How to Start A Camp

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Thinking about starting a camp?  Have a lot of questions?  Watch this video to help you make your idea become a reality!

Essential Decisions and Considerations

Consider the following before you start a camp:

Start A Camp - How ACA Can Help

ACA has a variety of excellent resources for information, inspiration, & encouragement.

Laws and Regulations Affecting Your Camp

Federal, State, County, Municipal Regulations and Taxes

There are a number of regulations and taxes that apply to the camp industry. These will vary by state or local governmental bodies. It may be helpful to secure the aid of a lawyer to assist you in the legal requirements. Your state health officials are also valuable resources.