ACA, Northern California Spring Workshop


March 14, 2024
9:30 am – 4:30 pm


Kennolyn Camps
8400 Glen Haven Rd.
Soquel, CA 95073
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See pricing details below.



Please join us for the Northern California Spring Workshop at Kennolyn Camps in Soquel, CA.  This not-to-miss event features first-rate professional development and time to network and connect with friends.

Featured speaker Dave Brown will share tips for supporting staff mental health as well as sharing tools for taking care of yourself and your mental health.  You'll leave with practical, tactical tools for camp and increased confidence as you prepare for next summer.

Early Bird registration is available through February 14, 2024.

  • Registration includes a full day of program, continental breakfast, and lunch.
  • Not an ACA Member? Join today for FREE and get the best rates for this event!


ACA, Northern California has limited funds available to provide financial support to professionals who would like to attend the the Spring Workshop and need financial assistance to participate.

Northern California Spring Workshop Scholarship Application



Type Early-Bird Regular
Member $95 $125
Nonmember $160 $190
Additional person from same organization-member $80 $105
Additional person from same organization-non-member $140 $185
Student / Retiree $60 $60


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Dave Brown is a licensed clinical social worker who serves as the director for Mountain Camp, a residential program near Lake Tahoe. At camp, he supports staff and camper mental health, well-being, and development. Outside of camp, he runs Fence Post Learning, an online Staff Training resource, and maintains a small telehealth therapy practice from his home in the Bay Area. 

Here is what participants say about Dave Brown’s sessions: “amazing, full of content and easy to follow,” “great speaker who knows his content really well,” “I can use this knowledge gained from this training not just in the camp environment but in my everyday environment.”

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Located on 450 acres of magnificent redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Kennolyn Camps is the ideal location for the Spring Workshop.  Since 1946, Kennolyn has been a family owned camp where kids build lifelong friendships, unplug from technology, and explore the world around them.  Kennolyn Camps offers easy access from anywhere in the Bay Area and is just 5 miles from the beautiful beaches of Santa Cruz.

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