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October 21, 2014
Moravia , New York
Come join fellow camp professionals on the beautiful shores of Owasco Lake for a day of debriefing the summer, discussing emerging issues and networking. Our featured speaker is Susan Yoder, Chief Public Policy and Outreach Officer for the American Camp Association. The day promises to be an excellent opportunity to put a cap on Summer 2014 and get yourself ready for Summer 2015 along with many of our area's other camp professionals!
October 22, 2014
Moravia , New York
ACA's Standards course serves as an introduction to ACA's accreditation program and helps participants prepare for accreditation visits. The course describes the purpose and value of standards and accreditation, and gives an explanation of how the process works and what resources and materials are available. The course offers specific discussion about the requirements of the standards, including: application of the core and specialized activity standards, mandatory standards, and written documentation requirements. This course is appropriate for individual who have not previously been involved in the preparation of materials for an accreditation visit. An updated 2012 Accreditation Process Guide (APG) is needed for this course. This course is appropriate for camps seeking Accreditation for 2015 and for camps thinking about accreditation in the future. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost to attend, however participants do need to register.
October 22, 2014
Moravia , New York
The Standards Update Course is for individuals from currently accredited camps. The course is designed to provide information on the newly revised standards and to prepare camp staff for their next accreditation visit. Those attending should have been through the accreditation process previously and be familiar with the ACA standards program. There is no cost to attend the Standards Update Course but registration is required. Lunch will be provided at the conclusion of the course. Individuals attending the Standards Update Course are encouraged to arrive a day early and attend the Camp Professionals’ Fall Retreat. Lodging is available for those attending the Fall Retreat and the Standards Update Course.
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