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Staff Development for Afterschool and Summer Camp Programs

Course Number: TEWS806N

This workshop provides a framework for developing, training, and leading camp staff. Participants strengthen their understanding of the principles and methods for developing and managing adolescents and young adults as camp counselors. Special emphasis is given to the supervision of teen and young adult youth leaders. Topics include, hiring and vetting staff, expectations of staff performance, developing a diverse staff, and evaluating staff growth and critical reviews.

Course Timetable: February 20 - March 19, 2018
16 CTLE or 1.6 CEU: $405 (not offered for credit)
Registration Deadline: 2/13

This workshop is asynchronous, except where noted. Participants work at times that suit them best; however, there will be firm weekly due dates for assignments. The course instructors will act both as a leaders and mentors by offering regular support, suggestions, and direction. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on coursework, except where noted.

Certificate Opportunity

certificateThe course is part of Summer Camp and Afterschool Leadership Certificate. View the program page for more information on this program.

Development Partner:

Special thanks to the

Bank Street Summer Camp

for their support during the development of this program.