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Leadership

Overview

Develop the interpersonal skills to thrive as both a camp counselor and future career leader.

Levels

Attend additional sessions to level up from beginner to expert.

Learn to identify and resolve the root of a problem rather than getting distracted by its symptoms.

  • Learn basic educational psychology through instruction and discussion
  • Learn to motivate participants
  • Observe teachers and community leaders for real-world insight
  • Set daily and weekly goals and monitor your progress

Understand how to effectively administer praise and how to deal with persistently negative behavior.

  • Learn further educational psychology through instruction and discussion
  • Learn to effectively communicate with participants
  • Observe and discuss situations at camp to learn the best response
  • Set goals that build upon your previous, continuing to monitor your progress

Work as a counselor-in-training, assisting counselors in the performance of their duties.

  • Understand how people learn and how to help those with special needs
  • Practice your skills and receive feedback to build confidence and competence in the classroom
  • Discuss issues that arise and brainstorm how to handle similar situations in the future
  • Navigate through self-reflection exercises that empower continuous improvement

Take the lead as a returning counselor-in-training as you’re mentored by counselors.

  • Understand the qualities of effective leaders and implement their habits personally
  • Understand group dynamics and psychological development in the context of the classroom
  • Interview with supervisors about your successes, shortcomings and readiness for leadership
  • Set goals for the future and learn to succeed beyond the confines of this program

Faculty

Our instructors are in possession or pursuit of degrees in related fields.

MEET THE FACULTY

Tools


Blender

Software

A streamlined interface for 3-dimensional art and animation projects, made by artists.

Construct

Software

A 2-dimensional game engine with drag-and-drop editor and event-based logic system.

Greenfoot

Software

A 2-dimensional game engine for teaching Java-based object-oriented programming.

Autodesk Maya

Software

The industry standard for 3-dimensional modeling, animation, rigging and visual effects.

Paint.NET

Software

A simple graphics editor with many of the features of industry-standard Photoshop.

Adobe Photoshop

Software

The industry standard for digital art and editing in most visual design workflows.

Unity

Software

A game engine popular with hobbyists and professionals for 2- and 3-dimensional games.

Microsoft Visual Studio

Software

A popular development environment with built-in support for 36 programming languages.

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