Growing the Camp Experience- Part II: Next Steps in Building Successful Camp-School Partnerships

This webinar builds on Tony’s popular webinar from early 2012 titled, “Growing the Camp Experience:  Building Year-Round Educational Relationship with Public and Independent Schools.”  Participants will explore how to effectively build relationships with educators in formal settings and enhance young people learning experiences in a “classroom without walls.”  Curriculum models and educational strategies will be shared.  This webinar provides participants with a holistic view of growing and maintaining relationships with independent and public learning institutions.

Through this webinar participants will learn about:

  1. Educational terms and vocabulary
  2. Curriculum models for experiential or adventure-based settings
  3. Targeted educational strategies
Tony Oyenarte


ACA members: $35, Non-Members: $70

Presenter Bio(s)

Tony Oyenarte is the Director of Camp Crystal Lake, a year-round outdoor education center that is owned and operated by the School Board of Alachua County. Tony and his staff at Camp Crystal Lake have the opportunity to work with over 6800 students annually from the Alachua County area.  The summer season is busy with a residential summer camp and adventure program.  Tony has spoken at several regional and national conferences on the value of year-round camping and the partnerships between schools and camps. Tony has been very involved with the American Camp Association including:  Past-President of the Southeast Section, Florida District Chair, and a current member of the National Transition Team. Prior to being the Director at Camp Crystal Lake, Tony was a high school Math and Science teacher at Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Florida.