Camp Connection

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

 

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February 14, 2019

What does being thankful have to do with going to camp? Everything! Thankful hearts are open hearts, and being open to adventure is the attitude we have about camp. 

camper playing in water
February 11, 2019

Summer camp is more important to positive youth development than ever before.

February 5, 2019

Here are a few tips to make sure your forms are performing to their maximum potential.

Campers group painting on canvas
January 28, 2019

Staff feedback is vital to running a successful summer camp. Your staff are the only ones with the answers to these questions, so if you want to know the answers . . . ask them. 

Episode 15
January 28, 2019

In the fifteenth episode of CampWire, meet the five winners of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence. These camps will be honored at ACA's National Conference next month in Nashville.

January 14, 2019

The benefits of summer camp may lead campers to live longer, happier, stress-free lives.

Episode 14
November 26, 2018

Tom Schenk has been Director of Technology at ACA for almost 25 years. On this episode, Sam spoke with him about the ways in which technology has changed in his time at ACA, and about some of the tech resources that ACA offers.

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October 31, 2018

In the 13th episode of CampWire, Sam spoke with ACA's Director of Accreditation Rhonda Mickelson about the recent update to ACA's standards program.

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