New England Camp Conference*

The American Camp Association, New England is the only organization that accredits children's camps in New England.


After two years of incredible virtual conferences, we are excited to announce a return to an in-person event in 2022!

Save the date:

The 100th annual New England Camp Conference

March 24 – 26, 2022

Manchester, NH

Stay in the Loop: Sign up for e-mails from ACA, New England to make sure you get the latest updates as they become available! Registration will open in November 2021.

Interested in being a presenter? Our proposal submissions form is now closed. However, if you have an emerging or timely idea, email Otherwise, the 2023 call for proposals will open in August 2022.

For a preview of what to expect on the proposal submission form, take a look at this PDF.


Registration Information

Registration will open in November 2021. For planning purposes, we are happy to announce that early bird pricing will remain the same as it had been in 2020.

Registration rates are based on individual ACA membership status. (To discuss membership options, email Bud,

Early bird rates (November 2021 through February 10, 2022):

  • 1st and 2nd registration from your camp: $285/each for members; $355/each for non-members
  • 3rd and additional attendees from your camp: $80/each for members; $135/each for non-members

These rates will increase after February 10, 2022.

One-day, multi-day, and student rates will also be available in November. 

ACA, New England has negotiated room rates for the conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton

Latest from the Conference Blog

The latest on the New England Camp Conference.

Why go?

The New England Camp Conference brings nearly one-thousand attendees, dynamic speakers, established industry experts, and new ideas to the table for three days of learning and networking.

Who’s it for?

Anyone involved in summer camp and youth development. Large, small, day, resident, independent, non-profit, and specialty camps alike will find resources available for all levels of their camp staff teams.

Our History

Started nearly a century ago, the Conference began as the annual meeting of members of the New England section of the National Association of Directors of Girls’ Camps. Read More > (will link to a blog post)

Event Sponsors

Thank you to our Sponsors who make our annual Conference possible through their generosity and support! If you're interested in becoming a conference sponsor, email Kerry,, to discuss your options.

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