Schedule at a Glance: 2015 National Conference

As of 10/20/2014 (Subject to Change)

Saturday, January 31

 
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CODA Board Meeting

Sunday, February 1

 
8:00 a.m. ICF Sponsored Offsite Camp Tour Begins
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CODA Board Meeting

Monday, February 2

 
7:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. CODA Kindred Event
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 4-H Youth Development Camp Professionals Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Girl Scout Camp Kindred Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. New Director Orientation (NDO)
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ACA Board Meeting 
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration open
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ACN's Camp Nurse Symposium

Tuesday, February 3

 
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration, Resource Center*, and Bookstore Open  - *Resource Center Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Sunscreen
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CODA Kindred Event
7:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Standards Course
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ACN's Camp Nurse Symposium
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Editorial Advisory Committee
8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Standards Update Course
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. National Council of Leaders (NCOL) Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EPIC (Emerging Professionals in Camping ) Pre-conference
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Boy Scouts of America Kindred Meeting
10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Visitor Update Course
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. First Time Conference Goers Welcome Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Opening Keynote Event with Jessica Lahey  - Sponsored by Markel Insurance Company
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 1
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Field Office & Affiliate Groups Meetings and Socials
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Gathering of Internationals
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. International Reception
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Educational Discussion Group Sessions, "Night Caps" 

Wednesday, February 4

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration, Resource Center*, and Bookstore Open  - *Resource Center Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Sunscreen
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Informal Discussion Cafés
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Professional Development Center Open House  - Sponsored by Philadelphia Insurance Co.
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Standards Chair Roundtable
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 2
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Exhibitor Setup
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 3
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Insurance Roundtable
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Not-for-Profit Council Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pioneers of Camping Club Luncheon
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 4
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 5
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture with Scott Cowen - Sponsored by Markel Insurance Company
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall with Reception Ticket Required  - Sponsored by Chaco
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m Accreditation Visitor's THANK YOU! Reception 
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m Research Social - Open to All

Thursday, February 5

 
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Informal Discussion Cafés
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration, Resource Center*, and Bookstore Open  - *Resource Center Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Sunscreen
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Keynote Lecture with Dr. Debi Gilboa - Sponsored by Markel Insurance Company
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Unopposed Time in Exhibit Hall, Free Bagels and Coffee Available
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Research Poster Sessions in Exhibit Hall
9:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. American Camping Foundation (ACF) Meeting
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 6
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Education/Professional Development Chairs Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Commerce Sessions
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall (unopposed time in exhibits) - Ticket Required
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 7
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Unopposed Time in Exhibit Hall, Afternoon Coffee and Dessert
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 8
4:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Teardown
6:15 p.m. through evening Acorn Society Dinner - Off Site 
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Camp Moves Me Wrap-up Celebration  - Sponsored by Active Network and Health Warrior

Friday, February 6

 
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration, Resource Center*, and Bookstore Open  - *Resource Center Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Sunscreen
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 9
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 10
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Closing General Session and Lunch: - Sponsored by Markel Insurance Company
Afternoon Group Departures and Post conference events

 

ACA reserves the right to make any and all adjustments to the program.

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