Our job is to help campers form connections with us as staff, each other, and their inner selves. If we can help connect them, their best qualities will shine.
As a camp counselor, the findings of brain research can be a tool to lead your camper group. As campers encounter new situations, we want them to form connections with past experiences, future goals, and each other within the camper group.
In a Camping Magazine article, molecular biologist Dr. John Medina (2008) offers twelve principles that he calls Brain Rules  to help you be more successful in leading your campers to make connections.