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November 5, 2014 - November 6, 2014
Gresham , Oregon
Thank you for choosing to attend ACA, Oregon Trail’s Fall Education Event! This annual event is an opportunity for local camp and youth development professionals to connect, learn, and discuss topics of importance in the camping industry. This year’s event features two main topics: site and master planning and meeting growing dietary needs at camp. In addition to our presenters we will have opportunities for discussion and a special take-away item to help you prepare for the summer. Program begins Wednesday November 5th with a networking breakfast at 8:00am and will end Thursday afternoon, November 6th. A full Standards Course will take place on Friday November 7th from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Please register for the course and lodging if necessary. Cost of lodging Thursday includes meals for the remainder of your stay. Register before September 1st to receive the early bird discount - We look forward to seeing you in November!
November 7, 2014
Gresham , Oregon
ACA's Standards course serves as an introduction to ACA's accreditation program and helps participants prepare for accreditation visits. The course describes the purpose and value of standards and accreditation, and gives an explanation of how the process works and what resources and materials are available. The course offers specific discussion about the requirements of the standards, including: application of the core and specialized activity standards, mandatory standards, and written documentation requirements. This course is appropriate for individual who have not previously been involved in the preparation of materials for an accreditation visit. An updated 2012 Accreditation Process Guide (APG) is needed for this course. This course is appropriate for camps seeking Accreditation for 2015 and for camps thinking about accreditation in the future. Lunch is provided.