How to Prepare Your Camp for the 2020 Wildfire Season

is the title of a February 10, 2020 American Camping Association (ACA) Camp Connection blog. The blog states that over the last few years, wildfires have become a more frequent occurrence throughout the United States, and especially in the Western states. In 2018, more than 8.7 million acres of land burned as a result of 58,083 wildland fires. With wildland fires becoming a more prevalent threat to summer camp safety, it’s critical to take steps toward protecting campers, staff, and camp grounds from the dangers of a potential wildfire. Click HERE to view the list containing actions that camp professionals can take to prepare for the upcoming fire season. Additional wildfire planning resources can also be found on the Emergency Preparedness page of our Safe-Wise Resource Library.

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