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.
Heading into our third summer, we continue to be amazed at the care, attention, role-modeling, and edu-taining experiences our daughter comes home talking about daily. To know that our child will have a summer experience like this one is to know that she will understand the value of community, leadership, and tradition.- Naomi A., Camp Kinneret Parent
Camp Kinneret offers the kind of fun summer experience every kid should have, with counselors who make it truly memorable. Our kids love the activities, but it's really the energy and personality of the counselors that make the experience special. That and the bus!- David R., Camp Kinneret Parent
From the second he woke up on camp days to the second he came home, he was singing Camp Kinneret songs. I've never seen my son happier. He was terribly sad to say goodbye to his counselors. He still talks about the Lemonade tower!! Most memorable summer ever!- Stacy F., Camp Kinneret Parent
My son always has a summer of growing at Kinneret. My son equates summer with Camp Kinneret. He waits for the school year to be over so he can get on that bus and head back to the place he loves most.- Amanda S., Camp Kinneret Parent
All I can say is that every year when school is out, they start asking “When do we get to go to Camp Kinneret?” They are more excited about that than anything else going on in their summer!- Camp Kinneret Parent