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Publish Date: 2016-04-12
Watch ACA CEO Tom Holland as he talks about how critical volunteers are to the work of ACA.
Publish Date: 2016-03-21
On March 4, 2015, Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, announced a new initiative to decrease barriers for disadvantaged and under-resourced youth to access America’s public lands and waters through expediting the permit process.
Publish Date: 2016-01-25
ACA is honored to recognize the following individuals and programs award recipients.
Publish Date: 2016-01-04
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: 2015-12-18
The American Camp Association (ACA) is pleased to announce that On December 19, 2015, President Barak Obama signed the Omnibus federal spending bill — HR 2029 containing a change in law pertaining to interstate transportation.
Publish Date: 2015-12-18
On December 18, 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Omnibus federal spending bill — HR 2029 containing a provision to defund the implementation and enforcement of the President’s 2014 Executive Order 13658.
Publish Date: 2015-12-11
Yesterday, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a bipartisan bill to revise and replace No Child Left Behind and overhauls K-12 education.
Publish Date: 2015-12-08
The Child Protection Improvements Act (S. 2332, H.R. 4073) has been reintroduced into Congress. This bill closes a gaping hole in the federal law regarding youth-serving organization's access to FBI background checks.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2015-11-17
American Camp Association® to launch new training program for camps serving youth with chronic or life-threatening illnesses at 2016 National Conference

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