ACA Visitor Huddle: AAR Revew Process

As we gear up for the upcoming accreditation year, it’s time to shake off the dust and shine up on your skills! We invite all current ACA Accreditation Volunteers to huddle up, refresh your focus and review important updates that will benefit you in your role as an ACA Volunteer!

Ready. Set. Go. 6/15/2021

Are you considering going through the accreditation process but unsure what the process really is? This webinar will help you understand more about what it takes, including how much time you’ll need and what it costs. We’ll provide ideas for getting the work done, and we’ll cover common misperceptions.

By the end of this webinar, you’ll be able to judge your readiness for beginning the accreditation process. You’ll also know where to start.

Ready. Set. Go. 5/18/2021

Are you considering going through the accreditation process but unsure what the process really is? This webinar will help you understand more about what it takes, including how much time you’ll need and what it costs. We’ll provide ideas for getting the work done, and we’ll cover common misperceptions.

By the end of this webinar, you’ll be able to judge your readiness for beginning the accreditation process. You’ll also know where to start.

Ready. Set. Go. 4/20/2021

Are you considering going through the accreditation process but unsure what the process really is? This webinar will help you understand more about what it takes, including how much time you’ll need and what it costs. We’ll provide ideas for getting the work done, and we’ll cover common misperceptions.

By the end of this webinar, you’ll be able to judge your readiness for beginning the accreditation process. You’ll also know where to start.

Accreditation Volunteer Resources

Use the resources below to help you in your ACA Accreditation Volunteer role. 

If you are looking for other resources and cannot find them, or if you need assistance during a visit, please contact your standards staff member, contact ACA at 800-428-2267 (option 3) and speak with any member of the accreditation team. Thank you for your support of the accreditation program!

Accreditation Learning & Resources

Earning and maintaining ACA accreditation takes time and commitment.  ACA has many resources available to help you through this process including the web-based tool, the Accreditation Portal, samples of policies and procedures, and forms and additional information that will assist you in this process.  

Closer Look: Annual Accreditation Report for Camps

Welcome to the Closer Look Video Series. This recorded on-demand video is one of many that is part of a large library of accreditation related resources offered through ACA called the ACA Accreditation Academy - your one stop shop for learning and growing from the accreditation experience. ​

Resources by Sections of the Standards

ACA is committed to providing resources to assist in your accreditation visit planning and preparation. These resources include tip sheets, charts, standards-at-a-glance, links to relevant ACA web pages and other websites, and general resources, which may or may not be specific to a standard.  These samples should be reviewed and revised as appropriate for your camp/program. 

These resources require member login.

Accreditation Office Hours

Welcome to Accreditation Office Hours from 2019 - 2020! This package of recorded on-demand videos is one of many that is part of a large library of accreditation related resources offered through ACA called the ACA Accreditation Academy - your one stop shop for learning and growing from the accreditation experience. ​

Closer Look: Bridging

Welcome to the Closer Look Video Series. This recorded on-demand video is one of many that is part of a large library of accreditation related resources offered through ACA called the ACA Accreditation Academy - your one stop shop for learning and growing from the accreditation experience. ​

​We will be taking a Closer Look at Bridging in this recorded video. Bridging is the term used for moving camps that are already accredited, using the Accreditation Process Guide v.2012 to the updated Accreditation Process Guide v.2019. ​

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