Because nothing is more important than the relationship between your staff and the children they serve, we are proud to offer the best online content for youth development professionals.

Our internationally renowned faculty has created nearly 100 innovative videos that will teach your staff how to supervise, lead and nurture healthy relationships with your young participants.
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"Leadership Essentials represents a great leap forward for all day and resident summer camps. By providing online video training modules, Chris has put our industry at the cutting edge of staff training. The video modules are concise, engaging and well produced. Thank you, Chris."

Daniel Zenkel Daniel Zenkel
Founder and Former CEO, The Camp Group, LLC
Managing Principal, The Camp Professionals
"Since 2011, EOT has been a valued and integral part of our staff training. All prospective counselors-returning and rookie-are required to view four EOT modules prior to our in-person training. By viewing their results from my Director Dashboard, I can focus my onsite training on areas in which staff are struggling. This pre-season assignment also helps us weed out prospective staff who do not take..." Read entire testimonial

Linda Hansen Linda Hansen
Director,Missouri Children’s Burn Camp    
"Leadership Essentials lets professionals who specialize in key areas of staff training be in an infinite number of places at once--at far less expense than having them all actually come to your site. And the features of the Director Dashboard, empower me to hold staff accountable for completing the modules, keep records of their successful completion, and document the training..." Read entire testimonial

Allen McBride Allen McBride
Director, Camp Mac
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Online Summer Camp Staff Training

With Expert Online Training, staff training starts today! We are proud to offer three customizable libraries of training materials—videos, flash presentations, quizzes, and handouts—that you can use to jumpstart training. Choose from the following:

Leadership Essentials, designed by child psychologist Dr. Christopher Thurber, features nearly 100 videos that teach critical leadership skills every staff member needs to effectively deal with intense social, behavioral, disciplinary, and supervisory challenges.

Safety Essentials, designed by child psychologist Dr. Christopher Thurber and attorney Jack Erler, is an extended course on child welfare and protection. Completing the course satisfies the requirement in many states and provinces.

Clinical Essentials, designed by Dr. Chris Crean and Dr. Skip Walton, this advanced content library provides practical clinical guides and accessible reference material for nurses, physicians, EMT’s and PA’s who are treating youth in outdoor settings.

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