The Power That Music Has on Camp Guests with Disabilities
Mon, 10/17/2022 - 14:53
There are numerous benefits to incorporating outdoor music into camp itineraries, especially for guests with disabilities
Moving from Awareness to Acceptance
Awareness is important, but acceptance is crucial, because acceptance promotes action while awareness is passive.
Enhancing Inclusion for Campers with Sensory-Processing Concerns through Camp Counselor Training
Summer camps provide children an opportunity for goal achievement, a sense of community, and development of self-concept. Toward that end, goal-directed camp activities revolve...
The Evolution of Neurodiversity: An Interview with Steve Silberman
Camping Magazine recently spoke with Steve Silberman, New York Times best-selling author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, to discuss old attitudes, the changing definition of autism, and the beginning of a social movement aimed at ensuring that neurodivergent people have a seat at society’s the proverbial table.
Disability Inclusion During Covid-19 | Strategies for Camp and Recreation Programs
Tue, 02/16/2021 - 17:11
Are you running in-person camp this summer and looking for some support adapting inclusion principles and strategies? If so, join us!
Inclusion is NOT Cancelled – join ACA, New...
Capturing the Inclusive Camp Experiences of Teens with and without Disabilities through Photography and Dialogue
Across the country, summer camps are an integral part of children’s traditional summer experiences. Unfortunately, the same may not be true for children with disabilities...
Best Practices in Inclusive Camping: A Roundtable Discussion on Programming
Learn how to have an inclusive summer camp by providing physical inclusion, functional inclusion, and social inclusion.