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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...

Pride at Camp LGBTQIA+ Camp Pros Meetup

LGBTQIA+ camp professionals are invited to join the conversation with our affinity group, Pride at Camp. These monthly meetings allow us to discuss camp culture, collaborate on projects, and network...

Partnerships to Increase Equity and Inclusivity

Camp-School Partnerships are a promising intervention to increase access to high-quality summer programs for youth at under-resourced public and charter schools. In this webinar, we examine what...

Making Paddling More Inclusive: Kayaking with Nonprofit Diversify Whitewater

Diversify Whitewater was founded in June 2020 during the Black Lives Matter movement with the mission of sharing the beauty of paddling with Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), and allies.

Sustainability & Access Summit

Join Us! The American Camp Association is proud to present the 2023 Sustainability and Access Summit: Cultivating the Path and Planting Seeds of Opportunity for youth of...

The Power of Engaging Diversity by Hiring International Exchange Visitors

The world has 206 sovereign states — are you maximizing the opportunities for diversity at your camp?

Livin’ On a Prayer: The Celebration of Difference in Camp

We’ve made some amazing progress with regard to diversity in our camp populations — race, socioeconomic status, gender identity, nationality, physical ability, mental ability, and more. And while...

The Courage to Create Access: Moving beyond Conversation and into Action

Sustained engagement along the journey to making camp accessible for all will take courage.

Confronting Barriers to Belonging at Camp

Providing access to camp is only the start. An important part of an inclusive camp experience is creating a sense of belonging.

Cultural Bias in Risk Management

When bias is discussed in wilderness risk management, it is often explored from the perspective of decision-making. Heuristics are the processes by which we make decisions using mental shortcuts that...