Standards Update Course - ACA, Mid States Camp Conference

The Standards Update Course is designed for the camp director or staff member who has been actively involved in the preparation of materials and the on-site visit at an ACA-accredited camp in the recent past. A person completing the ACA Standards Course on behalf of a camp is expected to actively assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit, be on site a significant amount of time during the camp season, and participate fully in the on-site accreditation visit.

ACA, Indiana Winter Gathering

December 8, 2015
9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
YMCA Camp Tecumseh

Awards in ACA, Indiana

Submit a Nomination:

Download a nomination form. (Microsoft Word editable document.)

ACA, Indiana Awards

Heart and Soul Award

The Heart and Soul Award is the highest honor awarded by ACA, Indiana to individuals and organizations. One is awarded annually unless the Awards Committee determines that no candidate is available for that year.

To qualify, the individual must meet the following criteria:

Public Policy in ACA, Indiana

As an educational nonprofit association, the American Camp Association is dedicated to providing quality, reliable, and up-to-date information about the laws and regulations applicable to the camp community.  To that end, ACA partners with other organizations to advocate for quality camp experiences, and to increase the understanding of and support for the value of the camp experience for all children and families.  The ACA, Indiana Field Office monitors public policy issues impacting the camp community in Indiana.  Access our database of state laws and regulations for details. 

Contact ACA, Indiana

American Camp Association
5000 State Rd. 67 N
Martinsville, IN 46151
National Staff Directory
For local mailing, please contact us.

Phone: 800-428-2267
Fax: 765-342-2065

Volunteer in ACA, Indiana

The American Camp Association is dedicated to our Mission — to enrich the lives of children, youth and adults through the camp experience. Expansively, we focus on the promotion of human development. While we utilize diverse delivery systems and methods, we have one common foundation...  Volunteers.

Visitor Information for ACA, Indiana

Visitor Assignment Timeline

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

Visitor Information Form

Accreditation Information for ACA, Indiana

2016 Camp Information Form

Camp Information Form - *required by all camps having a visit in 2016 - Due January 1, 2016

Accreditation Year Timeline

January 1- Camp Information Forms Due
March - Visitor Assignments Announced (will be sent via email only)