Camp Connection

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


Episode #33
February 2, 2021

This episode will not give you answers, but we hope that the questions we ask ourselves are thought provoking and valuable for the culture of your camp.

campers with their arms around a camp staff member
February 1, 2021

We all thought that camp was a vital experience before the pandemic. Now, we are an essential experience for the mental and emotional health of the young people working and attending our camp. 

Camper wearing mask
January 26, 2021

The results from a research study of COVID-19 cases and their relation to the use of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) in camps during summer 2020 will be published the week of January 31, 2021.

college student wearing mask sitting in grass with laptop
January 15, 2021

COVID-19 remains a real threat to operations and knowing what is to come this summer. Nonetheless, finding quality summer staff is a must — even if those staffing plans are contingent on what happens with vaccines, state orders, and CDC... Read More

NASA Perseverance
January 11, 2021

You, your campers, and camp families are invited to join the celebration of the landing on February 18, 2021 of the next NASA rover on Mars, named Perseverance!

Camper on horseback
January 4, 2021

If one positive thing has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s this: we have collectively realized the benefits of many of the experiences we took for granted prior to the pandemic. Parents and caregivers became more interested in... Read More

Episode #32
December 21, 2020

CampWire is pleased to bring you a conversation on hiring for diversity — full of value for camps and youth-serving organizations. Our expert panel covers topics around how camps can identify their diversity needs; how they can benefit from a... Read More

staff walking young campers
December 15, 2020

ACA has been advocating for camps and other youth-serving organizations at the federal and state level with an urgency and focus at an unprecedented level — matching the unimaginable challenges camps and camp professionals are facing today. One... Read More