Schedule at a Glance - Mid Atlantic Camp Conference


Tuesday January 9, 2018

  • Conference Check-in at Registration 12:15pm-1:00pm
  • Opening playnote Michelle Cummings 1:00pm-2:15pm 
  • Session 1 2:30pm-3:30pm (4 options)
  • Session 2 3:45pm-4:45pm (4 options)
  • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening 5:00pm-7:00pm including reception and exhibitor roundtables
  • Awards Dinner 7:00pm-8:00pm 
  • Social Time 8:15pm-11:00pm come network, play cards and corn hole or join a sing a long 

Wednesday January 10, 2018

  • Breakfast included - National 4H Conference Center Cafe 7:00am -8:15am
  • Keynote presentation Dr. Chris Thurber 8:30am - 9:45am
  • Exhibit Hall Coffee Break 9:45am-11:00am - Exhibit Hall will remain open until 12:15pm
  • Session 3 11:00am-12:00pm (4 options)
  • Lunch included - National 4H Conference Center Cafe 12:15pm - 1:15pm
  • Session 4 1:30pm-2:30pm (4 options)
  • Closing General Session 2:45pm
  • Conference ends 4:00pm Safe travels, see you at CampCon, and have a great summer

Topic Snapshot- Also see our Keynotes Seakers!

Lee Biear, 829 Studios

A Value Proposition Worth Accelerated Commitment to Your Program

Demystifying Google Analytics  


Laurie Browne, PhD, American Camp Association

Camp Evaluation 101:  Simple Strategies for Staff at All Levels

Measuring Outcomes 101


Michelle Cummings, Training Wheels

Opening Playnote

Awesome Icebreakers and Energizers

Effective Debriefing Tools and Techniques


Jonathan Hodge, Tate’s Day Camp

Neuro-Camp: Why Understanding Basics About the Brain Is So Important for Camp Pros

Connected and Lonely  


Tim Huchton, American Camp Association

Make the Most of Your ACA Membership


Scott Maxham, Isaak Walton League of America

Creek Freaks: Bringing Stream Science to Summer Camp


Brandie Le Clair, American Camp Association & Emily Riedel, TIC Summer Camps

Standards Boot Camp


Bo Mitchell, 911 Consulting

The 17 Gaps that Sabotage Your Emergency Plans & How to Fill Them

The Fatal Flaw in Your Camp Active Shooter Response


Deidre Pettinga, American Camp Association

Camp MarCom


Douglas Sutherland,

Love Your Staff

Changing Paths


Chris Thurber, CampSpirit, LLC

Comprehensive Abuse Prevention: Ten Powerful Ways to Safeguard Campers and Staff

Motivation: Why We Do What We Do