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Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2018-11-05
New tax law provision to greatly impact for-profit camps.
Publish Date: 2018-08-21
The American Camp Association® (ACA) announced that Henry DeHart has been named chief operating officer of ACA
Publish Date: 2018-06-01
June is designated as Great Outdoors Month each year through Governer Proclamations, and highlights the numerous benefits of active fun outdoors and the magnificent shared resources of our parks, forests, refuges, and other public lands and waters.
Publish Date: 2018-06-01
President Trump signed into law a new Executive Order that will exempt camps from previously established higher minimum wage and overtime pay when the camps operate on federal lands.
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.

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