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Anxiety Is a Virtue?

An interview with Tracy Dennis-Tiwary, PhD

Fighting for Wellness: Youth Thrive When You Do

An Interview with Brittany Patterson, PhD

Reframing Mental Health at Camp

Mental health at camp has always been a challenge. But for many camps, it wasn’t until worldwide stressors started piling up in 2020 that this challenge became overwhelming.

How to Support Camper Mental Health

Here are some steps you can take to support camper mental health.

Traversing Complex Emotions: MESH Findings for the Path Ahead

Description Since the onset of COVID-19, researchers have expressed considerable concerns about the state of our individual and collective well-being. Studies suggest challenges...

Considerations for Implementing Mental Health and Behavioral Supports at Camp

If you’ve been thinking about adding behavioral or mental health supports to your program, you’ve also probably realized that the devil is in the details. Supporting mental, emotional, and social...

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...

Resources 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.

Fall Virtual Camp Health Conference

Join the Alliance for Camp Health (ACH) for a fall conference that will focus on the mental, emotional and social health needs of campers and staff. Sessions included: Traversing...

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.