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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camp-security

Camp Security

According to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the incidence of violent crimes committed against and by children and youth continues to rise in America. This alarming data has youth-serving...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/resources-camps-about-public-violence

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.

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/armed-dangerous-fugitive-situations-near-camp

Armed and Dangerous: Fugitive Situations Near Camp

In the summers of 2017 and 2018, the West Virginia 4-H camp program experienced multiple incidents where camps were locked down due to armed suspects in the area. In one incident, a man stole a truck...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/wildfires-west

Wildfires in the West

The threat of wildfires impacts camps in the west more each year.  This webinar explores wildland fire preparation, response and recovery from four critical perspectives: Public Policy, Fire...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/us-secret-service-agents-guide-creating-safe-camps

A U.S. Secret Service Agent's Guide to Creating Safe Camps

This webinar is meant to provide participants with concepts to proactively develop and/or improve safety and security at their camps and outdoor venues.  The presentation will include discussion...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/are-you-prepared-bear-if-not-how-will-you-respond-armed-intruder

Are You Prepared for a Bear? If Not, How Will You Respond to an Armed Intruder?

Running a camp is challenging. Running a camp in the United States, where violent events occupy the 24-hour news cycle, is even more difficult. There are so many risks and expectations to manage....

https://www.acacamps.org/link/dhs-k-12-school-security-guide-preventing-protecting-against-gun-violence

DHS K-12 School Security: A Guide for Preventing and Protecting Against Gun Violence

https://www.acacamps.org/link/us-secret-service-national-threat-assessment-center-ntac

U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC)

https://www.acacamps.org/link/dhs-securing-soft-targets-crowded-spaces

DHS Securing Soft Targets and Crowded Spaces

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/camp-staff-safety-age-metoo

Camp 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....