Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (EMAC): Many organizations are going to receive an EMAC bill after camp if any of their staff members are on MassHealth.  Seasonality does not matter, part-time/full-time does not matter, whether you offer health insurance or not does not matter, if they’re employed by another organization both organizations are required to pay the tax.

Seasonal Employer Certification Update:  For this year, the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) will interpret the regulations as they have done in the past.  Under a provision of the regulations, DUA can re-determine applications – for those camps that have already applied and received their denials, DUA will issue approvals (assuming they meet the criteria

2018 Spring Workshops

Thursday, 05 April 2018 by

Attend one of the following Spring Workshops to get further definition and understanding on the new camp regulations and network with area camp colleagues to be ready for your best camp season yet! 4/23, Camp Winadu, Pittsfield, MA 10am – 2pm Registration Flyer:  2018 Western Spring Workshop 4/26, Camp Cedar Hill, Waltham, MA 10am –

The Christian Law Regulations have been finalized and will be in effect this summer (2017). To review the final version please go to our Getting Ready For Camp page under Member Resources on our website.

Welcome Kellsie!

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 by

We welcome Kellsie Sedlak to the MCA Board of Directors! Click here to read our Board of Director’s Bios.

Spring 2017 MCA Legislative News

Monday, 27 February 2017 by

Hope everyone’s camp enrollments receive a big boost after the gorgeous Feb break weather! Members check out the recent spring Legislative News including Christian’s Law updates and Camp Regulations. Click here: News and Information  Hope to see everyone at the MCA Annual Meeting, Saturday morning at the ACA NE Conference in Manchester, NH! ( April 1st, 2017

Proposed Regulations

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 by

ADS is working with MCA, DPH and several other stake holders to evaluate and submit comments on the proposed regulations. The anticipated timeline for a full review of regulations is 4 to 6 months. Hearing dates for the regulations have not yet been set. Click on the links below to view a draft of the proposed

Don’t Miss the 2016 MCA Fall Meeting!

Thursday, 27 October 2016 by

All Massachusetts Children’s Camp Administrators are invited to our fall workshop on November 3rd, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, in Waltham, MA.  Please click on the link below for more information. 2016 MCA Fall Workshop

Inclusive Workshop – Monday April 18th

Thursday, 14 April 2016 by