The career path of some camp professionals often undergoes a series of turns and shifts. None of these changes are more dramatic than those situations where an individual has initially been an inspiring group leader, planned creative programs, and taught classes outdoors, and that person is in charge of the organization. In turn, that person’s new role involves hiring, training, supervising other staff and working budgets, addressing accreditation, organizing logistics, and managing risk. From Led to Leader: Becoming a Successful Program Director details practical strategies to successfully transition from being a great staff member to being a great staff leader.
Among the topics covered:
• Six life skills group exercise
• When “that’s how it’s always done” isn’t good enough
• Collaboration group exercise