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North Carolina is home to some of the finest camps in America. From the mountains to the coast, our summer camps are steeped in traditions that span four and five generations. The North Carolina Youth Camp Association is a member organization that represents the best of these camps. We invite you to find out more about organized summer camps in North Carolina.

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NCYCA works to enhance and educate the public's understanding of North Carolina camps and the value of camping throughout the state and beyond. These objectives are reached through some of the following ways: Present industry-specific collective data on North Carolina camps Issue press releases announcing NCYCA news items Provide media relations (access to interviews, photos, and information) Publish periodic newsletters for NCYCA members Publish white papers illustrating the educational, economic, social, and child development value of the camp experience Maintain a broad membership of camps, camp leaders, business supporters, and individuals from diverse backgrounds and interests ADVOCACY and PUBLIC POLICY REPRESENTATION Monitor federal, state and local issues, regulations and legislation that may affect the camping industry, campers, or the public's access to quality camping services. Issues include: Taxation School calendar regulations Preservation and access to public lands (e.g., use fees, permits ) Employment regulations (e.g. unemployment, minimum wage, etc.) Economic development Health and safety regulations (e.g. water testing, building codes, etc.) International camper/staff regulations Insurance requirements (health, liability, workers' compensation) -Provide proactive education, advocacy, collaboration and action to represent the interests of the camping industry and its clients -Actively lobby local, state and federal governments in support of North Carolina's youth camps -Retain and employ a professional lobbyist who builds and maintains ties with elected officials and government employees
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NC Youth Camp Association shared Falling Creek Camp's photo.December 10th, 2014 at 10:22pm
Holiday fun at Falling Creek Camp!
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NC Youth Camp AssociationOctober 27th, 2014 at 2:42pm
NC Youth Camp Association Newsletter - Fall 2014 #constantcontact
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NC Youth Camp AssociationOctober 27th, 2014 at 2:42pm
NC Youth Camp Association Newsletter - Fall 2014
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NC Youth Camp AssociationSeptember 29th, 2014 at 11:05am
REGISTER NOW! 'Serious Fun' Professional Development Workshops in Asheville on October 2.

Mark Collard, best-selling author, adventure programming expert and founder of playmeo, is touring the United States this Fall to deliver a series of one-day training workshops.

Nothing beats first-hand experience, and that's exactly what Mark offers you and your team in this seriously fun, activity-based training. Specifically designed for people who work with groups, this unique one-day workshop will show you how to design and deliver remarkably powerful programs that are easy to deliver and rewarding for everyone involved.
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NC Youth Camp AssociationAugust 27th, 2014 at 6:19pm
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