Southeastern Accreditation Information

2015 Camp Information Form
*required by all camps having a visit in 2015 - Due January 1, 2015

Camp Info Form

Accreditation Year Timeline

January 1- Camp Information Forms Due
February- Visitor Assignments Announced (will be sent via email only)
May 1- Camp Self-Assessments Completed by Visitor 
June- August- On-Site Visit (most visits take place during these summer months)

Make Sure Your APG is Updated!

Updates: January 2012, October 2012 & September 2014

Standards Course

The Standards Course is for camp directors/camp representatives who would like to have an accreditation visit in 2015. The person completing the course should be the person involved in preparation for the visit, involved in the Camp-Self Assessment and available on-site during the visit.

  • Full Standards Course- The full standards course is designed for the individual and camp that are NEW to the accreditation process and is required of anyone going through accreditation for the first time.
  • Standards Update- The update course is offered to help prepare camp executives/directors/owners and visitor personnel already familiar with ACA Standards Program with information and training on the newly revised camp standards. This course is appropriate for camp directors/administrators/owners that are "experienced" in the ACA accreditation process – have completed the 2012 Standards Update Course and assisted a camp through an accreditation visit.

There is NO COST for the course; however, it is necessary to pre-register at least 7 days prior to the course you will be attending. Participants are responsible for their own lunch.

2014-2015 Standards Course dates/locations coming soon!
*can't make an in person course? Contact the Field Office for additional options

Camps with Standards Visitors

Camps with a Standards Visitor on staff/volunteer are exempt from taking either the Standards Course or Standards Update Course if they so choose. The visitor is expected to be an active part of the visit and present on the day of the vist.

 

 Who to Contact for Standards Related Questions:

John Dovic
ACA, SE Standards Chair
678-507-1177 or jdovic@highmeadows.org

Diane Dicerbo 
ACA, SE Standards Chair
561-237-7310 or DDicerbo@lynn.edu

Susan Yoder
American Camp Association
800-428-2267 or syoder@ACAcamps.org

  • Specific Standards (book) questions & application of Standards
  • Questions or explanation of scoring
  • Appeals/Section Review of scores
  • Training schedules
  • Administrative questions, resource requests
  • Visitor/Camp contact information
  • General Program questions

 

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