Camp Crisis Hotline
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 10:59
The Hotline serves as a resource for camps in crisis and provides callers the opportunity to talk through their crisis with a trained third-party.
Northern California Camp Now, Wine Later
Sat, 02/04/2023 - 12:49
Please join us for a tour of beautiful Camp Arroyo to learn about their LEED certified architecture and facility operation. We will have round table discussions about the most...
Risk Management for Outdoor Programs: February 1, 2023 through March 1, 2023
Thu, 01/19/2023 - 09:39
The Risk Management for Outdoor Programs course by Viristar provides camps and related organizations with a comprehensive, detailed training on best practices for managing risks at...
Allergies Go Beyond Foods: What to Watch in the Camp Setting
We are all well aware of food allergies being a top concern for children, and especially those who are away from home at camp. Camps have worked hard to ensure that top food...
Wed, 12/21/2022 - 21:12
According to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the incidence of violent crimes committed against and by children and youth continues to rise in America. This alarming data has youth-serving organizations on full alert and continually reviewing and increasing their security measures.
ACA Camp Crisis Hotline Annual Review 2022
Fri, 11/18/2022 - 08:14
Case studies and lessons learned from the ACA Crisis Hotline.
Sexual Abuse Prevention Package – From Redwoods
Fri, 10/21/2022 - 15:01
Child sexual abuse and inappropriate contact with children is a pervasive problem that must be managed in a pro-active manner if we are to protect those in your organization’s care. We want to help you keep your campers safe by equipping your staff to best create safe communities for all.
Resources for Camps about Public Violence
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 08:34
ACA has compiled a list of resources for camps to help deal with crisis response and dealing with public violence.
Meeting Campers Where They Are
I’ve often been taught to look at a person through the lens of a prism. On one side, you can see only a clear, flat, one-dimensional object, but when the light filters through you...
ACA Western Camps Virtual Conference
Wed, 05/25/2022 - 11:45
Join us for the ACA Western Camps Virtual Conference on December 6-7, 2022. This two-day online conference is an affordable and convenient way to connect with other camp...