Today was a lovely day at our overnight camp, from start to finish. When I woke up the camp just after 7:30am the sun was shining and everything looked beautiful. As is the case on such nice days, everyone walked up to breakfast in a really good mood. From there until the sun set everywhere I went I saw people having good times with great friends.
Over the past few weeks I have been profiling some of our very talented coaches and teachers at our summer camp for 21st century skills in New Hampshire. Our staff do an incredible job simultaneously teaching both the hard skills -- like ground strokes, foul shots and throwing on the potter's wheel -- and vital non-cognitive soft skills like adaptability, critical thinking, and resilience. To understand our summer camp you really need to understand how they foster such incredible outcomes. If you missed any of them, here are some of the more recent staff profiles: