Call for Speakers

OCA is looking for passionate speakers to speak at our 2023 Professional Development events.

We’re looking for speakers to present on many aspects of camp: 

  • Trending Topics: responsive to regulatory, new societal concerns, emerging issues
  • The Camper: mental health, special needs, health concerns, healthy child development
  • Support: Topics for administrative and maintenance staff
  • Camp Director ABCs: Everything you need to know about staff, program, marketing,  and creating your own leadership style
  • The Business of Camp: HR management, finances policies, key indicators
  • Program: camp programs, activities, innovations, and hands-on presentations
  • Outdoor Education: current issues and challenges
  • Staff Engagement: recruitment, recognition, training/pre-camp
  • Equity and Diversity: creating spaces that welcome diversity
  • Industry Sustainability: non-profits – strategies, grant writing, funding
  • Mental Health: for campers, staff, camp professionals

Don’t see your area of expertise here? Select other on the Call for Speakers Form!

Complete our Call for Speakers form below, or click here.

The OCA team appreciates your interest and will be in touch if your proposal is being considered.