Camp Connection

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

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

January 12, 2018

A total lunar eclipse can be an eerie sight, as the moon grows dark and red. While each year features at least two lunar eclipses, many are partial or penumbral eclipses in which the moon only grows slightly darker. The early morning of January... Read More

December 18, 2017

During the holiday season, families and friends come together and reflect on the happy memories they have made together. For children who attend camp, reflecting on camp memories is also important — but since camp has ended for the year and many... Read More

November 6, 2017

Diversity and inclusion: two words thrown around in polite, and not-so-polite, conversations in the workplace, schools, and halls of government. But what do they mean? 

Episode #5
October 31, 2017

In the fifth episode of CampWire, Sam talks with Tim Street from Bradford Woods in Indiana about school groups and outdoor education at camp.

October 24, 2017

In honor of National Make a Difference Day on October 28, ACA Staff Member Tori Barnes shares some ways you and your camp friends can help your local community.

October 23, 2017

NASA has a variety of opportunities to engage campers in STEM activities. This month, camps are invited to participate in Solar Week and the International Observe the Moon Night. 

October 10, 2017

Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, shares some mental, emotional, and social health (MESH) situations that may occur at camp and how to respond appropriately.

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