COVID-19 – Resource Center for Camps

With the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) within the United States, now is an excellent time for summer camps to review and update health-related plans and procedures and communicate with your camp families and staff members.

Indiana Camp Community Connection

Isn’t this the strangest of times in our camping community? At a time when we are usually up to our ears in camp prep work, running around camp getting ready for orientation, hiring staff, buying supplies, etc., we are now worried about if camp will be modified this summer. Still others have already made that hard decision to cancel.

Great Rivers Camp Community Connection Zoom Meeting

Join Great Rivers membership to discuss topics that are important to you today.

Webinar - Coronavirus Considerations for Camp

This webinar will outline considerations for camps as they address potential changes related to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 California Camp Directors Forum

1:00pm-2:30pm Pacific Time (4:00pm-5:30pm Eastern Time)

Join an online forum with other camp professionals to discuss questions being faced in this unprecedented global situation of COVID- 19.  This is an opportunity to talk it out

The purpose is to help camps identify potential questions, share resources to guide decisions, and share information from government agencies in four major areas:

No Outbreaks Here! Simple Strategies for Reducing the Spread of Communicable Disease at Camp

The emergence of COVID-19 highlights the importance of preventative behaviors and practices to reduce the spread and impact of communicable diseases in camp. This short course is rooted in lessons learned from the ACA Health Camp Study. Beginning in 2006, and continuing through the summer of 2010, the American Camp Association undertook a five-year surveillance study of injuries and illnesses in day and resident camps.

Communicable Diseases & Infestations

Every year, some of the most common calls received on the ACA Camp Crisis Hotline pertain to communicable diseases and insect infestations.  The potential for the spread of communicable diseases at camp means that camps must continue to pay diligent attention to communicable disease control strategies.

Measles - Information for Camps

Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. Here some top tips for camps.

Communicable Diseases and Infestations - Tips for Camps

Every year, some of the most common calls received on the ACA Camp Crisis Hotline pertain to communicable diseases and insect infestations.  The potential for the spread of communicable diseases at camp means that camps must continue to pay diligent attention to communicable disease control strategies.

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