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California Aquatic Management School (CAMS)

CAMS Group PhotoOctober 13-15, 2021
Granlibakken, Tahoe City 

Hosted by the CPRS Aquatics Section

The California Aquatic Management School (CAMS) was formed in 2001 by a group of dedicated Aquatic Section leaders with a vision to conduct a premiere training for aquatic professionals. CAMS will offer networking opportunities as well as nationally recognized speakers discussing topics such as legislation, staff training, staff performance, facility design, program enhancements, emergency preparation, aquatic hot topics and much more. When you attend CAMS you can expect a 3-day experience like no other conference ever attended.

Join us for discussion on topics such as legislation, staff training, staff performance, facility design, program enhancements, emergency preparation, aquatic hot topics and much more. When you attend CAMS you can expect a 3-day experience like no other conference ever attended.

Our History:  The California Aquatic Management School (CAMS) was formed in 2001 by a group of dedicated Aquatic Section leaders with a vision to conduct a premiere training for aquatic professionals.  And sustainability is our goal--17 years later this training event is still relevant.

Register today!

Early Registration extended through September 9th:
Member: $595
Non-Member: $620

Registration rates September 10th through September 12th:

Member: $685
Non-Member: $710

Check out the CAMS brochure for more details. 

Special Pre-Conference Session with Shawn DeRosa

Wednesday, October 13 from 1-4pm
The Jury is Out, so YOU be the Judge! 
Using detailed fact patterns and case studies, you will discuss key elements in aquatic injury claims. What is the standard of care? Where do we find it? Are there aquatic standards or do we rely more heavily on industry best practices? Do the same standards apply to pools as to beaches? Do the standards apply equally in all situations? Learn to evaluate aquatic claims as would an expert, by reviewing facts and data and comparing the same to the standard of care. Working in groups, you will discuss actual cases; identify applicable standards; weigh the evidence; arrive at an opinion and defend your opinion to the group. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how the various puzzle pieces of evidence fit together in an attempt to paint a picture of what really happened during an incident. Some pieces of the puzzle may be missing, but in the end there’s likely to be enough to create a masterpiece.
*Additional registration fee to attend


For additional information about the training event, please contact:

Teri deRosier
916-405-5605

Jenni Worsham
714-593-4447

Session Proposals

The CPRS Aquatics Section is looking for speakers for the 20th Annual California Aquatic Management School (CAMS) taking place from October 13 – 15, 2021 at the Granlibakken in Tahoe City! If you have a topic that you would like to present, we invite you to submit an education session for consideration. The education selection committee is seeking sessions suitable for professionals from entry level to management, from the following categories:

  • Aquatics with Less / Reimagining Aquatics/Recreation
  • Innovations
  • Internal/External Customer Care
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Motivation
  • Multi City Department Collaborations
  • Professional Development
  • Programming - Basics
  • Recruitment
  • Risk Management
  • Staff Mentoring – building staffing leadership

Submit a Session

Submission deadline is August 20th, 2021. Please expect to be notified of selection at the end of August by email. If there are any questions, please feel free to contact the CAMS Chairs:

Jenni Worsham
714-593-4447

Teri deRosier
916-405-5605