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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

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...

Apr 23, 2013, 12:30 ET