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January 12, 2015 - January 14, 2015
Gresham , Oregon
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. There is no charge to the participant for this 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.
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