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Summer Camp Accreditation Archives

June 27, 2017

The Best Summer Camp in America (8) – An Overview of Summer Camp Accreditation

This is the eighth article in a series of ten on Choosing the Best Summer Camp in America. Accreditation Helps Confirm Credibility of a Summer Camp When looking for a camp it’s important to know how the program is evaluated and improved over time. Many camps are members of organizations that provide standards for the industry and educational opportunities... Read More

December 11, 2013

How Can Summer Camps in the United States Become Accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA)?

What is the American Camp Association, also called the ACA? The American Camp Association is a 501(3)(C) tax-exempt corporation. Since 1910 the ACA has acted as a community of summer camp professionals who come together to exchange ideas, share experiences, and build standards of quality for summer camp programs. The ACA has more than 8,000 members, and the programs... Read More