WorldCat Identities

American Camping Association

Overview
Works: 399 works in 617 publications in 2 languages and 7,491 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Directories  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Instructional films  Abstracts 
Roles: Originator
Classifications: SK601.A1, 796
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Most widely held works about American Camping Association
 
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Most widely held works by American Camping Association
The Camping magazine( )

in English and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes Annual buying guide issue
Guide to accredited camps( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over 2000 summer programs."
Parents' guide to accredited camps( )

in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to ACA-accredited camps : over 2,400 day, resident, trip and travel camps( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camp standards with interpretations for the accreditation of organized camps by American Camping Association( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facilities for conferences, retreats, and outdoor education : a directory of sites approved by the American Camping Association by Martinsville, in American Camping Association( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief descriptions of approximately 750 sites approved by the American Camping Association which lease their facilities to others are listed alphabetically by state. Entries list camp address, contact address, capacity, special facilities, services, whether available year-round, and date of information. A narrative provides general information on what a camp site can offer, description of types of sites, services typically provided, and hints for choosing a facility. Two hundred and sixty-seven comprehensively evaluated sites which elected not to lease to outside organizations are listed separately in recognition of their approved designation. A directory of American Camping Association section offices around the United States is included. (Lfl)
The campcraft book : a beginner's guide to outdoor living skills by Catherine Tilley Hammett( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do I do now? : challenges and choices for camp counselors and other youth leaders( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senior adult camping by Constance H Armstrong( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a new bearing : skills and sensitive strategies for sharing spiders, stars, shelters, safety, and solitude by Phyllis M Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the leader handbook of the American Camping Association's (Indiana) Outdoor Living Skills Program. The purpose of this program is the development of outdoor living skills that emphasize environmental values. The program is divided into five levels and participants can enter at any point depending on their maturity and existing camping skills. The book covers the following topics: (1) an introduction to outdoor activities and outdoor-living skills; (2) leadership strategies that address individual and group differences; (3) the practice of minimum-impact camping, development of a risk management plan, and choosing appropriate equipment; (4) safety rules related to weather, drinking water, sanitation, and first-aid; (5) perspectives and strategies for exploring and understanding nature, basic ecological concepts, and related learning activities; (6) cooking methods and meal planning/preparation including recipes; (7) instructions for 13 common knots and hitches used in camping; (8) camping tools for outdoor living, cooking, and eating; and (9) the appropriate use of maps and compasses. The sections specify the skill requirements for each level of the Outdoor Living Skills Program. The book contains a bibliography related to outdoor living skills and numerous illustrations. (LP)
Drumming and wellness for children( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children are naturally drawn to the hand drum. The hand drum allows children to express their emotions in a way that is fun and entertaining, all the while learning to express their creative spirit in an atmosphere of support, encouragement, and play. Drumming and Wellness for Children presents an overview of the key aspects involved in designing and implementing a drumming program for children
Drumming and wellness for adults by Robert Lawrence Friedman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drumming has been shown to help release anger, create joy, alter brain rhythms, induce trance, and provide deep and sacred healing. Drumming and Wellness for Adults explores how hand drumming can be used to reduce stress, release negative emotions, and attain psychological, physiological, and spiritual well-being. In step-by-step detail, the video explains how everyone can gain substantial health benefits from hand drumming
Parents' guide to accredited camps( )

in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marks of good camping, a synthesis of current standards by American Camping Association( Book )

4 editions published between 1941 and 1950 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research, camping and environmental education : proceedings from the national research workshop held at the Pennsylvania State University, December 3-6, 1975 by Pennsylvania State University( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to ACA-accredited camps : over 2000 summer programs!( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good camping for children and youth of low-income families : some suggestions for camps concerned about providing equal opportunities for children and youth by Catharine V Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standards for day and resident camps : the accreditation programs of the American Camping Association by American Camping Association( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The basics of camp nursing by Linda Ebner Erceg( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outdoor living skills by American Camping Association( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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What do I do now? : challenges and choices for camp counselors and other youth leaders
Alternative Names

controlled identityAmerican Camp Association

controlled identityCamp Directors Association (U.S.)

ACA

ACA (American Camping Association)

American Camp Association

Camping Association

Languages
English (125)

Spanish (3)

Covers
What do I do now? : challenges and choices for camp counselors and other youth leadersTake a new bearing : skills and sensitive strategies for sharing spiders, stars, shelters, safety, and solitudeGuide to ACA-accredited camps : over 2000 summer programs!The basics of camp nursingOutdoor living skills