The global camp staffing conference is back.

Oct 27-30, 2024 / Asheville, North Carolina

We're back for 3 days of expert-led sessions, talks and workshops in the vibrant city of Asheville. Collaborate with the leading voices in the camp world to elevate your approach to staffing. Enter the 2025 hiring season with a fresh network, perspective and mindset to elevate your staffing efforts.

"I loved that it was small and we were encouraged to mix it up with different colleagues. The environment was warm and comfortable. The sessions were engaging and informative. And each speaker was so accessible!

Thank you to the Camp Collab team for all of your hard work in bringing this conference together!"

Jocelyn Glantz

Lake Bryn Mawr Camp

Check out the teaser for this year's conference.

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Shoshi Rothschild

Collab "Head Counselor", Founder In.tent Consulting & Facilitation
A former camp director who has spent over 20 summers at overnight camp, Shoshi Rothschild loves working with camp leadership teams to help them design and implement strategies to improve staff culture, experience, and retention. Shoshi is the founder of in.tent consulting & facilitation, which was built on the belief that everything organizations do should be intentional and reflective of their mission and values.

Dr. Kim Howell

Psychologist, Consultant, & Leadership Expert
Dr. Kim Howell has developed and facilitated impactful learning programs for global organizations and leaders on topics including empathetic leadership and psychological safety. Her approach to life and work combines radical compassion, amplification of the margins, and irreverence toward the status quo. She brings not only a wealth of experience in transformational and adult learning, but a passion for helping leaders excel.

Parker Yablon

Co-Founder of Elevation Nation & People Consultant at EY
Finding your purpose in life doesn't come easy. And that purpose certainly changes over time. After graduating college, Parker had a dream corporate job and was eager to make an impact at his company. The realities of being a young adult in the real world quickly set in. Now, he helps others navigate their uncertainty, inspiring them to elevate their mindset and their communities.

Sam Panitch

Co-Founder of Elevation Nation & Product manager and design operations lead at the EY Design Studio
Sam thought he did everything "right". Got good grades, the perfect internships, an awesome job after college. But upon graduation, he felt lost, without purpose, and directionless. This experience inspired the creation of Elevation Nation and now, Sam aims to shed light on the struggles young adults face while helping them elevate their mindsets in the real world.

Rachel Fendell Satinsky

Attorney & Shareholder; Littler Mendelson P.C.
Rachel Fendell Satinsky is an attorney specializing in employment litigation and counseling. She has represented clients from Fortune 50 companies to start-ups in courts. Her experience spans retail, financial services, healthcare, and the camp industry. Known for strong client relationships, Rachel provides tailored legal advice. She handles employment issues, drafts restrictive covenants, and volunteers for the Pennsylvania Innocence Project.

Fritz Seyferth

The Coach’s Coach
Fritz's team at FS/A brings a rich background in high-level team success. Fritz combines systems engineering with a deep understanding of human motivation. His work began in 1979 with Bo Schembechler and led to identifying the science of success, shared in "The Shift from Me to Team." Clients describe FS/A's approach as "innovative, revolutionary, and deeply meaningful".

Drew Fidler

Senior Director of BBYO Center for Adolescent Wellness
Drew Fidler, LCSW-C. Ensures BBYO and other youth-serving organizations prioritize adolescent mental, emotional, and social well-being through best practices. Formerly at Baltimore Child Abuse Center, Drew trained over 1000 professionals on protecting children and building safe environments.

Jeffrey Leiken

Coach, Trainer, Author, 30+ years consulting with camps and youth development organizations
Jeff Leiken, a Master Practitioner of NLP and Co-Creator of the HeroPath program, helps young people overcome challenges through unconventional methodologies. As the author of "Adolescence Is Not A Disease" and a popular keynote speaker, he has trained over 60,000 parents, teens, and professionals. With a Master's in Educational Counseling, Jeff is known for his passion, depth of knowledge, and captivating storytelling.

Erica N. Hruby, M.A.

National Speaker, Educator, Coach, and Consultant | Professional Development Specialist and Curriculum Writer
Erica Hruby, a tween/teen expert with 28+ years of experience, helps parents and professionals strengthen relationships and collaboration through education and coaching. With a down-to-earth approach, she shares proven methodologies and insights in an easy-to-understand, non-judgmental way. A professional educator, speaker, and curriculum developer, Erica holds a Master's in Clinical Psychology and is a mother of two adult daughters.

Allison Corey Miller

Executive Coach, Veteran Camp Director, CEO Happy Camper Live
Allison Corey Miller is a visionary leader with a diverse background in camp management, law, and human resources. She co-directs Camp Starlight with her husband, David. Allison also founded Happy Camper Live, a lifestyle brand offering a range of content to empower children. She holds a law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and has a strong background in human resources.

Bobby Audley

Camp Director, Keynote Speaker, Coach ​& Podcast Host
Bobby Audley is a keynote speaker, coach and camp director. As a speaker and coach Bobby helps camps create positive-energy Cultures of Connection. He has spoken in 36 states, given two TEDx talks, and is the host of the podcast ‘50 Cups of Coffee with Bobby Audley.’ Bobby is the co-director of Timber Lake West, a member of the TLC Family of Camps.


2024 agenda coming soon. Stay tuned! 
In the meantime, take a look at our 2023 agenda to get a real feel for Collab.

Sunday 5 November

9:00 AM
Arrival, Rest & Freshen Up
3:00 PM
River of Light - Art Trail
7:00 PM
Welcome to Liverpool - Bonfire Night

Monday 6 November

7:00 AM
8:45 AM
Welcome to Collab
9:15 AM
10:00 AM
Keynote & Collaborate
12:30 PM
2:00 PM
Panel & Breakouts
5:15 PM
6:30 PM
Dinner & Social

Tuesday 7 November

7:00 AM
8:45 AM
9:15 AM
Keynote & Collaborate
12:30 PM
2:00 PM
Panel & Breakouts
5:15 PM
6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Meet-up & Social

Wednesday 8 November

7:00 AM
8:45 AM
9:15 AM
Keynote, Q&A & Panel
12:30 PM
Lunch - Attendee Led Collaboration & Learning
2:00 PM
Plenary Session & Breakouts
5:15 PM
Check-out & Closing Remarks
7:30 PM
Camp Leaders 25th Anniversary Dinner & Celebration

Thursday 9 November

7:00 AM
Breakfast & Farewells
11:00 AM
Invite your 2024 staff and alumni to meet - Optional


Lineup coming soon. Think you have some fresh perspective to add to Camp Collab? 
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Regular Registration now open
USD Per Person
Secure your spot for a deposit of $200 USD
3 days of collaboration, networking and learning
Exclusive events around Asheville
Meals and receptions
Early booking room rate - space is limited!
Recorded presentations and sessions

Register now

Meet the Collab Committee

Kenny Brook
Howie Grossinger
Camp Robin Hood Canada
Aaron Selkow
Chestnut Lake Camp
Matty Layman
Camp IHC
Tova Blasberg
JCC Camp Interlaken
Dayna Hardin
Camp Group
Pam Malter
Camp Canadensis


The answers to your most frequently asked questions.

How do I get to Camp Collab?

We recommend flying into Asheville (AVL) and taking an uber or renting a car. Greenville (GSP) also provides relatively convenient access to Asheville. Asheville is also drivable from both Atlanta and Charlotte. We ask that you arrive in Asheville for our welcome event at 6pm on Sunday.

Will there be any free time to explore Asheville?

Yes! We will have plenty of time for exploring the rich culture and amazing food scene in Asheville! We will also have optional activities for all attendees if you prefer a more facilitated experience.

Are there any hiring perks for attending Camp Collab?

Yes! All Camp Collab camps will get access to two early hiring online hiring events, exclusive to Camp Collab camps.

Will we get to see any camps in the North Carolina area?

We hope so! We would love to be able to work some camp site visits into our packed agenda. Stay tuned!

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