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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"At International Gymnastics Camp, we require all of our staff to complete the Leadership Essentials online training. Our staff's response has been extremely positive and they tell us it demonstrates the camp's dedication to their knowledge and preparation for the upcoming summer. We have found this training to be especially helpful with our international staff because it provides..." Read entire testimonial

Brent Klaus Brent Klaus
Director, International Gymnastics Camp
www.internationalgymnastics.com
"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
www.thecampprofessionals.com
"DECA and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) are collaborating on this very exciting project [to subscribe to Leadership Essentials] and I believe it will be such an asset to all participating diabetes camps. Thanks for the amazing things you do for all camps and the kids we serve. I look forward to having our American Diabetes Assocation staff use your online counselor training program."

Shana Funk Shana Funk
Youth Initiatives / American Diabetes Assocation
www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/parents-and-kids/ada-camps/
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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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