praxis  │  ‘prax • is  │  noun

Q: What is praxis? A: Stuff that works.


The dictionary says praxis is the practical application of a theory. At EOT, we say that praxis means good parenting, solid leadership, inspirational teaching, skilled coaching, and effective directing. On this page, we celebrate the best ways to practice the art, science, and skill of positive youth development. Every few weeks, we’ll introduce a theme and roll out great content with immediate, practical applications. The PRAXIS page is one more way EOT accelerates learning for the world’s best parents, leaders, teachers, and directors.

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”

- Frederick Douglass

Current Theme: Preparation for Camp

“Wiser Cracks”   Webinar Series
  • Free to parents, staff, coaches, and directors
  • 30 minutes of practical, unconventional advice
  • LIVE give-aways from Everything Summer Camp
  • Click here to register for the next EOT-ESC webinar
Full-Length, Featured EOT Video
  • See how EOT trains summer youth leaders and staff
  • Expert advice from one of our talented faculty
  • This featured video is FREE for a limited time only
  • Click here to watch our featured video module
60-Second Seminar Leadership Series
  • Original solutions to tough youth challenges
  • Submitted by our fans; vetted by our faculty
  • A mini-video goldmine of applied leadership skills
  • Click here to submit your own seminar for review
Practical, Relevant Articles and Posts
  • Top leadership tips from our faculty and friends
  • Blog posts, magazine, and newspaper articles
  • Read online or download a PDF for your staff manual
  • Click here to read our latest featured article
Upcoming Faculty Speaking Events
  • Our faculty host more than just EOT videos!
  • Live workshops, keynotes, interviews, and lectures
  • Fantastic opportunities to extend your learning
  • Click here to book or attend an event near you
Ready-to-Use Handouts and Training Tools
  • Like all EOT videos, our themes include handouts
  • Print the PDF and add it to your staff manual
  • Perfect for extending video-based learning
  • Click here to download (Adobe Reader required)