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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"Chris, your short, topical videos—combined with matching handouts and online quizzes—allow us to monitor, evaluate, and help our staff prepare for the summer and gain confidence working with kids. With your innovative product, our staff will come to camp more prepared than ever and I thank you for this. By monitoring the quiz results, we will also be able to gauge which subjects..." Read entire testimonial

Steve Ehrhardt Steve Ehrhardt
Owner/Director, Douglas Ranch Camps
www.douglascamp.com
"I was very happy that we used Leadership Essentials as part of our Staff pre-camp training requirements. It not only helped provide the key training principles that a camp staff member needs, it also allowed me to monitor the use of the tool which gave me a preview of the individual incentive of my staff before they arrived at camp. It will continue to be part of our pre-camp training..." Read entire testimonial

Mitchell Parker Mitchell Parker
Owner/Director, Camp Waziyatah
www.wazi.com
"Chris has been providing in-person staff training workshops at Camp Laney for 10 years. This year, I was excited to jump-start his in-person training with Leadership Essentials. I know that the strategic addition of Chris's online video training modules will allow our leadership team (and Chris himself) to teach my staff more advanced skills during staff training week. So far, the..." Read entire testimonial

Rob Hammond Rob Hammond
Owner & Director, Camp Laney for Boys
www.camplaney.com
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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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