https://www.acacamps.org/resources/extreme-heat-preventing-identifying-heat-related-illnessExtreme Heat - Preventing and Identifying Heat-Related Illness
In extreme temperatures and humidity, it is important to train staff on the dangers of heat-related illnesses, signs of heat-related illnesses, and appropriate preventative measures.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/resources-camps-about-public-violenceResources for Camps about Public Violence
ACA has compiled a list of resources for camps to help deal with crisis response and dealing with public violence.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/assessing-electronic-health-record-readiness-your-campusAssessing Electronic Health Record Readiness at Your Campus
As the transformation of our world by digital technology continues, it is essential that college and university programs hosting minors on campus leverage technology to improve the flow of health...
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/camp-staff-safety-age-metooCamp Staff Safety in the Age of #MeToo
It is a story that has been unfolding for over a year: the exposure of often long-standing sexual abuse and harassment of both male and female victims by mostly men in various positions of power....
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/can-my-camp-nurse-doCan My Camp Nurse Do That?
"My nurse told the parent that she wouldn't give the medication unless she had the prescription in its original container. Can she do that? The Mom was just trying to help by putting the meds in...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/kids-diabetes-non-diabetes-camp-settingKids with Diabetes in the Non-Diabetes Camp Setting
I'll never forget walking into the infirmary for my week as a camp nurse and hearing one of the outgoing nurses say, "I got the kid with diabetes again. Don't worry, you don't have one this week." In...
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/child-protection-101-responding-camp-professionalChild Protection 101: Responding as a Camp Professional
Being prepared for risks a camp may face during the summer is an important component of a good risk management strategy. Understanding historical trends and emerging issues can help with the...
https://www.acacamps.org/link/alliance-camp-healthAlliance for Camp Health
Formerly the Association of Camp Nursing.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-campHealthy Camp Study Update: Ten Promising Practices of a Healthy Camp
Since the outbreak of H1N1 during the summer of 2009, camps have been diligently updating their health and safety protocols and practices for the management of communicable diseases. By accessing and...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/medical-marijuana-campsMedical Marijuana and Camps
So what is a camp to do if a staff applicant or camper wants to bring and use their medical marijuana prescription at camp?