We know how important it is to be a camp counselor. We work with them everyday for 3 months each summer. Yet the best counselors do not just show up to camp and say, “let’s have fun”. No, they take working with children as a career. They not only take classes but look for ways to better themselves in dealing with children. The American Camp association has a wonderful offer for all counselors....I hope the SNC staff take advantage of this.
Become one of the leaders of tomorrow. This is about your career.
You are here because we value your role as a camp professional! We believe you deserve the career-building opportunities offered through ACA membership.
As an ACA member, you receive enhanced professional development resources, including:
- Access to ACA’s Professional Development Center
ACA’s virtual learning community includes diverse tools, services, resources, and courses to help propel your work and your career along the path that you choose.
- Camping Magazine and The CampLine
ACA’s premier publications of the industry offer expert perspectives. View digitally.
- Discounts on books and educational events, and access to current research.
ACA’s Bookstore is a one-stop shop for counselor resources: activities, leading groups, your responsibilities to camper safety, dealing with difficult campers, youth development, and more.
- Student members receive FREE registration to ACA’s national conference.
ACA’s annual national conference offers seminars, keynote addresses from experts in the field, a research symposium, and networking events with emerging professionals in camp.
- Access to an online personal portfolio for tracking your professional development