Welcome to ACA Illinois
2014 ACA BASIC CAMP DIRECTORS COURSE
A National course for day, resident camp directors and others with little or no directing experience
Sun. April 6 to Thur. April 10, 2014
Jewish Council for Youth Services, Camp Henry Horner, Ingleside, Illinois, Leibow Conference Center
2014 MID STATES CAMPING CONFERENCE
April 10 - 12, 2014
Pheasant Run Resort In, St. Charles, IL
For more details please visit: www.acamidstates.org
Present at Mid States
Are you interested in presenting an educational session at the 2014 Mid States Conference?
Please complete our "Call for Presenters" form to submit your session proposal.
Mid States needs volunteers both during our conference as well as year round as we plan future conferneces. If you're interested, in volunteering,
please "Complete Our Volunteer Interest Form".
ACA IL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
We have a variety of volunteer opportunities & Educational events this year. To see how you can volunteer please contact these committee chairs.
Communication Committee: Isaac Brubaker
Membership Committee : Erin Newport
Diversity Committee : Colette Marquardt
Education Committee : Cat Curry
Standards Committee: Sabrina Hirschfeld
We Went to Camp, Shouldn't You?
Emma Roberts, Hill Harper, Lisa Loeb, Kerri Strug, Michael DeLorenzo, Justin Chambers, Paul Adelstein, James Pickens, Blair Underwood, Sharon Lawrence, Frank Sesno, Glynn Turman, Ashlan Gorse, and Lisa Raye share how their lives have changed Because of Camp.
ACA IL DFI TITLE XX
Campership Funding Program Forms
June FY 13 & July/Aug. FY 14
Camp Applications Submission Deadline:
MARCH 3, 2014
IMPORTANT NOTICE - TITLE XX PARTICIPATING CAMPS!
Effective immediately the following changes must apply during an application intake process.
A Potential camper must reside in Illinois and indicate to you that they qualify for any ONE of the following:
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or,
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (previously known as Food Stamps) or,
- Medical Services
Any Identification Numbers (Case or Individual Client ID#) are NO LONGER NEEDED and cannot be included on applications for Title XX Campership, Billing and Camper Reports.
ACA IL Campership Funds
ACA IL supports these funds which help to send many children to camp, who otherwise would not be able to attend.
Russell W. Hogrefe Fresh Start Fund
- ACA IL designates funds to send children in need from families with a working parent
- 100 % of donations are used for camperships. No administrative fees are taken from this fund.
- More about Russell W. Hogrefe Fresh Start
Chicago Camping Committee
- ACA IL partnership project with the Cook County Juvenile Court and the Chicago Police Department. Provides at-risk and adjudicated youth a variety of appropriate camp experiences
- More about Chicago Camping Committee
- Summer Camp Opportunities Provide an Edge Assists agencies, shelters, and counseling centers send to children in need to camp
- More about SCOPE Midwest
American Camp Association
- Nationwide community of 7,000 camp professionals who have joined together to share knowledge and experience
- More about ACA National/Annual Fund
Please consider helping us to change the lives of children through the camp experience, by supporting one of these important programs. To pay by check, please mail in your contibution to the following address. Please indicate which fund you would like to support:
5 S. Wabash, Suite 1406
Chicago, Illinois 60603
You can also contribute online at the link below. Please designate which fund you would like to support.