Our 2018 New England Camp Conference was a big success! 

Thank you to all of our attendees and vendors who made it to the conference, despite the snow, March 8-10, 2018.

Our 2019 New England Camp Conference will be held March 28 - 30, 2019 in Manchester, NH (same venue as 2018). 

Check back for more information later this summer/fall, including a request for session proposals. Take a look at this year's schedules and sessions if you're new to the conference to get a sense of what we are all about and the awesome workshops we offered!


Our 2018 theme is There's No Place Like Camp... so follow the yellow brick road to Manchester, NH and join us for three fun and educational days of workshops and networking! Costumes and props are encouraged, especially for the Friday evening dinner! We will accept walk-in registrations all three days of the conference. To save time that morning, feel free to print and fill out this on-site registration form and bring it with you!

Conference Dates:

Thursday, March 8 - Saturday, March 10, 2018
at The Manchester Downtown Hotel in Manchester, NH (formerly called the Radisson Hotel Manchester)

We are excited to welcome Andrew Watson on Thursday, March 8. Please join us for his Keynote Session sponsored by The Redwoods Group:

The Brain Science behind Summer Camp Learning: Working Memory”

About Andrew Watson: Author, camp counselor, teacher, international speaker, Andrew Watson has been connecting brain research with schools and camps for the better part of a decade. A life-long camp guy—and an award-winning teacher with 16 years of experience—Andrew now presents on the educational uses of neuroscience and psychology research. He has worked with dozens of organizations, from Johannesburg to New Jersey, from Florida to Finland. His book Learning Begins has been called “an invaluable resource: lucid and approachable,” offering “research-based strategies and concrete examples that can be implemented immediately.” Andrew has an M. Ed. from the “Mind Brain Education” program at Harvard University. He also tells a mean ghost story...

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

Find more information about several pre-conference workshops on March 7, 2018, including New Camp Directors Workshop, Full Standards Course, and Standards Update Course, visit our professional calendar. A separate registration for these is required and you must register in advance.

Take a look at our schedule at-a-glance. Additional speaker information and workshop schedule will be coming soon! Thank you for your patience.

 *Please note that conference registrations are non-refundable, but may be transferred to another individual from your camp by contacting ACA New England.*

Thank you to the following 2018 New England Camp Conference sponsors!