Effective Supervision Skills for Senior Staff

This course covers the essential skill areas and best practices of the most effective supervisors at camp. Through this one-hour course, you will learn:

  • The four most commonly made mistakes of inexperienced supervisors
  • Seven effective habits of skilled supervisors
  • How to conduct effective staff meetings and check-ins
  • The 5 golden rules of supervising campers good supervisors instill in their staff
  • Three critical types of feedback
  • Nine essential communication skills

The course includes several resource handouts.


Bob Ditter


TWO Purchase Options

Purchase single person access

Price: $35 member; $70 nonmember

Purchase access for ten persons (up to 10*)

Price: $55 member; $110 nonmember

Please note the following for subscription access:

  • You will be required to provide access information to each learner that will be sent to you upon purchase.
  • The cost of the course allows you to buy access to ACA courses in multiples of 10. You can purchase as many sets of ten as you need. 
  • Your staff may complete the program at their convenience. 

Presenter Bio(s)

Bob Ditter is a child, adolescent, and family therapist in Boston, Massachusetts. He consults with youth agencies throughout the United States, including the American Camp Association (ACA), Girl Scouts of the USA, YMCA, Salvation Army, JCC, and many others. He has visited over 500 camps in the United States, writes a column for Camping Magazine, the official publication of ACA, and has authored several books and training videos for camp professionals.