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MSC Educational Workshop and Networking Extravaganza

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Click here to watch intro video 1 Click here to watch Intro video 2 On Wednesday, January 23rd our major Educational Workshop will be held at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland. In the morning, Dr. Chris Thurber will be presenting a workshop exploring Gender and Stereotypes at Camp. The workshop runs from 9 am to noon. Following the workshop, there will be a buffet lunch and our Vendor Networking Extravaganza. The day will end with our annual Mega Raffle. Click here to register for the workshop. Registration fee is $25 per person. As of today more than 40 businesses have already registered. Make sure to thank our sponsors for Extravaganza! Norway Savings Bank, Acadia Insurance, Chalmers Insurance, CIEE, Androscoggin...
MSC wins the ACA’s 2016 Community Honor Award

MSC wins the ACA’s 2016 Community Honor Award

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This award is given for outstanding contributions to organized camping or to ACA New England. It should be presented to individuals, groups or organizations that may or may not be members of ACA in order to recognize their support of quality camp experiences. Due to the tireless effort by Maine Summer Camps to align itself with partners such as ACA and ACA New England, Executive Director Ron Hall, Counsel Jack Erler and the supporting cast continued to educate and guide camps through the confusion of the elevated level of interest in camps regarding enforcement of Federal transportation law. Today the success story is complete. The interpretations pushed onto Maine camps last year are gone, and all camps across the country...
2018 MSC Winter Workshop and Business Networking Extravaganza

2018 MSC Winter Workshop and Business Networking Extravaganza

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Click here to view notes from the Niambi Jaha-Echols Diversity Workshop in February 2018 Would you like to learn ways to create a camp environment that is more inclusive for all people and cultures? Do you want strategies to help you work with staff in creating a culturally agile, thoughtful, and inclusive camp community? Join your MSC colleagues for an inspiring morning with Niambi Jaha-Echols as she shares her passion. As society and the camping movement evolve, many of our camps are attempting to become more diverse and inclusive, including efforts to expand cultural, racial, and socio-economic diversity. In this workshop, we will explore how our different cultural experiences and conditioning influence our interactions with others, all with the aim...

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