Mental Health at Camp for Leadership Staff

Mental Health at Camp for Leadership Staff Course will prepare camp leadership for supporting both staff, campers, and themselves around Mental Health and Well-Being at Camp. It is a 60+ minute self-paced online course with short video clips, assignments, and quizzes. Assignments prompt leadership staff to consider the content and reflect on their own experiences and particular camp programs. This course does not result in a final grade, and the quizzes are not designed to be graded. A PDF of the slides is available at the end of the course.

  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


Dave Brown, LCSW


$59/staff member. Email for team sign ups:

Presenter Bio(s)

Dave Brown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California and has been a full time, year-round camp director since 2010. Over the past 20 years, he has worked directly with children and families in a variety of roles and settings, including treatment centers, schools, nonprofits and summer camps. He offers training and consultation for youth-serving organizations such as camps, schools and nonprofits, and has a small telehealth private practice from his home in the Bay Area.  Learn more at

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