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ACA, Evergreen Field Office
Welcome to the local field office of the American Camp Association in the Northwest. We have 80 camps in Washington, North Idaho, Montana and Alaska. Through professional development, camp accreditation and a variety of member services, ACA works to preserve, promote, and improve the camp experience.
Winter Education Event & Annual Celebration
Join us at Camp Korey in December for one or two days of education and a celebration of our work over the past year! Experience the rich history of Camp Korey, enjoy time with your peers, and learn how to "Let Go of the Rock"!
Nominate Now - Annual Awards
We need you to help us recognize some of the great people and programs in the Evergreen Region through our Annual Awards!Deadline to nominate is November 20, 2015.
Section Newcomer Award - This award honors newer members (less than 5 years) who have been actively involved in local/regional ACA activities. Nominate Now.
Service Award - Outstanding service above and beyond expecation given to the local ACA region. Nominate Now.
Gordie Hamilton Award For Excellence in Camp Programming. Critera: Creative and imaginative planning, programming and implementation. Relevance to the needs of camper (and staff). Involvment of campers (and staff) in planning and implementation. Potential for replication and adaptability. Cooperative efforts with other organizations, agencies, or camp. Activity evaluated in attainment of stated objectives. Nominate Now.
Henderson Award - The Henderson Award is given to individuals in the recognition of exceptional service to camping and the Evergreen Field Office of the American Camp Association. The Award was establised in 1972 to honor Frank and Lucille Henderson for their many years of dedication and service to the field of camping in this area. Criteria: Contributions to camping in the Evergreen area. Significant involvement in offices (local or national). Involvement in own agency or in camp. Length of ACA service. "Uniqueness" of contribution over a long period. Impact on camping, staff, or agency. Nominate Now.
See a list of past recipients.
Please send completed nomination forms to the attention of Lisa Bond, Lbond@girlscoutsww.org or Girl Scouts of Western Washington, 601 Valley St, Seattle, WA 98109 by November 20, 2015.
Professional Development & Skills Trainings
- Looking for skills and certification trainings? Check this calendar to find what you are looking for. Have a training to list with us? Please send to Katie Johnson with event details and whom to contact for more information.
- ACA's Professional Development Center offers ongoing training, courses, certifications, and more with discounts to members. See what opportunities are available now!
- Visit www.acacamps.org/oregontrail for additional opportunities