May 14, 2013
Congressional Visitors | Accreditation Model | Member Survey Results | Healthy Camp Toolbox

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Invite Your Elected Leaders to Experience Your Camp This Summer
Invite your representatives Summer is a great time to show your elected leaders in Congress and state legislatures what the camp experience can do for children and families! ACA has some great resources to help you invite your representatives, make the most of their visit, and help them to understand the value of the camp experience.
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New Proposed Accreditation Model
Accreditation Model

The National Standards Committee has accepted a recommendation from the Visitor Task Force in response to the changing nature of camps and the contemporary trends of volunteerism. The recommendation proposes that after a camp has successfully completed two accreditation visits, they can potentially move to a five-year cycle if the camp meets established criteria. Find more information and provide your input at the link below.

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And the Survey Says!
ACA members In January 2013, ACA surveyed its members about member needs and the importance of particular products and services. Read the full report or summary of the results now!
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Important Summer Resource: Healthy Camp Toolbox
Healthy Camp ACA's Healthy Camp Toolbox, sponsored by Markel Insurance, provides camp professionals with a variety of resources for monitoring injuries and illnesses in camps and offers proven strategies for reducing camper and staff injury and illness events.
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Advocate Today! International Staff and Immigration Reform
Camper Enrollment / Staff Recruitment Survey May 2013
Potential Member Benefit: Take the Survey
A Word from Peg
Camps and International Exchange Programs Peg Smith
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