Conference Team for the Keystone Retreat

2016 Keystone Retreat Planning Committee



Conference Chair

Dave Malter


Speaker Coordinator

Justin Rose


Exhibitor Co-Chairs

Sam Roberts

Russell Boronow

Kevin Mackrell

Matt Buczek


Camps on Campus

Rick Snyder


LCOL Program Support


Professional Development Chair

Laura Kelly


Schedule at a Glance - Keystone Retreat

2016 Keystone Retreat Draft Schedule


TUESDAY November 8, 2016


Registration Open




WEDNESDAY November 9, 2016


Registration Open


Registration for the Keystone Retreat


Register Today

Full conference for as little as $150.00   This includes all keynotes, education sessions, hosted snack breaks and meals, and all hosted social events. 

No-host bar.

Sign-up your group today! The more you bring, the better the value for you and your team! 

Register by September 30, 2016 to get the best rates for you and your team!

Hotel Information - Keystone Retreat

Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center is nestled on over 330 wooded acres in scenic Berks County, Pennsylvania. The resort offers hiking, biking, boating, disc golf, tennis and nearby golf during the fall. Guests enjoy spectacular mountain views, dining at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe. Plan to relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or enjoy indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.  Make your reservation by October 24, 2016 to get the special rate of $119.00 per night for queen standard rooms and $139.00 per night for suites.

Keynote Speakers - Keystone Retreat

Meet Our Keynote Speaker, Loida Noriega-Wilson

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker  Loida Noriega-Wilson, President of the Norwil Group, Inc.  Loida is a consultant specializing in leadership, management and human resources, and a regular speaker  at the Tri-State CAMP Conference.  Loida will share expertise gained working with top-performing summer camps on how to improve communication in this digital age. Learn how to get your team to unplug, engage in authentic conversations, and experience genuine connection.

Exhibit at the 2016 ACA, Keystone Regional Retreat

Join Us at the Bear Creek Mountain Resort!
Exhibit Hall Date — November 9, 2016

We invite you and your company to join us as an exhibitor, sponsor, or both at the 2016 Retreat Experience, hosted by the American Camp Association’s Keystone Regional Field Office. This retreat (conference) provides exhibitors an opportunity to market goods and services, help create strong name recognition, and have fun alongside 130 camping professionals representing more than 60 camps and youth professionals development programs throughout Keystone Regional!

ACA, Keystone 2016 Retreat Experience

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.

ACA, Keystone Regional Annual Breakfast 2016

Thank you for registering at attend our annual Keystone Breakfast at The Tun Tavern March 9, 2016 7:30am to 9:00am. If you register please commit to attending. We’re looking forward to seeing you there! We won’t be able to accept walk-ins.

ACA, Keystone Regional 2016 Bucks Co. Camp Expo

CAMP DIRECTORS: Reserve your table today to meet families who live in Bucks County and work locally, in the greater Philadelphia region, in the Princeton area and NYC. ALL overnight camps and local day camp programs are welcome – our families look for traditional, special interest and special needs camps. Camp exhibitor tables include electricity upon request, free WiFi, and a listing in the Expo Directory.