Medical and Disability Camp Kindred Zoom Call

We would like to invite you to join a 1 hour video call on April 14h at 3:00PM EST. During this call, we will discuss our camp plans for the summer of 2021, how they made this decision, and the planning that is going into their programming. We will also use this time together to answer any other questions you have for the group so please bring any questions you have for others in the medical and disability camping community. On this call, we will also be announcing some new plans for the Medical and Disability Kindred and the leadership committee!


Heart of the South Virtual Social

Join the Heart of the South in celebrating ONE FULL YEAR OF ZOOM WORK -
But this one will be fun! Heart of the South members will touch base, play a game or 2, chat about successes, and help problem solve virtually. Bring your beverage of choice and join us March 30th at 8/7central for our first ever Virtual Social Event. You do not need to be a member of the American Camp Association to join.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
When: Mar 30, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) 

E-Cigarettes and "Juuling" — What All Camps Need to Know

Know and share the facts.  Learn about e-cigarettes and "Juuling" and the threats they pose to youth and young adults

ACA Camp Crisis Hotline Annual Review 2017

Since 1985, the American Camp Association® (ACA) has provided crisis support to camps through the confidential ACA Camp Crisis Hotline. This service is available 24-hours-a-day, every day of the year. Camps contact the Hotline to receive support, discuss options, or talk to an objective third party. While Hotline team members do not provide legal or medical advice, we can connect camps with the resources they need and help them think through their options.

September is National Preparedness Month

Emergencies can happen at any time, often with little or no notice, and come in many forms, from dormitory fires to severe weather to accidents. While we cannot normally control how, when, or where disasters occur, we are able to plan and prepare our camps and ourselves before they do. September is recognized as National Preparedness Month (NPM), a time to recognize the importance of preparedness, take action, and work together to enhance our resilience and readiness.

Ten Ways to be Proactive in a Bad Economy

Everyone is painfully aware that the US economy has taken a downturn. Many businesses and industries are facing difficult and scary times. Now that people are more concerned about their future earning power, they are more careful about where they spend their time and money. Here are ten tips to help you stay proactive during a tough economy.

Camp Hot Topics

Review some of the  popular camp hot topic that seem to be popular year-after-year. We share these resources to help you prepare for your camp season.

Radon Contamination - Regulations Applicable to Camps

Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and an important national public health issue.  If your camp has buildings, you should be familiar with the issues related to radon.

Help Stop the Asian Longhorned Beetle From Killing More Trees

For any camp professional, imagining a camp without trees would be hard to fathom.  Especially since for the past century, you and other ACA camp professionals have worked to preserve the camp experience for both children and adults.  Unfortunately, there is an insect that threatens the camping experience for all of us.

Hot Topics

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