ACA, Chesapeake Winter Training Event

ACA, Chesapeake will host the Winter Training Event on February 24, 2016. Featuring breakout sessions tailored toward your specific professional development needs, the event will provide you with ideas that you can implement at your camp for the 2016 summer season. The Chesapeake Winter Training Event is held at beautiful YMCA Camp Letts.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Chesapeake

The ACA Standards Course is specifically designed to help prepare people who are NEW to the accreditation process for their accreditation visits, and to serve as an introduction to the standards program for those interested in becoming accreditation visitors. The camp may or may not be currently accredited. A person completing the ACA Standards Course on behalf of a camp is expected to actively assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit, be on site a significant amount of time during the camp season, and participate fully in the on-site accreditation visit.

Awards in ACA, Chesapeake

Below you will find the link for the Chesapeake Award Nominations. This is an opportunity to give an extra “thanks” to a staff person that did an excellent job this past summer or if you have photos that show off activities at your camp. The deadline for nominations is February 12.

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Public Policy for ACA, Chesapeake

As an educational nonprofit association, the American Camp Association is dedicated to providing quality, reliable, and up-to-date information about the laws and regulations applicable to the camp community.  To that end, ACA partners with other organizations to advocate for quality camp experiences, and to increase the understanding of and support for the value of the camp experience for all children and families.

Volunteer with ACA, Chesapeake

The American Camp Association is dedicated to our Mission — to enrich the lives of children, youth and adults through the camp experience. Expansively, we focus on the promotion of human development. While we utilize diverse delivery systems and methods, we have one common foundation...  Volunteers.

Accreditation in ACA, Chesapeake

2016 Camp Information Form

Camp Information Form - *required by all camps having a visit in 2016 - Due January 1, 2016

Accreditation Year Timeline

January 1- Camp Information Forms Due
March - Visitor Assignments Announced (will be sent via email only)

Local/Regional Events for ACA, Chesapeake

Here you will find upcoming events in  in Maryland and Washington DC, as well as some of our neighboring ACA local offices.

ACA, Chesapeake Leadership

ACA, Chesapeake Local Council of Leaders



LCOL Co-Chair:

Mark Orens
Bar-T Ranch

18753 North Frederick Avenue Suite 203

Gaithersburg, MD 20879-3124



LCOL Co-Chair:

Lana Smith
The Y in Central Maryland
303 W. Chesapeake Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21204