Super Staff Supervision

This outstanding training for supervisors, directors, site-directors, and other leadership team members--the acclaimed, skill-packed supervision training session from the author of the number one national best-selling book on camp staff supervision, Super Staff SuperVision. For both new and advanced participants. Learn and practice exactly what you need to say and do to be one of the very best leaders at camp, including:

Start From Scratch: Your Volunteer Management Kick-Start

Chances are you've got plenty of ideas to improve camp and yet not enough time to do it. You've got tons of (likely award-winning) program ideas, but no time to prepare for or implement them. And your to-do list keeps getting longer and longer. Oh, and let me guess...no budget to hire more staff?! Let me introduce you to a solution: volunteers.

Impactful Leadership Coaching: Empower Those You Lead

This is a leadership coaching workshop for staff who have a strong understanding and grasp of their leadership style.  This is for those of you who are ready to transform your leadership and bring it to another level.

This will be a challenging workshop where honest self reflection in necessary for success.  There is limited space in order to provide personalize coaching.

Once we are clear as to our style and natural tendencies in leadership skills it is important to move to the next level: How does our leadership style impacts our camp?

EPIC Lessons in Summer Camp Maverickousness

Camp Directing should be easier.

Remember the day when you had a full-time job in summer camp? That level of excitment? It might feel far, far away right now, but we can help. We've all been camp directors working to start up new programs, getting staff onboard with what camp should be and fighting to bring in new campers.

CampJAM School-Staff Training Event Exceptionale!

Kick off your own staff training with a bang to be remembered!  In JAM School, with originator Faith Evans, experience a CampJAM first, then learn how to deliver it to your staff, time after time.

BONUS: As a trained JamCrew Member, join Faith to practice your CampJAM leadership during the 7 p.m. evening opening of the Midstates Conference.

CampJAM is a powerful, metaphorical mini-cosm of camp: teams strengthen work relationships, appreciate diversity, develop collaborative problem-solving, practice flexible leadership, time management, creativity and shared goals.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Illinois and Mid States Camp Conference

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, Illinois and Mid States Camp Conference

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.

Emerging Directors Skills Lab

For Camp Directors with 5 yrs or less experience, Associate/ Assistant/ Program Directors, or Anyone interested in a camp career.

Expands Perspective. Identifies Critical Issues. Integrates All Aspects of Directing a camp. Reduces Anxiety for new directors. Camp-like Learning Community.  Outstanding Networking & Sharing Among a Variety of Participants. Stimulating & FUN

Mid States Day Camp Conference

The Mis States Day Camp Conference merges innovative ideas with international speakers, giving you the opportunity to network with other day camp professionals in an all-day symposium.

Please contact Kim Steiner for questions and concerns: kim@acail.org

 

 

Mid States Camp Conference

The Conference Leadership and Program Innovation Teams are already putting together an innovative and exciting program for the 2017 Mid States Camp Conference!

 

Our program will have a wide variety of educational sessions for everyone-from the first year staff member to camp owners and directors.

 

For more information about the Mid States program, check our Mid States Camp Conference website for up to date information as it becomes available.

Program URL: acamidstates.org

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