Top Training Techniques: Fast & Effective Ways to Increase Staff Learning & Performance

Michael Brandwein imageThe number one best-selling author in camp training has packed this session with terrific activities and training methods that are easy to use and can be plugged into your existing training right away. Save many hours of time by using these highly acclaimed, practical techniques. Increase staff attention, participation, and retention.

Webinar participants will learn how to:

Webinar - Top Training Techniques: Fast & Effective Ways to Increase Staff Learning & Performance

The number one best-selling author in camp training has packed this session with terrific activities and training methods that are easy to use and can be plugged into your existing training right away. Save many hours of time by using these highly acclaimed, practical techniques. Increase staff attention, participation, and retention.

Webinar participants will learn how to:

ACA Mid States Camp Conference

The ACA Mid States Conference is an innovative learning community that not only offers some of the most educational, imaginative and cutting-edge speakers; but one that believes in the value of learning-through-doing.  

ACA, Southeastern CAMP4U 2016

Online registration is now closed but walk-in registrations are welcome.

ACA, Chesapeake Winter Training Event

ACA, Chesapeake will host the Winter Training Event on February 24, 2016. Featuring breakout sessions tailored toward your specific professional development needs, the event will provide you with ideas that you can implement at your camp for the 2016 summer season. The Chesapeake Winter Training Event is held at beautiful YMCA Camp Letts.

Camp Leadership for the 21st Century

Michael Yeh is standing in front of an audience of over 1,000 health care and mental health professionals telling a story about a recent surgical procedure he led at the UCLA Endocrine Surgical Unit, which he directs. An Associate Professor of Surgery and Medicine at UCLA, Dr. Yeh is describing the delicate surgical procedure while an actual videotape of the operation is being shown to the audience. What we see unfolding before us is a medical drama that rivals any reality TV show one could imagine. A few minutes into the procedure it is clear that the surgical team is losing the patient.

ACA, Northern California New Director Orientation (NDO)

New Director Orientation (NDO) is a special seven hour course (7 CECs) for seasonal or new camp directors, assistant directors, program directors, or persons that have been in other administrative positions and are considering directing a camp. The NDO course helps directors and supervisors develop the skills they need to be effective leaders for their camp program. The course covers five critical areas: camp management leadership, risk management, camper behavior, staff training, and staff supervision. Lunch & snacks provided.

Four Quadrants of Accountability for Camp Staff

Camp directors often share stories of their young staff failing to consider something which would have made a difference prior to a poor decision (i.e., "What were you thinking?").  This is developmentally typical, yet demands our attention. Come learn a highly effective training tool you can take with you that will have your staff considering each of the four populations they serve (campers, parents, staff and directors) in a powerful context.

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Through this webinar, participants will learn to:

Developing Your Leadership Potential

Effective leadership is a critical 21st century skill valuable for all young adults.  Are you interested in developing your leadership knowledge and skills?  Get started today!  Through this webinar you’ll learn about core leadership principles shared by a variety of great leaders using Teach For America’s leadership framework.  Learn how you can develop your own effectiveness as a leader and find out about a wide range of resources and tools for leadership development.  ACA and Teach for America are pleased to partner in order to offer this valuable program to ACA members.  This is part tw

Professionalism & Leadership

Serve youth/families/adults in a professional manner and participate in the community as a representative of the camp profession.

Competency Aspiration

Serve youth/families/adults in a relevant, up-to-date, and ethical manner that demonstrates a strong sense of professionalism through evidenceinformed professional practice.

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