We attended a wonderful local camp conference earlier this month with some unusual and special surprises that I write about on the blog.
Elizabeth thinks she’s a camp nerd. But she has nothing on me, your humble new Program Director, who can geek out over camp ideas with the best of them! Read on for my first take on attending a camp conference.
Heavy readers of the blog will know just how mjuch we LOVE going to camp conferences. Each one offers something unique and each one helps build excitement for the coming summer because new ideas and issues are always on offer. During this time of year we traditionally go to what’s called the American Camp Association […]
We recently attended a one-day workshop and presented insight from our situation with the flood this summer.
There was lots of learning to discover, new ideas to mull, and colleagues to connect with at our regional American Camp Association winter conference!
It was our summer for ACA accreditation review and I’m happy to say in both our internal review and the ACA’s Visit, things look bright for Camp Alleghany!
One of the greatest aspects of being part of the American Camp Association (ACA) is our opportunity each year to join with other camps in our region — Virginia and West Virginia — for a local mini-version of the annual ACA Camp Conference. This ACA Virginias Conference happens every fall, just a bit after Camp […]
We’ve recently returned from the annual American Camp Association (ACA) National Conference and I’m in that post-confernece glow — energized and excited by seeing old friends, making new ones, and learning new things! Our regional conferences (Virginias Conference) are always stimulating and offer equally compelling information only at a more intimate level and pace because […]
Earlier this week I told you about what a great time of year it is for us to be on the conference circuit, as well as some of the things we learned at the recent ACA Virginias conference. Now I want to tell you a little bit about the keynote address delivered there by Scott Arizala […]
It’s one of our favorite times of year in the “off-season” — conference and networking season for camp owners and managers. As camp geeks we find these opportunities wonderfully enriching and fulfilling as we interact with other camps and their administrative staffs. It’s a time of new ideas, fresh thinking, and all-around renewal as we […]