MA-New Camp Directors' Workshop

2017 Workshop

There are two parts to this workshop, and you must register for both.

Massachusetts New Camp Directors' Workshop (Part 1)

ACA New England is partnering with the Massachusetts Camping Association to hold this New Camp Directors Workshop.

Part 1 of the NCDW-MA is required for camp directors needing to fulfill the requirements per MA-DPH standards for camp directors. This meeting will include presentations from Dave Williams from the DPH, and iCORI review, MA government affairs update and round table discussions. Lunch is included Sign up is required.

When: April 26, 2017 at 10am
Where: Everwood Day Camp (Sharon, MA)
Cost: Free for MCA members/$50 for non-MCA members

Additional information or questions?: Contact Joanna Lenahan at

Flyer for this workshop can be found on the MCA website. Mail or email submitting using the link on the form. You may also email your information to Joanna Lenahan. 

ACA New England New Camp Directors' Workshop (Part 2)

This is "Boot Camp" for new camp directors or those planning a camp career. In a small, supportive atmosphere, you’ll get the tools you’ll need for running a successful day or resident camp. Learn from the pros about everything from staff hiring and training to working with parents, from dealing with children to handling the everyday situations and issues that are an inevitable part of your life at camp. A team of experienced directors and consultants will lead in-depth workshops and provide invaluable materials and hands-on training scenarios.

When: May 19, 2017 at 9:00am -5:00pm
Where: Camp Cedar Hill (Waltham, MA)
Cost: $65 for staff of ACA Accredited camps; $75 for staff of non-Accredited camps.

Additional information or questions?: Contact Donna Johns-Thomas, Director of Member Services, ACA New England.

Register Here 


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.