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https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/we-need-play-now-more-ever

We Need PLAY Now More Than Ever!

Play is beneficial for ALL ages. It positively impacts brain growth, academic development, social emotional wellbeing and enhances creative and critical thinking across generations. Sadly, playful...

https://www.acacamps.org/book/risk-management-camp-riding-program-healthy-learning-dvd

Risk Management in a Camp Riding Program (Healthy Learning DVD)

Safety is priority number one when it comes to camp programming-especially when it involves putting a camper on a 1,000 pound horse with its own opinions. Risk Management in a Camp Riding...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/noticing-deficit-disorder-how-camp-can-restore-art-seeing-world

Noticing Deficit Disorder - How Camp Can Restore The Art of Seeing the World

We are in the midst of an epidemic of visual impairment no medical doctor can fix — but which camps might cure. Back in the `60s, artist, researcher, and psychologist Rudolf Arnheim (1969) lamented...

https://www.acacamps.org/link/national-military-family-association-operation-purple-camps

National Military Family Association - Operation Purple Camps

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camps-operation-purple-military-families

Camps and Operation Purple for Military Families

As funding has been cut to support the children of military families, the opportunities for your camp to support those children through the ...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/dangerous-games-every-camp-must-know-about

Dangerous “Games” Every Camp Must Know About

Social media cited as one of the main reasons why these dangerous games are becoming more prevalent Recent media stories have shed a renewed spotlight on the types of dangerous games kids play...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/take-your-horse-camp

Take Your Horse to Camp

Another way to increase usage at camp facilities is to allow people to bring their own horses to camp. Both youth and adults will have this interest and appreciate having a location to camp with...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/riding-programs-camp-enrichment-different-kind

Riding Programs at Camp: Enrichment of a Different Kind

Horseback riding has deep roots in the history of American summer camps, but stereotypical images of the expense and elitism of riding may get in the way of a full appreciation of the benefit and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/success-horses-success-life

Success With Horses = Success With Life

W.L. Lorimer, founder of Lorimer Family Camps, included the cavalry style of horsemanship along with the athletics, aquatics, and outdoor skills that were the basics for all camps in the early 1900s...