The North American Camp Maintenance Conference

The conference is hosted at Camp Chingachgook, a year-round retreat, children’s summer camp, and school outdoor education center. Instructors and speakers come from national associations and are recognized experts in perspective trades and camping. Camp Chingachgook is a branch of the Capital District YMCA.

Standards Update Course - ACA, Upstate New York

The Standards Update Course is designed for the camp director or staff member who 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, Upstate New York

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. 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 Webinar - Camp and the FLSA “White Collar” Exemption

SOLD OUT 

The webinar will be recorded and available for purchase on October 7.

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 pm EST. The webinar will feature Emmanuel “Manolis” Boulukos, partner in Ice Miller’s Labor and Employment Group.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Upstate New York

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.

Upstate New York Fall Camp Conference

Please join us for a full day of education and networking featuring an opening "playnote" by Dr. Jim Cain.

Invite a member of your board to attend for free!  There will be a special Lay Leaders Luncheon to discuss the state of the camp in Upstate New York. They will also hear form ACA Filed Office professionals on how ACA is working to support area camps. 

ACA, Upstate New York 2016 Fall Camp Conference

The Upstate New York Fall Camp Conference will feature Jim Cain and a full day of educational and networking opportunities. Come connect with other camp professionals, share lessons learned from this summer, and kick off planning for the following summer. Sessions will be offered on a wide range of topics including business development, program/process improvement and staff management. Online registration is now closed.  Please join us at Camp Arrowhead and we'll do an onsite registration.  Lunch is included.

The North American Camp Food Service Conference

The North American Camp Food Service Conference: Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2017

  • Pre-Conference: February 27, 2017 from 9:00  - 5:00   (3 classes being offered)
    • ServSafe Certification for Food Service Managers - $170
    • Food Service Management 101 - $80
    • ACA Standards Course- free

Learn about promoting wellness, food safety essentials, vegetarian & gluten-free diets, managing food allergies and much more!

UN Basic Standards Course 3/2/2016

Basic Standards Course 5 CECs 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.

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