Environment/Nature Study
Educational Resources
ACA Basic Camp Director Course

765-342-8456 regbcdc@ACAcamps.org http://www.ACAcamps.org/education/bcdc.php

The BCDC provides the basics and more for camp directors with fewer than six years of experience or for seasoned program directors and site managers. Develop well-rounded knowledge of the core areas & begin building a personal network of camp professionals.

ACA e-Institute Online Training

765-342-8456 kbrosnan@ACAcamps.org http://www.ACAcamps.org/einstitute

The e-Institute provides cutting-edge, camp-related, online courses for the camp & youth development communities. It is also a mechanism for training large groups of people, and facilitates learning via both self-directed courses & live meetings.

Green Camps

Daniel Sudman

704-450-1901 danny@greencamps.org http://www.greencamps.org

Green Camps is leading the environmental sustainability movement among camps. We build capacity among camp professionals, provide tools to support green buildings and operations, and implement engaging educational programs for campers. We also certify camps that have demonstrated their commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable living.

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics

Andrew Leary

303-442-8222 andrew@lnt.org http://www.lnt.org

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national organization that protects the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly. The Center accomplishes this mission by delivering cutting-edge education and research to millions of people across the country every year.


Harold Gordon

800-228-5816 harold@nature-watch.com http://www.nature-watch.com

Nature-Watch provides fun hands on nature, science, Native American & art activity kits & projects designed for camp nature & arts & crafts programs. Nature-Watch is also your place for compasses, field guides, replica skulls, natural displays, posters & much more to complete your camp or conference center nature center & to provide environmental education for campers & visitors.

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