Parents nationwide recognize the importance of ACA accreditation when choosing a camp for their child, and they expect you to reach far beyond the minimum state and local regulations. ACA-accreditation status is solid proof of your accountability, credibility, and commitment.
ACA's Find a Camp  database receives thousands of "hits" per day! When your camp is ACA accredited, your camp is listed in this interactive search tool that helps parents choose a camp for their child. Find-A-Camp provides parents with a better choice in camps and a direct link to your camp.
ACA accreditation is an educational tool, an industry benchmark, a best-practices solution, and a learning formula for your camp staff. Strategic planning for your camp is simplified; policies, procedures, and practices are established; and your staff is responsible for ongoing implementation – a dynamic instructional process for any camp!
Recoup your investment in accreditation through discounts on services you can't do without – food service, staff recruitment, product savings through ACA business partnerships and vendors , etc.
It is proven that involvement in professional organizations in any field of expertise develops well-informed, better educated staff. The accreditation process and membership in ACA are invaluable tools for success. Discover the value of student memberships  for your staff.
Professional ties and the opportunity to network with your colleagues are incredible benefits – get involved! Learn more, understand more, and discover more . . . become a standards visitor  – be a mentor to camp staff and witness how other camps operate.