Camp Fire CEO Summit – 2018

Wakefield, Massachusetts – October 10 – 12, 2018
Click the following link to get registered:

Hotel Registration

The Four Points by Sheraton Wakefield Boston Hotel & Conference Center will serve as our host hotel for the event.
Attendees can make hotel reservations using the following link:
Camp Fire has secured a discounted room rate of $159 per night.
Be sure to make your hotel reservations prior to September 14, 2018 to guarantee Camp Fire’s low rates ($159/night).

Schedule of Events

The following is a general schedule of events:

Wednesday, Oct 10
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Introductions & Summit Overview: Cathy Tisdale
Leadership Development: Introduced by Tory Thompson

  • Workforce Development Best Practices: Staff Recruitment, Onboarding & Retention
  • CEO Burnout or How to Quit Burning the Candle at Both Ends!

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Opening Dinner
Welcome: Laurie Hamill, CEO Camp Fire North Shore

Thursday, Oct. 11
8:00 am: Breakfast served:
Set up the day (Patti Gardner)
8:30 am: What is Working? (Introduced by Bob Reid & Amber Grundy)
Round 1 (choose one):

  • Marketing & Communications
  • Board Development
  • Environmental Ed/Camp Programming

10:15 am BREAK

10:30 am: What is Working?
Round 2 (choose one)

  • Afterschool Programming
  • Board Development
  • Marketing & Communications

Noon: LUNCH!

1:30 pm: What is Working
Round 3 (choose one)

  • Marketing & Communications
  • Board Development
  • Environmental Ed/Camp Programming
  • Afterschool Programming

3:00 pm: BREAK

3:15 pm: What is Working?
Round 4 (All together) Building Sustainable Philanthropy Together

4:45 pm: Reflections on the day
5:00 pm: Free night!

Friday, Oct. 12
8:00 am: Breakfast served

8:30 am: CEO Remarks (Cathy Tisdale)

9:00 am: Business Development: (Introduced by Jim Stephenson)
Building Sustainable Earned Income Strategies

10:15 am: BREAK

10:30 am: DEI Through a 21st Century Lens (Introduced by Barb Dunnam)
Roger Brooks, CEO, Facing History and Ourselves

Noon: Reflections on the day (Erin Risner)

12:15: LUNCH & Adjourn

Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within