Membership

Membership in the Alberta Camping Association is voluntary and open to anyone with an interest in the betterment of organized camping in Alberta.

There are 6 classifications of membership:

Camp

Camp membership is available to any board or committee of any agency, church, educational operator, recreation board, or organization that administers, sponsors, or operates, in the Province of Alberta, one or more camping or outdoor education programs of any duration.  An applicant in this membership classification must be approved by the Board of Directors.  

If approved for membership, the Camp has up to two years to become accredited through the Standards Manual of the Alberta Camping Association.  All mandatory standards are outlined in the 2012 Edition of the ACA Standards Manual). This is a voting membership.

Here is more information about becoming a camp member.

Commercial

Commercial membership is available to professionals who represent a business that supplies, or wishes to supply, goods and services to the Alberta Camping Association and its members.  This is an immediate and non-voting membership.

To become a Commercial, Associate, Individual or Student member.

Associate

Association membership is available to associations and organizations that neither administer nor operate a camp program but wish to remain informed of current issues affecting camping in Alberta.   This is an immediate and voting membership.

Individual

Individual membership is available to any individual, aged 18 years or older, wishing to further the goals of the Alberta Camping Association and with an interest in organized camping in Alberta.  This is an immediate and voting membership.

Student

Student membership is available to any full-time student, aged 18 years or older, holding a current student ID Card, wishing to further the goals of the Alberta Camping Association and with an interest in organized camping in Alberta.  This is an immediate and voting membership.

Honourary

Honourary membership is restricted to persons appointed by the Board of Directors or recipients of the Don Smith Award, in honour of Donald Smith, to recognize those individuals or groups providing an outstanding contribution or service to camping in Alberta.  This is a lifetime, non-voting membership.