Awards in ACA, Wisconsin

Check out past Award Winners

Submit a Nomination

Nominations for 2019 will be due November 1, 2019. Please submit nominations to Andrea Yanacheck


ACA, Wisconsin Newcomer Award

  1. An active ACA member for less than three years.
  2. Participates in field office activities, i.e., Mid States Camp Conference, annual meeting, spring or fall workshops/meetings/breakfasts.
  3. Participated in committees, workshops, or leadership role with the Local Council of Leaders.


Certificate of Appreciation

  1. Member of ACA.
  2. Dedicated service or special contribution to ACA, Wisconsin. May be a one-time service or long-term service.


Excellence in Program Recognition

  1. A camp program highlighting such items as: top notch safety, high percentage return rate for campers and/or staff, new, innovative, or successful existing programs.
  2. These profiles will be shared in a ACA, Wisconsin newsletter.


Friends of Camping Recognition

  1. A nonmember or group who has made a contribution to ACA, Wisconsin.
  2. The contribution could be a monetary donation or service, such as an individual or corporation giving time or resources to workshops or training.


Oak Leaf Award

  1. High standards of character and moral standing.
  2. Membership with ACA for a period of at least 5 years, with at least 3 years in Wisconsin Field Office.
  3. Service rendered by individual is outstanding beyond expectations.
  4. Participation and/or leadership in ACA national events, local trainings/workshop/institutes, outstanding programs, or chairing regional committees.
  5. Active participation in other organizations: civic, fraternal, religious, or professionally related.


Acorn Award

The Acorn Award is the highest honor presented to a nominated member of ACA, Wisconsin.

  1. Highest standards of character and moral standing.
  2. Membership with ACA for a period of at least 10 years and with ACA, Wisconsin for at least 5 years.
  3. Service rendered by individual is outstanding, beneficial to camping, and reflected in benefits to ACA, Wisconsin.
  4. Participation and/or leadership in ACA national events, trainings/workshops/institutes, outstanding programs, or chairing national committees.
  5. Articles for publications, research efforts, and/or public presentations related to camping.
  6. Active participation in other organizations: civic, fraternal, religious, or professionally related.

 

Photograph Award

  1. Photo must be from a camp accredited by ACA, Wisconsin.
  2. A signed release for individuals in the photo must be on file with the camp/photographer.
  3. Photo is in digital format (jpg or tif).
  4. Maximum of 3 entries per person.

2018 Photograph Winners

Shout for Joy! - Lake Lucerne Camp and Retreat Center  Nature watercolors - Camp Manito-wish YMCA