Monday, February 4, 2008

Camp Conference

The American Camp Association is a major link the the national movement of connecting kids to nature. The hold their National Conference in Nashville in February.
This year's theme will explore a number of variations on how we can change the lives of children through the strength of many voices. Possibilities include claiming a more significant presence in the complementary learning community, partnering with community organizations to share the message of camp, increasing public awareness about the benefits of camp, strengthening the teams within our camps, helping our counselors and campers find their voices and be included in decision-making at camp, effectively working with our boards, strengthening our legislative voice, and drawing from our shared strength to provide greater opportunities for children to experience camp.