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https://www.acacamps.org/about/mission-vision

Mission and Vision

The mission of the American Camp Association is enriching the lives of children, youth and adults through the camp experience

https://www.acacamps.org/about/leadership

Leadership

Learn more about ACA's leadership and governance.

https://www.acacamps.org/about/leadership/governance

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.

https://www.acacamps.org/about/partnerships/kindred-groups

Kindred Groups

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-board

About 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-process

Member 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-position

Camp Safety - Public Policy Position

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/severe-weather-season-now-year-round-preparing-your-camp

Severe 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-advocacy

ACA 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-advocacy

Regulatory 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.