7 Tips for Preventing Child Abuse at Summer Camps

By Editor | Posted on April 28, 2016

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and with planning for summer camps in full swing, now is a good time to think about how your camps can help spot and prevent child abuse.

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One Step Closer to Making LWCF Permanent

By David Tyahla | Posted on April 25, 2016

Recently, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a comprehensive energy reform package (S. 2012) which includes permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

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“Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act” Not Worthy of the Name

By Oliver Spurgeon | Posted on April 22, 2016

The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act will cut the number of kids parks and recreation agencies feed during the summer and impose costs on our summer meals programs.

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Using Art to Connect Kids to Nature

By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on April 18, 2016

The Get to Know program, an art contest that encourages kids to connect with nature, was founded in part with the support of internationally famous wildlife artist, Robert Bateman.

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Diverse Field, Common Mission

By Kevin Roth | Posted on April 7, 2016

The 2016 NRPA Field Report is the most comprehensive resource of data and insights for park and recreation agencies in the United States.

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