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ACA is pleased to renew our partnership with Chaco for the seventh consecutive year.

Through this partnership ACA members will receive a 40% "pro-deal" discount on any footwear purchased through Chaco, and Chaco will donate a portion of your "pro-deal" purchase to ACA to support Research, Project Real Job, and Send a Child to Camp national scholarship program.  To be eligible for this pro-deal you must be an active ACA member who works at a camp.

Interested in this special Chaco deal but not an ACA Member?  Before going to the Chaco site you will need to obtain a free ACA membership first.  Use discount code CHACO13 at the online checkout when becoming a new ACA member and receive your first year free ($200 value)!

After you obtain your ACA membership number, visit the Chaco website to place your order.  Save and support camp at the same time.

Read the Chaco press release.

Follow these steps in placing your Pro-Deal order:

  1. Obtain a membership number from ACA, if you do not already have one.  This is done at  If you use the code CHACO13, you will receive your first year of ACA membership free (a $200 savings).
  2. Go to to Create a New account.  Enter your ACA member number in the “Account Number” field.  If you do not work at a camp, please select ACA Camp for your camp name.  Please read the terms and conditions.  This pro-deal does not qualify for returns, exchanges, express shipping or MyChacos.
  3. Wait for the approval email back from Chaco Prodeal.  This could take up to 2-3 weeks.
  4. Using the log in information provided in the email, log in to your new Chaco account to begin purchasing at a discount and supporting our efforts to help Send a Child to Camp.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a partnership between the ACA and Chaco mean?

Chaco is now the official footwear provider to camp counselors and professionals at ACA-accredited camps across the USA.  Through this partnership, ACA members can sign up for a Pro-Deal discount to purchase Chaco footwear at a 40% discount.  Chaco will also donate a portion of ACA member purchases to the ACA’s national scholarship program, Send a Child to Camp.

How do I take advantage of the Pro-Deal discount offered by Chaco?

Visit to sign up.  Use your ACA member number in the “Account Number” field to verify your membership.

Who is eligible for the Chaco Pro-Deal discount?

All ACA member camp professionals (staff, counselors, directors, owners) may take advantage of this opportunity.  Head to to sign up, save, and support.

What if I am not currently an ACA member?

Through the ACA’s partnership with Chaco, we are offering a free membership to those who become new ACA members by using code CHACO13.

I am a camp director or owner as well as a member of ACA.  May I place bulk orders for my staff?

Bulk ordering is not available. Each staff must become a member of ACA.  If the staff has never been an ACA member they would qualify for a free one-year membership.

Chaco products may not be resold at camp stores or commissaries under any circumstance.  Users are expressly forbidden from selling, at any price, Chaco products purchased through the Pro-Deal program (e.g. Camp Store, Canteen, etc.).  Those in violation will have their Pro-Deal status deactivated immediately.