Camp Kinneret is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA) and is a member of the Western Association of Independent Camps.
Through our association with various children’s camp organizations and associations, we stay current with our campers’ and families’ needs. We are actively involved in continuing our education and contributing to the growth, evolution, and traditions of the camp industry.
Camp Kinneret has been a long time accredited member of the American Camp Association (ACA), a national non-profit organization founded in 1910 which is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults through the camp experience. ACA is the only nationally recognized body that accredits all types of camps throughout the United States. Only 25% of camps in the United States have earned ACA accreditation through compliance with nationally recognized standards of health, safety and program quality. Camp Kinneret has been accredited since 1959.
To find out more about the accreditation process, click here.
The Western Association of Independent Camps (WAIC) is a community of independent ACA accredited camps in the Western United States. Their mission: “WAIC promotes excellence in independent camps by sharing knowledge, nurturing relationships, educating members, teaching best practices and by role modeling integrity and professional standards.” Camp Kinneret’s director Ryan Rosen presently sits on the WAIC board.
Camp Kinneret is 1st class all the way! Top notch counselors and staff. Every detail is well planned and thought out with kids (and parents) in mind. The Sleepout is an incredible experience of growth and independence, even at 5 and 6 years old. Camp Kinneret philosophy and warmth is what keeps us coming back year after year.- Sharon B., Camp Kinneret Parent
Look no further for an amazing summer camp for your kids! Camp Kinneret is the best! Both of my kids absolutely love it. The staff is amazing…everyone from Ryan the director to the counselors and bus drivers. They are fun, energetic, attentive, honest and great role models. My kids sing all summer long! Everything at [...]- Karen S., Camp Kinneret Parent (via yelp!)
Camp Kinneret was such a wonderful experience for our Son. We actually decided to send him to a different camp initially. While we waited at the bus stop the Camp Kinneret bus came around the corner vibrating with cheer/songs from the kids and counselors. We sent our son on a different bus that didn’t have [...]- Sharon F., Camp Kinneret Parent (via yelp!)
I got to come to camp each and every day, knowing that I would try something new and make a new friend or two. Camp is the highlight of my summer and it is the only time when I get to see my camp friends, past and present.- Camp Kinneret Camper, Age 11
As a first-year CIT last summer, our daughter has started to see the value in looking for and being a role model to others. She adores her counselor, who, we are told, greets campers with a sweet and caring "Hi, my friend!" Only an 8th grader, our daughter has already begun to consider her own catch phrase so that she, too, can inspire campers.- Naomi A., Camp Kinneret Parent