Camp Staff Training Day (CSTD)

The key to quality camp experiences for youth is quality staff.  Bring out the best in your counselors with a whole day of training, designed to prepare them to provide fun, safe programs for their campers.  Camp Staff Training Day includes a supervisor's track, so leadership staff get development too!

Become a SPONSOR of Camp Staff Training Day and reach up to 1,000 college age students! 

Dates & Locations

May 19, 2012, 9:30am-4:00pm
YMCA of Honolulu - Nu'uanu Branch
1441 Pali Hwy
Honolulu, HI 96813
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June 2, 2012, 8:00am-4:00pm
The Salvation Army Kroc Center
6845 University Ave.
San Diego, CA 92115
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June 9, 2012, 8:00am-4:00pm
University Student Union, Cal State Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330
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$25 / Early Bird Group Rate (10 participants or more)
$30 / Early Bird Individual ACA Member
$35 / Early Bird Individual Non-Member
$30 / Group Rate (10 participants or more)
$35 / ACA Individual Member
$40 / Individual Non-Member

Registration price includes lunch.  To register, find your preferred date and location above and click "Register Now!" or call (800) 428-2267.

REFUND POLICY:  No refunds for cancellations unless written request is postmarked 15 days before the event date;  50% of registration fee will be retained for processing.  All payments must be received by event date.


Who Should Attend:  Front line summer counselor staff and their supervisors.

Training Topics Include:   

  • Leadership
  • Being a role model
  • Camper discipline
  • Communication & working with people
  • Learning styles
  • Today's camper & parent issues
  • Working with special needs youth
  • Effective decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Group planning
  • Developing structure for unstructured activitiy times
  • Managing burn out
  • Skills - leading arts & crafts, aquatics, orienteering and nature activities
  • Teambuilding activities & hip pocket games
  • And much more!

Workshop topics subject to change.