Accreditation Office Hours – Western Region

Western Region Local Offices: Evergreen, Northern California, Oregon Trail, Rocky Mountain, Southern California/Hawaii, Southwest

Are you considering becoming accredited for the first time? Working on preparing for your upcoming visit? Do you want a refresher to make sure you are meeting the standards? Looking for tips on preparing and applying standards to your program?

Join us for virtual accreditation office hours each month to help you walk through some of the specifics of your accreditation preparation. Learn about resources available from ACA, dig deeper into each section of standards, share organizing tips, and more. Each session will include opportunity for open discussion, questions and coaching with western region Standards Instructors and ACA Staff.

Office hours are planned to help you pace your preparation and learning of the standards as you lead up to the camp season. It is not required that you are accredited or seeking accreditation to join these sessions.

Sessions will take place on Zoom. Internet connection, speakers/microphone are required. A webcam is optional. Register for one session, are the entire series. Confirmations and reminders will be sent to the email used for your registration. Recordings of sessions will also be sent to all registered participants after each session.

Office Hours are available in in all 3 regions of ACA (Western, Central and Eastern). Participating in your region is beneficial so you can build relationships with the standards volunteers and staff and get the best exposure to how camps nearest you navigate accreditation. 

Pre-requisite: Actively working on Accreditation for 2019 or beyond, and you must have an Accreditation Process Guide, 2019 edition (APG) to use during these virtual office hours. Completion of an Accreditation Process Workshop prior to participating in virtual office hours is ideal.

Topic Registration & Recordings
Intro to Office Hours and Accreditation Preparation &
Core- Foundational Standards (CR)
Office Hours Recording
Administration (AD) Office Hours Recording
Facilities (FA) Office Hours Recording
Health and Wellness (HW) Office Hours Recording
Staff Qualifications, Training & Supervision (ST) Office Hours Recording
Program Design and Activities (PD) Office Hours Recording
Program Aquatics (PA) Office Hours Recording


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