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https://www.acacamps.org/americans-disabilities-act-ada-applicability-camps

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - Applicability to Camps

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. The ADA is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/revised-ada-requirements-what-do-they-mean-you

Revised ADA Requirements: What Do They Mean to You?

Though the idea of working to include disabled people in all facets of life is an old idea, it has relatively recent regulatory roots. Beyond being a good idea, that concept has been the proverbial “...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/ada-title-iii-what-does-it-mean-camp-programs

ADA Title III: What Does It Mean for Camp Programs?

A teen who is hearing impaired and her parents e-mail an application, seeking admission into a summer adventure camp. There are only a few weeks before the application deadline. The camp director has...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/ada-title-iii-access-recreation-programs-people-disabilities-what-does-it-mean-me-update

ADA Title III: Access to Recreation Programs for People with Disabilities — What Does it Mean For Me? . . . An Update

©2006 Catherine Hansen-Stamp and Charles R. Gregg* A teen who is deaf and her parents e-mail an application, seeking admission into a summer adventure camp. There are only a few weeks before the...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/camps-n-codes

Camps 'N Codes

For camp administrators, it is all too often that they find their vision of an renovation or expansion project is not in tune with the building codes and regulations enforced by the local Authorities...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/medical-marijuana-current-issues-camps

Medical Marijuana: Current Issues for Camps

Introduction A call recently came into the American Camp Association (ACA) Crisis Hotline from a member camp: Three adults attended a family camp and brought medical marijuana with them. Upon...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/camps-title-iii-americans-disabilities-act

Camps and Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Laws and regulations create a variety of risks for camp directors to manage. The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) presents an interesting risk management challenge. The Act was passed in 1990 to...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/pool-spa-safety-federal-laws-applicable-camps

Pool and Spa Safety - Federal Laws Applicable to Camps

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (VGB) promotes the safe use of pools, spas and hot tubs. The act imposes mandatory federal...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/single-gender-camps-hiring-employees-gender-appropriate-hiring-criterion

Single-Gender Camps and Hiring Employees: Is Gender an Appropriate Hiring Criterion?

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently dealt with a gender discrimination lawsuit involving a woman's shelter that rejected an applicant for employment solely because he was male. The federal...

https://www.acacamps.org/ohio/public-policy

Public Policy in ACA, Ohio

The ACA, Ohio Field Office monitors public policy issues impacting the camp community in Ohio.