2023 ACA National Conference Call for Proposals Site

The American Camp Association is accepting proposals from high-quality presenters for innovative, timely, and dynamic educational sessions to be presented at the ACA National Conference, February 21-24, 2023, in Orlando, FL.  Proposals will be accepted through September 16, 2022.

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Attendee Details

2023 conference registration opens mid-August. 

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The 2023 conference will be at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando. Make your reservation today!

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ACA Welcomes Brittany Patterson, PhD
Wednesday Keynote Speaker

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Brittany Patterson, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). She has served schools for more than a decade in various capacities and has specialized in school-based mental health services in underserved schools and communities. She provides training and technical assistance on the impact of trauma, and strategies to create safe, healing environments for students. She is particularly passionate about identifying and building upon the strengths of youth and their communities to promote positive mental health and well-being. 

View an overview of the daily conference schedule.  Additional details and events will be added as they are finalized.

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Exhibitor Details

The ACA National Conference is the largest national camp conference hosted in the US.  This educational event is expected to draw more than 1,000+ camp properties representing more than 1,500+ professionals and focuses on professional development, networking, and commerce. 

Become an Exhibitor & Sponsor

Extend your brand identity and marketing capabilities with a strong visible presence at the ACA national conference. Let ACA customize a unique sponsorship package for you.

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2022 ACA National Conference Information for Reference

Conference Program Book To Be Offered Electronically
In support of the conservation and environmental efforts of the Oregon Convention Center, the national conference program book will be offered electronically this year and will not be printed.  A copy can be saved to the electronic device you will be using at conference. The file is printer-friendly, so if you prefer a printed copy, you may print one and bring it with you. This will be in addition to the mobile app, sponsored by CampBrain.

View and Download Program Book

Download the National Conference Mobile App
We are pleased to again be able to offer a mobile app to enhance your experience during the 2022 ACA National Conference. We encourage all attendees, exhibiting personnel, and speakers to download the new app.  

Session Handouts Available
Handouts that we received from speakers and posters from the poster presentations are now available to view online

Our opening keynote presenter, Candace Doby, has provided a link to access her general session slides and breakout session slides and resources

In addition to sharing her general session slides, our Wednesday keynote speaker, Denise Pope, has provided a link to the video she shared during her keynote address.

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Thank you to our 2023 premier sponsors!

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