- Special guest and friend to camp Lisa Loeb will perform at this year's national conference during a special 150th anniversary of camp event on Thursday, February 10. Lisa has demonstrated a meaningful commitment to camp through song and generosity through her foundation, which helps send children-in-need to camp. In addition to her foundation work, Lisa worked with ACA's Because of Camp . . . ® public awareness campaign, lending her voice and story to the effort.
- Nationally recognized psychologist and author, Michael Thompson, Ph.D., will serve as the keynote speaker for the Healthy Camp symposium on Wednesday, February 9. Thompson is the author or co-author of eight books, including The New York Times bestseller Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys, which became a two-hour PBS documentary and details ways to nurture and protect the emotional life of boys, and It's a Boy!: Understanding Your Son's Development from Birth to Age 18. In addition to his keynote address, he will lead several educational workshops at the conference on topics including the social world of childhood, parent-camp relationships, adolescence, and the importance of free play.
- Diane Falanga, author of P.S. I Hate It Here! Kids’ Letters From Camp, will be addressing the general session during the closing keynote brunch on Friday, February 11. Inspired by her daughter’s letters from camp, Falanga gathered hundreds of camp letters for her collection, which has been optioned by Disney for adaptation to television.
- Cedric Bryant, Ph.D., chief scientist for the American Council on Exercise
- Joe Ehrmann, nationally recognized coach, educator, and motivator
- Chip Heath, author of Made to Stick and Switch: How to Change when Change is Hard
- Kristina Ripatti  and Tim Pearce 
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