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Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor afforded to members by ACA. For more information, please contact ACA at 765-342-8456 ext. 305...

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National Honor Award

The American Camp Association presents Honor Awards to recognize meritorious service. Candidates must be current members of the association or former members who have retired from active...

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Hedley S. Dimock Award

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National Service Award

The Service Award is designed to recognize continued and increasing service beyond the field/affiliate office level. To qualify for nomination, a candidate should be a current ACA member, having...

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Special Recognition Award

The Award honors groups, organizations or individuals for their efforts to promote camping. For more information, please contact ACA at 765-342-...

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Jack Weiner Leadership Award

A Leadership Legacy The Jack Weiner Leadership Award is designed to support a young person who is pursuing a career in the camping field. The award will ensure professional development by...

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Camp Is for the Camper

ACA's #1 Best Selling Course and Book! It is imperative that counselors see themselves as role models for campers and act accordingly. Parents place a great deal of trust in camps...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/staff-training-what-do-you-expect

Staff Training: What Do You Expect?

Summer camp staff training — what exactly is it? If you take all the ideas and definitions; all the content from years past provided by the American Camp Association (ACA), the health department, and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/no-reservations-needed-please-be-seated-five-course-staff-training-smorgasbord

No Reservations Needed! Please Be Seated for a Five-Course, Staff-Training Smorgasbord

During the spring of each year, many camp directors are faced with what can seem to be an overwhelming task of planning for staff training. While it is tempting to use the same "recipes" from...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/martin-his-friends-counseling-skills-effect-change-camp

Martin and His Friends: Counseling Skills that Effect Change at Camp

Martin was sitting in the office of the boys' head counselor again. He'd been playing "Ga Ga" when another camper got him out. In what had quickly become an all-tootypical response for nine-year-old...