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CENTRAL

YMCA/ACA Southwest Camping Conference

Date January 13-16, 2003

Location Camp Carter YMCA, Ft. Worth, TX

Contact Texoma Section Office

888-559-2267

danishaw@aol.com

www.acatexoma.org

The YMCA and ACA bring you the Southwest Camping Conference. This year's theme is Shaping Our Summers. Special guests are Bob Ditter, Michael Brandwein, and Jim Schreier. Features programs in equestrian, maintenance, food service, resident, day, and program educational tracks. Pre-conference workshops include the ACA Standards Course, Equestrian-Vaulting, Bob Ditter -- Camp is a Contact Sport, Food Protection Management, and NAA Level One Archery Instructor.

14th Annual T.E.A.M. Conference

Date February 21-22, 2003

Location Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

Contact Dan Creely

773-442-5564

d-creely@neiu.edu

neiu.edu/~team

Areas of concentration and individual seminars include: Adventure/Experiential Learning, Education, Outdoor/Wilderness Skills, Earth-Based Cultural Awareness, Personal Growth, and Peace and Non-Violence.

ACA Basic Camp Director Course

Date April 6-10, 2003

Location Camp Henry Horner Ingleside, IL

Contact Marilyn Allison

765-342-8456, ext. 328

mallison@ACAcamps.org

A 4 1/2-day course for camp directors with less than five years experience. The course is designed to present specific content in 13 core management areas. The expertise, knowledge, and diversity of the participants are integrated into highly interactive learning sessions that focus on real situations, problems, and solutions.

ACA Mid-States Camping Conference

Date April 10-12, 2003

Location Pheasant Run Resort St. Charles, IL

Contact ACA Section Office

312-332-0833

acail@imaxx.net

acamidstates.org

This year Mid-States is in the second year of a three year plan to make Mission, Vision, and Values a reality for your camp and staff. The focus on Vision is addressed in conference activities, interactions, and discussions. An impressive group of presenters is being arranged with the help of Bob Ditter.

NATIONAL

ACA National Conference

Date February 19-22, 2003

Location Adam's Mark Hotel Denver, Colorado

Contact Marilyn Allison

765-342-8456, ext. 328

mallison@ACAcamps.org

Features workshops, general sessions, exhibit hail, and discussions of current trends and relevant topics affecting the camp industry.

NORTHEAST

ACA Virginias Winter Workshop

Date January 15, 2003

Location Camp Friendship Palmyra, VA

Contact Linda Pultiam

919-603-0445

acavirginias@acacamps.org

Keynote speaker, Dr. Angela Huebner, presents Youth Development: The Professionalization of the Field. Elective workshops include Public Relations, Master Naturalist, Ask an Attorney, Processing Experiential Activities, and more. There is also a Vendor Trade Show and Annual Meeting.

Upstate Camp Conference

Date January 22-25, 2003

Location Holiday Inn Carrier Circle Syracuse, NY

Contact Tink Rabey-Hall

315-675-9838

usnyaca@aol.com

Preconference trainings include New Director's Orientation and Standards Courses, as well as a full slate of conference workshops for the camp and conference professional. An exhibit hall provides vendors from a vast array of business.

Professional Improvement Meeting New Jersey Section

Date January 23, 2003

Location Ramada Inn Somerset, NJ

Contact Judy Trigg

908-362-8333

jtrigg@acacampsnj.org

Chris Thurber makes a presentation on "Situational Leadership: Tailoring Your Approach to the Demands of the Situation."

ACA Basic Camp Director Course

Date March 8-12, 2003

Location Ramapo Anchorage Camp Rhinebeck, NY

Contact Marilyn Allison

765-342-8456, ext. 328

mallison@ACAcamps.org

A 4 1/2-day course for camp directors with less than five years experience. The course is designed to present specific content in thirteen core management areas. The expertise, knowledge, and diversity of the participants are integrated into highly interactive learning sessions that focus on real situations, problems, and solutions.

Tri-State Camping Conference

Date March 13-15, 2003

Location Hilton New York, New York, NY

Contact Ilisha Stier

212-391-5208

ilisha@aca-ny.org

www.aca-ny.org

Offering over 200 cuttingedge educational sessions for all types of camps and an exhibit hall with over 200 exhibitors, this year's theme is "The Nature and Nurture of Camp". On-line registration is available at www.aca-ny.org.

ACA Upstate New York Camp

Maintenance Conference

Date March 18-20, 2003

Location YMCA Camp Chingachgook Kattskill Bay, NY

Contact Tink Rabey-Hall

315-675-9838

usnyaca@aol.com

For maintenance/property staff and directors, camp and conference center directors, and program staff. Practical educational sessions, facility tours, and problem-solving sessions. Increase your personal resources and professional network.

ACA Basic Camp Director Course

Date March 23-27, 2003

Location Canonicus Camp/Conf. Center, Exeter, RI

Contact Marilyn Allison

765-342-8456, ext. 328

mallison@ACAcamps.org

A 4 1/2-day course for camp directors with less than five years experience. The course is designed to present specific content in thirteen core management areas. The expertise, knowledge, and diversity of the participants are integrated into highly interactive learning sessions that focus on real situations, problems, and solutions.

ACA New England Spring Conference

Date March 28-30, 2003

Location Sturbridge Host Hotel Sturbridge, MA

Contact Barbara Steward

508-647-2267

barbara@acane-camps.org

Come to historic Sturbridge for three days of quality educational programming featuring Michael Brandwein and Larry Bell. Other Workshops are offered by quality presenters including Bob Ditter. This is a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers, visit our expanded exhibit, and explore the ACA traveling bookstore.

SOUTHEAST

Critical Issues Symposium

Date April 3-4, 2003

Location The Rosen Center Hotel, Orlando, FL

Contact Don Wood

828-263-0934

don@southeastcamps.org

Speakers Bob Ditter and Dr. Scott Poland present topics you can't afford to miss! Sessions include: Camp is a Contact Sport -- Mastering difficult conversations and camper behavior management skills; and Prevention and Response to Tragic Deaths of Children -- Lessons learned for safety and security and the importance of building relationships and increasing supervised activities for all children in a violent world.

WEST

ACA Northern California Section Winter Conference

Date January 16, 2003

Location Concord, CA

Contact Tina Myers

800-362-2236, ext. 03

aca@vkam.com

A one-day conference with a lunch keynote by Maria Coleman, ACA national president. Conference includes workshops focused on professional development for camp administrators. Topics on marketing, PR, staff recruitment, and round-table discussions for experienced and first-time supervisors.

ACA Camp Director institute

Date February 13-19, 2003

Location YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park, CO

Contact Marilyn Allison

765-342-8456, ext. 328

mallison@ACAcamps.org

Gives experienced camp directors the opportunity to examine, refine, and demonstrate consistency between their camp philosophy and operational components.

ACA Basic Camp Director Course

Date February 15-19, 2003

Location YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park, CO

Contact Marilyn Allison

765-342-8456, ext. 328

mallison@ACAcamps.org

A 4 1/2-day course for camp directors with less than five years experience. The course is designed to present specific content in thirteen core management areas. The expertise, knowledge, and diversity of the participants are integrated into highly interactive learning sessions that focus on real situations, problems, and solutions.

ACA Basic Camp Director Course

Date March 30 - April 3, 2003

Location Pilgrim Pines Camp/Conf. Center, Yucaipa, CA

Contact Marilyn Allison

765-342-8456, ext. 328

mallison@ACAcamps.org

A 4 1/2-day course for camp directors with less than five years experience. The course is designed to present specific content in thirteen core management areas. The expertise, knowledge, and diversity of the participants are integrated into highly interactive learning sessions that focus on real situations, problems, and solutions.
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