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Why and how to become a member of the Association des camps du QuГ©bec All the information needed to make the decision! 2014 Edition ALL THE FACES OF A.C.Q. MEMBERSHIP The information in this document should prove invaluable in helping to direct your approach to certification or the establishment of an ACQ certified residential camp, day camp, nature class, groups or family programs. вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў Application form for organizational membership A.C.Q. membership and certification policy List of our publications Visit our website to see the Magazine Vacances en camps and the RГ©pertoire des classes nature certifiГ©s : www.camps.qc.ca Summary: SERVICES AND ADVANTAGES OFFERED TO OUR CERTIFIED AND ASSOCIATE ADVANTAGES AND SERVICES OFFERED TO MEMBER CAMPS MEMBERS: A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION TO PROGRESS, P.2 MEMBERS вЂњOn the road to certificationвЂќ вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў Certification and its logo (involving an initial inspection visit) Detailed grid and advertising in the Certified Camps Magazine Detailed grid in the Certified Nature Classes Directory Consulting services Media relations Expanded grid on the A.C.Q. website Job board and specific promotion Legal services at reduced rates ASSOCIATE MEMBERS вЂњConnected to camps!вЂќ CERTIFICATION OF вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў YOUR SITE INCLUDES Coaching service вЂњon the road to certificationвЂќ Official suppliers program and advantages reserved for members Training services and annual conference at reduced rates Restricted access to the members section of the A.C.Q. website GROUPS AND FAMILY PROGRAMS! FORMATIONS REMUEMГ‰NINGES : A WELLESTABLISHED TRAINING SERVICE WITH SPECIAL RATES FOR MEMBERS. FIND OUT ABOUT DAFA! MORE DETAILS ON PAGE 2 Complete and send us the membership form in attachment along with the membership fees. If you need more information, Please contact us 514 252-3113 / 1 800 361-3586 SERVICES OFFERED TO MEMBERS SERVICES OFFERED TO CERTIFIED MEMBERS Certification A member camp benefits from the status of certified camp. This entails recognition by our Association as a camp in conformity with our Membership Policy and our Certification Program and standards (refer to enclosed document). In the eyes of the public, certification is a guarantee of quality that contributes to reassuring parents enrolling their child or children at camp. The Association promotes the importance of certification among the public. An annual attestation of certification is issued to a camp on a yearly basis. For the camp director, both the Membership Policy and Certification Program are definitive management tools crucial to improving and maintaining quality and safety standards at camp. Insurance All non for profit certified members of the Association can benefit from the program. Members can also take advantage of coverage for property, buildings and vehicles. All non-profit members receive directorsвЂ™ and officersвЂ™ liability insurance free of charge and private members benefit from special rates. Certified camps magazine Some 100 000 copies of the magazine are published and distributed through several national media and in CLSCs, libraries, etc. across Quebec. Camps have access to a detailed grid in the magazine and the purchase of advertising space. Promotional section on the website All certified members have access to a descriptive grid of each of their camp program in the promotional section of the website. Our website is the falling point of all promotions and publicity put into place within our annual communications campaign Certified nature classes directory Job board The job board established in 2000 allows you to consult a bank of resumes and post your job offers free of charge. Camp fair Only certified member camps can participate at low cost in this exclusive events organized in cooperation with the A.C.Q. Awards of excellence and distinction For more than 20 years, the Association acknowledges major achievements by members through its Awards program. Page 2 ONLY CERTIFIED MEMBERS MAY PROUDLY DISPLAY OUR CERTIFICATION LOGO, LOGO A GUARANTEE OF EXCELLENCE AND RECOGNITION PLUS all other services bellowвЂ¦ SERVICES OFFERED TO ALL ASSOCIATE MEMBERS AND MEMBERS В«ON THE ROAD TO CERTIFICATIONВ» Representation and defending interests ACQ insures governement relations in the name of the camp members, such as with kindred organizations (financial accessibility and fixed assets support programs, etc.) Official suppliers program It allows members organizations to benefit from discounts and advantages on services offered by our official suppliers. Training programs and conference Each fall the A.C.Q. organizes a donference for management and coordinators. In spring, the ACQ (Formations Remue-MГ©ninges services) organizes training for camp counsellors and coordinators. Association section on the website Access to the extranet on our website allows you to benefit from our Toolbox, and a gold mine of information and specimen documents online. Each year in August, 10 000 copies of the Consultation services Nature Classes Directory, including a deContact A.C.Q. For advice , receive scriptive grid of the camps, are sent to all an evaluation visit towards achieving schools and school daycare services. certification. IN ADDITION TO OFFERING YOU AN EXCLUSIVE PROMOTIONAL SHOWCASE, OUR WEBSITE IS FULL OF INFORMATION ON THE MANAGEMENT OF CAMP PROGRAMS WWW.CAMPS.QC.CA ASK FOR OUR TOOLBOX! RECEIVE OUR MONTHLY NEWS LETTER TO KEEP ABREAST OF THE LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS AND FOR INFORMATION ON ALL PROMOTIONAL AND TRAINING ACTIVITIES FOR MORE INFORMATION, REFER TO OUR MEMBERSHIP POLICY OR CONTACT US! 514 252-3113 OR TOLL FREE AT 1 800 361-3586 firstname.lastname@example.org 2014 Edition TO BECOME A CERTIFIED MEMBER : hit the ROAD TO CERTIFICATION! Page 3 ARE YOU INTERESTED IN An organization can become a certified member when it has demonstrated that its program or programs correspond to the definition of A.C.Q. programs (refer to the Membership Policy) and that they comply will all relevant certification standards. THIS DEMONSTRATION OF CONFORMITY TAKES PLACE DURING A VISIT BY AN ASSOCIATION REPRESENTATIVE WHILE YOUR PROGRAM IS IN OPERATION. If you operate, or intend to operate, a resident camp (RC), day camp (DC), nature class (NC) or a groups (G) or family camp (FC) program(s) in months to come and you would MEMBER ORGANIZATION вЂњOn the road to certificationвЂќ The base cost of the annual membership fee for a member В«on the road to certificationВ» is $750 plus $100 per additional camp site (plus taxes). This amount includes a support for the preparation of your certification including a training session on standards applying to our certified programs, all documentation required to prepare your visit (standards, Toolbox and appendices) and the visit of your camp during spring or summer activities to ensure compliance with standards applying to programs offered by your camp. IMPLEMENTING DAFA (DIPLГ”ME DвЂ™APTITUDE AUX FONCTIONS DвЂ™ANIMATEUR)? OUR TRAINING ACTIVITIES CALENDAR IS AVAILABLE AT: www.CAMPS.QC.CA If you are granted certification following your certification visit, (compliance with standards is achieved), here is the method of calculation of membershio fees applied to certified camp members. According to your total of days/campers, a basic amount between 500$ and 2500$ applies (information on website). Then you need to add 200$/site, + the costs per program: 250$/RC/site, 200$ for each DC, NC, FC/site and finally 100$/G/site. The membership fee will become effective only when you renew your membership for the following year You will then benefit from all exclusive services offered to certified members. AND WHY NOT BECOME AN ASSOCIATE MEMBER? вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў Receive our News letter (monthly email) and benefit from the wealth and relevance of its content Benefit from our Official Suppliers program and specials reserved for members of the A.C.Q. Custom training services by Formations Remue-MГ©ninges offered at reduced rates (membersвЂ™ rates), no coordination costs ($60) and reductions of $5 per hour MembersвЂ™ rate during the annual conference and for all training activities offered in the annual Training Activities Calendar available at www.camps.qc.ca Representation and defending interests Consulting services: Receive an evaluation visit of your premises and contact A.C.Q. for advice Stay in contact with your industry and take advantage of more than 50 years of experience! ASSOCIATE MEMBER FEES The base cost of the annual membership fee for an associate member вЂњconnected to campsвЂќ is $750 (plus taxes) and includes the above-mentioned services offered to this category of membership.