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The American Camp Association is a community of camp professionals who, for over 100 years, have joined together to share our knowledge and experience and to ensure the quality of camp programs.

By joining ACA, you make the world a better place.

ACA members and volunteers have expertise in virtually every aspect of camp and youth development. You can build strong relationships with others in your field who share your committment and can help you realize your vision and the work of preserving, promoting, and improving the camp experience for more youth. Joining together with a purpose strengthens your own work.

"My ACA membership tells others I keep up with the latest camp information. I joined because when someone thinks of ACA, they think of quality." — Elizabeth Mosier, ISU student pursuing bachelors in recreation and sport management with emphasis in youth leadership.


"Camp gives kids a world of good," and by joining ACA, New England, you make the world a better place.

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