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Introduction & Eligibility

The American Camp Association is the only nationwide accrediting organization for all types and designs of organized camps. ACA standards focus on health, safety, and risk management practices.


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Ready. Set. Go.

This complimentary webinar will cover how you can measure your readiness, begin steps of the accreditation process and answer common questions you have.


Preparing for an On-Site Visit

For camps seeking accreditation for the first time or maintaining their accreditation with their on-site visit, this is an overview of the steps to take in a visit year.


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Sample Toolkit of Written Documentation Planning Tools

A sampling of the resources available to support written documentation development. The complete set of resources are available in the Accreditation Standards Toolkit for members only.