ACA, Oregon Trail Field Office

Cultivating the Oregon Trail Camp Community

Camp:  It's irresistible to those who experience it...incomparable for those who witness its power to develop young people and adults...and critical for the healthy development of this new generation.  Camp professionals get the honor of creating this magical space. 

The key is in the HOW. ACA is your essential resource to answering this question:  a conduit to bring the resources - the individuals, the research, the community and you - together to help create outstanding camp experiences.  Let's build the future of camp together. The American Camp Association, Oregon Trail includes camps and camp professionals from Oregon and parts of Idaho.

Fall Education Event
November 4-6, 2015 @ YMCA Camp Collins

Get the latest information regarding research and outcomes at camp, as well as tips on how to market and leverage that information.

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Check out the Schedule at a Glance

NOMINATE NOW - Annual Awards!

We need you to help us recognize some of the amazing people and programs in Oregon Trail. We are currently seeking nominations for the Phyllis M. Ford Creative Programming Award, as well as the Scotty Washburn Service Award. See a full list of the criteria and nominate now!

See a list of past recipients.


Looking for skills and certification trainings? Check this calendar to find what you are looking for. Have a training to list with us? Please send to Katie Johnson with the event details and whom to contact for more information.


ACA's Professional Development Center offers ongoing training, courses, certifications, and more with discounts to members. See what opportunities are available now  



Upcoming Events

November 4, 2015 - November 6, 2015
November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015 - November 6, 2015