American Red Cross Camp Health Officer Training

The package includes four nights and ten meals and all the certifications necessary to be a Camp Health Officer in Michigan. 

Cost is $350.00. Please makes checks payable to "Wildwood Ranch". Registration and payment are due by Friday May 13, 2016.

Please contact the Wildwood Ranch office if you have any questions (info@wildwoodranch.org or 800.969.8090).

 

ACA, Michigan New Director Orientation

New Director Orientation (NDO) is a special 8 hour course (8 CECs) for seasonal or new camp directors, assistant directors, program directors, or persons that have been in other administrative positions and are considering directing a camp. The NDO course helps directors and supervisors develop the skills they need to be effective leaders for their camp program. The course covers five critical areas: camp management leadership, risk management, camper behavior, staff training, and staff supervision. Registration includes lunch and all course materials.

Associate Visitor Course - ACA, Mid States Camp Conference

The ACA Associate Visitor Course provides training to individuals who wish to volunteer to conduct accreditation visits. Participants will learn the roles and responsibilities of a visitor, including legal implications of visitor actions; develop information-gathering skills; and learn to use resources available to make consistent compliance decisions. Participants will also understand the educational value of the accreditation process and become positive representatives and advocates for ACA.

CANCELLED: Standards Update Course - ACA Michigan

This standards course has been cancelled due to a family emergency for the instructor. If you need to complete standards training for your 2016 visit, please contact Amanda Zoellner, Standards Specialist, azoellner@acacamps.org, to learn about online options. 

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Michigan

The ACA Standards Course is specifically designed to help prepare people who are NEW to the accreditation process for their accreditation visits, and to serve as an introduction to the standards program for those interested in becoming accreditation visitors. The camp may or may not be currently accredited. 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.

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, Michigan Fall Gathering

October 22, 2015
9:30am – 3:30pm

Little Pine Island
Comstock Park, MI

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Please join us at Little Pine Island Camp for day of education, networking and fun featuring Laura Kriegel and Jack Schott of Camping Coast to Coast.  This is a not to miss event!

Public Policy in ACA, Michigan

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, Michigan Field Office monitors public policy issues impacting the camp community in Michigan.  Access our database of state laws and regulations for details. 

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