Here are the most recent blog posts for staff, professionals, and the public. Interested in guest blogging for ACA?
March 29, 2017
Listen to the second episode of CampWire as our Director of Research, Laurie Browne, discusses #Research360 and the future of ACA research. Stream the episode below or subscribe on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/campwire/... Read More
March 6, 2017
In honor of National Craft Month in March, Amy Liikala shares her camp crafting memories and what skills she learned from crafting at camp.
When you think back to your own youth camping days, what brings the biggest smile to your face?... Read More
February 21, 2017
In honor of National Sticky Bun Day on February 21, Jeff Cheley of Cheley Colorado Camps discusses the camp’s famous cinnamon rolls and why mealtime at camp is so important.
Last summer, I was walking through camp about 9:00 p.m. one... Read More
February 20, 2017
The American Camp Association introduces Episode 1 of the brand new podcast, CampWire. Listen to President/CEO, Tom Rosenberg, preview our National Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Stay tuned for more episodes of in-depth... Read More
February 20, 2017
We love having alumni apply to work for our program. Following their years of participation as campers, we ask them to step away for a year or two before they can reengage as a staff member. We encourage them to go and have other experiences and... Read More
February 8, 2017
On a cold and rainy Sunday this past month, my son, Daniel, and I joined our Webelos Den at the Trees Atlanta Treehouse to embark on an inspiring Arboretum hike along the Atlanta Beltline Eastern Trail.
January 24, 2017
On August 21, 2017, we’ll experience the first total solar eclipse in the continental United States since 1979! To make it even more exciting, the thin path of totality created during this eclipse has not run across the continental United States... Read More
January 9, 2017
Like many camps that are hiring college-aged staff to work during the summer, over the past few years I have noticed an increase in staff that are being treated for (or have recently been treated for) anxiety. According to the American College... Read More