NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will address over 3,000 summer camp and out of school time professionals on March 19th at the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey's Tri State CAMP Conference. Camp is a unique environment where children have the opportunity to learn important life skills needed to succeed in life. The conference, taking place at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ March 17 – 19, 2015, offers professional development for camp and out of school time professionals and is the largest gathering of camp professionals in the world.
"We are thrilled that Secretary Clinton will be speaking at the American Camp Association, NY and NJ's Tri-State CAMP Conference," says Andy Pritikin, President of the American Camp Association, NY and NJ. "Secretary Clinton's work in raising public awareness about the importance of early childhood education and the wellness of our families aligns seamlessly with the work that camp professionals have been providing for children for over a century."
The American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey's Tri-State CAMP Conference is the largest conference for camp professionals in the world and offers professional development for over 3,000 camp professionals, camp staff, youth development professionals, and "out of school" experiential educators. Attendees come to learn at over 180 educational sessions, find new services and products in the 300 both exhibit hall, and spend time with like-minded professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children.
For more information about the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey's Tri-State CAMP Conference, visit www.tristatecampconference.com
ABOUT THE AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION, NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY
The American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey is a private not for profit organization dedicated to enhancing the summer camp experience for children. Because of camp, children have the opportunity to learn powerful lessons in community, character-building, skill development, and healthy living — lessons that can't be learned in any other environment.
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