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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"We were excited to share Chris' expertise with our nearly 200 camp life staff. The videos from Leadership Essentials proved to be a powerful and critical component of both Interlochen's web-based pre-arrival training and our on-site pre-camp training. Feedback from our counseling staff was positive, describing the videos as "on target" and "a great supplement..." Read entire testimonial

Jennifer Wesling Jennifer Wesling
Dean of Students, Interlochen Arts Camp
camp.interlochen.org
"Diabetes camps help people affected by diabetes lead healthier, happier, and more productive lives through good diabetes management. The Diabetes Education and Camping Association (DECA) provides leadership and education to better enable diabetes camps to fulfill this purpose. We are very excited to partner with Dr. Chris Thurber and the American Diabetes Association, in bringing Leadership..." Read entire testimonial

Lorne Abramson Lorne Abramson
Diabetes Education & Camping Association
www.diabetescamps.org
"Chris, I have looked over your Leadership Essentials videos and loved them. You've done great work in getting these done. They are fun, to the point, and most importantly helpful. I know that my staff will enjoy our subscription."

Pam Cobb Heuberger Pam Cobb Heuberger
President, ACA New England
Director, Camp Runoia
www.runoia.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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