Standards Update Course - ACA, Great Rivers and LOM Annual Conference

The Standards Update Course is designed for the camp director or staff member who has been actively involved in the preparation of materials and the on-site visit at an ACA-accredited camp in the recent past. A person completing the ACA Standards Course on behalf of a camp is expected to actively assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit, be on site a significant amount of time during the camp season, and participate fully in the on-site accreditation visit.

Standards Update Course - ACA, Heart of the South and PCCCA/OMA Annual Conference

The Standards Update Course is designed for the camp director or staff member who has been actively involved in the preparation of materials and the on-site visit at an ACA-accredited camp in the recent past. A person completing the ACA Standards Course on behalf of a camp is expected to actively assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit, be on site a significant amount of time during the camp season, and participate fully in the on-site accreditation visit.

ACA, Great Rivers New Director Orientation

New Director Orientation (NDO) is a one day course for seasonal or new camp directors, assistant directors, program directors, or persons that have been in other administrative positions and/or are considering directing summer camp. The NDO course helps directors and supervisors develop the skills they need to be effective leaders for their camp program. The course covers five core areas of camp management: leadership, risk management, camper behavior, staff training, and staff supervision. Participants need to bring their own lunch. Lunch will not be provided.

ACA Webinar — Camp and the FLSA “White Collar” Exemption

Do you have questions about the new FLSA “White Collar” exemption?  How does the new Final Rule affect your camp?

The American Camp Association is hosting an online webinar on October 6, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST. The webinar will feature Emmanuel “Manolis” Boulukos, partner in Ice Miller’s Labor and Employment Group.

ACA, Great Rivers Fall Conference 2016

Please join us for the ACA, Great Rivers Fall Conference! Enjoy a time of education, renewal and fun at The Carol Joy Holling Retreat and Conference Center in Ashland, NE. The conference features a variety of educational opportunities including a keynote and breakout sessions with Kim Aycock, an exhibit hall, networking and more! The New Director Orientation Course and Youth Mental Health First Aid will be offered as pre-conference trainings on November 15. The conference kicks off on November 16 with Kim Aycock's opening keynote.

Standards Update Course - ACA, Mid States Camp Conference

The Standards Update Course is designed for the camp director or staff member who has been actively involved in the preparation of materials and the on-site visit at an ACA-accredited camp in the recent past. A person completing the ACA Standards Course on behalf of a camp is expected to actively assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit, be on site a significant amount of time during the camp season, and participate fully in the on-site accreditation visit.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Great Rivers

The ACA Standards Course is specifically designed to help prepare people who are NEW to the accreditation process for their accreditation visits, and to serve as an introduction to the standards program for those interested in becoming accreditation visitors. The camp may or may not be currently accredited. A person completing the ACA Standards Course on behalf of a camp is expected to actively assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit, be on site a significant amount of time during the camp season, and participate fully in the on-site accreditation visit.

Associate Visitor Course - ACA, Great Rivers

The ACA Associate Visitor Course provides training to individuals who wish to volunteer to conduct accreditation visits. Participants will learn the roles and responsibilities of a visitor, including legal implications of visitor actions; develop information-gathering skills; and learn to use resources available to make consistent compliance decisions. Participants will also understand the educational value of the accreditation process and become positive representatives and advocates for ACA. There is no charge for this course.

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