Upstate New York Fall Camp Conference

Online registration is now closed please join us at Camp Stella Maris for onsite registration.



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.  Guy Mott will present hands-on workshops in "Adventure Tree Climbing" and instruct how to add this exciting, low cost activity to your program.

Join us on October 18, 2017 at 6:00pm at Monroes for a pre-conference networking get-together.

3001 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

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Early Bird Discount Deadline is September 22, 2017

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Standards Trainings

ACA Standards Trainings will be offered on Wednesday, October 18th.  Separate registration is required. There is no charge for these courses, and ACA membership is not required. Any participant from a currently accredited camp should bring the camp’s updated copy of the Accreditation Process Guide, 2012 Edition, or download a copy of the standards as a report from My Accreditation.

ACA Basic Standards Training

The ACA Basic Standards Course prepares 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.



Camp Stella Maris
4395 East Lake Road, Livonia, NY 14487

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Accommodations are available for an additional $25.00 (paid to Camp Stella Maris).  Camp Stella Maris has generously offered conference participants this special rate to be budget friendly and convenient.  Accommodations are in a dorm style building with bunk beds.  Please bring your sleeping bag, pillow and towel.  You may store food in their refrigerator if necessary or enjoy one of the local diners for breakfast. (breakfast not included)  The closest diners are within a five-minute drive.  Contact Greg to indicate your preference of a top or bottom bunk.  (585) 346-2243, ext. 108

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Two great hotels conveniently close to Camp Stella Maris

(lodging not included in conference registration)

Rodeway Inn - 6001 Big Tree Road, Lakeville, NY Attractive, very low rates with breakfast included

Hampton Inn Geneseo - 4250 Lakeville Road, Geneseo, NY Free WiFi and breakfast included

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