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Publish Date: 2017-06-06
The CCF scavenger hunt not only stresses the importance of having an AED at camp, but the need for everyone at camp to know its exact location and know what to do in a cardiac emergency.
Publish Date: 2017-06-01
June is designated as Great Outdoors Month each year through a Presidential Proclamation, and highlights the numerous benefits of active fun outdoors and the magnificent shared resources of our parks, forests, refuges, and other public lands and waters.
Publish Date: 2017-04-20
This bill closes a gaping hole in the federal law regarding youth-serving organization's access to FBI background checks. HR.695 was PASSED by the House on May 22, 2017!
Publish Date: 2017-03-28
Kids at day camp are getting more than the recommended amount of physical activity each day, according to a new study, “Children’s Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity Attending Summer Day Camps,” published in the American Journal of Preventative Medici
Publish Date: 2017-02-08
Indianapolis, IN (February 7, 2017): Over 1,200 camp and youth development professionals will gather in Albuquerque, February 21-24, for the American Camp Association’s (ACA) National Conference.
Publish Date: 2017-02-08
Martinsville, IN: The American Camp Association® (ACA) is pleased to announce that Markel Insurance has renewed their Mission Partnership through 2020.
Publish Date: 2017-02-06
ACA is honored to recognize the following individuals and programs as recipients of our 2017 Awards.
Publish Date: 2017-02-06
(ACA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 National Awards.
Publish Date: 2017-02-02
If you work with international camp staff, don’t miss this opportunity! Representatives from the U.S. Dept. of State Office of Private Sector Exchanges are joining us to learn about how the J-1 Visa program operates in your camp environment.
Publish Date: 2016-12-21
he American Camp Association Board of Directors has elected long-time camp director from Gainesville, Florida, Tony Oyenarte as Vice Chair.

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