Basic Standards Course - ACA, Northern CA

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.

ACA, Northern California CampWorks! 2017

Come get "working" on summer 2017! CampWorks! 2017, is Northern California's Annual Conference. Our theme this year is Building Character at Camp. The conference hosts dynamic keynote speakers and a variety of education break-out sessions, plus opportunities for networking, idea-sharing, and more. Don't miss this opportunity to start working on camp for 2017!

Early Bird Discount Deadline is 2/17/2017.

 

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ACA, Oregon Trail Networking Event, Idaho

ACA Spring High-Five

End the day on a good note! Everyone is invited to attend a relaxed meeting over good food and drinks with good company. This is a great opportunity to “High-Five” other camp professionals and share our successes and challenges. Topics will include ACA standards questions, staff training, camp programming. This networking event is open to anyone that has anything to do with camps and/or retreat centers. ACA membership (or affiliation) is NOT required.

10 Barrel Brewing

ACA, Oregon Trail Networking Event

Brown Bag Networking Tour - Get Excited!

The Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center would like to invite you to take a tour of their property and facilities, learn about the programs they run, and network with other camp professionals about all things camp!!!

Associate Visitor Course - ACA, Northern CA

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.

ACA, Northern California New Director Orientation (NDO) - CANCELLED

New Director Orientation (NDO) is a special seven hour course (7 CECs) for seasonal or new camp directors, assistant directors, program directors, or persons that have been in other administrative positions and are considering directing a 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 critical areas: camp management leadership, risk management, camper behavior, staff training, and staff supervision. Lunch & snacks provided.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Evergreen

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.

ACA, Oregon Trail Networking Event, Boise, ID

ACA Winter High-Five

December 5, 2016 – 4:30pm-7:30pm

End the day on a good note! Everyone is invited to attend a relaxed meeting over good food and drinks with good company. This is a great opportunity to “High-Five” other camp professionals and share our successes and challenges. Topics will include staff hiring, camper registration, and camper communication. This networking event is open to anyone that has anything to do with camps and/or retreat centers. ACA membership (or affiliation) is NOT required. (Appetizers will be provided by Paradise Point)

Wilderness First Responder Certification

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is running a Wilderness First Responder class December 3-10th, at the Anschutz Medical Campus.  If you have staff who might be interested, if they register by November 4, we can offer it at the very inexpensive rate of $595; send 3 or more staffers and we'll knock the price down to $495 a person.  In addition to WFR certification participants will also earn AHA CPR certification.

ACA, Oregon Trail Networking Event, Mid-Willamette Valley

Mid-Willamette Valley Campy Hour!

Let’s get together to meet others in the camp community, and learn from each other. Everyone pays their own way at the simple, colorful gathering place in downtown Corvallis. Soup, sandwiches and incredible brownies are inexpensive and delicious. It’s also home to the Oregon Trail Brewery if you want to quaff a cold one!

 

Old World Deli

341 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis

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