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January 6, 2015
Upper Marlboro , Maryland
ACA's Standards course serves as an introduction to ACA's Standards Program and helps participants prepare for accreditation visits. The course describes the purpose and value of standards and accreditation, and gives an explanation of how the process works and what resources and materials are available. The full standards course is designed for the individual who is NEW to the accreditation process and is required of anyone going through accreditation for the first time. The course offers specific discussion about the requirements of the standards, including: application of the core and specialized activity standards, mandatory standards, and written documentation requirements.
January 6, 2015 - January 7, 2015
Upper Marlboro , Maryland
ACA's Associate Visitor course helps participants identify the purpose and structure of ACA's accreditation program. Participants also learn the steps of the process at the camp, local, and national levels. This course stresses the awareness and that the ACA standards represent accepted practices of organized camping. Participants: • Become familiar with the legal implications of visitor actions • Learn the importance of information and making compliance decision • Learn the importance of consistently applying the standards in a variety of situations Prerequisite: • At least twenty-one years of age • A current ACA member • Must have completed the Standards course • Submit an application endorsed by their local ACA office. • Complete an online pre-course (approx. 2 hours) prior to the in person course. Includes lodging at Patuxent River 4-H Center the night of January 6th and meal starting with lunch on the 6th through lunch on the 7th. Pre-registration is required.
January 27, 2015
Maryland
Chesapeake's Annual Planning Retreat Meeting.
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