ACA, Indiana Winter Gathering
Fishers, IN 46038
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Please join us for the Indiana Winter Gathering! Connect with fellow camp professionals for a great day at Conner Prairie in Fishers, Indiana. The conference features a variety of educational sessions and networking opportunities.
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Early Bird registration is available through November 8, 2022.
- Registration includes conference program, continental breakfast, and lunch.
- Not an ACA Member? Join today for FREE and get the best rates for this event!
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|Retiree / Student||$45||$50|
Kim Aycock, MST, has several decades of experience equipping young people with skills robots are unable to do. While blending the talents of a master teacher with the knowledge of a seasoned camp expert, Kim ignites learning for varying levels of camp pros worldwide through her interactive and innovative presentations. Kim speaks at regional and national conferences, contributes regularly to Camping Magazine and ACA blogs, and serves as co-chair of ACA's Staff Recruitment and Retention Committee and Staffing Summit.
Opening Keynote - From 1st Contact to End of Contract: The Staff Experience Journey
What makes the staff journey result in successful progress from start to completion of their camp experience? Begin with finding out where staff explore job opportunities, what factors excite them about camp, how they embark on the path to apply, and how to express realistic job expectations. From here look at how to welcome staff so they embrace this employment opportunity, are empowered to belong to the community and engaged up to arrival at camp. To round out the cycle, dive into how to support staff on-site so they excel and want to extend their time beyond the current season. Discover promising practices to increase the chance of taking staff from their 1st contact to camp to contract completion (and beyond!).