Camp Connection

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

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

February 6, 2018

I am a camp guy. I spent 10 summers growing up at various overnight camps as a camper, counselor, dishwasher, and unit head. As ACA research has shown, these experiences provided me with some of my best friends (including my brother-in-law),... Read More

Episode 6
January 23, 2018

In the sixth episode of CampWire, the American Camp Association's podcast, meet the winners of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence. 

January 22, 2018

The wonder of a child — it’s something we strive for in adulthood. Imagination, amazement, and the simple appreciation for life’s little treasures: the gold spray of sunlight through a window, or the taste of cool rain on your tongue. Kids are... Read More

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