Camp Connection

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


June 15, 2020

Each year, the camp community participates in Camp Kindness Day — an event highlighting the practice of intentional kindness that happens every day at American camps. Camp Kindness Day is an opportunity to raise awareness of the great work that... Read More

June 15, 2020

Since March, the COVID-19 pandemic has been at the forefront of our minds as cancellations rolled in, and for many people camp looks different this summer. Each summer brings new challenges and this summer is no different, with the additions of a... Read More

How-to magazine
June 12, 2020

Many aspects of camp are going digital this year, including your merchandise store. An online tuck shop is an excellent source of revenue for your camp, putting your brand front and centre on items that campers will wear and cherish forever.... Read More

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

On this episode of CampWire - Board certified attending family physician and resilience expert, Deborah Gilboa, MD, aka “Dr. G” joins John Beitner to speak to the importance of maintaining mental, emotional and social health (MESH) as a top... Read More

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