10/2/01 - The Speaker Form has
been posted on-line for the 2002 Ohio Camping Conference being
held on Thursday, January 24th.
9/23/01 - Updated information on the ACA Ohio Section
Grants Program has been posted on-line
. The deadline to submit proposals is November 15th.
7/16/01 - The Ohio Parks and Recreation Association in
cooperation with Hocking College has scheduled an
All-Ohio Naturalists' Roundtable on Friday, September
21st from 9 am to 5 pm. A
flyer, schedule, and list of
speakers & topics have been posted
on-line (all are in Adobe PDF format). For more information,
contact Dennis Garvin at 419-936-2876
6/29/01 - The June ACA Leadership newsletter expressed
appreciation for the willingness of camps nationwide who 'agreed
to participate in the summer field test of the national youth
development outcomes research instruments.' Of 21 camps listed
across the country, two were from Ohio: Camp Joy and
CYO Camp Christopher. In addition, 8 camps nationwide were
thanked for participating in a spring pilot test which helped
'streamline the survey questionnaire to be used this summer in
the field test.', and two of those were from Ohio(!): Great
Trails - Girl Scouts and YMCA Camp Campbell Gard.
- 5/2/01 - A bit late, but ... the 2001
Board of Directors has now been posted on-line. Efforts continue to
generate this information from a database which is being developed to archive the history
of the Section.
- 4/25/01 - An e-mail was sent from iluvcamp today disclosing
that they are discontinuing their operations. A copy of the e-mail has
been posted on-line, which includes a couple
of attachments in Microsoft Word.
- 3/29/01 - Two registration forms have been posted (in Adobe Acrobat
format) for the May Wilderness Skills Training and the June Southwest
Ohio Cluster Training
Call Brett Haydin at (513) 932-3756 or Shane Riffle at (513) 932-1424
for more information.
- 3/10/01 - The Minutes for the
Feb. 14th Cincinnati Area Cluster Meeting have been posted on-line in
the "MEMBERS ONLY" area.
- 1/25/01 - Campers, Parents, Prospective Summer Staff,
Directors: - The
2001 Camp Fairs have been posted. Thanks to Dave Devey
for the info.
- 1/19/01 - Prospective Summer Staff, Directors: -
the current schedule of
2001 Area College/University Job Fairs has been posted and will be
updated as additional info is received.
- 1/9/01 - The Minutes for the
Nov. 8th Cincinnati Area Cluster Meeting have been posted on-line in
the "MEMBERS ONLY" area.
- 1/3/01 - Shane Riffle at the Countryside YMCA would
appreciate some feedback about a possible
NOLS trip leader course - specifically whether
there would be enough interest to add it to this year's Southwest Ohio Cluster
- 12/13/00 - On-line registration
is now available for the
2001 ACA Ohio Camping Conference.
Hope to see you there in January!
- 11/27/00 - The initial schedule for the
2001 ACA Ohio Camping Conference
has been posted. On-line registration will be available soon.
- 11/24/00 - Anne Brienza is accepting nominations for
awards which are presented by the Section to
individuals or programs. Please e-mail her at
- 11/23/00 -
The 2001 Calendar of Events has
been posted. For those with a technology slant, this page is the first
to be "dynamically served" from a database of calendar events, allowing
for easier and more timely updates.
- 10/25/00 -
A new mailing address has been posted (above) for the ACA Ohio Section.
Also, the November meeting of the Northeast Cluster has been
added to the calendar. Contact the section
office or Kim Brosnan or Tim Fox at Camp Cheerful for details.
- 10/21/00 -
Proposals are currently being accepted for this year's
ACA Ohio Section Grants Program. All
proposals must be received by December 1st.
- 9/28/00 -
Speakers for the 2001 Ohio Camping Conference can use the
Speaker Form to submit information about
themselves, their session, and their presentation needs/preferences.
- 9/20/00 -
The Fall schedule of Cincinnati Cluster meetings has been added to
the 2000 Calendar of Events.
- 9/14/00 -
The on-line registration form for the
October 17th Fall Workshop is now available, including
- 5/30/00 - The 2000 Board of Directors
list and the 2000 Calendar of Events
have been updated.
- 3/30/00 - Some minor modifications to the
2000 Calendar of Events reflect changes in the ACA Ohio Board Meeting
- 3/23/00 - The American Academy of Pediatrics put out a policy
statement on "Health Appraisal Guidelines for Day Camps and Resident Camps"
which is available
- 3/8/00 - The 2000 Board of Directors
and the 1999 President's Report have been posted.
- 2/21/00 - Campers, Parents, Prospective Summer Staff,
Directors: - Additional Camp Fairs have
been added for the end of February and the month of March..
- 2/14/00 - ACA Members: The Calendar of Events for
2000 has been updated with the latest information
on dates of Board meetings and educational conferences.
- 12/25/99 - HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!
from the folks at the ACA Ohio Section. Our 1999
Calendar of Events has been moved to the Archives section as we get ready
for 2000! There are also seven (7) camp fairs now listed on the
camp fairs page. Thanks to Dave Devey
for providing the info.
- 12/10/99 - The Ohio Section is proud to present our first
ever on-line registration for the
Meeting. Complete descriptions of sessions are on-line, as are speaker bios.
- 11/19/99 - ACA Members: Information on the 2000
Elections has been posted. Members should contact the ACA Office if you
haven't received a ballot yet. ALSO, updated information on the
Grants (formerly Grantsmanship) Program
has been posted. Debby Menzel is now the contact person.
- 11/2/99 - The web site continues to undergo revisions and
expansion as we strive to serve the public and our membership. Please send
any comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
- 9/28/99 - Additional information on the
October 12th Fall Meeting has been posted, including schedules and session
- 9/21/99 - Speakers who are presenting at the Annual Meeting in
January, 2000 can submit information on their session(s) on-line by using
the Speaker Information Form. ALSO, the
minutes of the September 15, 1999 meeting of the Cincinnati Cluster have been
posted in the MEMBERS ONLY section.
- 8/13/99 - The minutes for the May 12, 1999 meeting of the
Cincinnati Cluster have been posted in the MEMBERS ONLY section.
- 5/29/99 - Details of the ACA Ohio Section
being held October 12th at YMCA Willson Outdoor Center are now on-line.
Also, the 1999 Standards Training information has been removed and
replaced with the list of 1999 ACA Visitors.
- 5/3/99 - Some of the links to the American Camping Association
had become invalid due to a recent reorganization of the ACA's web site. Those
links have been checked and revised as necessary, including a link to the
ACA's Interactive Camp
Database. The 1999 Calendar of Events has
also been updated with the addition of upcoming conferences and workshops for
camp staff and professionals.
- 4/10/99 - Some web site redesign is taking place - hopefully
it will be easier to access and navigate. Additional e-mail addresses have
been added to the 1999 Board of Directors list.
Plus a link to the Association of
Camp Nurses (ACN) has been added. The ACN and ACA are sponsoring an
International Camp Health Conference in Bemidji, Minnesota from October
14-17. Contact Myra Pravda, RN for
- 2/1/99 - Note the Section's new mailing address as it moves from
Columbus to NE Ohio. Also, after an enjoyable and successful Annual Meeting,
additional information is being compiled and posted on-line, including the
1998 President's Report, the
1998 Nominating Committee Report with the Election
results, and the
1999 Board of Directors.
- 12/29/98 - For ACA members, Grantsmanship
Program Guidelines are now on-line.
- 12/22/98 - For ACA members, information on the
1999 Election has been posted.
- 12/16/98 - The Section's own domain name is official! We're now
on the World Wide Web at http://www.acaohio.org
- 12/13/98 - A substantial amount of new information was placed on
the web site, including new links for Parents & Campers and Camp Job
Opportunities, details on
Ohio Section Awards,
and information on
including an on-line registration form for upcoming courses.
- 10/30/98 - Members: Plan to be at the
Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 28th.
Contact us for details!