October 16, 2012 | In This Issue:
Conference Closing Keynote | Free Products & Programs | Awards Nominations | Child Protection Seminar

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Announcing: National Conference Closing Keynote
Gary Krahn, PhD Gary Krahn, PhD, head of Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, Texas, will speak on the topic of “Learning Outside the Classroom” to close the 2013 ACA National Conference. After more than twenty-nine years of active military service, Krahn now guides students to become leaders of character who can anticipate and respond effectively to the uncertainties of a changing world.
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Act Now to Receive Free Products and Programs for Your Camp
Youth Venture Marketing

Through ACA’s partnership with Youth Venture Marketing, camps have an opportunity to participate in a program to enhance campers' experiences this coming summer. Camps become involved in the free program by completing a short survey. Space is limited, so act now.

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Nominate Outstanding Programs or Colleagues: Deadline Soon!
National Recognition Award Here's your opportunity to recognize the amazing programs and individuals that contribute to camp! ACA is actively seeking award nominations for our National Recognition Awards (to be presented at the 2013 ACA National Conference). Deadline for nominations is October 26, 2012.
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ACA-Endorsed Event: The Child Protection Plan Seminar
Kanakuk Kamps On October 30, in Schroon Lake, New York, join Rick Braschler, nationally known author and speaker and director of risk management and senior risk consultant for Kanakuk Kamps, for a child protection training session.
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