Transportation – Transportation – Camps are now exempt from certain commercial transportation regulations when using 9-15 passenger vans. Thank you to Susan Yoder and ACA for their work on this issue. We’re proud of New England’s legislative influence on this, led by our president Steve Sudduth as well as Ron Hall and Jack Erler from Maine Summer Camps.
Expanded Learning Time – The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is a bipartisan bill to replace and revise No Child Left Behind and to overhaul K-12 education policy. This law recognizes the critical role out-of-school time programs play in the year-round education of the whole child; its provisions include grant and partnership opportunities for camps.
Check out this video to see more about the New England honorees. Contratulations!
Special Recognition Award - Jack Erler (Portland, ME)