2016 ACA National Conference Freeman Service Kit

Exhibitor Services forms, for 2016 AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE, are now available to view, print or place Freeman orders at the following link: http://www.freemanco.com/store/show/landing.jsp?showID=414070&from=op

PDF version of the kit forms. 

New Opportunity to Meet With the U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State will be participating in the American Camp Association National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on February 11, 2016 from 10:30 am - 11:45 am.

Standards Courses at the ACA National Conference - 2017


Each camp/program wishing to go through the ACA accreditation process in 2017 must have at least one person from their camp/program who will be actively involved with the preparation of materials, on site a significant amount of time during the season, and on-site the day of the visit attend a Standards Course (new camps/new directors) or a Standards Update Course (director/staff from currently accredited camp who has helped with the preparation of materials and been actively involved in the on-site visit). 

New in 2016 — Medically Focused Camp Programs Track

ACA is excited to share information about a brand-new track in development for this year’s National Conference in Atlanta.  Through the generosity of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, camp professionals working with children and families experiencing serious and chronic illness can select from many sessions central to providing great, impactful camp experiences.  These educational breakout sessions will be offered throughout the conference, Tuesday through Friday, February 9-12.

National Conference App

Please note that the 2017 ACA National Conference event will be available on the app in late January, 2017.  The ACA National Conference app can be downloaded at any time to view info on previous national conference events. 

A big thank-you to the 2017 conference mobile app sponsor, CampBrain!

We are pleased to be able to offer a mobile app to enhance your experience during the 2017 ACA National Conference.  

2016 National Conference Discounts

2016 ACA-Sponsored Coupons for Lodging at the Hilton Atlanta!

ACA is pleased to once again be able to offer lodging coupons for the 2016 ACA National Conference.

Camps registering four or more attendees may be eligible to earn ACA-sponsored $100 off coupons for lodging at the Hilton Atlanta. The 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and higher attendees may each earn a $100 off coupon to apply toward lodging at the Hilton Atlanta. Restrictions apply — see below for important requirements. To ensure you receive your benefit, please pre-register your attendees.

Schedule at a Glance: 2017 National Conference

Subject to Change

Sunday, February 19

TBD Kindred Events

Monday, February 20

TBD Kindred Events
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ACA Board Meeting 
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration open

Tuesday, February 21

Program Preview - Session Grid: 2016 National Conference

NOTE: The Program Preview - Session Grid shows the educational sessions that are offered. For a full listing of other conference events, view the Schedule at a Glance.

Download 2016 Program Preview - Session Grid (Sessions Listed by Date & Time) 

Hotel Reservation Scam

ACA 2016 National Conference and Exhibits