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Seminars 2018

This list of seminars is an example from last year. Upcoming 2019 seminar information will be shared at a later date, as they become finalized. If you are interested in leading a particular seminar not listed here, please contact the VP of Conventions, Carmen Ibañez at director@pinespringsranch.org.


Cypress Seminar Room

  • ACA Accreditation - Bill Wood
  • “Spa Retreat for Mind, Body & Spirit” - 
    Making Self-care Practical and a Priority - Esther Lorenson
  • Balance: The Relationship with Summer Camp and Year Around - Phil Younts
  • Social: Family, Staff and Self - David Yeagley

CAMP DIRECTOR (2018 list)

Spring Chapel

  • Using Expert Online Training to Super Charge Your Staff Training  - Chris Thurber
  • Engaging Millennials - Chris Thurber
  • New Frontiers in Camp Ministry - Rob Lang
  • When to Risk Big: Planning for success means taking large risks, learn to choose which risks are mission critical - David Fournier

RANGERS (2018 list)

Gym Room #3

  • What's up with BedBugs, and How do I Kill Them! - Todd Yoder, President/CEO Pest Assured
  • Fire Safety  With Live Demos! -  Kevin Rulapaugh, Alachua County Fire Rescue      
  • Landscaping 101: When it Comes to Landscaping, Mark is Here to Help! -Mark Trombetta, CEO of Lawn Pro
  • Behind the Scenes Tour With Russell (and He has the Keys!) - Russell Hallman

FOOD SERVICE (2018 list)


  • Kakes with Kathy Part 1 - Kathy Blandford
  • Kakes with Kathy Part  - Kathy Blandford
  • In the Kitchen with Armando - Armando Venezuela
  • Introductions to Hospitality -  Our very own NAD Cooks

CAMP SERVICES (2018 list)

Dogwood Lodge Seminar Room

  • UltraCamp for Beginners - Alex Pouty
  • UltraCamp: What’s New + Questions and Review - Alex Pouty

NEW TO CAMP (2018 list)

Gym Room #5 & #6

  • What Camp Managers wish Camp Directors Knew - Roger Henderson
  • Ins and outs of Staffing - Todd Casey
  • Success Seekers, Getting Your Camp Career Started on the
    Right Foot: Learn about proactive risk management and
    how to not only avoid pitfalls but plan effectively for success
    - David Fournier
  • Sharing Jesus - not just for programing anymore - Dan Whitlow

Women to Women (2018 list)


  • Nutrition for Reducing Pain and Inflammation        
    Helen’s testimony – My Sugar Confession.
  • Doctors Daily Dozen – Skinny Jeans are Back.       
    Kathy’s testimony – God Is Always Good
  • Greens, Beans and Automobiles – Yes You Can    
    Helen’s testimony – Cancer, Cancer and More Cancer
  • Make over Mamma / Living Life to the Fullest       
    Lorinda Elliott story – “10 in 20”.


CHILDCARE (2018 list)

Gym Room #1 & #2. Times allotted in the schedule when childcare will be provided to children, to allow adults the ability to freely attend seminars of their choice.

Round Tables (2018 list)

Gym Room 3 & 4 Christian Record - Jeri Lyn Rogge
Gym Room 5 & 6 Surviving in Ministry for the Long Haul
Spring Chapel Where, oh where have the summer staff gone? - Ray Queen