Camps on Campus
Volunteer for the ACA Camps on Campus Preconference Planning Committee
We are looking for volunteers to serve on the Camps on Campus Preconference Planning Committee in preparation for the 2024 American Camps Association (ACA) Conference February 6-9, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Camps on Campus kindred group of ACA is a unique group of camps and professionals who run and operate youth programs on college and university campuses and K-12 independent school auxiliary programs.
The Pre-Conference Planning Committee meets bi-weekly throughout September-December to create a comprehensive plan including goals and desired outcomes. The committee will send out a call for proposals for speakers, review proposals, and set the agenda for the 2 day preconference. Committee members may also be involved in day-of coordination at the event.
To indicate your interest in joining the planning committee please fill out this Google form by the end of the day September 15.
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2022–2025 Indiana Youth Programs on Campus
Through this initiative, the Endowment is allocating a total of $28.8 million for planning grants and program implementation grants.
As part of IYPC, the Endowment has provided funding to the American Camp Association to offer specialized resources, training and technical assistance, networking and community connection opportunities, consultation, and other support customized for the 35 colleges and universities that have chosen to participate in IYPC.
Through this initiative, IYPC institutions will have access to the national Camps on Campus kindred group. This community is a unique group of camps and professionals who run and operate youth programs on college and university campuses. Some IYPC institutions have provided youth programs in the past, and others are brand new to serving young people on college campuses, but both groups will gain access to ACA tools that will help them provide safe, fun, engaging, and high-quality youth programs on their campuses. Details about each university’s camp can be found here.
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Who Is Part of This Group?
College & University Programs for Minors
This community is a unique group of camps and professionals with youth programs on college and university campuses. Whether you are an administrator, program director, or camp director that over sees one or many programs, ACA has resources that will be beneficial to you and your work.
Indiana Youth Programs on Campus
Indiana Youth Programs on Campus (IYPC) is a new Lilly Endowment initiative designed to help Indiana colleges and universities in their efforts to create new or expand and enhance existing high-quality, on-campus programs for Hoosier youth, ages 5-18. Through this initiative, the Endowment is allocating a total of $28.8 million for planning grants and program implementation grants. As part of IYPC, the Endowment has provided funding to the American Camp Association (ACA) to offer specialized resources, training, and technical assistance, convenings, consultation and other services customized for Indiana’s colleges and universities that have chosen to participate in IYPC.
K-12 Independent School Auxiliary Programs
The Camps on Campus community includes a group of professionals who serve in a variety of roles in K-12 independent schools, from directors of auxiliary programs, to enrichment director, summer programs director.
Camps on Campus Kindred Group
If you are interested in connecting with peers, sharing ideas, educating yourself and your institutions, and improving risk management, health and safety, staff training, and quality of youth programs on your campus - this group is for you.
- New to ACA? This is a great place to begin building your network and become connected to others like yourself.
- Been around ACA for a while? Your peers in higher education, K-12, and traditional camps need you to bring your knowledge of this unique setting to the conversation.
Want to know more about membership for yourself or your programs? Learn more.
For more information, contact the membership team or 765-342-8456, press 1.
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Ready to Apply?
- Apply for camp/program membership? If you want to pay by credit card, you can apply online. If you want to pay by check, please download the PDF application and send it with your check.
- Apply for camp/program accreditation? If you want to pay by credit card, you can apply online. If you want to pay by check, please download the PDF application and send it with your check.
Paying Your Renewal Dues/Fees?
Please do not pay with the online application.
- Have your renewal notice and are ready to pay? You can pay online.
- Don’t have your renewal notice, contact membership@ACAcamps.org.
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