Camp Connection

Here are the most recent blog posts for staff, professionals, and the public. Interested in guest blogging for ACA?

Standards Instructors
April 16, 2018

In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 15–21, 2018), Rich Garbinsky, who chairs ACA's Volunteer Engagement Committee, shares his experience volunteering with ACA.

April 3, 2018

In the eighth episode of ACA's podcast, CampWire, Deb Jordan and Kim Aycock discuss why it is important to work at a camp, and some of the things camps are doing successfully to recruit and keep staff.

March 26, 2018

March is National Women’s History Month. While some institutions need to be reminded of women’s contributions, that is not the case in the American Camp Association! From the early days of ACA, women have played a significant leadership role.... Read More

March 19, 2018

The smiling faces and laughter heard across camps each summer result from days, weeks, and months of planning. We spend considerable time meticulously planning our themes, activities, equipment, food, and schedules, not to mention the weeks spent... Read More

March 12, 2018

Camps are a great place to check out the sky, including the sun!

Campers during an activity
March 6, 2018

The directors and staff of Geneva Glen Camp (Indian Hills, Colorado), have always approached the triennial ACA visit anticipating a very upbeat and affirming experience! Our feeling is that we simply have a quality program and we are excited to... Read More

Episode 7
February 22, 2018

In the seventh episode of CampWire, ACA's President/CEO Tom Rosenberg talks with Niambi Jaha-Echols about inclusion and cross-cultural agility.

Tom Rosenberg with conference attendees
February 20, 2018

The 2018 American Camp Association National Conference is here! Today, I’m delighted to join over 1,400 other camp professionals and dear friends for a fabulous week of winter camp down at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista,... Read More

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