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Read This... In a time when kids are less likely to be connected to the outdoors, a new study suggests... Read more...
Posted: 08/17/2020
Read This... Camps and conference centers created new ways to minister to campers and families during the whirlwind of COVID-19. ... Read more...
Posted: 04/06/2020
Read This... When Blake Mycoskie, founder of Toms shoes, and Pat Dossett, former Navy SEAL, wanted to ... Read more...
Posted: 03/09/2020
Read This... Experts report walking outdoors supports brain health in a way ... Read more...
Posted: 01/31/2020
Read This... Reduced cortisol, increased concentration, greater problem-solving skills and increased creative abilities are all among the benefits individuals receive from ... Read more...
Posted: 12/16/2019
Read This... In an age where people are spending 90% of their time indoors, it’s no secret ... Read more...
Posted: 10/07/2019
Read This... Young people who report spending the most time on smartphones—five to seven hours a day—are twice as likely to ... Read more...
Posted: 09/17/2019
Read This... Cities across the U.S. have made efforts to increase opportunities for students to have meaningful outdoor experiences. Through the mayor's offices, parks and recreation, public health and youth services departments, community leaders have... Read more...
Posted: 08/09/2019
Read This... Creating time to be outdoors can reduce anxiety and depression, and a recent study says as little as two hours outside... Read more...
Posted: 07/09/2019
Read This... Sure, playing outside burns calories and gets your heart pumping. But did you know spending time outside could... Read more...
Posted: 06/13/2019
Read This... CCCA members River Valley Ranch (Manchester, Maryland) and Word of Life Island (Schroon Lake, New York) teamed up with CCCA to... Read more...
Posted: 05/22/2019
Read This... When an afternoon lull hits, one of the best things you can do is to... Read more...
Posted: 05/22/2019
Read This... Participants in a recent study were asked to interact with nature for 10 minutes at least... Read more...
Posted: 04/14/2019
Read This... Shared experiences create deep friendships and camp is an ideal environment for kids to... Read more...
Posted: 03/08/2019
Read This... Explaining to children and teens why they need nature and adventure may be the hardest part of... Read more...
Posted: 02/05/2019
Read This... Barna Group collaborated with Andy Crouch to conduct research for... Read more...
Posted: 01/28/2019
Read This... As a part of the treatment regimens for chronic and debilitating illnesses, doctors... Read more...
Posted: 12/14/2018
Going outdoors makes us healthier Study after study has proven physical and mental health improve after spending time outside. Blood pressure improves, cancer risks decrease and Read more...
Posted: 10/18/2018
Read This... Glazer says summer camp produces these five benefits for growing leaders... Read more...
Posted: 10/04/2018
Read This... Experts offer warnings about overusing mobile devices, and it's becoming Read more...
Posted: 09/08/2018
Read This... The American Heart Association released a statement encouraging parents to monitor their children and teens Read more...
Posted: 08/20/2018
Read This... How do nearly half of American youth spend their summer? They attend Read more...
Posted: 08/06/2018
Read This... During toasty summer days, you might need a few extra ideas to keep campers and staff cool. From Read more...
Posted: 07/06/2018
Read This... The 2018 North American Camping Report says there's a generational shift in the number of families opting outdoors, and CCCA members could benefit from the increase. Read more...
Posted: 06/05/2018
Read This... A recent survey reported 90 percent of our time is spent indoors. The effects from staying indoors are Read more...
Posted: 05/23/2018
Read This... Feeling adventurous? It's time to get outdoors, and here's a list of 50 activities to jump start your Read more...
Posted: 03/09/2018
Read This... In a major study, Barna surveyed teens ages 13-19, focusing on their religious identities and moral beliefs. As a generation Read more...
Posted: 02/08/2018
Read This...13-year-old Athena says she "spent most of the summer hanging out alone..."  Read more...
Posted: 01/02/2018
Read This...More than 800 Christian camping professionals gathered in Colorado Springs at The Broadmoor for a time of Read more...
Posted: 12/13/2017
Read This...As youth are increasingly drawn to screen-based leisure activities, a significant part of their development... Read more...
Posted: 11/10/2017