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https://www.acacamps.org/blog/how-can-group-purchasing-organization-help-your-camp

How Can a Group Purchasing Organization Help Your Camp?

A group purchasing organization (GPO) is a platform that allows a business to join a group of other buyers who are interested in the same products and services. When you join a GPO — which can be...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/aiding-your-economic-recovery-%E2%80%93-reducing-food-costs-2022-acas-gpo-partner

Aiding Your Economic Recovery – Reducing Food Costs in 2022 with ACA's GPO Partner, Trinity/HPSI

As camps are entering a phase of economic recovery, rising food costs are a significant consideration in 2022. This webinar is intended to highlight the group purchasing partnership of the ACA with...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/strategies-serving-top-nine-allergen-free-meals

Strategies for Serving Top Nine Allergen-Free Meals

Goodbye eggs, milk, wheat, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and sesame! While it would be rare to have a camper who has all these allergies, you may have multiple campers with allergies to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/buffet-serving-line-family-style-pros-cons

Buffet, Serving Line, and Family Style: The Pros and Cons

What type of dining service does your camp use? To get an idea of what is currently popular in camps, I conducted a survey among camp food service directors and received some insightful responses...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/dutch-oven-cooking-tools-tips

Dutch Oven Cooking Tools and Tips

Gabe, now a fifth grader, was pumped that he had graduated prerequisite camp programs required to experience Adventure Camp for the first time. Gabe conquered the zip line, sailed on the lake, and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/evolution-dietary-guidelines

The Evolution of Dietary Guidelines

If we were to prepare the most scientifically healthy diet daily for our campers, what would that look like? It seems that what is considered a "healthy diet" has changed so many times over the years...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/ramblings-grumpy-old-camp-cook

Ramblings of a Grumpy, Old Camp Cook

With the passing of my 65th birthday, I began reflecting a lot on my life, as I imagine many have done at the passage of this age. Looking back, the many summers I spent as a cook/food service...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/five-star-recipe-excellence-camp-food-service

A Five-Star Recipe for Excellence in Camp Food Service

Moving about confidently, two cooks snatched the garlic bread from the oven, prepped the salad bar, whipped up chocolate pudding, and a meal was complete. As the new food service director at Camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/link/us-department-agriculture-summer-food-service-program

U.S. Department of Agriculture - Summer Food Service Program

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/summer-food-service-program-us-department-agriculture

Summer Food Service Program - U.S. Department of Agriculture

During the school year, many children receive free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch through the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs.  But, when school is not in session,...