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There are many opportunities to get involved with the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey. We enjoy giving members the chance for meaningful interactions with colleagues and appreciate the efforts of our volunteers which enhance our camp community. For more information about any of the items listed below, please contact us at 212-391-5208 or

Tri-State CAMP Conference Volunteers

The Tri-State Camp Conference is the largest camp conference in the country. The ACA, NY and NJ staff couldn’t put together this conference without the hard work and dedication of volunteers from our camp community.

Become an ACA Standards Visitor

The accreditation process wouldn’t be possible without the support of our volunteers. Check out our “Top 5 Reasons to Become a Visitor” below:

1. Connect with other camp professionals.

2. Have a better understanding of ACA Standards and be more prepared for your visit.

3. Great opportunity to see other camps and gain new ideas to improve your program.

4. Receive a discounted ACA Membership.

5. Exchange ideas and tips about programming and operations within the camp community.

EPIC (Emerging Professionals in Camping)

EPIC provides educational and social networking opportunities and events for individuals in the camp industry. All are welcome to join as an attendee, supporter or volunteer.

Women in Camping

A community of women in the camp industry dedicated to professional development, meaningful networking, and female empowerment.

VOCE (Veterans of the Camp Experience)

VOCE is for camp professionals who have been in management roles at camp for at least five consecutive years as the Owner or Director. Anyone who fits this criteria is welcome to attend VOCE gatherings which include networking events, dinners and workshops at the Tri-State CAMP Conference.