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 bgarst@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.

Fusion Global Academy

Allyson Lehrer

610-368-5343 sballard@fusionacademy.com https://www.fusionglobalacademy.com

Fusion Global Academy (FGA) is an accredited private school for grades 6-12 that provides one-to-one, personalized education 100% online. Parents want their children to enjoy their traditional overnight camp experience but are also looking to avoid summertime regression and further learning loss due to COVID. By partnering with Fusion Global, you can help your camp parents do both! We can work with you to easily provide educational sessions that fit into the camp schedule.

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

Vanta Leagues - Esports/Gaming

Ed Lallier

415-218-1666 ed@vantaleagues.com https://vantaleagues.com

Vanta (www.vantaleagues.com) is a youth esports (competitive video game) development program with expert coaching for kids (roughly ages 8-18). Our team-based learning platform provides a structured and safe community for youth to learn skills that lead to college scholarships and build meaningful friendships. Our Virtual Summer Camp program is an 8 week program M-F for 4 hrs (times are flexible). Includes Coaching/Development, Health & Wellness, Esports Education and Recreation time.

Vital Camps

Thomas Christensen

778-239-5477 thomas@vitalcamps.com http://vitalcamps.com

Train your staff online before arriving at camp. Vital Camps converts your existing training materials and customizes an online training platform. This can include reading, videos, interactions, quizzes, forms, etc. Vital Camps does all the customization. We track staff progress and issue certificates. Used by camps in over 20 states.

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