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Camp Directors Preparing for ACA National 2009 at Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World

October 25th, 2008 · No Comments · ACA, Books, Director Development, Podcast

Once again the American Camp Association (ACA) will hold the National ACA Camp Conference February 17-20, 2009 at the Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World (WDW).  As a very frequent traveler to WDW, here are my favorite resources for camp directors attending the conference.

American Camp Assocaition National Conference 2009

The Conference Hotel – Coronado Springs Resort:  Listen to a discussion on the podcast WDW Today Episode 477 – Coronado Springs….A Review.  Many who attend and review WDW hotels do not like Coronado Springs.  This is in part because it is a convention hotel and less of a Disney resort.  One of the big criticisms is the size and layout of the resort.  If your room is far from the convention center, it can easily take you a 10-15 minutes to walk to and from your room.  Personally, I like the resort. This is in part because I have stayed there so many times and I know my way around.  I also purchased a Coronado Refillable mug about eight years ago and feel like I really have a great ROI each time I go back.

Community Forum
The DIS Discussion Forums – DISboards.com – The Internet’s Largest and Friendliest Disney Community

Websites
WDW Info – The Internet’s Largest Unofficial On-Line Guide to Walt Disney World
WDW Touring Plans – a website companion to the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World – essential if you are going to the parks

Web Radio Shows/Podcasts
WDW Today Podcast is an interactive webcast/podcast that covers various topics from around Walt Disney World
WDW Radio a Podcast featuring Walt Disney World news, rumors, trivia and guest interviews.
The DIS Unplugged podcast is a weekly roundtable discussion that discuss all aspects of planning a Disney vacation.

Books/Articles
Disney World Rookie Mistakes to Avoid (from WDWinfo)
The Unofficial Guide Walt Disney World 2009 (Unofficial Guides)

The Complete Walt Disney World 2009

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