4-H runs youth programs and operates day and overnight camps and conference centers. ACA and 4-H work together toward the end of providing campers and staff with a higher quality experience.
The Association of Camp Nursing is now the Alliance for Camp Health (ACH). ACH is a professional organization working toward healthier camp communities by supporting the practice of camp nursing. ACH is an ACA educational resource partner and collaborates closely with ACA in the implementation of guidance for camps related to communicable diseases and the Healthy Camp Initiatives.
American Red Cross, among many other resources, provides training in key areas camps require training and certifications, including first aid/CPR/AED, lifeguarding, and wilderness first aid. American Red Cross offers a discount to ACA members on certain training certifications.
ASCAP is a professional organization of songwriters, composers, and music publishers. ASCAP licenses music for use at camp. This license is available at no cost for ACA accredited camps.
CampDoc provides education and helps ensure the health and safety of campers via electronic health records, online registration, travel and emergency protection insurance, text message alerts, medical supplies, and EPI pens. CampDoc is an education resource partner and a sponsor of ACA work.
Camp HOPE America uses camp to mentor children and teens impacted by trauma. Their mission is to help kids exposed to trauma find pathways to hope and healing. As one of ACA’s subject matter experts on trauma-informed care at camp, they use the science of Hope and an evidence-based perspective to support ACA and the summer learning space.
The CDC develops and disseminates health information concerning youth safety and health. ACA and CDA collaborate on research and guidance for camps. CDC representative serves as liaison to ACA’s Healthy Camp Education and Monitoring Program. ACA is a partner in the CDC's "Heads Up" concussion prevention program.
Chaco is the official footwear provider to camp counselors. Chaco supports camps by providing a pro deal discount on shoes to ACA members and by supporting the work of ACA.
Healthy Learning is the official book publishing partner and online bookstore of the American Camp Association.
HEPNet is an international association serving as a coordinating voice promoting good practices for protecting vulnerable populations on college and university campuses and providing programming and resources to meet the needs of those involved in youth protection on campuses.
ICF promotes camp experiences worldwide through online networking and international events. ICF provides complimentary ICF Affiliate memberships to ACA members. ACA members can use the code ACAICF2021 to get 50% off ICF memberships!
The JCC Association and ACA collaborate to provides resources to support quality day and overnight camps of the JCC network and their work toward ACA accreditation.
The Jewish Day Camp Network is a consulting group and ACA educational collaborator that supports Jewish day camps across the country as they strive for highest quality programs.
NRPA develops and offers online courses and webinars as well as national programs/initiatives promoting youth health and wellness.
NSLA promotes summer learning experiences for all children; provides communications, marketing, and outreach to improve youth development outcomes in out-of-school time settings.
ACA is one of PopSockets’ official charities and ACA receives a donation each time you purchase one of the ACA PopSocket designs.
The Redwoods Group provides insurance and management consulting to socially responsible youth-serving organizations. They go to great ends to provide education that helps ensure the health and safety of campers and staff. They support ACA’s work generously.
Trinity/HPSI is a national purchasing group offering substantial discounts for ACA camps, including Food services, propane, office supplies, paint and hardware products, mattresses, pool supplies, and ropes, and more.
Y-USA has made a commitment that all YMCA camps will ultimately become ACA accredited. Y-USA and ACA are education resource partners and collaborate on advocacy and public policy for the safety of campers and staff.