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

ACA, Oregon Trail Networking Event, Portland

Tacos and Camp Talk!!

Do you like Tacos? Do you like talking about Camp? Come meet some new camp professionals and take an opportunity to network and learn what others in our area are up too! Our Taco Talk will start with a discussion about camper registration and summer staff recruitment resources before we move into the winter/spring season! Of course there is room for plenty other topics as well. 

Mojave Grill and Cantina

ACA, Evergreen Networking Event, Everett

Campy Hour is Back!!!! We are going Bowling!

Join us for a few hours of awesome camp connections and conversations. Give yourself a chance to unwind and talk about the camp world all at the same time!

If you would like to join us at Glacier Lanes in Everett, please RSVP to Alex Flannagan by November 11th.

$10 per person individually paid onsite at Glacier Lanes

We hope to see you there!!!

Standards Update Course - ACA, Evergreen

The Standards Update Course is designed for the camp director or staff member who has previously taken the Basic Standards Course and 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, Evergreen

The ACA Basic Standards Course (5 CECs) 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.

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. 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, Oregon Trail

The Standards Update Course is designed for the camp director or staff member who has previously taken the Basic Standards Course and 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.

Associate Visitor Course - ACA, Oregon Trail

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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