Camp Training
Certification, Training and Professional Development
4Points Expeditions

Matt May

805-320-7602 matt@4pointsguides.com https://4pointsguides.com/

4points Paramedic and EMT Instructors are outdoor professionals ready to train your staff in CPR, First Aid, Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder. We are:*Authorized Guides for the National Park Service* American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Instructors* SOLO Schools authorized providers for Wilderness Medical Training (WFA/WFR)* Proud members of the American Camping Association *Members of ISEEN--The Independent Schools Experiential Education Network.

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.

Adventure Experiences

Brandon Burt

936-594-2945 bailey@advexp.com http://www.advexp.com

Adventure Experiences, LLC is a full service challenge course and zip line company committed to excellence in training, expertise in construction, comprehensive inspections, and supplying the best equipment in the industry. If you have any challenge course or zip line needs, please feel free to visit our website at www.advexp.com or contact us at: P: 800-595-2945 E: info@advexp.com

Challenge Works, Inc.

831-440-1421 nick@challengeworks.com http://www.challengeworks.com

Challenge Works Inc is a full service challenge course company, and an ACCT PVM, located close to Santa Cruz, CA. Specializing in design, installation, inspection and maintenance of course components based in trees and poles, climbing towers and walls and practitioner training and certification services as well as equipment sales. Delivering exceptional service since 1997.

Gratz College

Adrienne Nolan

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

Gratz College offers a 36 credit online Master's in Camp Administration and Leadership. It provides practical and applied instruction on best camp practices through highly engaging courses that empower camp professionals with knowledge and skills for successful camp leadership. This program prepares students to engage in strategic and tactical activities focused on camp management, operations and logistics, human capital management, budgeting and finance, and productivity metrics.

Morrow Insurance Agency, Inc.

Marsh Dark

800-228-3132 mdark@morrowinsurance.com http://www.morrowinsurance.com

Get a second opinion on your specialized insurance needs. Our extensive experience in safeguarding camps and campers have given us the ability and expertise to offer a series of unique programs and specially designed coverages. Select and qualified camps are eligible for this special program.

Sertified

Owen Long

667-314-5849 olong@sertified.me https://www.sertified.me

Sertified. is an American Red Cross Licensed Training Company that provides high-quality and efficient American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED, Lifeguarding, Waterfront Lifeguarding, Wilderness and Remote First Aid, Babysitting, and Instructor Training at your Camp! Sertified. provides everything you need for the training - an instructor, the equipment, the written materials, etc. When you partner with Sertified., we make it easy for everyone at Camp to stay safe, stay smart, and stay Sertified.

The Great Game

Alexander Carlisle

650-388-8454 alexander@playthegreatgame.com https://www.playthegreatgame.com

The Great Game is an outdoor digital escape room / scavenger hunt. Campers, in teams, must walk to different locations around camp solving unique puzzles at each one (e.g. morse code, augmented reality, searching for a hidden printed out qr code etc). We customize the storyline to each camp so campers learn more about places around camp, camp traditions, their counselors, and each other while playing. We are perfect for welcoming new campers for orientation or for regular camp programming.

The Redwoods Group

Katie Johnson

919-462-9730 kjohnson@redwoodsgroup.com http://www.redwoodsgroup.com

Redwoods uses caring to create change. We provide insurance and management consulting to socially responsible, youth-serving organizations. Our work is to serve, and our purpose is to transform. We use data gathered through insurance to guide behavior through consulting. So that together with our customers, we bring prevention to the forefront and healing to all.

The Swimming Swan LLC

Melissa Swanson

844-843-7926 melissa@theswimmingswan.com https://www.theswimmingswan.com

The Swimming Swan LLC is a full-service aquatics company that specializes in lifeguard management, training and certification programs, swimming lesson programs and more. Our team works remotely in various states and we are here for you.

Training Wheels

Michelle Cummings

888-553-0147 michelle@training-wheels.com http://www.training-wheels.com

Training Wheels is a known leader in the portable, adventure equipment industry and prides itself in creating quality, affordable activities, books and trainings for those seeking experiential resources. Michelle Cummings, owner, is a known author and trainer in the industry. www.training-wheels.com

Viristar

Jeff Baierlein

206-473-8050 info@viristar.com http://www.viristar.com

Viristar provides training and consulting services to camps worldwide. Viristar offers four services: 1) risk management training, resources, and expert guidance; 2) program and curriculum development, 3) business management consulting, and 4) wilderness medicine training. Led by a team of experienced industry experts, Viristar has provided staff training, safety audits, strategic planning, and risk management consultation to camps and related programs in dozens of countries and across the USA.

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