Camp Connection

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

Episode 10
May 22, 2018

The ACA professional development team interviews Michael Brandwein for the 10th episode of CampWire. Get some great staff training tips as the summer season begins.

For more info on Michael, visit his website or email him at mail@... Read More

May 18, 2018

The NASA Wavelength site has a list of activities specifically selected for camps!

May 15, 2018

At the 2018 ACA National Conference, our iconic former CEO Peg Smith was presented with the Association’s highest honor — the National Distinguished Service Award.  In her acceptance remarks, Peg complimented camp professionals and summer staff... Read More

May 8, 2018

This summer is a great time to focus on the planets!

Episode 9
April 24, 2018

In the ninth episode of CampWire, ACA's director of research Laurie Browne talks with another researcher, and longtime camp friend, Jim Sibthorp about ACA's 5-year research study.

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

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