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Synonyms for camping

the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp

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The principles that the camps were based on included honesty, respect, responsibility, caring, sense of community, healthy living through camping, personal growth and development, and appreciation of wildlife and family.
Last year, the 44-year-old educator sent her daughter to Camp Atwater because, "I wanted her to have a black camping experience.
* American Camping Association, 5000 State Road North, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902/(800) 428-2267 (bookstore phone number).
The challenges can be many, but the joy of reaching more and more people through family camping may be just right for the mission of your camp.
Originally published in the 2006 July/August issue of Camping Magazine.
These events were the International Camping Congress in Mexico City (organized by International Camping Fellowship, hosted by Mexican Camping Association) in October, 2005, and the Student Camp Leadership Academy, a pilot program offered by American Camp Association (ACA) in Illinois in November, 2005.
Keep yourself challenged and interested by taking on new projects, developing new programs, helping with the standards review, and setting yearly professional development goals--you might become a Standards Visitor, present a topic at a local or national conference, write an article for Camping Magazine or CAMP or become a board member for a local camp or even your local ACA office.
In order to be more effective, camping administrators need to know what factors are motivating parents to send their children to summer camp, what benefits are most important to them, and what do they see as the future priorities of summer camping.
Selection of a butterfly as the logo for the 1987 International Camping Congress, hosted by the American Camp Association, was farsighted and fortuitous in many ways.
Two approaches were used to assess the degree to which participation in the ACA Day Camp Training Workshops impacted participants' knowledge and skills related to day camping. First, camp administrators were asked to rate their day camp staffs' level of knowledge, skill, and expressed attitude change using an overall Likert-scale type rating, where 1= "no change or improvement" and 5= "signifcant improvement." These measures allowed for comparison with the responses from the workshop participants.
The concept of children and camping dates back at least to Lord Baden Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts in 1908 in England, and many more camps began operation in the United Kingdom at the end of World War II.