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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/sankofa-value-meaningful-debrief-end-camp-season

Sankofa: The Value of Meaningful Debrief to End the Camp Season

Another camp season is complete. After working overtime to ensure that every session was special, enriching, and fun-filled, we camp professionals are finally able to exhale. We did it! The energy,...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/quirky-kids-what-we-can-do-when-kid-doesnt-fit

Quirky Kids: What We Can Do When a Kid Doesn’t “Fit”

Description Every cabin/group has a Quirky Kid or two… these are campers who tend to act, do, and socialize differently from their peer.  Quirky kids often don’t pick up social cues, or else...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/trauma-informed-care-camp

Trauma Informed Care at Camp

DESCRIPTION:  In ACA’s 2017 Emerging Issues Report, the top issue facing camps is campers’ Mental, Emotional, and Social Health (Browne, Bialeschki & Wilson, 2017)....

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/partner-online-course/campsafe-online-child-sexual-abuse-prevention-training-staff

CampSafe: Online Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training for Staff

CampSafe is an innovative, interactive eLearn training empowering camp staff with awareness and knowledge about child sexual abuse prevention. Preparing staff before they arrive to...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/practical-tools-addressing-mesh-needs-camp

Practical Tools for Addressing MESH Needs at Camp

Camp participants and staff experience a range of emotions throughout camp. Some emotional responses are the normal reaction to a new situation while others struggle from a diagnosed condition. Camps...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/us-secret-service-agents-guide-creating-safe-camps

A U.S. Secret Service Agent's Guide to Creating Safe Camps

This webinar is meant to provide participants with concepts to proactively develop and/or improve safety and security at their camps and outdoor venues.  The presentation will include discussion...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-10-staff-training-michael-brandwein

CampWire Episode #10 - Staff Training with Michael Brandwein

The ACA professional development team interviews Michael Brandwein for the 10th episode of CampWire. Get some great staff training tips as the summer season begins.

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/power-people-making-staff-training-work-your-staff

Power to the People: Making Staff Training Work for Your Staff

It's time to start re-thinking the traditional ways in which we view staff training. This session will be full of new and innovative ideas to change the dynamic (and timing) of your staff training....

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/fully-connected-how-radical-cell-phone-policy-can-improve-your-camp

Fully Connected: How a Radical Cell Phone Policy Can Improve Your Camp Culture and Cure FOMO

"Because of Camp... I have a better relationship with my phone." Said no one ever. We love camp because of the relationships we build there. So, what would camp look like if the staff committed to...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/avoiding-parent-trap-working-difficult-parents

Avoiding the Parent Trap: Working with Difficult Parents

Most camp parents are wonderful, but at every camp, there are a few who are some degree of difficult. From parents who demand special exceptions to parents who are wholly disengaged from their child'...