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Description and Learner Outcomes:
Based on the American Camp Association's popular New Director Orientation program, this course teaches the fundamentals of leadership, staff training, and supervision; risk management; and child development and behavior. This three-hour course is perfect for new directors and for those with less than three years of experience.
Learners will be able to recognize different leadership styles; how leaders manage their power, authority and responsibilities; job descriptions; organizational charts; planning a staff manual and pre-camp training; training methods; staff supervision and the role of employer; performance appraisals; crisis documentation procedures; risk management procedures; and camper growth, development, and appropriate behavior
Length: 3 hours.
Requirements for Successful Completion: 70% or higher on multiple choice final exam.
ACA CECs: 3.0
Price: $60 per person (no group pricing)
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