Staff Training Bundle
Includes the following:
The American Camp Association’s Guide to Staffing is a resource that every camp professional should have readily available. The author covers all aspects of the staffing process, with guidance from many expert sources within the American Camp Association (ACA). It includes numerous articles published by the ACA by various authors, which provide well-rounded points of view for the reader to consider.
Developing a Counselor-in-Training Program for Camps provides a practical and comprehensive training curriculum for CITs, new counselors, or returning staff. The book includes 28 successful programs that are organized, complete, and easy to adapt to almost any camp environment. It is structured in a way that allows the counselor-in-training director to use these ready-made programs, or create his own programs.
Counselor-in-Training: Encouraging Youth Development Outcomes at Camp is a useful book/online resource for anyone interested in providing a quality training experience for their young staff. The design is easy to follow, the curriculum is based on proven youth development principles, and the resources are extensive. While framed within a 4-H context, any staff working with a CIT program will find this manual helpful in transitioning young people into well-trained staff.
101 Ways To Teach Staff How To Teach Kids This book offers concise insight for camp counselors concerning what goes into teaching and how to go about creating an inspiring lesson plan. This book can serve as a guide when planning orientation and a resource to make a camp's activity program even better. Resources from over 30 years of experience in the youth camp setting.
To Tell The Truth: Skillful Interviewing for Finding Great Staff Bob Ditter's approach to the staff interview process is insightful and based on scientific research that helps to better predict the success of a prospective staff member. The interview framework and questions he outlines in this book and the accompanying DVD are easy to apply and will help improve your staff interviewing and staff selection results. A must read for camp professionals.