Informal Education and Leadership in a Camp Setting (3 credits)
This 8-WEEK online course is designed to expand the student’s understanding and application of foundational topics in camping including: leadership style, ethics, communication, customer service, and program design with a focus on best practices. Through highly engaging interactive online coursework and practical application at the student’s camp setting, participants will gain skills applicable to any chosen field of study or work.
Program Director: Dave Malter, MA [email protected] or 215.635.7300 x125
Course dates: May 6 - June 30 OR July 1 - August 30, 2020
ABOUT JCC ASSOCIATION AND GRATZ COLLEGE
JCC ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA CAMPS
Over 80,000 campers and 17,000 staff call JCC camps home each summer, representing the largest movement of Jewish camps in North America. JCC camps are programs of excellence where kids grow and learn at their own pace, gaining confidence and independence through experiential learning. JCC camps prioritize the needs of each individual child, and some of the most innovative and inclusive opportunities are found at JCC camps. They provide multiple entry points to Jewish connection in com-munities that value diversity and differences while strengthening Jewish peoplehood by building meaningful, personal relationships with Israel and Jews around the globe.
Gratz College provides a pluralistic education and engages students in active study for professional growth and personal enrichment. Gratz offers graduate and under-graduate degree and certificate programs, as well as learning opportunities for adults and teens. Through productive partnerships, the College also seeks to maintain and expand its institutional and academic relationships in Philadelphia, North America and worldwide. With a broad commitment to the intellectual and professional growth of diverse constituencies, the College creates access for students everywhere to become leaders in their professions and communities.