Manuals & Checklists

The ACA Standards Manual covers all aspects of camp operations ranging from sound financial practices to ensuring safety in various program activities to recommended environmental standards. The manual is continually revised and updated to meet the dynamic camping environment of today.

The following links detail the standards that our member camps follow in order to be accredited camp members of the Alberta Camping Association.  These documents can be downloaded free by anyone.  

ACA Standards Manual (2017 revision)

ACA DAY CAMP Standards Manual (2015)

Documents Required for an Accreditation Visit

 [NOTE: The checklist is now an XCel spreadsheet which covers every point in the manual.  See the manual for each requirement detail].