According to the American Camping Association (ACA), more than eight million children attend camp each summer. Picking the right camp can be a daunting task. In addition to looking at the quality and variety of daily programs and activities offered by a camp, the ACA suggests parents consider the following while evaluating camps:
ACA accredits summer camps that meet nearly 300 health, safety, and program-quality standards. For more information, check out the ACA website or call (800) 428-CAMP.
From "Frontlines," March 1999, Our Children, the official magazine of the National PTA.