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Mar 26, 2015, 09:00 ET
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Former Secretary Of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Delivered Keynote Address To Thousands Of Camp Professionals At The American Camp Association, NY & NJ Conference Thursday, March 19 In Atlantic City, NJ

 Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed over 3,000 summer camp and out of school time professionals on Thursday, March 19th...

Mar 10, 2015, 11:50 ET
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Former Secretary Of State Hillary Rodham Clinton To Give Keynote Address At The American Camp Association, NY & NJ Conference Thursday, March 19 In Atlantic City, NJ

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will address over 3,000 summer camp and out of school time professionals on Thursday, March 19th...

Dec 08, 2014, 12:36 ET
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Give Keynote Address at the American Camp Association, NY & NJ Conference

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will address over 3,000 summer camp and out of school time professionals on March 19th at the...

Jun 03, 2014, 11:00 ET
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8 Tips to Prepare Your Child for a Happy Camp Experience

 You've done your research and have chosen a summer camp for your child.  With just a few weeks left before your child goes to camp, here...

Mar 11, 2014, 09:15 ET

When Choosing A Summer Camp For Your Child, Make Sure The Camp Is Safe

New York families choosing a day camp for their child should be aware that not all summer camps are inspected by the Department of Health each year...

Jun 16, 2013, 11:00 ET

Assemblywoman Schimel Pushes for Legislation To Keep Children Safe at All Summer Camps

The following is being released by the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey: With one week left in the legislative session,...

Jun 03, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Finding a Summer Camp Last Minute: Tips from the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey

In a few weeks, school will be out and summer will begin. For parents who put off looking for summer camp this year, don't worry!  There are...

Apr 23, 2013, 12:30 ET
Apr 23, 2013, 12:30 ET

The American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey Gives Hundreds of Children Affected by Hurricane Sandy Summer Camp Scholarships

The American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey, a not for profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of summer camps, is giving...