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Teenagers and risk-taking at camp – Unhealthy Dangerous Risk – adolescent psychiatrist Lynn Ponton, M.D

Teenagers and risk-taking at camp – Unhealthy Dangerous Risk – adolescent psychiatrist Lynn Ponton, M.D – Interview Ann Woods An Interview with Lynn Ponton, M.D. Dr. Lynn Ponton, one of the keynote speakers at the American Camping Association Conference in Washington, D.C., is uniquely qualified to speak to us because of her professional and personal […]

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Specialized training for camp and youth professionals

Specialized training for camp and youth professionals ACA Educational Opportunities ACA, Ohio “Hands-On” Workshop Date September 13-14, 2005 Location Salt Fork State Park Contact www.acaohio.org www.northstarpubs.com ACA Ohio is partnering with the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association and Camp Business Magazine to conduct a hands-on vendor fair. Participants will “test drive” products and services, including […]

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National standards commission continues to gather input – Honor our past, assure our future: Campaign ’07

National standards commission continues to gather input – Honor our past, assure our future: Campaign ’07 – American Camping Association Delegates and interested camp directors provided input and feedback to the National Standards Commission (NSC) on the proposed tiered system of standards during an Open Hearing at ACA’s National Conference in Denver. Interested members are […]

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Peck—associate member of ACA – Lynda D. Peck, American Camping Association member

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Camping Magazine > Sept-Oct, 2003 > Article > Print friendly Peck—associate member of ACA – Lynda D. Peck, American Camping Association member – Obituary Lynda D. Peck, an Associate Member of the American Camping Association (ACA) and a ropes instructor for many years, died recently. She was an active and dedicated […]

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Insuring your camp’s buildings and contents

Insuring your camp’s buildings and contents Ed Schirick Buying proper insurance to protect the full value of your camp buildings and contents is fundamental to good risk management. However, many camps overlook this issue and run the risk of being incompletely reimbursed for damages under their insurance policies. Why is this issue missed by many […]

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Stolz honored – Camp News

Stolz honored – Camp News Alan J. Stolz, owner of Camp Cody in Freedom, New Hampshire, recently received a series of honors from the publishers of Emergency Medicine Magazine, the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium, and the Connecticut Emergency Medical Service Council for his outstanding volunteerism. The Boy Scouts of America presented Stolz with the prestigious Scoutmaster’s […]

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Ghost-story telling: keeping it appropriate

Ghost-story telling: keeping it appropriate Jeff Weintraub Ghost-story telling is an age-old pastime. There’s something mystical about the unknown, something fun about imagining encounters with the supernatural. To frightfully entertain campers and not overwhelm them takes an understanding of young people’s fears and a consideration of the environment in which you tell your ghostly tales. […]

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Wimp No More – counselor uses childhood experience to encourage camper

Wimp No More – counselor uses childhood experience to encourage camper – Brief Article Matthew J. Miller My old swimming goggles fit perfectly on the thin cross section of birch. It made a handsome trophy, one befitting the courage Andrew had shown when he swam across the swimming area by himself. I held the goggles […]

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Random ruminations – maximizing marketing efforts for youth services

Random ruminations – maximizing marketing efforts for youth services David A. Hilliard Two consonants and a vowel can make all the difference. So said Stephen Kanhert of Columbus, Ohio to members of the Easter Seal organization recently assembled to celebrate its 75th anniversary. Kanhert is a fund-raiser and marketer extraordinaire. Once, when he served as […]

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Children with cancer: positive benefits of camp

Children with cancer: positive benefits of camp Christy Winfree Since childhood cancer has evolved from an inevitably fatal illness to a life-threatening chronic disease, children with cancer receive many positive benefits by participating in a camp experience. These children can have a variety of limitations, but first and foremost, they are still children-and wan to […]