Becoming an ACA Illinois Accreditation Visitor

Becoming an ACA Illinois Visitor: 

Information Session

Do you know what the number 1 rated volunteer and professional development experience in ACA is? Being an Accreditation Visitor! Join us and learn more about this popular volunteer role in ACA Illinois that can increase your professional skills, give you access to new ideas, and provide a critical service to the camp community.

In this short session, we’ll cover:

      • Why Visitors are essential to the Accreditation program,
      • The benefits to serving as a Visitor to both your camp and your career advancement,
      • Qualifications to become a Visitor (we know you probably have them!),
      • Process and timelines, and
      • Some time for Q&A!

We look forward to sharing this excellent opportunity that can help your camp continue to excel and your career continue to advance!

Don’t worry! There is no obligation to become a visitor when you attend to learn more.


Please note that this session is intended for potential volunteers and future Visitors for ACA Illinois. If you are from outside of ACA Illinois but interested in learning more about how to become a visitor where you live/work/summer locally, please reach out to Colette at

*Limited to the first 25 folks registered at each session. Must attend the full session to receive gift card. 

Upcoming Info Sessions

Attend an info session on how & why to become an ACA Illinois Visitor and receive a $10 E-Gift Card*. This is just our way of saying thanks for sharing your time with us! 

Steps to Become a Visitor

Step 1: Be sure you meet the qualifications.

Step 2: Apply for a Course! Click on the training dates you wish to attend and hit the Apply Now button!

Step 3: Attend the Course! You must attend the entire course to become a Visitor. If you schedule changes, let us know and we can help move you into a different course on different dates.

Upcoming Associate Visitor Trainings 

Deadline to apply to one of these trainings is one month prior to the training start date.

Click on the dates you prefer to find more information on schedule, times, prework, etc. Remember to check the time zone for the course your register for. 

January 20, 2023

Skokie, IL

January 21, 2023

Skokie IL

February 2 - 3, 2023


February 20 - 21, 2023 

Orlando, FL (National Conference)

March 10 - 11, 2023


Mailing Address:

American Camp Association, Illinois   I   5 S Wabash Ave, Suite 1406   I   Chicago, IL 60603

Mailing Address:

American Camp Association, Illinois

5 S Wabash Ave

Suite 1406

Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: 312-332-0833



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