Mental Health at Camp for Frontline Staff

Stressed young person holding hands to head


Dave Brown, LCSW

Core Competency

Health & Wellness
Youth Development

Type of Course

Partner Online Course


$299/camp for up to 300 staff. Please email for larger groups:



Mental Health at Camp for Frontline Staff Course will prepare frontline staff to support campers and themselves around Mental Health and Well-Being at Camp. It is a 90+ minute self-paced online course with short video clips, assignments, and quizzes. The content provides a framework for frontline staff to understand their role at camp in support of the campers. It also provides some specific tools for having supportive conversations with campers struggling. Finally, it includes a section on self-care for staff at camp. A PDF of the slides and a worksheet are available to the camp's director to support any follow-up they may want to do at camp.

  1. Learn a framework for understanding "mental health" within the context of camp
  2. Learn how to prepare the camp program to support staff and camper well-being (mental health)
  3. Learn a tool for intervening with staff and campers who are struggling or suffering at camp