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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/lost-boys-finding-their-way-summer-camp

Lost Boys: Finding Their Way at Summer Camp

Are boys in crisis? Popular literature (Raising Cain, Lost Boys, Boys and Sex) and theater (Dear Evan Hansen) seem to suggest so. Terms such as “boy code” and “toxic masculinity” further paint a path...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/mesh-mechanics-spur-personal-development-campers-staff

MESH Mechanics That Spur Personal Development in Campers and Staff

We can support mental, emotional, and social health for the entire camp community by taking it one step at a time. 

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/peanut-allergy-frightening-facts-emerging-treatments-ultimate-avoidance

Peanut Allergy: Frightening Facts, Emerging Treatments, Ultimate Avoidance

Peanut allergy has historically been the most fatal food allergy, comprising 50 to 62 percent of all food allergy deaths annually (Food Allergies Atlanta, 2022). It is also the leading food allergy...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/i-cant-breathe-poor-air-quality-communities-color

I Can't Breathe — Poor Air Quality and Communities of Color

Anyone who operated, worked at, or attended a camp this past summer knows more than a thing or two (and likely more than they ever wanted to know) about risk. I, Briana Mitchell, am one of those...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/preventing-burnout-caring-your-staffs-mental-health-while-camp-session

Preventing Burnout: Caring for Your Staff’s Mental Health while Camp Is in Session

A camp job is hard work. Camp is so worth it, as evidenced by all the positive outcomes research has shown campers achieve. But that does not make the job any easier — especially for the teenagers...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/changing-framework-abuse-prevention-training

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...

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/strategies-serving-top-nine-allergen-free-meals

Strategies for Serving Top Nine Allergen-Free Meals

Goodbye eggs, milk, wheat, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and sesame! While it would be rare to have a camper who has all these allergies, you may have multiple campers with allergies to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/health-screening-has-evolved-does-your-practice-reflect

Health Screening Has Evolved: Does Your Practice Reflect That?

Health screening, a practice typical to most camps' opening day process, has undergone an evolution. Granted, some changes were kick-started by our COVID-19 experience but, like...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/understanding-avoiding-soy-allergen-sources

Understanding and Avoiding Soy Allergen Sources

For food service management shopping for soy-allergic campers, it will seem like soy is everywhere. Because soy is a staple for many food manufacturers, it is one of the most ubiquitous food...