Measuring Outcomes 101: Easy Steps for Beginners

ACA’s Youth Outcomes Battery is a set of surveys designed specifically for camp professionals to use to measure camper outcomes. Join us in this webinar to learn about this easy and accessible tool and learn to use it to design a custom-made camper survey to use at your camp. We will also share additional resources for program evaluation designed to support outcomes measurement.

By the end of this webinar:

  1. Participants will understand the concept of camper outcomes and why these outcomes are important to measure.
  2. Participants will know how to access and use ACA’s Youth Outcomes Battery.
  3. Participants will create an action plan for measuring camper outcomes and using what they learned to meet their marketing, staffing, or funding goals.
CECs: 
1.0
Presenter: 
Laurie Browne and Mary Rogers

Cost

$35 Member; $70 Nonmember

Presenter Bio(s)

Mary Rogers is the Executive Director at Sherwood Forest Camp, a year-round youth development organization serving children and youth from economically disadvantaged families in St. Louis Missouri. Mary is a long-time member of the American Camp Association, where she has served in various volunteer roles at local, regional and national levels. She is the current Chairperson for CARE, ACA’s Committee for the Advancement of Research and Evaluation.

Dr. Laurie Browne is ACA's Director of Research, where she works to expand the value and visibility of the camp industry through industry research and by supporting camps in their evaluation efforts.  Prior to joining ACA, Laurie was on faculty at CSU, Chico, and prior to that she was a day camp director, longtime camp staff member, and is now a proud camp parent.  Laurie earned her degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where she currently lives with her family.

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