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https://www.acacamps.org/accreditation/overview/standards-glance

Standards at a Glance

The Standards-at-a-Glance is only a basic reference and represents a general overview of the ACA standards.  Not included in this...

https://www.acacamps.org/accreditation/accreditation-academy/certification-training-skills-verification-resources

Certification, Training, and Skills Verification Resources

Finding the qualified staff and volunteers is a big task. Check out the resources you can use to help you find the industry experts and providers that meet the standards for certification across...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/2022-staff-training-issue-camping-magazine

2022 Staff Training Issue of Camping Magazine

Each year, the May/June issue of Camping Magazine is devoted to staff training — perfect for Staff Orientation!

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/horseback-riding-program-resources-instructor-certifications

Horseback Riding Program Resources/Instructor Certifications

The following organizations provide training and certification for horseback riding programs. Contact information and course titles are provided for your convenience. If you have a question about an...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/adventure-challenge-program-resources

Adventure/Challenge Program Resources

The following organizations provide training and certification for challenge/adventure course supervisors and staff.

https://www.acacamps.org/program-overview-accreditation

Program Overview of Accreditation

Overview of Standards and Accreditation  For 50 years the accreditation process has grown to keep pace with changes in the camp industry, expectations of the public, and the challenges of...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/pressure-camp

The Pressure of Camp

The positive pressure one experiences at camp is something rare and hypnotizing. Friends at home call what you are doing a summer holiday, but you know the work is tough and comes with daily...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/serving-our-nations-young-heroes-how-camp-impacting-lives-military-children

Serving Our Nation's Young Heroes - How Camp Is Impacting the Lives of Military Children

Since September 11, the world in which American military children grow up has changed dramatically due to unprecedented levels of deployment and the increased reliance on Reserve and National Guard...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/case-melted-fingerprints

The Case of the Melted Fingerprints

My first time working at summer camp, in fact during my first week, I melted off every one of my fingerprints. I was only 16 at the time, and I remember feeling shocked that this could actually...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/acas-raise-bar-initiative-capturing-magic-camp-tangible-data

ACA’s Raise the Bar Initiative: Capturing the Magic of Camp in Tangible Data

Matthew Smith is the camp communications and strategy director at Longacre in Pennsylvania, and cohort leader (along with Scott Brody, owner/director of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen in New Hampshire,...