Exceptional Environmental Education

Join us at the Georgia State Botanical Garden in Athens, GA for a full day of hands-on activies to improve your nature program.

 

Inexpensive and effective activities that will help your program blossom!

Featured Speaker

Dr. Nick Fuhrman

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ACA, Southeastern 2017 Exceptional Environmental Education

This exciting and fun-filled event will offer networking and learning opportunities to cultivate new insight and improve environmental education, nature programs and “grow” your outdoor education curriculum! Gain cutting edge information on best practices and learn from peers about what has helped them be successful.

Make your nature program more dynamic and engaging as you learn from naturalists and instructors. Share your favorite nature program ideas and collect many more!

Make It Safe - Make It Great

ACA, Southeastern will host a full day event about waterfront safety and aquatics program improvement at YMCA Camp Thunderbird. 

ACA, Southeastern 2017 Make It Safe, Make It Great

The South Carolina education event will focus on aquatic program ideas and best practices to help you “make it safe and make it great”. Come connect with other camp professionals, share challenges and successes from your own aquatics program and tour YMCA Camp Thunderbird’s vast and exemplary waterfront, swim and small craft program. Sessions will be offered on a wide range of topics including improving swim instruction, how to offer exciting additions to your lake or pool and improve safety.

ACA, Southeastern 2017 Fall Camp Conference

Please join us for three days of first rate education, top notch networking and a full exhibit hall. ACA, Southeastern Fall Camp Conference will be held at the beautiful Hilton Wilmington Riverside. Come learn and share how “Camp Makes All the Difference” with keynote addresses and breakout sessions tailored to meet your professional development needs. Lunch is included on Tuesday as well as morning refreshments and exhibit hall receptions.

CANCELLED - Basic Standards Course - ACA, Southeastern

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.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Southeastern

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.

ACA, Southeastern New Director Orientation

NDO is a special course for seasonal or new camp directors, assistant directors, program directors, or persons that have been in other administrative positions and are considering directing a camp. NDO is designed to be offered at the section or regional level. The NDO course helps directors and supervisors develop the skills they need to be effective leaders for their camp program. The course covers five critical areas: camp management leadership, risk management, camper behavior, staff training, and staff supervision.

CAMP4U 2017

Keys to Camp: Unlock Your Summer!

ACA, Southeastern EPIC Event 2017: The Empty Bunk Project

The camping industry is undergoing a profound transformation and for camps in WNC, we see it in the continued epidemic of those few empty bunks each summer. It's time to utilize an analytical approach and third-party data (e.g. Google, Nielsen's, etc) to understand how exactly the industry had changed and what the next 10 years might hold.


Peter Ross of 829 Studios will be here to spend an afternoon with us, hosted by ACA and WNC EPIC! In this hands-on, two-part event, together we will:

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