Press Releases

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.
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
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.

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