Associate Visitor Course - ACA, Upstate New York

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. There is no charge for this course.

Public Policy for ACA, Upstate New York

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.

Contact ACA, Upstate New York

American Camp Association, Chesapeake
5000 State Rd 67 N
Martsinville, IN 46151

Phone: 800-428-2267
Fax: 765-342-2065

STAFF

Jazmin Albarran, Outreach and Engagement
jalbarran@ACAcamps.org

Barb Collins, Standards
bcollins@ACAcamps.org

John Beitner, Professional Development
jbeitner@ACAcamps.org

Volunteer in ACA, Upstate New York

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, Upstate New York

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, Upstate New York

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)

Local/Regional Events for ACA, Upstate New York

Here you will find upcoming events in Upstate New York, as well as some of our neighboring ACA local offices.