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.

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Join us at the 2022 ACA National Conference in Portland! Be renewed and invigorated by joining together in-person at the national conference. See old friends, make new ones, and celebrate and learn from each other as you prepare for 2022. Early bird registration deadline is December 16, 2021.

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Tools for Evaluating Participants and Programs

Explore ACA’s measurement tools and evaluation support services for camps, as well as other youth outcomes and program quality assessment resources.

Enrollment: A Risky Business?

Risk comes in many forms, some of which we spend more time considering and mitigating than others.

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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.

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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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