Camp Connection

Here are the most recent blog posts for staff, professionals, and the public. 

 

Episode #20
July 16, 2019

In the 20th episode of CampWire, ACA talks with Ian Garner of Markel Insurance and Katie Johnson of The Redwoods Group about midsummer safety training for staff as well as other issues insurance providers are seeing at camps.

July 15, 2019

NASA Space Place activities for summer camp attendees help campers to learn about space and earth science.

camp staff looking at night sky
July 8, 2019

Summer camp season is a busy time for camp professionals, but don't forget to take time to soak it in.

NASA Apollo Anniversary graphic
July 1, 2019

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, these summer camp activities will help campers connect to the moon.

Brave Trails campers
June 26, 2019

LGBTQ+ leadership camps allow LGBTQ+ youth to be themselves and feel accepted and loved in a summer camp environment.

June 17, 2019

Working at summer camp helps young adults learn skills that will be valuable in their future careers, including leadership, communication, and more.

June 3, 2019

George Khalaf is the executive director of Empatico - a new business partner of the American Camp Association. In this episode, listen to George talk about Empatico's vision and how they can help camps connect their campers with kids around the... Read More

camp staff and camper
May 24, 2019

This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses why you should expect more from your summer camp leadership team and how to encourage them to expect more from you.

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