Preparing Youth Camps for Wildland Fire

S.P.O.T. Fire (Strategic Preparedness Online Training)
By: Washington State University Extension

Preparing Camps for Wildland Fire 2018

The 2018 Wildland Fire Season will soon be upon us in Washington and across the Pacific Northwest. We remember last year’s wildland fires negative impacts on communities across the Region. Through experience, we know that preparedness saves lives, can reduce property losses, and keeps communities thriving. 

Lifeguard Training

This lifeguard course will train participants in all skills and techniques necessary to become a professional lifeguard.  The training course is intended for those who see certification for the first time or for those who are renewing their certifications.  There will be videos, demonstrations and as well as hands on experience.  The class will cover equipment based rescues spinal injury management and post rescue care.  Participants will learn how to be a professional lifeguard and interact with the public.

Dates: June 2, 3, 9 and 10th.

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, Evergreen Campy Hour Networking Event - Renton

Campy Hour

Join us for the next ACA Evergreen Campy Hour

The Dog & Pony Alehouse and Grill

351 Park Ave N

Renton, WA 98057

March 28th, immediately following the Standards Course at Museum of Flight.


Waterfront Lifeguard Module

June 15th, 11:00am - 4:30pm

The Waterfront Lifeguard Certification module is available to all currently certified American Red Cross Lifeguard. 

Successful completion of this module certifies you to guard most non-surf waterfronts such as lakes and other swimming areas.

Climbing Wall Training

Climbing Wall Facillitator  training by Northwest TeamBuilding runs 8:00am to 5:30 pm. Learn climbing wall skills including equipment set-up/take down, belaying, program facillitation, etc. 4 spots available for this training.

ACA, Evergreen Campy Hour- Spokane

Bring in the new year with some fellow camp pros. Join us for a networking event and share what you’re looking forward to in your camp or program in this new year.

ACA, Evergreen Campy Hour Networking - Spokane

This is your chance to come out and socialize with other camp pros in the field. Whether you've been around for decades or are new to camp, we hope you'll come out to connect and take a moment to celebrate the hard work that you do. Share some of your best practices, or discuss something that has you stumped. Meet new folks that are dedicated to the camp movement, all while enjoying some delicious food and drinks in this festive atmosphere.

Location TBA

New Director Orientation - ACA, Evergreen

NDO is a special seven hour course (7 CECs) 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.  The NDO course helps directors and supervisors develop the skills they need to be effective leaders for their camp program.