Association des Camps du Quebec (ACQ) Standards

* All Videos5.4.1, 5.4.4
15 Passenger Van Safety
Achieving Supervisory Balance5.1
Active Lifeguarding 3.8
Advanced Skills for Working with Difficult Parents, Part I
Advanced Skills for Working with Difficult Parents, Part II
Advanced Staff Supervision, Part I
Advanced Staff Supervision, Part II
Afterschool Program Success, Part I
Afterschool Program Success, Part II
Alcohol Beverage Laws
Anaphylactic Emergencies
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder5.4
Autism Spectrum Disorder5.4
Awesome Archery, Part I3.1, 6.3
Awesome Archery, Part II3.1, 6.3
Becoming a Youth Development Professional, Part I5.4
Becoming a Youth Development Professional, Part II
Behavior-Based Interviewing5.1
Best Boys, Part I
Best Boys, Part II
Boov Ship Game
Bullies and Targets, Part I
Bullies and Targets, Part II
Burn Specific Programming, Part I
Burn Specific Programming, Part II
Canoeing Success, Part I
Canoeing Success, Part II
Child Welfare and Protection
Children with Verbal Learning Disabilities
Christian Perspectives, Part I
Christian Perspectives, Part II
Classic Problem Solving
Confidentiality for Youth Professionals
Cracking Kids’ Secret Code
Cultivating Patience
Cultural Competence in Youth Programs, Part I
Cultural Competence in Youth Programs, Part II
Cyberbullying & Sexting
Day Camp Dynamics, Part I
Day Camp Dynamics, Part II
Day Camp Dynamics, Part III
Difficult Management Conversations, Part I
Difficult Management Conversations, Part II
Dot Painting
Duty of Care, Part I
Duty of Care, Part II
Effective Debriefing Tools and Techniques
Equity and Diversity
Face-to-Face (Differently Abled Youth)
Fairytale Hats
Fire Building and Fire Safety
Fire Evacuation Planning
Firing a Staff Member5.1
Get the Best and Forget the Rest 5.4
Girl Power
Good Sportsmanship vs. Foul Play
Hello Games
Helping Awkward Children Fit In
Homesickness at Day & Resident Camps, Part I
Homesickness at Day & Resident Camps, Part II
Jewish Perspectives on Child-Staff Relationships, Part I
Jewish Perspectives on Child-Staff Relationships, Part II
Jewish Perspectives on Staff Happiness and Stamina
Juggling Balls
Kachina Dolls
Kickin’ Kitchens
Leader of the Pack
Lifeguarding Skills Verification3.8
Listening with More Than Ears
Masterful Meetings5.1
Medical Preparation for Burn Camps
Move It Like You Mean It
No Losers
Out of the Pool and Into the Wild3.8
Outdoor Cooking with Youth
Personality Synergy5.1
Playing with a Full Deck
Preventing Gossip and Relational Aggression
Programming For All (Differently Abled Youth)
Providing Effective Feedback, Part I
Providing Effective Feedback, Part II
Rainy Day Games
Regional Disaster Management for Youth Programs3.2
Respect is Learned, Not Given
Rules Were Made to Be Positive
Safe Touch & Safe Talk3.10
Sand Art
Sexual Harassment3.10
Shockingly Professional Talk, Part I5.41
Shockingly Professional Talk, Part II5.41
Skillful Discipline, Part I
Skillful Discipline, Part II
Speaking of Camp
Staff Use of the Internet
Stop Yelling Get the HINT
Supervising Junior Leaders
Swim Checks in Action3.8
Totem Pole
Waterfront Safety Design
We Squashed It! - Physical Aggression
We Squashed it! - Relational Aggression
Weather Watch
Wilderness Wellness
Winning Ways of Skilled Supervisors
Wise Use of Time Off
Youth Inspired

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Accreditation standards outline mandatory and recommended practices for camps and other outdoor programs. We encourage you to become familiar with the standards of the accrediting organization in your country or province and to become accredited.

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