Pine Tree is the area’s only summer camp accredited by the prestigious American Camp Association (ACA). This is no mere formality. Rest assured, we’ve been rigorously tested and meet up to numerous exacting standards for health, safety and quality programming.

Our national accreditation guarantees we provide:

  • A safe, nurturing environment
  • Caring, competent adult role models
  • Healthy, developmentally-appropriate experiences
  • Service to the community and the natural world
  • Opportunities for leadership and personal growth
  • Discovery, experiential education and learning opportunities
  • Continuous self-improvement
  • Overall excellence

Accredited camps…

  • Allow parents to select camps that meet government-recognized best practices
  • Meet standards and processes that are nationally developed, tested and accepted, both by camp professionals and legal/regulatory authorities
  • Focus on education - supporting best practices in all aspects of camp operation
  • Demonstrate compliance with any mandatory standards applicable to their specific programs, as well as substantial compliance with an additional body of standards
  • Are committed to providing safe and nurturing environments for children