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OCA - 76th Annual Conference - "Spreading the Word"


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Nov 28, 2007, 1:52 PM

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“Spreading The Word”

Wednesday, January 23 - Friday, January 25

76th Annual Conference of the Ontario Camping Association

Blue Mountain Resort & Conference Centre in Collingwood, Ontario

Keynote Speakers

. Justin TrudeauThe education and empowerment of youth are priorities that have dominated Justin Trudeau’s professional and personal life. Trudeau is actively involved with Katimavik, Canada’s leading national youth volunteer-service program.

. Anne Sutherland & Beth Thompson - (Co-Authors, Kidfluence)Kidfluence details the latest research on the demographic and socio-cultural trends of young adults born after 1980--Generation Y. This "what works and what doesn't" book provides adults with sometimes-surprising findings on what information and products these kids really want, and how to reach them most effectively without turning them off completely.

. Banquet EntertainmentSusan Aglukark Multiple Juno Award-winning Aboriginal singer/songwriter Susan Aglukark is one of Canada’s most unique artists. She blends the Inuktitut and English languages with contemporary pop music arrangements to tell the stories of her people, the Inuit of Arctic Canada.

Additional Conference Highlights Include:
  • Canada’s Largest Commercial Exhibit Hall (80+ exhibitors over two days)
  • Streamed and themed workshops including Media Relations, Diversity, Staffing, Day Camp Management, Resident Camp Management, Health Care, Environment, Current Issues and Program Trends.
  • Winter Carnival Evening (co-hosted by the Quebec Camping Association & the International Camping Fellowship)
  • Kindred Camping Afternoon (day, agency, special needs, religiously affiliated, private)
New! Camp Board Members Day (designed for those serving on agency/non-profit camp boards of directors)

New! Young Professionals Breakfast

Special seminars on Online Marketing for Residential Camp Directors and Day Camp Directors by's Evan Heltay and Hagai Maidenberg.

To register: Ontario Camping Association

Visit the Calendar


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