Featured Speaker - ACA, Heart of the South 2019 Fall Gathering

Ruby Compton                                                                                                                                                   

Ruby Compton has worked over ten years in the outdoor industry in summer camp and environmental education. She has special interests in work cultures, staff training and development, productivity, and systems and processes. Ruby presents at conferences around the world and is one of the hosts of the staff training podcast Camp Code.




Opening Keynote-Developing a Sense of Place in an Evermore Chaotic World

During this keynote Ruby Compton will share a series of activities that will teach you how to build connections with your surroundings, find stability in chaos, and develop stronger ties to those in your community. Learn key habits that will grow your camp into that place that campers can't live without and ground you to the work that you do every day.