Free One-Year Membership — Your Journey Starts Here

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Become one of the leaders of tomorrow. This is about your career.

You are here because we value your role as a youth development professional! We believe you deserve the career-building opportunities offered through ACA membership.

As an ACA member, you receive enhanced professional development resources, including:

  • Access to ACA’s Professional Development Center
    ACA’s virtual learning community includes diverse tools, services, resources, and courses to help propel your work and your career along the path that you choose.
  • Free online course
    Register now using the coupon and receive free access to the online course Critical Things Staff Need to Know about Bullying Prevention
  • Free Counselor Now electronic newsletter.
    Receive tips all summer long including what to do and what not to do to be successful with camps, songs to sing while you're waiting, how to engage campers, and how to stay healthy.
  • Camping Magazine and The CampLine
    ACA’s premier publications of the industry offer expert perspectives. View digitally.
  • Association electronic newsletters, including ACA Now
  • Discounts on books and educational events, and access to current research.
    ACA’s Bookstore is a one-stop shop for counselor resources: activities, leading groups, your responsibilities to camper safety, dealing with difficult campers, youth development, and more. 
  • Access to online education history tracking

Take advantage of this limited-time opportunity for your professional development!

Use the promo code on your coupon to sign up now for a FREE one-year membership at no cost, and receive full member benefits. 

Need a coupon? Download it here.

Coupon is good for one-year free membership. Coupon is good only for individuals who are not existing or previous ACA members. Coupon must be redeemed by the individual signing up online at and using this coupon code provided in coupon he or she received at checkout. Coupon allows individual to join in whatever membership category best fits. Individual must provide a unique e-mail address when signing up (as opposed to the camp’s email). Membership is not transferrable to another person once individual signs up. Once each individual signs up and completes the basic membership form online, he or she will receive another coupon for a free e-Institute course. This offer is valid through October 2015.