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Camp Professionals Gather for National Conference and Celebration in Denver
Indianapolis, IN (February 5, 2010) – Over 1,000 professionals will gather to celebrate the American Camp Association's (ACA's) 100th Anniversary and discuss how lives are changed Because of Camp…™ at ACA's National Conference in Denver, CO, February 16-19, 2010.
The annual conference, held at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, will bring together some of the nation's top child and youth development experts for four education-packed days in over 100 workshops.
The Because of Camp…™ conference theme is a continuation of ACA's public service campaign that was launched in early May 2009. The next phase of the PSA campaign – outdoor advertising, including billboards, posters, and transit shelters – will be unveiled as part of a celebration luncheon for ACA's 100th Anniversary on Thursday, February 18.
"Because of Camp…™ celebrates how lives are forever changed by the camp experience. As an American tradition almost 150 years in the making, organized camp has provided millions of children, youth, and adults with independence, friendships, and a lifetime of memories. And, as ACA celebrates our 100th Anniversary, we