Press Releases

2020-05-28
Camp directors and operators from across the country joined the call to discuss the approach to safely and responsibly reopening summer camps amid COVID-19.
2020-05-18
New scientific analysis illustrates how Covid-19 could impact children's summer camp experiences.
2020-03-11
CampDoc and Camps on Campus will work to provide these programs with the resources and tools to improve health, safety, and risk management.
2020-01-24
The grant will help strengthen and expand how summer camp experiences support learning and growth among children and youth.
2020-01-17
The JCC Association is announcing a commitment to facilitate all JCC Association-affiliated camps achieving ACA accreditation status by 2023.
2019-09-24
This research enhance education for camps, to offer significant insights to reduce illnesses and injuries, and to address other health-related issues across all camp settings.
2018-12-12
When parents want to send their child to summer camp, there are many questions to ask.
2018-11-14
After two years of information gathering, planning, and testing, the American Camp Association® (ACA) has revised and reorganized its standards for accreditation, the only standards for health and safety in the camp industry.
2018-08-21
The American Camp Association® (ACA) announced that Henry DeHart has been named chief operating officer of ACA
2018-03-27
The American Camp Association, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, and YMCA of the USA are grateful that the Child Protection Improvements Act (CPIA) was passed as part of the recently enacted omnibus spending bill.

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