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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/posterity-using-time-capsules-capture-camp

For Posterity: Using Time Capsules to Capture Camp

It was the spring of 2016 when I received a call from the current director of Many Point Camp in Minnesota. Having been the director of Many Point for 25 years, I was used to a call inviting me to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/video-games-camp-are-you-kidding-me

Video Games at Camp? Are You Kidding Me?

No, in fact, I'm completely serious. For the record, my 40-year career has been spent entirely within the camp, sports, and community center worlds, and has included positions as coach, athletic...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/inspired-learning-through-deep-nature-play

Inspired Learning through Deep Nature Play

An Interview with Joseph Bharat Cornell Joseph Bharat Cornell is a world-renowned naturalist, educator, and storyteller. He founded the nature awareness program Sharing...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/when-competition-just-right

When Competition Is Just Right

"I don't want my child to take part in this contest you've dreamed up," a visiting parent told me on the grounds of my camp. "I don't want him to lose. He's not good at this." She pointed out to the...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/counselors-campers-action

Counselors, Campers, Action!

Everyone is taking photos today! As counselors, you can offer your campers creative ideas for capturing the treasured moments of their summer of fun at camp. Preparing to Shoot — Staff...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/putting-nature-perspective-interview-scott-sampson-phd

Putting Nature in Perspective: An Interview with Scott Sampson, PhD

Scott Sampson, PhD, is a dinosaur paleontologist, science communicator, and passionate advocate for connecting people with nature. He currently serves as vice president of research and collections...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/power-inspiring-visual-arts-program

The Power of an Inspiring Visual Arts Program

Picture ziti pasta shells strung into a necklace with yarn or glued onto flimsy paper. Think back to dried leaves and flowers cracking and falling off of cardboard squares, or paint peeling off of...

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/article/camping-magazine/farm-dining-hall-camp-farm-program-long-history

Farm to Dining Hall: A Camp Farm Program with a Long History

In 1890, the folks who built the water powered grist mill just off Carson Creek, outside Brevard, North Carolina, never envisioned that one day the property surrounding the mill would become Gwynn...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/turning-camp-counselors-nature-specialists-pemi-nature-instruction-clinic

Turning Camp Counselors into Nature Specialists: The Pemi Nature Instruction Clinic

Introduction Richard Louv, in his book Last Child in the Woods, “links the absence of nature in the lives of today’s wired generation to some of the most disturbing childhood trends: the...