Happy Camper Corner!
Each month, we'll share some news from prominent camping associations or tips and tricks for our counselors. This month enjoy two articles shared on the ACA website.
Discussing Identity, Equity, and Authenticity at Camp
Chanika Perry and Lance Ozier talk about intent vs. impact in this article and explain that "If we accidentally run our car over someone’s foot, even though it was not our intent we cannot avoid the impact and hurt we have caused." The article looks at how leaning into discomfort can create a more open and welcoming environment.
Moving from Awareness to Acceptance
Franki Bagdade uses this article to look at how neurotypical people can create space for any neurodivergent campers. The article talks about how awareness is not longer enough and "acceptance promotes action while awareness is passive." Read more on how you can show up for our neurodivergent campers.