Working at Camp

Camp jobs offer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else! Regardless of your college major, camp experiences allow you to learn and develop skills that will enhance your job marketability. The benefits go far beyond a paycheck.


2021 Staffing Summit logo

The 2021 Staffing Summit will feature speaker panels, roundtables and engaging sessions with practical solutions around addressing the staffing shortage. The conference will offer 30 sessions on innovative ways to recruit staff, out of the box ways to connect with staff year-round, virtual job fairs and interviewing, recruiting specialized staff, best practices for staff retention and so much more.

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How to Make Your Campers’ Experience More Equitable and Inclusive

What if I told you that as a camp counselor you are in the position to change a life?

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Project Real Job

Get assistance with communicating the career-enhancing benefits of working at camp to prospective employees and their parents.

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Start A Camp - How ACA Can Help

ACA has a variety of excellent resources for information, inspiration, & encouragement.

Camps and the Coronavirus

The safety and health of campers and staff is always the highest priority at camp, and camps have a long history of planning for and managing communicable diseases. With the potential spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) within the United States, now is an excellent time for camps to review and update health-related plans and procedures and communicate with your camp families and staff members.

Coronavirus Information for Camps


The Value of Accreditation

ACA’s accreditation standards focus on health, safety, and risk management, and are widely used as operational benchmarks by local, state, and federal government entities. ACA accreditation provides public evidence of a camp’s commitment to the overall well-being of both campers and staff.


ACA Connect

ACA Connect is an online community exclusively for ACA members and let's you interact with other camp professionals. ACA Connect supports – Networking. Information and Document Sharing. Community Building.

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