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https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/event/aca-southern-california-hawaii-spring-leadership-conference

ACA, Southern California/Hawaii Spring Leadership Conference

Spring Leadership Conference (SLC) is known for excellent professional development, unrivaled social events, and an incredibly relaxing and energizing conference location.  Participants will...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/building-inclusive-trans-culture-practices-camp

Building Inclusive Trans* Culture & Practices at Camp

In this follow-up Webinar Chris from Transplaining for Camps will share with attendees collective ideas to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/green-camp-needs-assessment

Green Camp Needs Assessment

When it comes to setting the standard for green buildings, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) is leading the way through its promotion of sustainability in the design, construction, and operations...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/building-connecting-through-box-joy-delivered

Building Connecting through a Box: Joy, Delivered

During the past few years, camps worked hard to find new ways to connect with campers. Some camps offered virtual meet-ups, video tours of camp, or online activity tutorials. Many virtual camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/camp-everyone-interview-sarah-kientz

Camp Is for Everyone: An Interview with Sarah Kientz

In this interview, the American Camp Association (ACA) sits down with Rev. Sarah Kientz, minister to youth and director of Camp Akita, to discuss Camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/understanding-trans-experience-camp

Understanding the Trans* Experience at Camp

The camp experience produces many positive outcomes for children--- self-identity, self-worth, self-esteem, leadership, along with growth in personal skills and competencies.  The camp community...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/how-make-your-camp-more-inclusive-lgbtq-friendly-conversation-brave-trails

How to Make Your Camp More Inclusive and LGBTQ+ Friendly: A Conversation with Brave Trails

Chaco interviews Jessica Weissbuch, cofounder and executive director of Brave Trails, a nonprofit organization dedicated to LGBTQ+ youth leadership.  It was 2015, and Camp Brave Trails just...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/hosting-lgbtq-sessions-camp-interview-eric-meier

Hosting LGBTQ+ Sessions at Camp: An Interview with Eric Meier

In this interview, the American Camp Association (ACA) sits down with Eric Meier, director of camps and outdoor programs of Camp Fire Green Country, to discuss Camp Fire’s statement of inclusion and...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/courageous-conversations-camp

Courageous Conversations at Camp

A coworker makes a racially insensitive joke. A board member resists changes that foster inclusion. A supervisor's communication style impedes belonging. Hard conversations within the camping...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/meeting-campers-where-they-are

Meeting Campers Where They Are

I’ve often been taught to look at a person through the lens of a prism. On one side, you can see only a clear, flat, one-dimensional object, but when the light filters through you are left with all...