Basic Standards Course - ACA, Michigan

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.

ACA Webinar — Camp and the FLSA “White Collar” Exemption

Do you have questions about the new FLSA “White Collar” exemption?  How does the new Final Rule affect your camp?

The American Camp Association is hosting an online webinar on October 6, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST. The webinar will feature Emmanuel “Manolis” Boulukos, partner in Ice Miller’s Labor and Employment Group.

ACA, Michigan 2016 Fall Gathering

Please join us at Sherman Lake YMCA for a day of outstanding education, networking and fun featuring Sarah Kurtz McKinnon. 

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Michigan & YMCA Mid America Camping Conference

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.

Small Craft Safety (Canoeing and Rowboat) Training

You will earn your American Red Cross Small Craft Safety- Row Boating and Canoeing certification. Practice your strokes, learn to trim your boat, and gain skills in teaching girls about boating. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating, and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a row boat from the water.  Certification is valid for three years.

Small Craft Safety (Canoeing and Rowboat) Training

You will earn your Small Craft Safety- Row Boating and Canoeing certification. Practice your strokes, learn to trim your boat, and gain skills in teaching girls about boating. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating, and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a row boat from the water.  Certification is valid for three years.

Small Craft (Canoeing) Training

You will earn your Small Craft Safety- Canoeing certification. This one day option is intended for participants who are already skilled at paddling and handling canoes. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating,and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a canoe from the water. Certification is valid for three years.

Small Craft (Canoeing) Training

You will earn your Small Craft Safety- Canoeing certification. This one day option is intended for participants who are already skilled at paddling and handling canoes. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating,and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a canoe from the water. Certification is valid for three years.

Lifeguard Training

This class includes Lifeguard certification, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPR/PR), and AED training. You will learn about the duties and responsibilities of a lifeguard and how to carry them out in a professional manner. You will learn and practice prevention techniques, how to use rescue equipment, water rescues, and how to respond to a suspected spinal injury.CPR/AED certification is valid for one year.  Lifeguard and First Aid certification valid for three years.  Lunch included each day. Lodging is available Tuesday and Wednesday night.
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Archery Certification

You will earn your Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification through USA Archery. This training teaches you how to set up and operate an archery range, minimize risk on the archery range, teach new archers, and maintain archery equipment. You will also practice the shot process and learn common shooting errors, along with learning fun games to play with your participants.  This course will allow you to meet the Safety Activity Checkpoints requirements for Archery Instructor. Certification is valid for three years.  Lunch is provided.

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