Level I Practitioner Challenge Course

Today’s challenge course facilitator needs to be prepared to handle a variety of situations in a wide range of settings. Facilitators must possess the technical knowledge to facilitate programs using high and low challenge course elements. In addition, they are expected to have the soft skills necessary to understand the needs of the group as well as the individuals that make up that group. Level I is designed to provide an entry level facilitator the skills needed to begin work on a Challenge Course.

Level II Practitioner Challenge Course

Level II Practitioner

The major difference between the Level 1 and Level 2 Certification is the depth of understanding that is needed for certification. In Level 1 participants are expected to ‘minimally meet’ or have a basic understanding of the topics covered, while Level 2 participants will need to be able to apply the topics in most situations and a few complex areas as well.

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.

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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)

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