Camping Industry Organizations

Camping Industry Organizations

American Camping Association - 765-342-8456 (acacamps.org)
ACA is the only national organization that accredits all types of camps with industry-accepted and government-recognized standards. ACA publishes an annual Guide to Accredited Camps to assist the public in finding camps that meet its standards. Camp gives kids a world of good!

See Also:

ACA - Michigan Section Web Site
ACA - Mid States Web Site

Metropolitan Camp Council - 313-226-9417 (email lcrensh@uwcs.org)
The MCC is a voluntary, greater Detroit area, association of health and human service agencies that either own and operate camps or use camping as a primary treatment modality for clients with special problems or needs.


Professional Ropes Course Association
Supports the development and regulation of the ropes challenge course, canopy zip lines, and aerial adventure parks industry.

Association for Challenge Course Technology
The association serves to promote the use of challenge courses and to set minimum standards for challenge course installation, operation, and inspection.

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