CAMPference Schedule

CAMPference 2017 Schedule

Attendee fees cover all CAMPference events and meals.

Vendors may purchase meal tickets for the President's Reception and Breakfast Banquet.


Sunday, March 5th

3:00 pm Tee Time 1st Annual Campference Calf Scramble
Sponsored by Everything Summer Camp

Monday, March 6th

9:00 am – 12:00 pm ACA Standard Update. Please register if you plan to attend. Garden
10:30 am - 12:15 pm C.A.M.P. Registration The Bluffs
11:00 am Legislative Members Only Luncheon with Courtney Hoffman and Robert Monaghan
Sponsored by CCUSA
Cypress
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Exclusive Vendor Time / Vendor Scavenger Hunt The Bluffs
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Keynote Speaker - Sarah Kurtz McKinnon Sponsored by Performance Foods Cibolo Ballroom
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Snacks with the Vendor & door prizes The Bluffs
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm BREAKOUT SESSION 1
  1. Sarah Kurtz McKinnon - Negotiating for Camp Professionals
    Cibolo
  2. Robert Monaghan - Insurance and Liability Concerns
    Garden
  3. Tim Huchton - Play Matters
    Fawn
  4. Stephanie Rojo - The ADA Act and How it Applies to Campers and Policies
    Cypress
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm BREAKOUT SESSION 2
  1. Sarah Kurtz McKinnon - Creating a Culture of Customer Service
    Cibolo
  2. Steve Baskin - Moments, Messages and Mindsets
    Fawn
  3. Domokur Architects - Great Camp Buildings
    Garden
  4. Stephanie Rojo - The FLSA, Overtime and Camps
    Cypress
6:00 pm Happy Hour
Sponsored by Guadalupe National Bank and Stickers and More
The Bluffs
7:00 pm President’s Reception
Sponsored by Ben E. Keith and Camp Leaders / Lantern Camps
Pool Patio behind The Bluffs

Tuesday, March 7th

7:30 am Devotional with Papa Bear Garden
8:00 am Breakfast Banquet, Annual Business Meeting, C.A.M.P. Honors Presentation
Sponsored by Camp Minder and Labatt
Cibolo Ballroom
9:30 am - 1:30 pm Vendor Time The Bluffs
9:30 am - 10:30 am BREAKOUT SESSION 1
  1. Sarah Kurtz McKinnon - Working with Difficult Parents
    Cibolo
  2. Joanna Warren Smith - Leverage Camper and Parent Input to Maximize Your Programs
    Cypress
  3. Mike Minoia - Health Department Updates
    Garden
10:45 am - 11:45 am BREAKOUT SESSION 2
  1. Sarah Kurtz McKinnon - Kids, Teens and Sex Today
    Cibolo
  2. Tim Huchton/ Martin Ramirez - Young Professionals Round Table
    Garden
  3. Tommy Ferguson - 46 Years of Camping
    Cypress
  4. Joanna Warren Smith - Red Cross Updates
    Fawn
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH with Vendors - Door Prizes The Bluffs
1:00 pm Keynote Speaker - Joanna Warren Smith "Ready. Set. Go! But Watch Where You’re Going!!" Cibolo Ballroom
2:20 pm Raffle and Goodbyes Cibolo Ballroom

Speakers

Sarah Kurtz McKinnon

Sarah Kurtz McKinnon

Sarah Kurtz McKinnon is a mission-driven leader who believes summer camp changes lives. In 2009, Sarah became one of the youngest YMCA executives in the country, taking the helm at Ann Arbor YMCA Camp Al-Gon-Quian in Northern Michigan at the age of 23. With Sarah’s creative and dynamic leadership approach, the camp saw incredible growth. The program waitlisted as early as January each year. Now, as a full-service consultant and trainer, Sarah’s goal is to share her knowledge and experiences with as many other youth development professionals as possible. Sarah earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from Northwestern University and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Michigan.

kurtzmckinnoncreative.com

Joanna Warren Smith

Joanna Warren Smith

Joanna first went to resident camp at age 7. During the closing campfire, she vowed that camp would always be part of her life. Beyond the programs she attended, Joanna has visited hundreds of private and not-for-profit camps in the U.S., Canada, Russia, England and Switzerland. She has acquired a unique industry perspective of best business practices and is passionate about the positive impact that a quality camp experience can have on a child … especially in today’s unpredictable world. Ongoing focus groups with parents, children and teens have enabled Joanna to understand their expectations of camp, what motivates families to inquire, purchase and return. Through individualized strategies, Joanna has enabled new programs to develop, assisted troubled businesses in their efforts to survive and has been instrumental in the continuing success of established camp and year-round operations.

camp-consulting.com

Tim Huchton

Tim Huchton

Tim Huchton is with the American Camp Association and works to support the work and missions of the camp experience. Tim is passionate about the camp experience and feels that every child should get the chance to go to camp. He is a regular speaker at conference across the country and at numerous camps during staff training season.

linkedin.com/in/tim-huchton

Stephanie Darimont

Stephanie Darimont

Stephanie Darimont is currently the Aquatic Specialist for the American Red Cross for South and Central Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas in Recreation and Leisure Studies Program Management. She has worked in various aquatic supervisory and programming roles in Frisco, Plano and McKinney. Most recently, she worked for the City of Georgetown as the Aquatic Supervisor and was recognized for multiple awards at lifeguard competitions, TRAPS Regional Programming award, Texas Public Pool Council Agency of the Year Award and the Aquatics International – Best of Aquatics 2014 for training. Stephanie is currently the President of the Central Texas Aquatics Association and an active member of the Texas Public Pool Council.

redcross.org

Stephanie Rojo

Stephanie Rojo

Stephanie S. Rojo is board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been repeatedly named a Texas Rising Star. Stephanie’s practice focuses on representing employers and their leadership in discrimination and retaliation lawsuits and charges of discrimination, wage claims, suits for breach of contract and various employment-related torts, and suits for violation of state and federal statutes, such as the FLSA, the FMLA, WARN, and the Texas workers’ compensation retaliation statute. In addition, Stephanie advises businesses on creating and updating employee handbooks and policies, proactively avoiding employee complaints, non-competes and other contractual issues, and compliance with various employment process.

www.thompsoncoe.com

Robert Monaghan

Robert Monaghan

Robert Monaghan is the Executive Vice President and sales manager of Hibbs-Hallmark and Company in Tyler, Texas. Robert has insured camps since 1986 and currently works with over 100 camps. He also insures the American Camp Association and serves on their insurance committee. Hibbs-Hallmark & Company has recently been awarded the Torch Award from the Better Business Bureau for ethical business practices.

choffman@crhtexas.com


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