Become a Member

Becoming a Member of ACA New England

Do you want to become an ACA member?

Free Memberships

Are you new to ACA?  Are you looking for a way to encourage professional development for your staff, or are you a student involved in camp?  Free memberships are available to new members.

Benefits of Membership

ACA Professional Development Center

  • e-Institute web based courses on topics covering all aspects of camp. 
  • CAQ’s – Certificates of Added Qualification, expanded knowledge skills related to particular roles in camp: 
    • Entry level Program Staff 
    • Camp Program Director 
    • Camp Business Manager 
    • Camp Director 
  • ACA Education Endorsement Program - Earn CEU’s at educational seminars, webinars and online courses. 
  • Educational Conferences – ACANE Spring Conference  
  • Find a Job Resource - seasonal and full time job listings 
  • ACA Bookstore Discount 

Research 

  • Developmental outcomes of the camp experience 
  • Camper enrollment and staffing trends 
  • Emerging issues 

PR Services 

  • Including radio, TV and print media 
  • Legislative & professional support 

Volunteer Opportunities for networking & resume building.

Additional Benefits

  • Camp Crisis Hotline. Available 24hrs a day seven days a week, all summer long. 
  • Listing in the Guide to New England Summer Camps. Published yearly online as a resource to parents looking for a summer program. 
  • Discounts available through ACA Business Partners on food service, and other camp related products. 
  • Discounted music licensing and motion picture licensing