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23-25 January, 2019

Ontario Camps Association Annual Conaference

The Ontario Camps Association Conference already has a huge turnout/registration!

Here’s the OCA Connects conference website:   

It is also the 25th anniversary of KUMBAYAH (3rd International Camping Congress in Toronto in 1994 and there will be a number of special touches next month at the Conference:  Mike Pearse leading a Keynote Sing Song in honour of Jack; the opening session, Grand Rendezvous, carries the same name as the opening afternoon in 1994 and Jane & Jorgi will be co-hosting the Closing Banquet).

Also, we’re excited to have an international delegate reception on the opening night for all of our ICF friends from around the world and here at home in Canada!

17-19 February, 2019 

International Camping Fellowship Pre-Conference Camp Tour (ICF)

This tour of Nashville-area youth programs and camps is open to everyone and will include, in addition to sightseeing, facilitated discussions of camp and youth programs in the US and around the world. Special activities and meals are planned to represent local culture and foods.  Fee of $200 includes transportation, program fees, snacks, and four meals, but does not include hotel.  The tour will be based at a hotel near the Nashville Airport, to be announced by early fall, with transportation to the scheduled sites, returning to the tour hotel each evening. On Feb. 19, participants will be transported to the conference hotel for the ACA Conference.
Contact Linda Pulliam, for additional information. Itinerary will be posted in late fall. 

Registration Fee: $200
If attending the ICF Kindred only — a $15 processing fee will be added to the registration cost.

Register through ACA

For more information, contact Linda Pulliam, 919-603-0317 

 ICF Tour 2019
19-22 February, 2019 ACA, 2019 National Conference, Nashville

Four-plus packed days of quality education, social and issues-based networking, professional trade-show access and special events are designed to boost your professional development.

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Conference Center
2800 Opryland Dr
For more info click here!
27-29 April, 2019

6th All-Russian Perm meeting - "Counselors' circle", City of Perm

April 27th to April 29th

(Arrivals April 26th and departures April 30th)

This meeting focuses on the professional communication of counselors, the growth of their skills and competences that influence the progress of a camper. It aims to provide better training of counselors for the new summer season. There will be workshops, discussions and master classes for more than 350 participants from different regions of Russia.

International counselors and camp organizers are invited to participate in the Meeting. Please email your applications until April 8, 2019 to: 
All announcements of the forthcoming events of the "Counselors' circle" will be placed in the channel of the Telegram network application as well as in WhatsApp application +79128821394 in the Perm krug group.

Participation in the Meeting events, bus transfer from the Perm airport to the New Generation camp, food and accommodation inside the camp is provided to the participants free of charge. There is only an organizational fee of 1,200 rubles per participant.

There will be translation provided.

The meeting is organized for the sixth time in the camp "New Generation" (Perm, Russia).  The organizers of the meeting are the Perm regional office of interregional public organization "Assistance to Children's Recreation" and the camp "New Generation".

The meeting will be held with assistance of a grant of the President of the Russian Federation for the civil society development provided by the Fund of presidential grants.

In 2019 the program of the Meeting will be divided into blocks: the Counselor 1.0 (for counselors with experience less than 2 years), the Counselor 2.0 (for counselors with experience more than 2 years), the platform for the senior counselors and heads of programs.

17-21 October, 2019  ICF Asia Oceania Camping Congress, Malaysia

Where: Kuala Lumpur

When: October 17-21, 2019

Early Bird registration discounts until December 31st 2018!
You may pay and register online here
Just complete this form  and email it or fax it along with the payment receipt to or Fax: +603 21784858

Call for presenters:
All submission must be sent to us no later than 30th November 2018, and an announcement on confirmation will be made no later than 25th February 2019, if not earlier.

For more info go to the congress website!