2019 Ohio Camp Conference

Join your camp community for a day of professional development, networking, and an awards ceremony to celebrate outstanding individuals and camp programs in Ohio at the 2019 ACA, Ohio Camp Conference. The conference theme is find the gift in the problem.  We will  have an opening keynote and follow-up workshop with Dr. Amy Climer and a closing keynote with marketing consultant Lee Beiar.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019
4 - H Center
Columbus, Ohio

Attendee/Conference Information

Call for Presenters - submission deadline November 10, 2018

The ACA, Ohio Camp Conference will include breakout sessions covering a wide range of topics important to camp and youth development professionals. Lectures, hands-on workshops, and panel presentations are welcome.  

The committee is accepting proposals for innovative and dynamic sessions that help inspire and prepare camp directors and managers to provide a high-quality camp experience for campers.

Please note, presenters are responsible for registering for the conference, arranging and paying for their own travel and lodging, and for any other associated costs.

Prior to completing the proposal, please review the intended outcomes below. All presentations should relate to one or more of the outcomes; selection of presentations will be made based on this relationship. 

Intended Outcomes

As a result of participating in the 2019 ACA, Virginias Mid Atlantic Camp Conference, camping professionals will:

·         Gain cutting edge information regarding children and youth in the 21st century;

·         Learn valuable skills for teaching, coaching and supervising staff;

·         Network with peers from camps in their local area and beyond;

·         Add valuable resources to their own camp.

Submit your session proposal.

Please send questions to John Beitner, Professional Development Manager jbeitner@acacamps.org 


Exhibitors &Sponsors

Networking Social Wednesday, January 23, 2019 7:00pm

Details coming this Fall

Please send questions to John Beitner, Professional Development Manager: jbeitner@acacamps.org 

Earn Continuing Education Credits (CECs)

ACA Ohio Camping Conference is Endorsed 

  • Participants who attend the full day will receive 5.0 CECs
  • Letters will be e-mailed after the conference with CEC recognitions

Meet the Conference Planning Team

Conference Co-Chairs: Josh Landis and Jackie Kaminsky

Premier Sponsors


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