ACA, Inc is seeking nominations for the National Awards Program. Do you know a camp professional who has given their time and skill to make our ACA community better? Are you aware of a person who contributes to the field of camp from related professions? Read more about the different awards offered below and nominate someone you know today!
ACA National Awards Include:
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is ACA’s highest award. This award honors a lifetime of service to ACA and camp.
National Honor Award
This award is for individuals who have given exemplary service to ACA; work is regional and national in scope through committees, addresses, or research.
Hedley S. Dimock Award
Awarded to individuals who contribute to the field of camp from related professions, such as outdoor education, medicine, or social sciences.
National Service Award
Given to recognize continued and increasing service to ACA beyond the local level.
Special Recognition Award
Designed to honor groups, organizations, or individuals for their efforts to promote camp.
Jack Weiner Leadership Award
This award is given annually to a young professional who is pursuing a career in camp.
Eleanor P. Eells Award
The Eleanor P. Eells Award will focus on recognizing program excellence as well as research in practice at camps.
J. Wendell and Ruth T. Howe Golden Quill & Golden Lens Awards
These awards—which are funded through a memorial established in J. Wendell and Ruth T. Howe’s name—encourage excellence in writing and photography
The Marge Scanlin Outstanding Research Award
This award recognizes one student each year for his/her research related to the camp experience.
So do you know someone or an organization/camp that fits the above descriptions? If so, make sure they get noticed by nominating them today!