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WEBINAR: The Sustainable Camps Movement

Monday, Jan. 11 from 2-3 p.m.

Description: Join Green Camps Initiative for a presentation on the subject of sustainable education and facility development specific to the camp community. You will learn what sustainability means in the context of youth camps by exploring working examples of sustainable systems at camp facilities. Practical and engaging examples of sustainability along with additional resources from Green Camps Initiative help guide each unique camp organization to understand how to most benefit by pursuing sustainability.

Following the presentation we will have a Q&A, so come prepared with sustainability related questions about camp programming or facilities.   

Panelist: Danny Sudman

Cost: Free

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Start: January 11, 2016
End: January 11, 2016
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WEBINAR: First Summer JCC Day Camp Directors Huddle

Please note: All webinars are scheduled on Eastern Standard Time.

Description: Camp is right around the corner! If this is your first summer directing your JCC camp, take an hour of your time to go over some important questions to feel best prepared for your first summer in this role. Think about what is most important in having a safe and successful first summer in your role. Learn what additional resources are out there to support you. You will be able to submit your pressing questions in advance!

Audience: camp directors with one year or less at the JCC​

Presenter: Shara Perlman, Assistant Director of Camping and Youth Engagement

Cost: None

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Start: May 11, 2015 2:00 PM
End: May 11, 2015 3:00 PM
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WEBINAR: Welcoming Shlichim Into Your Home

Please note: All webinars are scheduled on Eastern Standard Time.

Description: This webinar is focused on informing families and day camp directors on how to welcome Israelis (specifically shlichim) into the community and their homes. This is a critical part of the success of the shlichim program. If your camp is bringing shlichim to day camp this summer, join the conversation and discover strategies to welcome these guests into your homes and learn ways to have a meaningful experience for everyone. Camp directors and host families are encouraged to join the session.

Audience: camp directors and leadership, host families

Presenter: Shara Perlman, Assistant Director of Camping and Youth Engagement

Cost: None

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Start: May 7, 2015 1:00 PM
End: May 7, 2015 2:00 PM
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WEBINAR: 21st Century Kids

Please note: All webinars are scheduled on Eastern Standard Time.

Description: Creating 21st century campers is all the buzz, but what does it actually mean? Join our conversation where we will identify which 21st century skills are most translatable to a camp environment and how JCC camps can provide a program and structure to develop these skills.

 

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Start: April 15, 2015 1:00 PM
End: April 15, 2015 2:00 PM
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JCC Day and Overnight Camps Brunch & Learn

Atlantic City Convention Center – Atlantic City, NJ
Thursday, March 19, 2015
8:30 am – 11:45 am
Description: If you are considering attending the American Camp Association’s Tri-State Conference in Atlantic City in March, we hope you join us for the JCC Camps Brunch & Learn, on Thursday, March 19. This gathering of just JCC day and overnight camp professionals will provide the space for more structured small group learning focused on the needs of JCC Camps, with special guest speaker Michael Brandwein with focused content on staff training and supervision. Our goal of this morning training is to bring together as many day and overnight professionals to collaborate, learn and build relationships.
Start: March 19, 2015 8:30 AM
End: March 19, 2015 11:45 PM
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TAG Regional Seminars for JCC Camp and Youth Programs – New York, NY

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Description: This year’s regional seminars will focus on staff training, including approaches and activities to use with your staff to help them bring a Jewish lens to their work and to your program participants. Learn from and with JCC Association and TAG Team trainers as well as other JCC camp/youth professionals for this interactive day. The regional seminars are for both first-time and experienced TAG users.

There is an up-to-$300 reimbursement available for travel and hotel per JCC/camp for the regional seminars.

Registration: https://www.signup4.net/Public/ap.aspx?OID=130&EID=TAGS11E

*TAG is an initiative to help participants explore issues of daily living through a Jewish lens. TAG identifies issues (friendship, diversity, self-image, etc.) and develops interactive units using games, drama, music, discussion, art, and storytelling to explore what Jewish wisdom has to say on the matter.

 

Start: March 2, 2015 9:00 AM
End: March 2, 2015 4:00 PM
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TAG Regional Seminars for JCC Camp and Youth Programs – Chicago, IL

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Description: This year’s regional seminars will focus on staff training, including approaches and activities to use with your staff to help them bring a Jewish lens to their work and to your program participants. Learn from and with JCC Association and TAG Team trainers as well as other JCC camp/youth professionals for this interactive day. The regional seminars are for both first-time and experienced TAG users.

There is an up-to-$300 reimbursement available for travel and hotel per JCC/camp for the regional seminars.

Registration:

https://www.signup4.net/Public/ap.aspx?OID=130&EID=TAGS11E

*TAG is an initiative to help participants explore issues of daily living through a Jewish lens. TAG identifies issues (friendship, diversity, self-image, etc.) and develops interactive units using games, drama, music, discussion, art, and storytelling to explore what Jewish wisdom has to say on the matter.

 

 

Start: February 26, 2015 9:00 AM
End: February 26, 2015 4:00 PM
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TAG Regional Seminars for JCC Camp and Youth Programs – New York City

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Description: This year’s regional seminars will focus on staff training, including approaches and activities to use with your staff to help them bring a Jewish lens to their work and to your program participants. Learn from and with JCC Association and TAG Team trainers as well as other JCC camp/youth professionals for this interactive day. The regional seminars are for both first-time and experienced TAG users.

There is an up-to-$300 reimbursement available for travel and hotel per JCC/camp for the regional seminars.

Registration: https://www.signup4.net/Public/ap.aspx?OID=130&EID=TAGS11E

*TAG is an initiative to help participants explore issues of daily living through a Jewish lens. TAG identifies issues (friendship, diversity, self-image, etc.) and develops interactive units using games, drama, music, discussion, art, and storytelling to explore what Jewish wisdom has to say on the matter.

Start: February 24, 2015 9:00 AM
End: February 24, 2015 4:00 PM
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TAG Regional Seminars for JCC Camp and Youth Programs – San Francisco, CA

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Description: This year’s regional seminars will focus on staff training, including approaches and activities to use with your staff to help them bring a Jewish lens to their work and to your program participants. Learn from and with JCC Association and TAG Team trainers as well as other JCC camp/youth professionals for this interactive day. The regional seminars are for both first-time and experienced TAG users.

There is an up-to-$300 reimbursement available for travel and hotel per JCC/camp for the regional seminars.

REGISTRATION: https://www.signup4.net/Public/ap.aspx?OID=130&EID=TAGS11E

*TAG is an initiative to help participants explore issues of daily living through a Jewish lens. TAG identifies issues (friendship, diversity, self-image, etc.) and develops interactive units using games, drama, music, discussion, art, and storytelling to explore what Jewish wisdom has to say on the matter.

Start: February 12, 2015 9:00 AM
End: February 12, 2015 4:00 PM
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WEBINAR: Intentional Program Design for JCC Camps

Please note: All Webinars are scheduled on Eastern Standard Time.

Description: What pressing questions do you have about programming? Are you looking to revamp your program structure? Does your camp program have aspirational arcs, choice, specialization, and strong content? Take some time to share questions and get some answers from the field. Take advantage of the experts within our movement.

Audience: camp directors, unit heads, program directors

Presenter: Shara Perlman, Assistant Director of Camping and Youth Engagement

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Start: February 5, 2015 1:00 PM
End: February 5, 2015 2:00 PM
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