Schedule at a Glance - Upstate New York Fall Camp Conference

8:30am – 9:00am  Registration Open
9:00am – 9:10am Welcome and announcements 
9:10am – 10:00am Keynote Presentation - Find Your Passion, Lead with Passion
Opening General Session and Keynote - Ken Babby, Owner of The Akron Rubber Ducks and Jacksonville Suns
10:10am – 11:00am  Education Session 1

Featured Speakers - Upstate New York Fall Camp Conference

Tracey Gaslin, Ph. D., CRNI, CPNP, FNP-BC Executive Director, Association of Camp Nurses

ACA, Upstate New York 2017 Fall Camp Conference

The Upstate New York Fall Camp Conference will feature Tracey Gaslin, Association of Camp Nurses Executive Director 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 next summer. Sessions will be offered on a wide range of topics including business development, program/process improvement and staff management. We will even have participation and instruction in how to offer adventure tree climbing as a safe and developmental addition to your program.

The North American Camp Maintenance Conference

The conference is hosted at Camp Chingachgook, a year-round retreat, children’s summer camp, and school outdoor education center. Instructors and speakers come from national associations and are recognized experts in perspective trades and camping. Camp Chingachgook is a branch of the Capital District YMCA.

Standards Update Course - ACA, Upstate New York

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.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Upstate New York

The ACA Basic Standards Course (5 CECs) 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 Webinar - Camp and the FLSA “White Collar” Exemption

SOLD OUT 

The webinar will be recorded and available for purchase on October 7.

Do you have questions about the new FLSA “White Collar” exemption?  How does the new Final Rule affect your camp?

The American Camp Association is hosting an online webinar on October 6, 2016 at 1 pm EST. The webinar will feature Emmanuel “Manolis” Boulukos, partner in Ice Miller’s Labor and Employment Group.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, Upstate New York

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.

Upstate New York Fall Camp Conference

Please join us at Camp Stella Maris for a full day of education and networking featuring presentations by Tracey Gaslin, the Executive Director of the Association of Camp Nurses.  Tracey will share her expertise in camps' role in providing "Mental Emotional and Social Health" as well as the "Effective Delegation of Camp Health and Safety".  Gemini Murray, M.S. will present on diversity, inclusion and social justice as well as sexual harassment prevention for teens.

ACA, Upstate New York 2016 Fall Camp Conference

The Upstate New York Fall Camp Conference will feature Jim Cain 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. Online registration is now closed.  Please join us at Camp Arrowhead and we'll do an onsite registration.  Lunch is included.

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