'Save the Dates' for our 2018 Fall Professional Development Series

Posted  | by Jonathon House |

Our upcoming events take place on September 13, October 09, and October 26.

To learn more, check out Education and Professional Development.  The Camp Director Round Table Series, designed for Camp Directors with more than 6 years experience, can sign up here.  

If you have any questions, please contact Kerry Salvo


Save the date for ACA New England’s Fall 2018 Events!

*NEW* Cape Cod Camp Tours – Thurs., September 13

Pricing TBD. Registration opens in July. A minimum of 20 participants required for tour to run.

Looking for a reason to visit beautiful Cape Cod that you can also call work? Or, looking to get ideas or inspiration from other camps? If so, this day of touring three varied properties on Cape Cod: Camp Burgess & Hayward, Camp Wingate*Kirkland, and Cape Cod Sea Camps with ACA, New England and your camp colleagues might be just the thing for you!


Marketing Deep Dive – Fall Seminar – Fri., October 26

Location, pricing and exact timing TBD. Registration opens in July.

Building experiences that connect consumers to stories, products and movements that resonate, building reverence, and inspiring action.

Join Kelley Freridge, Marketing Director at the Gluten Free Bar (GFB) and American Camp Association Board member, for a day of learning, discussing, and diving deep into your camp brand and marketing strategies to help take your camp to the next level. The seminar takes place on October 26.


Camp Director Round Table Series – Monthly, Tues., October 9 – May 14, 2019

10:30 am – 12:00 pm, 2nd Tues. of the month, Lexington, MA. $325/member; $375/non-member. A minimum of 15 participants is required for the series to be offered.

Come to the table with other seasoned camp directors (6+ years of camp administrative experience required) and well-known camp consultant and advocate Bob Ditter for monthly peer driven discussions on issues of common concern such as parent, staffing, camper, and marketing issues. As facilitator, Bob’s role will be to guide the discussion, provide observations, and offer additional resources to participants. The group will meet monthly at the ACA, New England offices in Lexington, MA, starting on October 9. Space is limited, so register today!