Online Education
Certification, Training and Professional Development
ACA Basic Camp Director Course

765-342-8456 regbcdc@ACAcamps.org http://www.ACAcamps.org/education/bcdc.php

The BCDC provides the basics and more for camp directors with fewer than six years of experience or for seasoned program directors and site managers. Develop well-rounded knowledge of the core areas & begin building a personal network of camp professionals.

ACA e-Institute Online Training

765-342-8456 kbrosnan@ACAcamps.org http://www.ACAcamps.org/einstitute

The e-Institute provides cutting-edge, camp-related, online courses for the camp & youth development communities. It is also a mechanism for training large groups of people, and facilitates learning via both self-directed courses & live meetings.

ASAP Association for Sexual Abuse Prevention and Treatment

Gila Ashkenazy

972-52-838-2441 gashkenazy@ff-yt.org http://www.asap.care

ASAP's unique Sexual Abuse Prevention training program is for camps & includes a comprehensive Directors Guide, screening protocol, staff training, online certification and guidelines for parents. It raises the standards of camps and camp staff in a respectful and innovative way and reduces the liability of the camp. By providing training and implementing safety measures, camps will be sending a message to counselors, campers and parents that they are educated, aware and will not tolerate abuse.

Clemson University

William Quinn

864-656-2708 wquinn@clemson.edu http://www.clemson.edu

The M.S. online degree program in Youth Development Leadership is designed to equip students with the knowledge to create youth environments that assist young people to develop into healthy, competent, and contributing citizens. Students as a cohort explore strategies that foster strong youth-serving organizations. A dynamic learning environment for study includes weekly interactive classes, team projects, and discussion boards taught by faculty and adjuncts who are experts in their fields. Courses are 7 weeks in duration and designed to meet the needs of students who are working professionals. The 2019 M.S.YDL Graduate Survey results document that 84% report a salary increase and/or expanded job opportunities as a result of receiving the M.S. in YDL.

ExpertOnlineTraining.com

Evan Heltay

877-237-3931 info@ExpertOnlineTraining.com http://www.ExpertOnlineTraining.com

Staff training starts today! We offer 140+ videos hosted by the most respected educators in youth development. Pre-season, web-based training saves you time and puts all of your staff in a professional mindset. Discover why more than 2,500 camps have chosen ExpertOnlineTraining.com to be the perfect complement to their on-site training.

Gratz College

Rebecca Chabrow

215-635-7300 x154 rchabrow@gratz.edu http://www.gratz.edu

Our 36-credit M.S. in Camp Administration & Leadership program engages students in strategic and tactical activities focused on camp management, operations and logistics, human capital management, budgeting and finance, and productivity metrics. The degree prepares students to lead camps by emphasizing organizational productivity, achieving competitive advantage and developing marketplace sustainability. Online courses are offered in 8-week terms. A practicum is done on site at students’ camps.

KidSafe Foundation

Cherie Benjoseph

561-237-3004 training@kidsafefoundation.org http://www.kidsafefoundation.org

CampSafe is an innovative eLearn training empowering camp staff with awareness of child sexual abuse prevention. This interactive approach to prevention increases the personal safety of campers and staff across North America. The training is a 35-minute, interactive eLearn providing all staff with knowledge and awareness, and increased skills and confidence around the issues of sexual abuse. Educated staff, Safer Camps

Outschool

Jennifer Wolfe

415-851-3750 jenniferwolfe@outschool.com http://www.outschool.com

Fill your kid’s break with fun and social learning experiences from home—over live video chat! Outschool offers online classes and camps for kids (ages 3-18) to learn in a small group setting. With over 15,000+ classes, families can choose from a wide range of topics like coding, creative writing, cooking, and astronomy, along with core subjects like algebra and world history. All classes are created by independent teachers and organizations who want to share their passions with learners.

The United States Pony Clubs Inc.

Shelley Mann

859-254-7669 karol@ponyclub.org http://www.ponyclub.org/

USPC, the equine educational industry leader, provides access to exclusive instructional materials for ALL instructors, professors, teachers, and educators. Organized, easy-to-understand lesson plans and resources make teaching easier. 1. Mounted and Unmounted equine topics with ready-to-use lesson plans for students and instructors. 2. Equine Curriculum, including an activity guide (with teaching tools, and progressive activities. 3. A collection of eLearning technology on equine topics.

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