North Carolina Youth Camp Association

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Mission Statement

The mission of the North Carolina Youth Camp Association is to strengthen and expand the educational, environmental and recreational opportunities provided by all organized camps in North Carolina by encouraging cooperation among camps, sponsoring camp-specific research, communicating camp industry information, and building relationships with various private, non-profit, public, and governmental interests and agencies.

NCYCA is a membership organization of North Carolina summer camps & adventure programs.  It is a 501 (c) (6) non-profit organization, governed by an elected Board of Directors.

NCYCA Core Efforts

NCYCA works to enhance and educate the public's understanding of North Carolina camps and the value of camping throughout the state and beyond. These objectives are reached through some of the following ways:

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ADVOCACY and PUBLIC POLICY REPRESENTATION

ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT and MEMBERSHIP

Ensure the organizational health of the NCYCA:

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT and ETHICS

Provide educational opportunities for directors, staff and campers to further professionalism, to improve the quality and safety of camps, to encourage diversity and environmentally sound practices, to increase effectiveness of business management through efforts to:

CAMP INDUSTRY MARKETING and PROMOTION  [Implemented starting 2011]

Promote all North Carolina camps collectively through efforts to:

 



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North Carolina Youth Camp Association,
PO Box 1508, Skyland, NC 28776
828-676-3080

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