https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/new-director-orientation-ndo-online-course-asynchronousNew 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/events-education/online-learning/online-course/camp-middle-manager-package-20Camp 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-evaluationEval 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-impactFrom 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/future-camp-researchThe Future of Camp Research
In this blog, Jessie Dickerson describes how camp researchers and camp professionals came together at the 2019 ACA National Conference to envision a future for camp research.
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/measuring-outcomes-101-easy-steps-beginnersMeasuring Outcomes 101: Easy Steps for Beginners
ACA’s Youth Outcomes Battery is a set of surveys designed specifically for camp professionals to use to measure camper outcomes. Join us in this webinar to learn about this easy and accessible tool...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/tools-measuring-youth-development-outcomesTools for Measuring Youth Development Outcomes
The youth development outcomes tools were designed specifically for camps interested in exploring what their campers gain from their camp experience.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-9-camp-resarch-laurie-browne-jim-sibthorpCampWire Episode #9 - Camp Resarch with Laurie Browne and Jim Sibthorp
In the ninth episode of CampWire, ACA's director of research Laurie Browne talks with another researcher, and longtime camp friend, Jim Sibthorp about ACA's 5-year research study.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/research-360-promising-themes-phase-1-5-year-impact-studyResearch 360: Promising Themes from Phase 1 of the 5-Year Impact Study
Laurie Browne, PhD, discusses what happened during the first phase of the 5-Year Impact Study and what will happen next during Phases 2 and 3.