2018 National Award Recipients

January 22, 2018

ACA is honored to recognize the following individuals and programs as recipients of our 2018 Awards. We greatly appreciate their continued dedication and contributions to camp and ACA. Learn more about ACA's awards.

Peg Smith
Peg Smith

(ACA National) 
Distinguished Service Award
Judith Bevan
Judith Bevan
(Southeastern)
National Honor Award
 
Dan Mathews
Dan Mathews

(Southeastern)
National Service Award
Sandra Thompson
Sandra "Sam" Thompson

(Illinois)
National Service Award
 
Teresa Tucker
Teresa W. Tucker, PhD

(Southeastern)
National Service Award
Dr. Wendy Cook
Dr. Wendy Cook

(New England)
Hedley Dimock Award
 
Joey LaLiberte
Joey LaLiberte

(New England)
Marge Scanlin Research Award
Jiné Andreozzi
Jiné Andreozzi

(Upstate New York)
Jack Weiner Award
 
Champ Camp
CHAMP Camp

(Indiana)
Eleanor P. Eells for Program Excellence
City Kids
City Kids Wilderness Project

(Chesapeake)
Eleanor P. Eells for Program Excellence
 
Experience Camps
Experience Camps

(New England)
Eleanor P. Eells for Program Excellence
Camp Twitch and Shout
Mayhew Program

(New England)
Eleanor P. Eells for Program Excellence
 
Horizons Summer Camp Program
Horizons Summer Camp Program

(New England)
Eleanor P. Eells for Program Excellence
Camp Newaygo
Camp Newaygo

(Michigan)
Eleanor P. Eells Award for Research in Practice
 
Jameson Camp
Jameson Camp

(Indiana)
Eleanor P. Eells Award for Research in Practice
 
Ann Gillard, PhD.
Ann Gillard, PhD.

(New England)
Social Justice Series Editor
J. Wendell and Ruth T. Howe Golden Quill Award of Excellence
Rabbi Avi Orlow
Rabbi Avi Orlow

(New York/New Jersey)
"The Job of Making Mensches: Campers with Integrity and Honor"
(September/October 2017)
J. Wendell and Ruth T. Howe Golden Quill Award
 
Alison Moeschberger

Alison Moeschberger
(Southern California/Hawaii)
"Crucial Camp Conversations: Five Keys for Success"
(March/April 2017)
Honorable Mention J. Wendell and Ruth T. Howe Golden Quill Award

 

Scott Minard
Scott Minard

J. Wendell and Ruth T. Howe Golden Lens Award
Shades of Fun
Photo "Shades of Fun"; Camp Nor'wester (Evergreen)

Rebekah Atherholt
Rebekah Atherholt

Honorable Mention, J. Wendell and Ruth T. Howe Golden Lens Award
Best Friends
Photo "Best Friends"; River Valley Ranch (Chesapeake)