Recent Regional Media Coverage of Summer Camp


Summer camps specialize in many types of learning, from active to transformative. Find articles featuring ACA New England members and ACA Accredited camps and staff and read an interview with Bette Bussel, Executive Director on our Media page: 


Merrimack farm camp teaches children responsibilityThe Nashua Telegraph, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Camp Sargent (ACA Accredited) in Merrimack, NH, a program of the local YMCA, has a new Farm Camp. Caring for sheep, chickens, goats and ducks and tending the vegetable garden built with the help of Home Depot have been great for building responsibility as well as building an understanding of where food comes from for the campers. Next  responsibility builder--the logistics of a farm stand!

Egyptian campers attend Seeds of Peace Camp (ACA Accredited) in Maine, NECN, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. "Like dozens of other lakeside summer camps in Maine, Seeds of Peace offers water sports and plenty of other activities that promote teamwork and friendship...The friendships forged on these playing fields, may help them accomplish what has proved so challenging in the Middle East-lasting peace."

At cooking camp, Newton kids explore healthy eating, Wicked Local: Newton Tab, July 8, 2013. Beaver Summer Programs (ACA Accredited) “The thing that’s great about it is that it puts a creative spin on it,” said Nat Saltonstall, Camp Director. “This cooking program combines the best of a camp activity. It’s a collaborative one where teamwork is important…and something that kids don’t get an opportunity to do as often at home.”

Tony Dobrowolski: Search for summer camp deals, The Berkshire Eagle, Saturday, June 15, 2013.  With a focus on the business side of summer camp, this interview with Bette Bussel, Executive Director of ACA New England covers the cost of camp and a lot more.