Episode 66: All About Tri-State with Allison Wittenberg and Samara Feinberg


Our hosts discuss all things Tri-State Camp Conference with the delightful Samara & Allison from the Tri-State office.
We find out what Samara, Allie’s and Dave’s favourite moments are from conferences gone by, how Dave met his wife, who the 2019 key note speakers are, and more!

In this old school, hour long episode Allison & Samara give advice for first time attendees, returning attendees, vendors, and speakers. The also share a little bit of the conference’s history and what they’re most excited about for 2019.

Lightening Round

What book would you recommend for other camp and or recreation professionals?

Samara – Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
Allison – Dare to Lead by Brene Brown (or anything by Brene Brown)

What’s a word that has meaning for you professionally?
Samara – Community
Allison – Connection

What’s one piece of advice you have for an emerging camp/ rec professional?
Samara- Advocate for yourself
Allison – Reach out to someone who’s had an impact on you

What’s your favourite quote?
Samara – “Values = Choices = Consequences” – former camp director
Allison – “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou

How to reach Samara and Allison

ACA Website
Tri-State Website


Things we’re grateful for

Patti – Her health
Allison – Her camp experience
Samara – The impact camp has had on her life
Dave – That he’s been chosen as a 2019 Tri-State speaker

How to reach us

Patti: The Camp Nerd

Dave: Professor Dave

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