Not-For-Profit Council

Our Purpose 

  • Provide networking opportunities that facilitate communication among members of ACA from nonprofit organizations of all types (including, agency, faith-based, and independent nonprofits).
  • Serve as a vehicle for discussion of nonprofit camp issues and trends.
  • Provide a platform to investigate and launch new initiatives to meet the key challenges of ACA nonprofit camps.
  • Provide support for the work and mission of ACA, in particular the nonprofit sector, through the development of tools and resources. 

Conversations about Boards – 2021/2022

Session 1: 10/12/2021, 3pm eastern – Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and Discussion Diversifying Boards of Directors Recording
Session 2: 1/25/2022, 3pm eastern – Melanie Herman and the Nonprofit Risk Management Center
Session 3: 4/19/2022, 3pm eastern – TBD


Resources Supporting Your Nonprofit Work

Here are just a few resources that will help support your work as a nonprofit entity.

Membership in the Not-for-Profit Council

The Not-for-Profit Council is an organization of the American Camp Association and operates with guidelines created by ACA to serve the special interests of the not-for-profit camp community. Membership in the Not-For-Profit Council is open to any member of the American Camp Association with nonprofit affiliation who is willing to pay dues. 

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Benefits of Membership

Join Now

If you are already an ACA individual member and would like to join ACA's Not-for-Profit Council, please reach out to us. 

If you are NOT already an ACA individual member and would like to join, please do so online and chose the ACA Not-for-Profit council also.

Questions? Contact Grechen Throop 765-349-3517 or