ACA, Southeastern Fall Camp Conference

Changing Lives, Building Community - One Camp at a Time

Changing Lives, Building Community - One Camp at a Time
September 21-24, 2014
Hilton DeSoto
Savannah, GA


Keynote Speakers

Lori A. Hoffner

Lori A. Hoffner has been offering training for positive youth development, community networking and relationship building since 1997 and has spoken nationally regarding youth development, employment and staff engagement as well as multiple community issues. As a former elected official, Lori understands the nuances of an invested community.

Following the tragic shootings at Columbine High School in 1999, Lori, through her leadership with PACCT was invited to help with the creation of Columbine Connections Resource Center, a community center dedicated to the healing of those impacted and SHOUTS – a teen center created to support the youth in the community. Lori is highly regarded as a network agent for community collaborations and specializes in program development and organizational start up.

Lori has her B.A. in Psychology and is and is the Past President and board member of the Jefferson Foundation Board of Directors for Jefferson County Public Schools.


Dr. Gwynn Powell Ph.D.

Gwynn Powell, Ph.D., is part of the Park, Recreation, Tourism Management faculty at Clemson University.  She has been an active volunteer with ACA at the local and national level with two decades of experience with day and residential camp, as well as recent experience with camps in Russia, South Africa and Turkey. She serves as an Ambassador for the International Camping Fellowship.



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