This site, from the American Camp Association (ACA), provides a comprehensive summer camp resource for families, offering expert advice from camp professionals about readiness, child and youth development, and issues of importance to families.  ACA helps parents find the right camp for every child, an environment created for children to learn real-life skills, develop self-esteem, and gain a sense of independence and community.  Whether children are playing, exploring nature, conquering new heights, or becoming part of a camp family, they are creating memories that will last a lifetime.