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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/health-forms-records-campers-staff

Health Forms & Records for Campers & Staff

ACA has many resources available to help in the operation of your camp, including ready-to-use forms and sample policies and procedures. 

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/assessing-electronic-health-record-readiness-your-campus

Assessing 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/article/camping-magazine/locating-working-effectively-supervising-physician-nurse-practitioner

Locating and Working Effectively with a Supervising Physician/Nurse Practitioner

Camp professionals are well aware of the critical need to have a medical professional associated with the camp's health services. This professional typically provides direction when questions arise...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/can-my-camp-nurse-do

Can 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-setting

Kids 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/resources/epinephrine-auto-injectors-accessibility-laws-camps

Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Accessibility Laws and Camps

Updated August 2018 Childhood allergies are on the rise.  According to research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, twenty-five percent of children have...

https://www.acacamps.org/link/alliance-camp-health

Alliance for Camp Health

Formerly the Association of Camp Nursing.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/how-culture-sensitive-are-your-camp-health-services

How Culture-sensitive Are Your Camp Health Services?

Campers and staff come from a variety of backgrounds. An urban-savvy camper becomes the bunkmate to a youth raised on a rural farm; two girls — one from a small mountain village and the other from a...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-camp

Healthy 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-camps

Medical 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?