ACA, Great Rivers Intentional Staff Training for Successful Emerging Leaders with Jolly Corley

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

All times local unless stated differently below.

Intentional Staff Training for Successful Emerging Leaders with Jolly Corley

Your counselors are emerging leaders who are hungry for success and mentorship. This workshop will focus on staff training to develop and connect the leadership skills you need for camp and they need for life. Walk away not only with lots of ideas for staff training but the "why" behind it so that staff begin to connect the importance of their work for the campers and their own personal and professional development.

Jolly Corley, M.S. works with 150 university students each summer. She has been involved in the camping industry in the mid-west and New England for over 20 years. The past 15 years have been spent developing emerging leaders in camping through staff development. Jolly has given workshops at the ACA National Conference, Mid-States Conference and at camps and businesses across the United States.

Jolly’s undergraduate and graduate work revolved around leadership, group dynamics, experiential learning, philosophy and theatre. Using games, theatre and life experiences Jolly prepares staff to understand that our own experiences are the most useful tools for reflection and growth toward a solid foundation to becoming leaders for life.

Lodging is available at Carol Joy Holling Center on November 12 and November 13.  Please select this option when registering for the Great Rivers Fall Conference.  Those needing lodging that will not be attending the Great Rivers Fall Conference can contact Betsy Thamert ( for assistance.  


Carol Joy Holling Retreat & Conference Center
27416 Ranch Rd