Child Sexual Abuse: Liability Issues Revisited


We and others have written previously for the American Camp Association (ACA) on matters pertaining to child sexual abuse and neglect. As long as even one child is the victim of abuse or neglect, we must continue to focus our attention on this issue.

Releases Revisited


We continue to receive more questions on the subject of releases than any other. Clearly, releases and their use and limitations are topics that deserve continuing attention and refinement.

Avoiding Staff Surprises

This year, the American Camp Association (ACA) has seen a significant increase in requests for information from camp directors about seasonal employment issues. More specifically, staff members and camp managers have asked for clarifications about seasonal employees, employment laws, and resident camps because of misunderstandings about working in a 24/7 environment.