Camp Connection

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


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July 18, 2022

Here are few examples of the unique ways kids may be struggling due to the pandemic and behavior management techniques to correct these behaviors. 

Stock photo of man in mask sneezing outside
July 11, 2022

While we have learned that taking a COVID test is the most efficient way to know, there are also a few symptoms that can help distinguish the difference between allergies and COVID-19.

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June 27, 2022

It’s finally camp season — and while the past two years have been less than ideal for campers and parents, things have started to turn around. Most summer camps are expecting a return to full enrollment this summer, and while there might be a... Read More

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June 13, 2022

When it comes to hiring camp staff, we all know qualifications are just half the equation. Alignment on dates, housing, travel, and compensation can often be the barrier between a successful hire. As we often say, “everybody has their story!” (No... Read More

Episode #50
June 7, 2022

Are you interested in becoming an ACA volunteer? Do you already serve ACA by sharing your time and talents?

Join this in-depth conversation with Michele Branconier, ACA's Senior Director for Volunteerism, to learn all about volunteer... Read More

June 6, 2022

How to help reduce applicant no-shows.

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May 31, 2022

As we work to connect with potential camp staff members, it is important to make sure they truly understand the value of working at summer camp. 

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May 28, 2022

ACA encourages all camp operators to review this updated guidance and make any necessary adjustments to their COVID protocols for this summer to protect the health of campers and staff and ensure the least amount of program disruptions or... Read More