Camp Connection

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


September 20, 2021

We know that this has been a particularly challenging summer for getting folks to commit to any type of employment and that this is not a new trend in our industry, especially in recent years, to fill camp staff positions with qualified persons.... Read More

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September 10, 2021

As the transformation of our world by digital technology continues, it is essential that college and university programs hosting minors on campus leverage technology to improve the flow of health information and do everything in their power to... Read More

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August 30, 2021

As a camp director, you’re responsible for a bevy of essential tasks, from day-to-day planning and administration to overseeing camp employees and monitoring expenses. Balancing these duties can be exhausting and overwhelming, especially if your... Read More

Student wearing mask in hallway
August 23, 2021

The importance of properly trained camp staff can't be overstated. After all, parents are putting their trust in your staff to keep their children happy and safe — and that's not a responsibility to take lightly. 

COVID-19 has undoubtedly... Read More

August 20, 2021

ACA's camping services manager Alicia Danenberg speaks with Dr. Naomi Bender of Washington State University, along with Danielle Thompson & Brittany Belgarde of the University of North Dakota.  Join the conversation as they discuss their... Read More

kids wearing masks in a classroom
August 10, 2021

This list includes things camp professionals want school professionals to know after their experiences this summer at camp.

August 3, 2021

On July 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their general guidance for fully vaccinated individuals.

July 30, 2021

ACA's Professional Development Manager of the Western Region, John Beitner, sits down with David Phillips to discuss supervision of seasonal and year-round camp staff.  David shares very practical techniques for making the most of evaluation... Read More