Please join us for three days of first rate education, top notch networking and world-class relaxation. ACA, Keystone Retreat hosted at the Bear Creek Mountain Resort—features over 15 breakout sessions tailored to your specific needs.
This year, the retreat will host two amazing keynotes!
In addition the retreat offers a standards course, a chance to debrief lessons learned from your summer camp experience, a cocktail hour meet and greet, and many focused networking opportunities. The Keystone Retreat takes place from November 9-11, 2016.
Risk management in the camp profession often means rigorous tests of equipment, detailed training for staff, and preventative measures to eliminate risk. Yet, we often fail to take into account the developmental stages of most staff and how this can impact the level of risk within the camp setting. Most summer camp staff are in their late teens and early twenties — a time of life that is becoming commonly referred to as "emerging adulthood." It is the time of life when many young people are creating their identity, exploring sexual relationships, and deciding on future life goals.