Standards Update Course - 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.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Oregon Trail

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.

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, Northern California Fall Event 2016

What

Don't miss the opportunity to connect with fellow youth development and camp professionals at this year's fall event. Learn from a nationally renowned speaker. Plus - this is a great time to connect with others, share stories from the summer, and start planning for the season ahead!

Where

November 2, 2016 
First Unitarian Church of Oakland  
685 14th St. 
Oakland, CA 94612

Jim Cain Workshop at Oregon 4-H Center

The Oregon 4-H Center, Salem is offering TWO Jim Cain Workshops in one day!

Workshop I:-Friday September 16, 1:30-5:30 PM, 4-H Fee $37.00, non-4-H Fee $47.00. Fee
includes Workshop I, snack and workshop II at no additional cost. There is no fee reduction
for those attending only Workshop I.

ACA, Oregon Trail Fall Education Event 2016

Please join us for the ACA, Oregon Trail Fall Event for Camp and Youth Development Professionals. Come enjoy a time of inspiration, education, renewal and fun at YMCA Camp Collins in Gresham, OR. Experience Oregon Trail hospitality at its best!

ACA, Oregon Trail - Idaho Area Luncheons

We are happy to announce that Idaho ACA Luncheons are back for 2016!

On every 2nd Thursday, March through May, everyone is invited to attend a relaxed meeting over good food with good company. This is a great opportunity to network with other camps, share important resources and ideas, and leave feeling rejuvenated knowing that there are others dealing with the same challenges and successes that we all are.

The gatherings are open to anyone that has anything to do with camps and/or retreat centers. ACA membership (or affiliation) is NOT required!

ACA, Oregon Trail - Idaho Area Luncheons

We are happy to announce that Idaho ACA Luncheons are back for 2016!

On every 2nd Thursday, March through May, everyone is invited to attend a relaxed meeting over good food with good company. This is a great opportunity to network with other camps, share important resources and ideas, and leave feeling rejuvenated knowing that there are others dealing with the same challenges and successes that we all are.

The gatherings are open to anyone that has anything to do with camps and/or retreat centers. ACA membership (or affiliation) is NOT required!

ACA, Oregon Trail - Idaho Region Luncheon

We are happy to announce that Idaho ACA Luncheons are back for 2016!

On every 2nd Thursday, March through May, everyone is invited to attend a relaxed meeting over good food with good company. This is a great opportunity to network with other camps, share important resources and ideas, and leave feeling rejuvenated knowing that there are others dealing with the same challenges and successes that we all are.

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