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The Golden Lens Contest
Enter the J. Wendell and Ruth T. Howe
GOLDEN LENS AWARD
You Could Win
- A $150 cash prize for first place
- A commemorative plaque
- Acknowledgement in Camping Magazine
- Recognition at the ACA National Conference
Send us no more than 10 of your favorite photos that depict the camp experience and represent the best practices in the field and accreditation standards.
(Note: ACA must be included on the permissions language of camp photo releases signed by parents. See the online photo release for a helpful example. Plan ahead and add ACA to your photo release language before taking all those great camp photos!)
- Photos must be a TIFF or JPEG file and at least 300 dpi.
- The winning photo will be featured on the cover of the May/June Camping Magazine, so for cover design considerations, please do not crop photos.
How to Submit
2016 contest submission deadline: November 20, 2015
Include with each submission: the photographer’s name, camp name, contact address, and phone number. Camps may submit multiple photos from multiple photographers, but please make sure to clearly designate the photographer of each photo. Please limit your submissions to 10 photographs per camp.
E-mail (preferred): magazine@ACAcamps.org
(Note: File sizes for photo entries may be very large. Sometimes, uploading photos to Dropbox or sharing over an FTP site might be the best way to submit photos electronically. If you would prefer to submit photos this way, please e-mail magazine@ACAcamps.org with instructions on how to access the files.)
Mail: Camping Magazine
American Camp Association
5000 State Road 67 North
Martinsville, IN 46151-7902
Photo courtesy of the 2015 Golden Lens Award Winner, Liana Korber, Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp, California.