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21st century skills matter when getting a real job in the real world

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jul 7, 2016 6:00:00 AM

It occurred to me that I didn't write that much about this year's staff training. It being the cornerstone of how we create summers of fun and learning for our campers, I thought that I might want to remedy this.

Starting June 12th each of our coaches, teachers, activity heads and group leaders arrived for two weeks of learning how to be an exceptional child development professional. During their training we offered seminars on every aspect of being a camp counselor, from how to run the most fun and engaging sports and arts activities possible to how to keep each of our campers physically and emotionally safe. 

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Topics: 21st century skills, scott's presentation, 4 dimensions of learning

Scott's Presentation About 21st Century Skills To Camp Directors

Posted by Jason Sebell on Mar 25, 2015 2:08:00 PM

As you may have read in Monday's blog, the Camp Office was at the Tri-State Camp Conference in Atlantic City last week. Tri-State is the largest annual gathering of summer camp professionals in the world. It brings together speakers and thought leaders from the camp industry, academia, and the private and public sectors, for the purpose of sharing the latest ideas on everything from child development to programming to how best train and supervise staff. It's quite an event. 
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Topics: 21st century skills, p21, scott's presentation

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