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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/rearview-mirror-driving-safety-camp

The Rearview Mirror: Driving Safety at Camp

A look in any rearview mirror will tell you a lot about where you have been, but little about where you are going. Unless, that is, you are driving at summer camp — where a quick look back can be an...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/her-story-role-women-formation-american-camp-association-1910-1924

Her Story: The Role of Women in the Formation of the American Camp Association 1910-1924

In the first article in the Historical Series that appeared in the January/February 2010 issue of Camping Magazine, we traced some of the key individuals who have shaped the 100-year history...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/embracing-change-ensuring-camp-experience-remains-relevant-2020-beyond

Embracing Change: Ensuring the Camp Experience Remains Relevant in 2020 and Beyond

In today's tough, competitive environment, it seems the only thing a camp director can be certain of is uncertainty. Everywhere around us, change is occurring — changes that have forced many camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-camp

Healthy Camp Study Update: Ten Promising Practices of a Healthy Camp

Since the outbreak of H1N1 during the summer of 2009, camps have been diligently updating their health and safety protocols and practices for the management of communicable diseases. By accessing and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/dont-let-them-stay-mad-keeping-camp-parents-your-side

Don't Let Them Stay Mad: Keeping Camp Parents on Your Side

Sam gushed about the fun he had at camp, but his mother (Mrs. Jones) was distressed about his chapped lips. In fact, it upset her so much that she marked "needs improvement" on the "Health &...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/fresh-tips-running-better-summer-camp-business-look-operations

Fresh Tips for Running a Better Summer Camp Business: A Look at Operations

In the 2009 November/December issue of Camping Magazine, we discussed sales and marketing tips to help run a better camp business. But, like any well-run business, camps need to be concerned...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/experiential-classroom-camp

The Experiential Classroom: Camp

As a camp professional, I, like you, have literally thousands of affirming anecdotal stories — the camp experience is not discretionary. And, if anyone needs more evidence, ACA's outcomes research...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/good-bad-ugly-issues-camp-providers-face-when-providing-family-camp-programs

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Issues Camp Providers Face When Providing Family Camp Programs

Family camps have become increasingly prevalent over the past several years. The number of camps offering family programs has exploded since the early 90s; reports of increases in family camps range...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/how-can-you-tell-when-camper-really-ready-camp

How Can You Tell When a Camper Is Really Ready for Camp?

Dear Bob, We are a coed resident camp operating in the mountains. It seems that every summer we have campers who aren’t really ready for the demands of group living in what is the intense social...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/building-principles-pack-rat-or-keeper-treasures

Building Principles: Pack Rat or Keeper of Treasures

Imagine finding a jar full of old coins buried in the yard, and tossing them out because Italy (Rome) doesn't issue denarii anymore! I bet that you didn't know that you, too, have a treasure. It's...