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https://www.acacamps.org/blog/learnings-gaps-identified-through-camp-program-quality-initiative

Learnings and Gaps Identified through the Camp Program Quality Initiative

Here are some recent learnings and identified gaps related to the Camp Program Quality Initiative.

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/online-course/new-director-orientation-ndo-online-course-asynchronous

New Director Orientation (NDO) Online Course - Asynchronous

ACA’ New Director Orientation (NDO) is designed to give you a solid foundation in the competencies and responsibilities necessary to your work as a camp director.  The course has been arranged...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/update-camp-program-quality-initiative

Update on the Camp Program Quality Initiative

Building systems of continuous quality improvement within our camps and greater community ultimately supports our goal of positive youth development — and this is exactly what the Camp Program...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/camp-middle-manager-package-20

Camp Middle Manager Package (2.0)

Improving the quality of your camp programs and activities requires attention to your own continuing education and professional development.  Yet many middle managers and camp program directors...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/eval-2020-tricks-trends-next-decade-camp-evaluation

Eval 2020: Tricks and Trends for the Next Decade of Camp Evaluation

In the past ten years we’ve welcomed tremendous growth in how and why camp professionals use evaluation to support program planning, staff training, marketing, and funding efforts.  The year...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/activities-programs-outcomes-impact

From Activities and Programs to Outcomes and Impact

Helping Kids Change Their Stories — A Taste of Camp Measurement North of the Border is a short blog series that explores Tim Hortons Foundation Camps’ summer and school programs and their...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/what-know-about-demographic-evaluation-questions-how-make-them-count-part-2

What to Know about Demographic Evaluation Questions and How to Make Them Count, Part 2

The latest Research 360 blog covers how to use camper demographic information to create more equitable camp experiences.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/what-know-about-demographic-evaluation-questions-how-make-them-count-part-1

What to Know about Demographic Evaluation Questions and How to Make Them Count, Part 1

Wheewww! Summer is about over, if not over for most camps, which means that it's time to reflect on another eventful and exciting season. Along with a bit of a breather, this time of year brings lots...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/program-quality-camp-interview-director-mountain-camp

Program Quality at Camp: An Interview with the Director of Mountain Camp

What is program quality at summer camp? Is it really worth it? ACA research assistant Rob Warner shares some highlights from his interview with Don Whipple from Mountain Camp.