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Camps on Campus

Camps on Campus New Newsletter – Welcome!

Welcome to the first edition newsletter for the newly formed Camps on Campus group. This is a group of unique professionals who are running or operating camp programs on college and university campuses.

What Is the Camps on Campus Group?


Smashing Graham Crackers and Launching Rockets

ACA’s partnership with NASA is helping campus programs explore space. Nate Friedman and Tim Huchton just came back from a training with the Lunar Planetary Institute at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Learn more.

Group shot of training event

ACA National Conference

The Camps on Campus group will be offering it first ACA National preconference meeting on Tuesday, February 21. Learn more and register.

Creating the Exceptional

Standards Update

ACA's National Standards Commission is in the process of building a framework that will include a set of “core” standards to be scored by all camps/program who are going through the accreditation process. ACA anticipates having a draft set of standards to be shared with various focus groups at the ACA National Conference and will be inviting a few to a focus group specifically for campus-operated programs. Learn more.


Pro Deals for ACA Members

As a member of ACA you are part of an exclusive online community that offers outdoor experts and organizational influencers up to 70% off select merchandise from major brands like Brooks, Kelty, Wilson, Salomon, Goal Zero, Garmin, and many more. Learn more.


Questions about Camps on Campus?

Contact us at or 765-342-8456. 
Join ACA Now!
You are receiving this this newsletter because you are connected to a college or university and may also be associated with programs that serve minors on campus through camps. In order to continue to receive this newsletter and other valuable Camps on Campus information, please join ACA and choose Camps on Campus Affinity Group. If you are already a member of ACA, be sure to check the box for Camps on Campus elective memberships when you renew. Know others who may be interested? Pass it along.