Camp Connection

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


June 9, 2020

If you are preparing to host campers on-site this summer, make sure you start your season off right by implementing your COVID-19-related procedures as soon as the staff arrive.

June 8, 2020

I have been an EdTech executive for the past 15 years, mostly focused on getting kids prepared for and through college and their first jobs. I led the largest product at the largest educational publisher at a time when the education world was... Read More

June 8, 2020

A message from ACA's Board Chair and President/CEO.

June 2, 2020

As a result of our ongoing advocacy efforts in Washington, DC, ACA was grateful to be invited to join the Vice President to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the field of camp. ACA assembled a broadly representative group of leaders from across... Read More

June 1, 2020

This year camps face a difficult challenge: how do you bring kids together while keeping them safe? 

Young boy sitting outside with a tablet
May 26, 2020

One might call the shift to virtual camp programming a silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is not likely we would have widely considered camp and virtual programming prior to the pandemic, but the pandemic has forced us to think about... Read More

Silhouette of a camper watching sunset
May 19, 2020

At the end of last summer, most camp directors were already thinking about summer 2020. That’s because most camp directors I know are problem-solvers, and whatever might not have gone so smoothly in 2019 was already in their sights to improve for... Read More

Kids dressed up as a magician
May 19, 2020

Magicians specialize in making the impossible, possible. They look at the world differently with a focus on solving problems in a fun and unique way. Their ability to unlock the imagination helps create lifelong memories in any situation.

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