Easy as One, Two, Three: Using Data to Advance Equity at Your Camp

Whenever we’re brought on board to support a camp in creating a greater sense of inclusion and belonging within its community, almost always, one of the first things we’re asked is, “How do we even get started?”

Accessibility Series

Implementing accessibility best practices allows us to improve the usability of our content including documents. Presentations, and websites for all users. Join us for a three-part series dedicated to helping you make your content and website more accessible and user friendly. Learn about accessibility best practices for creating accessible documents and presentations, and for auditing your website to improve usability for all.

Part One

Expanding your reach: 5 tips for accessible and inclusive communications

Camp and Gender Institute Online Course

ACA and Gender Spectrum's Camp and Gender Institute has been converted to an online course.  The Camp and Gender Institute provided a day of learning, partnership, and planning in service creating more gender inclusive camp environments. The program for this virtual session included:

"I Think I Can": Combating Imposter Syndrome at Camp

As camp people, we know that camp magic is real. It exists not only in the joyful moments and meaningful connections that we form at camp, but also in our ability to successfully deliver a program through which authenticity, creativity, and the magical feeling of camp can be experienced by all. This altruistic nature of camp can promote ingenuity and evoke a sense of purpose for camp professionals — but it can also be exhausting for those who do it well and a petri dish for imposter syndrome for those who may struggle to meet these high expectations.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Camp

At the American Camp Association, we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of a thriving camp experience.

I Can't Breathe — Poor Air Quality and Communities of Color

Anyone who operated, worked at, or attended a camp this past summer knows more than a thing or two (and likely more than they ever wanted to know) about risk. I, Briana Mitchell, am one of those people.