Call for Submissions!

Attention camp staff, campers, and everyone affiliated with camp programs!

We at Green Camps are excited to announce that we are accepting submissions for stories, advice, and tools or resources about going green at camp. As stewards of the environment, we believe that camps can play a vital role in creating a sustainable future for our planet.

Green Camps is helping curate submissions to be featured in the American Camp Association’s publication Camping Magazine as well as other camp publications to help promote sustainability in the camp industry.

Help us inspire others to make their camps greener and contribute to a more sustainable future. Submit your work to us at  We look forward to hearing from you!

Thank you for your commitment to making our camps more environmentally friendly. Together, we can make a difference!

Guidelines for Submissions

  1. Ask for Help: Have an idea for a submission, but not sure how to proceed?  We’d love to provide support in the ideation to help get you started. Reach out to share your idea or set up a time for a conversation.
  2. General Guidelines: Written submissions should be between 1200 and 2000 words, but shorter submissions will be considered.  We will also accept submissions in the form of a video or photo essay.
  3. Topics: We want to hear your perspective and insights about what is important to you when it comes to promoting eco-friendly practices in the camp community.  Share your success stories, challenges, innovative ideas, and best practices that will help make camps more sustainable and inspire green behavior change.
  4. Write a compelling headline: Your headline should grab the reader’s attention and make them want to read your article. Keep it short, snappy, and to the point.
  5. Use clear and concise language: Write in a clear and concise manner, using simple language that is easy to understand. Avoid using jargon or technical terms that may not be familiar to all readers.
  6. Provide evidence and examples: Use evidence and examples to support your arguments and make your article more compelling. This can include data, images, quotes, statistics, case studies, or personal anecdotes.
  7. Edit and proofread: Before submitting your article, make sure to edit and proofread it carefully. Check for spelling and grammar errors, and make sure that your ideas are presented clearly and logically.
  8. Bio and headshot: Please include a brief bio and headshot to accompany your article as part of your submission.