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Welcome to the Closer Look Video Series. This recorded on-demand video is one of many that is part of a large library of accreditation related resources offered through ACA called the ACA Accreditation Academy - your one stop shop for learning and growing from the accreditation experience. ​

Closer Look videos take a small cluster of standards and explore commonly missed standards, tricky interpertations, and highlight resources available to provide deeper knowledge and understanding. These are helpful to a broad audience of viewers including accredited camps, camps considering accreditation for the first time, new leadership joining an accredited camp and accreditation volunteers.

Standards covered in this video all refer to the Accreditation Process Guide v.2019 or the APG v.2019. If you’re still using the APG v.2012, check out the Closer Look video on Bridging before proceeding. If you are an accredited camp or a camp officially seeking accreditation, you may access a digital copy of the Accreditation Process Guide v.2019 in the Accreditation Portal as a reference to use along side this video!

More information, tools & resources to help you with your accreditation preparations can be found on the ACAcamps.org website in the Accreditation Academy. Check out the Accreditation Standards Toolkit for even more learning opportunities.

CECs: 0.5
 
Title Standards Covered Length
Closer Look: Bridging FA.15-FA.20, ST.1, AD.18, ST.22, AD.34, HW.13, ST.2, ST.8, PA.12, PA.10, 30 min
Closer Look: Facility Fun CR.5, FA.11, AD.1, AD.44.2, ST.1 15 min
Closer Look: Healthcare at Camp HW.1, HW.4, HW.6, HW.9, HW.13, AD.11, ST.2 15 min
Closer Look: Layers of Protection AD.27, AD.14, AD.18, ST.22, AD.19, ST.23, AD.20, ST.24 15 min
Closer Look: Transportation Practices AD.1-AD.4, FA.23, FA.24, AD.9, AD.2, AD.7, ST.19, ST.39 15 min
Closer Look: The Wonderful World of Trips and Specialized Activities AD.34, AD.35, AD.45, ST.8, PD.2, PD.5, PD.4, ST.41, ST.41.3, ST.32 Coming Soon!
Closer Look: The Impact of Staff Training ST.34, ST.36, ST.25, ST.30, ST.31 Coming Soon!
Closer Look: Camps that Serve Rental Groups AD.44.2, AD.37, AD.42 Coming Fall 2021
Closer Look: Short Term Camps ST.27, ST.29, ST.30, ST.31, ST.3.1, ST.3.2, HW.4 Coming Fall 2021
Closer Look: Written Documentation Review Preparing for an On-Site Visit Coming Soon!
Closer Look: Statement of Compliance Maintaining Accreditation Annually Coming Soon!
Closer Look: Annual Accreditation Report for Camps Maintaining Accreditation Annually 20 min
Closer Look: Annual Accreditation Report for Reviewers Accreditation Volunteer Training Coming Soon!