ACA Educational Endorsement Program

ACA's Educational Endorsement Program is a platform to connect learners to quality educational opportunities. Learners can access training opportunities offered by ACA and non-ACA providers vetted to meet ACA Educational Endorsement Program requirements. 

Creating Craters and Chasing Comets — Three Days of Science and Fun

Nestled on the banks of the Guadalupe River, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, is Mo-Ranch. A summer camp, conference center, and oasis of beauty. I imagine we could all describe our sites using similar words. Like you we offer swimming, hiking, ropes course, arts, singing, etc. And just like you we are looking for new ways to engage current campers and attract new ones.

2016 EPIC Winter Retreat

 

Register today 

for the most fun you've ever had increasing your job skills and advancing your career!

 

EPIC Winter Retreat GOALS:

1. Bring people together to form a community and connect to ACA through EPIC.

2. Empower people in their jobs and develop skills to create a sustainable environment.

Camp Staff

No other job can as easily combine the satisfactions of working with people in an outdoor setting as the camp staff person. The impact of working as a member of a summer camp staff is seldom recognized for the valuable contributions that often arise from the experience working at camp gives you the opportunity "to enrich lives and change the world.

Trainings Offered by Camps

This calendar includes the following:

  • Courses that result in a certificate (such as First Aid, etc.)
  • Non-endorsed educational events

Notes:

Student Camp Leadership Academy (SCLA)

The Student Camp Leadership Academy (SCLA) is a weekend retreat that brings students together with camp professionals, ACA staff and leadership to take an in-depth look at options for a profession in the camping field and build skills to prepare for a career in camping.  

Who Should Attend

SCLA is designed for undergraduate and graduate students who are considering a career in camping. 

ACA's Subject Matter Experts

ACA's subject matter experts develop online courses, facilitate web-based seminars (webinars), and help ensure the quality of the educational content. Listed below are ACA’s subject matter experts.

(Faculty alphabetized by first name.)

Educator Online Course Package

Knowing is not enough we must apply.  Willing is not enough we must do.
~ von Goethe

Camp Director Online Course Package

Continuing education and professional development have never been easier.  With ACA’s Camp Director Package, you can learn from the comfort of your own home or office at a time that’s right for you.  From risk management to preventative maintenance, this package provides you with the necessary hours of professional development needed to meet ACA Standard HR.1.2.  Critical education related to child abuse reporting, criminal background checks, and practical lessons from ACA’s crisis hotline make this a must for camp directors, particularly those with less than five years of experience.  This

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