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Dos and Don’ts for Universities and Colleges Hosting Youth Summer Camps

This article discusses how to proactively prevent injuries while hosting camp programs and how to respond to injuries if someone does get hurt despite all precautions.

CampWire Episode 49: Abuse Prevention in Youth Programs

Ju'Riese Colón, CEO of the U.S. Center for SafeSport and a member of the ACA Board of Directors, joins us for a conversation on abuse prevention, education, and accountability within youth programs...

ACA and Redwoods Group Working Together to Bring Safety Training to Camps

The American Camp Association (ACA) is excited to announce a collaboration with The Redwoods Group to further the availability of camp safety training courses.

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention – A Redwoods Training Course

The training follows a story of sexual abuse from the eyes of a child. Madison, a fictional character based on a real event we handled, tells us her story through journal entries. In this training,...

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Lessons Learned from ACA's Crisis Hotline in 2021

Part of the magic of camp is the unexpected. In most cases, the unexpected means spontaneous, unscripted moments of connection, growth, and renewal — but the unexpected can also mean uncertainty, or...

Changing the Framework of Abuse-Prevention Training

This past summer was one of navigating “firsts.” For many camps, it was navigating a reopening in the middle of a pandemic. For others it was dealing with the challenges created by quarantines and...