COVID-19 – Resource Center for Camps
Wed, 06/01/2022 - 14:59
The safety and health of campers and staff is always the highest priority at camp, and camps have a long history of planning for and managing communicable diseases. With the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) within the United States, camps are reviewing and updating health-related plans and procedures.
CampCounts 2022 Report
Tue, 04/11/2023 - 12:02
CampCounts 2022 is the latest iteration of ACA’s annual business and industry research survey, which aims to support camp professionals in their operational decision-making and to support ACA’s advocacy efforts.
Summer Camp as a Therapeutic Tool for Reducing Anxiety in Youth
This study provides the first preliminary evidence that overnight summer camps—including those with and without specific treatments for anxiety, and youth with and without diagnosed behavioral and emotional concerns—are associated with a reduction in self-reported anxiety.
CDC Releases Updated COVID Guidance for Day and Overnight Camps
Sat, 05/28/2022 - 07:54
ACA encourages all camp operators to review this updated guidance and make any necessary adjustments to their COVID protocols for this summer to protect the health of campers and staff and ensure the least amount of program disruptions or cancellations.
Field Guide for Camps
Fri, 05/27/2022 - 15:26
This field guide is designed to provide camp directors and staff with a practical guide and tool kit to implement specific recommendations provided by the CDC in relation to risk reduction at camps.
The View from Here: Navigating COVID-19 at Camp This Summer
Mon, 05/23/2022 - 15:36
This blog from Laura Blaisdell, MD/MPH, FAAP, covers important concepts for camp directors to understand when it comes to operating this summer.
COVID-19 Tests — Apply for Free Tests for Summer 2022
Mon, 04/25/2022 - 15:53
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with state, local, and territorial health departments to allocate five million rapid, point-of-care, and over-the-counter tests per month to schools and camps serving students aged K–12 (up to 1.25 million tests per week).
Health and Wellness Resources — COVID-19
Summer Camp Guidance Field Guide for Camps Field Guide Videos for Summer 2021 CDC Guidance and Resources CDC Recommends Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine for Adolescents On August 22, CDC...