Caregivers
Provides parents and caregivers information on sexual development and behavior in children. This fact sheet, a part of the Caring for Kids: What Parents Need to Know About Sexual Abuse...
https://www.acacamps.org/link/understanding-coping-sexual-behavior-problems-children-information-parents-caregiversUnderstanding & Coping with Sexual Behavior Problems in Children: Information for Parents & Caregivers
Provides parents and caregivers with information about coping with sexual behavior problems. This fact sheet, a part of Caring for Kids: What Parents Need to Know About Sexual Abuse...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-39-mindfulness-practices-campCampWire Episode 39: Mindfulness Practices at Camp
ACA's Professional Development Manager of the Western Region, John Beitner, sits down with Susan Fee and Tanea Mills to discuss how mindfulness practices can enhance the camp experience.
https://www.acacamps.org/link/higher-education-protection-network-hepnetHigher Education Protection Network (HEPNet)