https://www.acacamps.org/about/mission-visionMission and Vision
The mission of the American Camp Association is enriching the lives of children, youth and adults through the camp experience
Learn more about ACA's leadership and governance.
ACA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, individuals who are charged with hiring the association’s chief executive and overseeing the business and affairs of the corporation.
ACA serves the interests of niche communities of camp professionals within the organization. These groups represent those who work in similar organizations, have similar business models, or serve...
https://www.acacamps.org/about/leadership/governance/about-boardAbout the Board
The American Camp Association (ACA) is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, individuals who are charged with hiring the association’s chief executive and overseeing the business and affairs of...
https://www.acacamps.org/about/leadership/governance/member-involvement-processMember Involvement and the Governance Process
Members of the American Camp Association (ACA) are encouraged to participate in ACA’s governance process and have the opportunity to do so in several different ways: Local Council of Leaders (LCOL...
https://www.acacamps.org/download/camp-safety-public-policy-positionCamp Safety - Public Policy Position
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/severe-weather-season-now-year-round-preparing-your-campSevere Weather Season Is Now Year-Round - Preparing Your Camp
Severe weather can occur during any time of the year. Hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, wild fires, floods, etc. are in the news throughout the year. In preparation, the American Camp...
https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/aca-public-policy-legislative-information-advocacyACA Public Policy - Legislative Information and Advocacy
In order to move forward the mission and public policy agenda of ACA, the public policy team is working on a number of initiatives related to federal laws and regulations.
https://www.acacamps.org/who-we-are/public-policy/regulatory-information-advocacyRegulatory Information and Advocacy
The majority of laws and regulations that are applicable to camps are governed by state and local entities. However, there are a number of federal regulations that do apply.