Purpose & History: To recognize and honor exceptional service to the ACA, NY and NJ to enhance the Camp profession. This award has been established in memory of Thelma Hurwitz, the “Queen of Camping”, a leader in the New York Section, and one of the founders of the Tri-State Camp Conference. This award is meant to celebrate those individuals who have taken a lasting leadership role in ACA, NY and NJ, from all fields of camping.
Qualifications: Recipients should be individuals who have done exceptional work on behalf of the Section to enhance the Camp profession for a period of at least ten years.
The winner of this award will be automatically nominated to the National Honor Award (National) if nominee meets criteria.
This award will be presented at the ACA, NY and NJ Fall Conference.
meet the past recipients