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January 12, 2015 - January 14, 2015
Gresham , Oregon
The Associate Visitor Course is offered by ACA to prepare persons to serve as Associate Visitors in the Standards program. NOTE: Completion of a Full Standards Course is the prerequisite to this course. This course helps participants to identify the purpose and structure of ACA's accreditation programs and to understand the steps in the process at the camp, local, and national levels. Participants will become familiar with the legal implications of visitor actions as well as develop skills in gathering information, making compliance decisions, and consistently applying the standards in a variety of situations. This course will stress the awareness and acceptance of the intent of the standards to represent accepted practices of organized camping. The Associate Visitor Course includes lodging and meals at YMCA Camp Collins during your stay.
March 5, 2015
The Standards Update Training is for camp directors and/or other camp representatives who are familiar with the accreditation process. The person completing the course is expected to assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit and participate in the on-site visit. Due to revisions to the standards ALL CAMPS must attend a standards course or standards update before their accreditation visit in 2015.
March 5, 2015
For currently trained visitors and associate visitors. This course also satisfies your camp's requirement for a standards update course. Due to revisions to the standards ALL VISITORS must attend a visitor update before visiting camps in 2015.