Standards Update Course
The Standards Update Course is designed for the camp director or staff member who has been actively involved in the preparation of materials and the on-site visit at an ACA-accredited camp in the recent past. 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.
Basic Standards Course 5 CECs 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.
Anyone interested in learning more in the ACA accreditation process and those preparing for an upcoming accreditation visit. This course is specifically designed for an individual who has not previously had responsibility for the preparation and implementation of the visit. This might be a camp/program going through the visit the first time OR a new director/administrator at a currently accredited camp.
Who: This course is designed for the director/staff who has been actively involved in the preparation of materials and the on-site visit at a currently accredited camp in the past. If you have not assisted with the preparations, please register for the Standards Course (vs. this update course).
The Associate Visitor Course provides training to individuals who wish to volunteer to conduct accreditation visits. Participants will learn the roles and responsibilities of a visitor, including legal implications of visitor actions; develop information-gathering skills; and learn to use resources available to make consistent compliance decisions. Participants will also understand the educational value of the accreditation process and become positive representatives and advocates for ACA. There is no charge for this course.