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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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February 16th, 2015 at 10:37pm
The NCYCA Board meeting scheduled for tomorrow has been canceled due to weather.
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NCYCA members enjoying the ACA conference in NOLA! http://t.co/Nh7mCp36Mr
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"We're not hearing it. Call us Scrooge, but we're not giving this gift," said Sen. Tom Apodaca, R-Henderson,... http://t.co/hYmLYynFIY

NC Youth Camp Association

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 added a new photo.March 11th, 2015 at 5:22pm
NCYCA Lobby Day!
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NC Youth Camp Association updated their status.February 16th, 2015 at 10:37pm
The NCYCA Board meeting scheduled for tomorrow has been canceled due to weather.
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NC Youth Camp Association added a new photo.February 5th, 2015 at 6:43pm
NCYCA members enjoying the ACA conference in NOLA!
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NC Youth Camp Association shared a link.February 1st, 2015 at 2:18pm
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NC Youth Camp Association shared a link.January 30th, 2015 at 4:42pm
"We're not hearing it. Call us Scrooge, but we're not giving this gift," said Sen. Tom Apodaca, R-Henderson, pointing to tourism tax revenue and summer camps that benefit from the late August school start.
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