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NPR talks about our summer camp as the place to gain 21st century skills

Posted by Jason Sebell on Aug 20, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Over the past few years Scott and I have written a lot about how our summer camp in NH is an amazing place for children to develop their 21st century skills. It's a core component of what we teach during our 7-week camp season. Like all summer camps we want our children to have fun and to make life-long friendships, but we also want them to return home having grown as leaders, as critical thinkers, and as innovators. We want them to experience the challenges of living away from home as opportunities to be more independent and resilient young people. We want them not just to play on traveling sports teams or perform in a musical but gain insight into how to collaborate with others on shared goals. These are the skills that will help our children to be truly college and career ready, and will give them the tools and talents to lead fulfilling lives. They are the essential skills of tomorrow's workforce

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Topics: 21st century skills, npr

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