Dear Colleagues,

As we welcome the blossoming beauty of spring in the northern hemisphere, I extend warm greetings to all members of the International Camping Fellowship. May this season of renewal bring inspiration and energy as we gear up for the exciting summer ahead.

We have many great news to share with you:

Awards Nominations Open: Celebrate Excellence in Camping

We are thrilled to announce that nominations for the prestigious ICF Awards are now open. Visit our website to learn more about the categories and submit your deserving nominees. Let’s shine a spotlight on the outstanding individuals and organizations that contribute to the growth and development of camping worldwide.

ICF Academy S4 E4: Camp Staff Recruitment and Retention

In the latest episode of the ICF Academy, we delve into the crucial aspects of camp staff recruitment and retention. Tune in to gain valuable insights and enhance your camp’s workforce strategies. Your camp’s success starts with a dedicated and motivated team.

Global Presence: ICF at International Events

We are proud to announce our active participation in international events. The ICF was present at the ACA National Conference in the USA, OCA in Canada, and CCEA and ICE Conferences in China. The 2nd China Russia Forum is also underway, fostering collaboration and exchange between two vibrant camping communities. We believe in the power of global connections and shared experiences.

Welcome “Learning Experience” – ICF’s New Business Affiliate

We are delighted to introduce our new business affiliate, Learning Experience. Their commitment to supporting the camping community aligns with our mission, and we look forward to a fruitful collaboration. Explore the possibilities that this partnership brings and stay tuned for exciting opportunities.

Congratulations to the Mexican Camp Association and Canadian Camps Association

A heartfelt congratulations to both of them on the success of their annual congress. We applaud their dedication to advancing camping initiatives and creating a positive impact on the camping landscape in their countries.

ICF Training Workshop in Mongolia: Sharing Knowledge and Building Connections

We are excited to announce an upcoming training workshop in Mongolia. Join us as we share valuable knowledge and build connections with fellow camp enthusiasts. Stay tuned for more details on this enriching opportunity.

As we embrace the changing seasons and navigate the challenges and triumphs of camping, let us remember the shared passion that unites us all. Wishing you a productive and joyful spring as we prepare for a summer filled with memorable camp experiences.

Warm regards,

Fahri Gozet

ICF President 2023 – 2026