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Publish Date: 2018-04-09
Resources and Ideas for Your Organization
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2018-03-26
The new law would give camps access to FBI background checks.
Publish Date: 2018-01-22
Publish Date: 2017-12-19
Publish Date: 2017-11-07
Publish Date: 2017-10-24
There has been a lot of activity in D.C. with the J-1 Visa Camp Counselor program & background checks bill.
Publish Date: 2017-09-07
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: 2017-04-11
Understand the law that pertains to camps which ensures that all children are welcome, including those with disabilities.
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

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