Leadership opportunities for experienced camp staff
If we are running successful camps, we have a large number of staff returning every year. Instead of it becoming a problem where our returning staff are bored, disengaged, and quite possibly disruptive, we want to challenge them and help them take it to the next level; we also want to use their skills and experience to help teach the next generation of staff. What avenues can we explore to make training a useful and positive experience for staff who’ve done this before?
A Best Practice for Leadership Training:
Thanks to Dr. Tim Elmore, we learned to put our training on ICE:
When teaching this generation of staff, make sure to use...
I - images that lead to
C - conversations that lead to
E - experiences that change their lives.