Religiously Affiliated Camps (RAC)

RAC: Nurturing spiritual growth through the camp/retreat experience

The mission of the Religiously Affiliated Camps (RAC) is to inspire, equip, and support faith-based camp staff to nurture spiritual growth through the camp and retreat experience.

RAC seeks to . . .

  • Relate issues, trends, and resources concerning spiritual formation to faith-based camp leaders.
  • Articulate the faith-based voice to ACA on issues impacting programs.
  • Create opportunities for faith-based networking that encourages dialogue, understanding, learning and support.

The Religiously Affiliated Camps (RAC) is an affiliate organization of the American Camp Association (ACA) and operates within guidelines created by ACA to serve the special interest of religiously affiliated groups. Contact ACA's membership team for more information about joining (765-342-8456) or download an application (PDF).

Luncheon and "Playshop" 

February 10, 2016
11:30 am - 2:00 pm 
Hilton Atlanta

Register Now to join the community of ACA’s Religiously Affiliated Camps and author, speaker, consultant Michelle Cummings for networking and interactive learning. Over lunch, discover new ways to “walk your talk” and role model the behavior you want to see in others. Gather innovative activities to enhance your staff's ability to work together as a resilient team. Michelle will lead us in playing with faith-based metaphors and outcome-based initiative games to make the spiritual stuff stick. Create a mental shift in your staff and campers by focusing on outcomes from the get-go. Come prepared to participate, play, and mingle with other religious camp leaders!

Registration Fee: $60 includes lunch and workshop

Register through ACA

Special thanks to our event sponsor, Nelnet!

For more information, contact Jen Burch,, 862-200-7260. 


Promoting Spiritual Development in Camp

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