ACA, Northern California EPIC Networking Event

What is EPIC?

EPIC connects emerging professionals from around the country and strives to provide meaningful opportunities for connection and learning. There are no official EPIC "membership requirements"; anyone is welcome if the topic and conversations speak to you and can help you on your path to learning. Whether you just want to know more about the camp industry, or are interested in connecting with others, this is the place to be!

ACA, Southern CA & HI Campy Hour

Come sail the away with us around the Newport Beach harbor! We've chartered some duffy boats for you to come and enjoy an afternoon on the water (and miss the horrible traffic)!

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. Soak in beauty of the location while we share appetizers and cheers to another year of planning for the best summer ever!

ACA, Southwest Campy Hour

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 people that understand the world of working at camp, all while enjoying some food and drinks in this festive atmosphere.

There are TV's that will be showing election day results for those interested in following along.

ACA, Southwest Campy Hour

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 people that understand the world of working at camp, all while enjoying some food and drinks in this festive atmosphere.

There is no cost to join us and appetizers will be provided.

ACA, Southwest Mental Health at Camp

Regulating the nervous system through resourcing and nature based interventions. 

ACA, Southwest- Camp Crawl

Camp Crawl, verb

A camp crawl is the act of touring one or more camps in a close geographic location while socialzing and networking with other camp professionals.

ACA, Southern California/Hawaii Camp Crawl

Camp Crawl, verb

A camp crawl is the act of touring one or more camps in a close geographic location while socialzing and networking with other camp professionals.

Everyone loves a peek behind the curtain. Come join fellow camp pros for a behind the scenes tours of three organizations/camps in Julian.

ACA, Northern California - Camp Crawl

*Date adjustment! We moved this from the orginally scheduled day of October 3rd to October 10th.

Camp Crawl, verb

A camp crawl is the act of touring one or more camps in a close geographic location while socialzing and networking with other camp professionals.

ACA, Northern California Camp Crawl

Camp Crawl, verb

A camp crawl is the act of touring one or more camps in a close geographic location while socialzing and networking with other camp professionals.

The Impact of Technology and Social Media on Camp Staff

Miles is a first-time counselor at a sleepaway camp in the eastern United States. He had seen an online ad for the camp at which I met him and decided that a summer away from his Midwest town working with children would do him a lot of good. It would give him both a change of scenery and a sense of purpose — and would add to his résumé as an aspiring Recreation Education major at Kansas State University. The orientation at camp had really inspired him. The camp leaders kept talking about making a difference in the lives of the children.

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