Topic Snapshot - Spring Leadership Conference 2020

Andrew Balendy

The Emergency Mindset – How to be Prepared for the Unpreparable

 

Joel Bennett

Take a Deep Breath - What's Next? Sharing Strategies for Post-Summer Debrief and Next Season Planning

Cultivating an Engaged Summer Team

 

Joel Bennett, Jessica and Kayla Weissbuch and Joyce Knoll

Nonprofit Camps Roundtable

 

Lee Biear

How to Make Millennial Moms Your Biggest Champions

Promoting the Camp Fever All Year Round!

Demystifying Google Analytics

 

Marianne Bird, Keith Nathaniel and Nate Caeton

Helping Staff Understand and Embrace Camp Evaluation Data

 

Michele Branconier

Ask the Pros – Experienced Camp Directors Share Lessons

Managing Crisis at Camp – Learning From Those Who Have Been There

 

Jacki Breger

CAMP SINGING:  Protecting an Endangered Species

 

Dave Brown

From “Staff Appreciation” to Real Motivation

 

Dr. Laurie Browne

Impact Study Report Out

Brutal Truths About Staffing

Program Quality Resources

 

Bria Cartwright

But We’ve Always Done It That Way!  Leading a Successful Culture or Programmatic Change at Your Camp

Are We Part of the Problem? How Camp May Reinforce Gender Bias and How We Might Make Positive Change

 

Daniel Chacon

Bullying! Does a Physical Differences Increase the Risk?

 

Amsalé Darden

Lock & Key Communication - "Unlocking the Key"

 

Kennerly de Forest

Challenge Course In-House Inspections and Periodic Monitoring - WHAT?!

 

Kelly Espinosa

Unwritten Rules-Is Everyone Included?

Fishin' For Fresh Ideas

 

Marsha Gleit

Keeping Camps Full of Engaged Campers and Enthusiastic Counselors

 

Kenita Gonzales

Breathing….Am I Doing This Right?

 

Sean Haggerty

Supervising Peers. Managing Friendships. Providing Feedback

 

John Hamilton

What is Trauma-Informed Care in a Camp Setting and Why Does it Matter?

 

Jeremy Hamlet

Creating the Camp Experience in a Day Camp Setting

 

Patrick Hardy

Is Your Camp Ready for a Disaster?

 

Melanie Hong and Ron Eckert

How to Make Bagels: A Recipe for Staff Culture

 

Dr. Kelly Jones

Everyday Mental Health at Camp

 

Dr. Kelly Jones and Samantha Townley

Using the Five Love Languages to Connect with Campers and Staff

 

Norman Jones

Discover the Rhythm of Your Staff and Elevate the Experience of Your Campers

 

Stuart Jones

Presenting 101 - Skills and Techniques to Improve Your Public Speaking Ability

 

Kevin Killgore

We Should Have a Job for This!  Adding a Behavioral Specialist to Your Camp Staff

 

Sara Kuljis

Build Staff Engagement & Retention By Intentionally Meeting Their Emotional Needs

 

Mikey Latner and Dr. Baila Drucker

Disaster Strikes, Camps Respond: How Camp Directors Can Foster Resilience In Their Communities After Disaster

 

Leslie Lowes

Journey to Mars! NASA Activities to Launch Your Program

 

Byron Lutz

Beyond the Pie Chart: Finding and Visualizing Your Camp’s Data

 

Marah Lyvers

Meeting the Needs of Participants on the Autism Spectrum

 

Virginia McCardy

Inclusion In The Dining Hall

 

Colby McElrath

We Millennials Get a Bad Rap! Paving Our Future Together in Spite of the Millennial Reputation

Emotional Intelligence in the Camp Setting

 

Tristan Miller-Mansey and Eve Simmons

Endangered Species Provide a Powerful Way to Teach About Conservation

Climate Impacts Us All: Weather Tells the Story

 

Laura Moede

Hearts and Crafts: Fall Back in Love with Making

 

Andrew Moeschberger

Finding Successful Ways to Communicate With Families Year Round

 

Erin Moses

A New Face in a Strange Place - How to Facilitate Positive Change to a New Environment

 

Yatiel Owens

Are We a Trauma Informed Camp?

 

Nick Redinger

California Aerial Adventure/ Challenge Courses – An Industry Update

 

Rachel Rosen

Using SPARK to Grow Empathy and Improve Communication

 

Ryan Rosen

Waterfront Safety

 

Nicholas Selway

Camp in the 21st Century: A Story on How Technology Made Camp Better

Translating Camp to Teachers: Making the Pitch for Outdoor Ed Groups

 

Rohan Shanani

Asking Better Questions

 

Stephen Smigielski

Don't Be a Targaryen! How to Build and Maintain the Wheel of Wellness at Your Camp

Build Your Bag of Tricks, Games That Take a Minute to Learn but Can Last an Hour

Debrief or Snooze Fest? The Art of Active Debriefing

 

Daniel Tobin

I need 3-4 Volunteers Please!: Creating a Culture of Role Plays and Demonstrations in Staff Training

 

Katherine Van Sickle

Trust Me!

 

Koine’ Wallace

One SICK Summer” – Preventive Infection Control for Camp Communicable Diseases

 

Jessica Weissbuch & Kayla Weissbuch

Trans Two: The Next Level

LGBTQ Camper and Staff: Questions, Answers and Solutions

 

Jansen Wendlandt

Are you Harnessing the Full Power of Your Website?

 

Chris Weyant-Forbes

Queering the Outdoors: LGBTQ Ally Training for Outdoor Recreation Professionals

 

Kassandra Wilsey, Ariel Abt, Liz Kimmelman

Day Camp Roundtable

 

Eric Wittenberg

Which Type of Camp Leader Will You Be?

 

Jake Young

How To Make Your Camp #Trending