Press Releases

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
2017-02-08
Martinsville, IN: The American Camp Association® (ACA) is pleased to announce that Markel Insurance has renewed their Mission Partnership through 2020.
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.
2017-02-06
(ACA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 National Awards.
2016-12-21
he American Camp Association Board of Directors has elected long-time camp director from Gainesville, Florida, Tony Oyenarte as Vice Chair.
2016-12-12
University of Utah, American Camp Association awarded $400,000 grant to study summer-camp leadership training
2016-09-12
Summer camp has ended and kids are back in school. This begs the question: what's next for summer camp?
2016-06-03
The school year is winding down and summer camp approaches! Camp is an excellent expanded learning environment that provides children with the opportunity to connect with nature, participate in human powered activities, and benefit from personal...
2016-06-01
After a comprehensive search, the American Camp Association® (ACA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Tom Rosenberg has been named CEO of the national organization, effective October 4, 2016.
2015-12-08
The bill closes a loophole in the federal law that prevents youth-serving organizations, such as camps, from gaining access to federal criminal background checks on employees and volunteers.

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