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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: 2016-01-26
After reviewing the research and thorough and thoughtful discussion, this group has made the revisions to the standards.
Publish Date: 2016-01-25
ACA is honored to recognize the following individuals and programs award recipients.
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: 2015-12-18
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: 2015-12-11
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 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: 2015-11-10
The gift of camp is one that never breaks, something children never grow tired of, and an experience that offers the recipient life-long benefits.
Publish Date: 2015-11-03
November 8 – 14, 2015 is Mental Health Wellness Week. This week is a great week to start planning for any and all MESH (mental, emotional, social health) challenges that can arise during summer camp.

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