CONFERENCE & CampEXPO

Our 97th Annual Conference will be held on

Wednesday, March 7 — Saturday, March 10, 2018

The Annual Conference is a chance for New England camp professionals to share knowledge and experience that ensures the quality of camp programs. Featuring over 35 speakers, 80 educational sessions and hosting 800+ attendees, our conference is a perfect way to network & plan for summer!  

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Michael Brandwein
2017 Keynote Speaker

Michael Brandwein (www.michaelbrandwein.com) has presented in all fifty states and on six continents. He’s the number one bestselling author in the camp field: Training Terrific Staff (Volumes 1 & 2), Super Staff SuperVision, Learning Leadership: How to Develop Outstanding Teen Training Programs at Camp, and Skill of the Day: What Great Leaders of Young People Do & Say. Michael has presented three Emmy® award-winning TV programs on working with children. A frequent national keynoter and staff trainer for individual camps, schools, and organizations, he is a former ACA national board member and has won two national awards from ACA. He’s also received the Peter Kerns Award for Advancement of Professional Development in Camps. Michael’s Juris Doctor Degree is from the University of Chicago. He and his wife Donna have two sons, Dave and Ben.


  • Visit often for new details! 
  • Businesses are already booking booths in our 2017 CampEXPO. Sign on soon with Donna John-Thomas.
  • Recaps of the 2016 Conference can be found by checking out: #NECampConf, our Facebook photo albumand Twitter and Pinterest. Follow us to begin the #NECampConf Conversation for 2017!

This program has been granted educational endorsement by the American Camp Association’s Educational Endorsement Review Committee. Educational Endorsement means that the program has been reviewed by a qualified panel to verify the goals, learner outcomes, presenter qualifications, and evaluation requirements are relevant for this educational program. Continuing education credits (CECs) are available for this endorsed program. Participants completing this program and requesting CECs must petition the appropriate certifying body regarding acceptance of these CECs