New Director Orientation

The ACA New Director Orientation Course will be offered at Camp Holloway on October 20 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Register with confidence.  We want you to feel safe attending an ACA event and attend only if you are feeling well.  If you need to cancel your registration due to COVID, we will help you transfer your registration fees to a virtual event or offer you a full refund.  We are happy to work with you on registration fees paid to ACA but can not refund any out of pocket expenses for transportation, lodging or anything but registration fees.

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The ACA New Director Orientation (NDO) is a course for seasonal or newer camp directors, assistant directors, program directors, and others moving into camp leadership positions. The course includes an overview of all the aspects of the director's job with the primary focus on the summer operation.

This course covers five critical areas to help directors and supervisors develop the skills they need to be effective leaders. The core areas covered include:

  • leadership and supervision
  • camper and staff development and behavior
  • staff training
  • risk management
  • evaluation and assessment

Lodging

Lodging is available at Camp Holloway on October 18 and October 19, 2021.  The lodging is cabin-style group lodging with shared bathrooms and the cost is $20 per person per night. Participants interested in reserving lodging need to select this option in step 4 of the registration process. Participants need to provide their own bedding and towels.  Cabins are climate controlled and have refrigerators.  Meals will not be provided for overnight guests.  There are a variety of dining options nearby. 

Register with confidence.  We want you to feel safe attending an ACA event and attend only if you are feeling well.  If you need to cancel your registration due to COVID, we will help you transfer your registration fees to a virtual event or offer you a full refund.  We are happy to work with you on registration fees paid to ACA but can not refund any out of pocket expenses for transportation, lodging or anything but registration fees.