Joe Kruger Youth Development Conference

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The Joe Kruger Youth Development Conference brings premier youth educators together to discuss subjects relating to child and adolescent development. Camp professionals are invited to participate in eye opening discussions and consider tactical applications for implementation. This conference is held every other year rotating with the Morry Stein Management Conference.

Thursday, October 25th 9:30am-3:30pm

Double Tree by Hilton, Fort Lee, NJ

Join us at this year's Joe Kruger Youth Development Conference to explore the most recent and future trends of the next generation: iGen. Learn what the experts have to say about how to work with our next generation, spanning from our younger staff down to our campers, so you can return to your camp with a new outlook on what's happening with the youth of tomorrow.

Keynote Speaker: Lindsey Pollak, Millennial Workplace Expert 

Cost of the Conference
Members of ACA: $85
Non-Members of ACA: $115

Discounts available for first time attendee non-member camps, for more information please reach out to the ACA, NY & NJ office. *Prices subject to change annually at the discretion of ACA, NY & NJ. 

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Each year we present the Harold Breene Award and the Michael Gordon Award. We accept award nominations on a rolling basis throughout the year. To learn more about the different awards, meet the past recipients or to nominate someone in your camp community please click here

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