2022 Annual Conference

November 10th - 12th

Wilmington, Delaware

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Hotel Dupont


An American Masterpiece/ Award-winning 4 Diamond hotel centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the eastern seaboard, located in the heart of downtown Wilmington,only 25 minutes from Philadelphia Intl Airport. 2 Hrs. from New York and Washington DC and minutes from Amtrak Station. Known for its excellent state of the art Mtg facilities, famed restaurant Le Cavalier at the Green Room, and 1200+ seat Broadway-style Theatre in the same building, the Playhouse at Rodney Square. The hotel is minutes away from the world famous museums, gardens, and golf courses of the Brandywine Valley.


When clicking on the Hotel Registration link, you are taken to the hotel booking calendar, the default dates of Tuesday-Sunday will show on the calendar. Please manually adjust the nights of your stay on the calendar in order to show correct costs and rooms available. Also, please note, all 18 hotel rooms with 2 queens are now booked HOWEVER, kings with pull-outs are extremely spacious and comfortable for groups who would typically book 2-queens.

COVID-19 Advisory

Keynote: Dr. Deborah Gilboa

Saturday, November 12, 2022 @ 9 am ET

Keynote: From Stressed to Resilient - Saturday, Nov. 12th, 9-10 am ET
Breakout: How to Help Others Navigate Change -
 Saturday, Nov. 12th, 10:15-11:15 am ET


Resilience expert Deborah Gilboa, MD, aka “Dr. G” works with families, organizations, and businesses to identify the mindset and strategies to turn stress to an advantage. Renowned for her contagious humor, Dr. G works with groups across multiple generations, to rewire their attitudes and beliefs, and create resilience through personal accountability and a completely different approach to adversity. She is a leading media personality seen regularly on TODAY, Good Morning America and The Doctors. She is also featured frequently in the Washington Post, The New York Times, Authority Magazine, and countless other digital and print outlets.  Dr. G is board certified attending family physician and is fluent in American Sign Language. She lives in Pittsburgh with her four sons.


Call for Speakers

call for speakers      Have something to share with your fellow COCA Members? We're looking for COCAcon 2022 Speakers! Conference tracks are Programming, Staff Development, Operations/Leadership, Fundraising, Medical CEU Eligible, and Child Development. 

Submissions Close October 15th.

Award Categories

  • Camp Photo
  • Video
  • Camp Activity
  • Newsletter
  • Special Program
  • Promotional Brochure
  • T-Shirt
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media Campaign.
  • Impact or Annual Report

Are You Flying to COCAcon 2022?

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The nearest airport to Wilmington is Philadelphia (PHL) Airport which is 18.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include Harrisburg (MDT) (71.6 miles), Baltimore (BWI) (71.9 miles), Newark (EWR) (97.9 miles) and Reagan Washington (DCA) (101.6 miles).
You can take a train from Philadelphia (PHL) to Wilmington via 30th Street Train Station and Philadelphia in around 49 min.

Contact Details

Phone: 205 410 7154


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