Upstate New York Recognition Awards Nomination

The Upstate New York field Office is establishing four new awards for camp staff in the following categories: Seasonal Staff Member, Longtime Service, Support Staff, and Professional Staff.  The Upstate New York Local Council of Leaders is establishing these awards in hopes of recognizing the amazing camp professionals and leaders in our section.   These unsung heroes go quietly about changing and improving the lives of campers in Upstate New York and making our camps great.    It is these camp role models that we want to know about and recognize for the great work they do.

The general criteria for each award includes:

  • The person should work for a camp that is currently accredited by ACA or an ACA member camp.
  • The camp in the Upstate New York section.

The criteria for the Seasonal Staff Member award includes the general criteria above and:

  • The person is employed 12 weeks or less each year.
  • The person works directly with campers in a counselor/educator role.

The criteria for the Longtime Service to Camp award includes the general criteria above and:

  • The person has served the camp for 5 or more years.
  • The person works directly with campers in a counselor/educator role.

The criteria for the Support Staff award includes the general criteria above and:

  • Eligible positions for this award include food service, health staff, maintenance, seasonal administrative staff, office staff, seasonal camp registrar, etc.
  • This person can either be a seasonal or year-round staff member

The Criteria for the Professional Staff award includes the general criteria above and:

  • Employed 10 months of the year or longer.
  • Has given 5 years of service or more to camp.
  • Nominee is an ACA member.

The awards committee will review each submission and select the award winner in each category.   Awards will be presented at the Upstate New York Fall Retreat in October.

The application deadline is: October 1, 2018

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