Camp Kindness Day 2018

On July 24 2018, the camp community will be able to participate in Camp Kindness Day – a new social event that will highlight the practice of intentional kindness that happens every day at American camps year-round. 

ACA, Chesapeake Camp Conference 2018

The Chesapeake Conference will feature a presentation and educational sessions with consultant and industry thought leader Loida Noriega Wilson.

ACA, Chesapeake Safe Talk Training

ACA, Chesapeake will host a combined networking and professional development event with a focus on suicide prevention for campers and staff. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will provide a safeTALK training, facilitate a conversation about “13 Reasons Why” and its impact on youth serving organizations and provide specific tools for working with youth including the Blue Whale Game. We will also enjoy networking over the provided lunch and morning refreshments.

ACA, Chesapeake Safe Talk Training

ACA, Chesapeake will host a combined networking and professional development event with a focus on suicide prevention for campers and staff. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will provide a safeTALK training, facilitate a conversation about “13 Reasons Why” and its impact on youth serving organizations and provide specific tools for working with youth including the Blue Whale Game. We will also enjoy networking over the provided lunch and morning refreshments.

ACA, Chesapeake Fall Networking Event (Orioles vs. Yankees)

Chesapeake Local Office – Networking Event

Orioles vs. Yankees

Networking, summer wind-down, unlimited food and drink!

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Chesapeake

The ACA Standards Course is specifically designed to help prepare people who are NEW to the accreditation process for their accreditation visits, and to serve as an introduction to the standards program for those interested in becoming accreditation visitors. The camp may or may not be currently accredited. A person completing the ACA Standards Course on behalf of a camp is expected to actively assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit, be on site a significant amount of time during the camp season, and participate fully in the on-site accreditation visit.

2018 ACA, Chesapeake Camp Conference

Online registration for the Chesapeake Camp Conference is now closed.  Please join us at Camp Puh'tok for onsite registration.

 

 

We will have a full day of educational and networking opportunities and tour beautiful Camp Puh’tok. Come connect with other camp professionals, share lessons learned from this summer and kick off planning for the following summer. Sessions will be offered on a wide range of topics including business development, program/process improvement and staff management.

ACA, Chesapeake Winter Training 2017

The Chesapeake Winter Training will feature Kim Aycock and a full day of educational and networking opportunities. Come connect with other camp professionals, share lessons learned from this summer and kick off planning for the following summer. Sessions will be offered on a wide range of topics including business development, program/process improvement and staff management.

Lunch is included.

 

Standards Update Course - ACA, Chesapeake

The Standards Update Course is designed for the camp director or staff member who has been actively involved in the preparation of materials and the on-site visit at an ACA-accredited camp in the recent past. A person completing the ACA Standards Course on behalf of a camp is expected to actively assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit, be on site a significant amount of time during the camp season, and participate fully in the on-site accreditation visit.

Associate Visitor Course - ACA, Chesapeake

The Associate Visitor Course provides training to individuals who wish to volunteer to conduct accreditation visits. Participants will learn the roles and responsibilities of a visitor, including legal implications of visitor actions; develop information-gathering skills; and learn to use resources available to make consistent compliance decisions. Participants will also understand the educational value of the accreditation process and become positive representatives and advocates for ACA. There is no charge for this course.

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