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ACN Symposium 2022

ACN Symposium 2022

ACN Camp Health Symposium Join us for the annual ACN Camp Health Symposium! This virtual event features exceptional speakers addressing some of the pressing issues in Camp Health. January 27-28, 2022   Keynote Speaker: Dr. Deborah Gilboa The Role of the...

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ACN Board Advance

ACN Board Advance

"ACN is the best, most helpful professional organization that I have been affiliated with. Stay on course, we're definitely headed in the right direction."Casting the Vision The 2022-2024 ACN Board begins their term January 1. The group spent the weekend with ACN...

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ACN MESH Initiatives

ACN MESH Initiatives

ACN Initiatives Lets talk about Mental, Emotional and Social Health Conversation in camp communities this fall has focused on the MESH needs of both campers and staff. The Listening Groups that ACN conducted with camp directors and camp nurses revealed many concerns...

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ACN Research: Robust and Rigorous

ACN Research: Robust and Rigorous

ACN Research Initiatives September 2021 ACN is actively involved in  COVID-19 research to help identify the key features of operation from summer 2021.  While COVID research was done following summer 2020, there is additional information to learn as we...

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MESH Resources

MESH Resources

Mental, Emotional and Social Health How is the MESH health of your staff and campers this summer? ACN members, join the conversation on the Forum in the Member Center. ACN would love to know what you are encountering this summer! This will help guide ACN educational...

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CBD at Camp

CBD at Camp

CBD at camp takes some thoughtful consideration. Learn more about the CBD implications and what to do when campers and staff bring it to camp

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Ticks

Ticks

Tick Season Spring and early summer is usually tick season (and in some parts of the country mid-August through November.) Ticks are most often found in wooded areas, and adhere to people as a source of food and nourishment. There are a variety of different ticks...

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EMT’s and Paramedics: Their Role at Camp

EMT’s and Paramedics: Their Role at Camp

ACN Ends Statement "There will be an appropriate health care provider at every camp"EMT's and Paramedics: Their Role at Camp Every camp is different, and this will be reflected in the healthcare team that each staff puts together to best take care of their campers and...

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The ACN 2022-2024 Board of Directors

The ACN 2022-2024 Board of Directors

Meet the Incoming ACN Board of Directors   Nurse Members Aviva Gluck, RNNew York I became a nurse in 2009, and have worked a myriad of jobs in a diverse range of settings. The day after I passed the boards, I began work as a camp nurse and have been there every...

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Campfire Conversation Podcast

Campfire Conversation Podcast

Campfire Conversation Podcast Have a listen to the Campfire Conversation Podcast featuring ACN Executive Director Tracey Gaslin. As you’ll soon hear, Tracey has a deep love of summer camp, an incredible well of data and wisdom from which to draw, and a ton of humor....

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Participate in Research

Participate in Research

You're Invited to Contribute to Research Is your camp a traditional overnight camp, serving a general population, that accommodates a few food allergies every session? A recreation doctoral student is seeking camps to participate in a research project about...

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