The New Camp Directors’ Workshop is a great start for new camp directors or individuals planning a camp career. You will gain tools you will need to run a successful day or resident camp program. When: May 3rd, 2019 Where: Camp Cedar Hill (Waltham, MA) Cost: $70 for staff of ACA accredited camps; $90 for

The MCA Spring Workshop is right around the corner. Again, this year we will be offering two dates and locations: Monday, April 22nd in Wester MA And Wednesday, April 24th at Everwood Day Camp in Sharon, MA More information on times and locations will be available soon! At these meetings, we will be discussion the

On Tuesday, November 6th, the MCA will host a “Lunch and Learn” following the fall workshop at Camp Cedar Hill. Donna Johns-Thomas will be discussing the Post-Millennial Generation, the Plurals, who are people born after 1995 that now comprise most of our main-line staff and camper populations. This unique generation brings a new outlook on

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released their update for recreational camps for children. These regulations are expected to be in effect for the Summer of 2018. The update to these regulations were finalized 4/20/2018. Below you can find the link to the DPH website to find more information about the updated regulations.

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

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.