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  • Welcome to Staff Training @ OSU!We Have Lift off!

    PresenterPresentation Notes

  • Goals for this Session Understand the Role of Staff in supporting

    camps Mission, Goals and Outcomes

    Understand how to use your desired camper

    outcomes to identify skills staff need

    Understand how to train staff to have the

    skills they need to deliver camper outcomes

    Discover tools to assist in staff training

    Understand how to document staff outcomes

  • The Bonus of Being Intentional!

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    Pre-staff training

    Post-staff training

    Post camp

    Youth Development Knowledge

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    Pre-staff trainingPost staff trainingPost Camp

    9. I can list some social, emotional & intellectual characteristics of 12-14 year olds.11. I can lead 4 + activities to keep campers safe in wait times.18. I understand how the three elements of the camp experience affect campers emotional experience.20. When working with a non-compliant camper, I know how to let go of the rope.24. I understood how to facilitate the behavior contract meeting.

  • InterpersonalElements

    Natural & Built EnvironmentElements

    Learning Elements

    E2

    E2: Emotional Experience

    Esteem

    Belongingness

    Safety

    Physiological Needs

    Esteem

    Belongingness

    Safety

    Physiological Needs

    Esteem

    Belongingness

    Safety

    Physiological Needs

    Elements of the Camp Experience

    The of camp!

  • Pre-Camp Training Topics The Camps mission and intended

    outcomes for youth Developmental needs of campers Creating a safe environment Behavior management Playing with campers Management details Campus and Food service supervision Field trip transportation and tour supervision Health & Wellness Risk Management Etc.

  • Resources to Help Design Staff Development

    Webinar Available

  • Our mission and goals are informed by the Eight Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development (PYD)

  • Beginning with the end in mind:Gotta getta goal for camper growth. [Box 1 on the planning cycle]

    Gotta share the goal with staff

    Gotta translate and empower staff to implement the goal. Be intentional.

  • MissionThe ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp at Oregon State University provides middle school youth from diverse backgrounds with an exceptional experience where youth learn STEM content and life skills through an intentional process that helps them meet the key developmental needs: Belonging, Mastery, Independence, & Generosity.

  • What is YOUR job? Campers will feel connected to the

    camp community and their family Pod.

    PresenterPresentation Notes20 sec. Slides: 6 slides on goals

  • The program will be student centered.

  • Youth will participate in practical, real world experiences.

  • Learning will be team orientedand collaborative.

  • Youth will build decision-making and critical thinking skills.

  • Youth will build self-confidence.

  • What is YOUR job?How will you help us achieve

    these goals?

  • Staff Development Planning CycleStep 4. Select lessons that build skills

    Staff Skill Goals:

    Staff identify specific skills and qualities they can help campers achieve.

    Staff begin to own the goals.

    Staff begin to understand their role helping youth achieve goals. Their Goal Role

    PresenterPresentation Notes10 sec. Slide: Staff Development Planning Cycle Step 4You want staff to understand and support the goals. You cannot do this alone.

  • The three questions we need to answer are-

    Where are we?What are we doing here?How are we going to do it?

    PresenterPresentation Notes1 min. Slides: 5 slides on Construction Sight activity

  • Where are we?

    Its a construction site!

  • What are we doing here?

    We are building!What are we building?

    Children!

  • How are we going to do it?

    We need a specific vision of what skills and qualities we want to help our campers construct.

  • Construction Sight Individual work- WIBYT- WIBYT = Write

    It Before You Talk Pair share Group share- What was one important

    skill or quality that you and your partner agreed on for campers?

    Training Terrific Staff, Volume I Michael Brandwein

    PresenterPresentation NotesHandout: Construction Sight> read

  • Beginning with the end in mindGotta getta goal

    Gotta share the goal with staff

    NOW: Gotta translate and empower staff to implement the goal.

    Be intentional.

  • Beginning with the end in mind

    1. Campers will experience high quality interactions

    and social environments & be more self directed and less regimented by adults.

    2. If councelors will teach campers to make and self-

    enforce rules.

    3. Counselors learn what they need to know, do and say to help campers make

    and self-enforce rules.

    4. Adult leadership select lessons that build specific

    skills in staff.

    5. Performance Measures show campers reach planned short- term

    outcomes. Staff reach medium term outcomes.

    Goal: The program will be Student CenteredObjective: At least 90% of all campers will experience opportunities for independence and self-determination

  • Step 4. Select lessons that build skills

    The Action we Want: Counselors will teach campers to make and self-enforce rules.

    What do staff need to KnowDoSay to teach campers to make and self-enforce rules.

    PresenterPresentation Notes10 sec. Slide: Step 4 on the planning cycle

  • Campers will be more self directed and less regimented by adults

    1. Create opportunities for campers to influence their own experience at camp.

    2. Teach campers to make and self-enforce rules.

    3. Give campers the opportunity to take responsibility for each other.

    1. Feel a sense of ownership of camp.

    2. Be more self-directed & less regimented by adults.

    3. Be more connected with their experiences.

    If staff will: Then campers will:

  • How do we train staff to1. Create opportunities for campers to

    influence their own experience at camp.

    2. Teach campers to make and self-enforce rules.

    3. Give campers the opportunity to take responsibility for each other.

    We give them the right tools for the job.

    PresenterPresentation NotesA series of activities and lessons are used to provide these skills to staff.

  • Theirs andOURS

    PresenterPresentation Notes1 min. Slides: 6 slides to The Right Tools for the Job 1

  • Control

    Maintaining Self-Control

    Influence

    No Control

    We cannot control campers, so we must Influence them

  • Anticipating Needs to Prevent Challenging Behavior

    Use what we know about What Kids Need

    Youth Development Foundations for 4-H Camp Staff, Cornell University

    PresenterPresentation NotesHandout 3: Essential Elements Research Background

  • Three Common Mistakes Telling Children what NOT to do. Say Please walk, instead of Dont run!

    Over focusing on WHAT we say to them. use non-verbal cues

    Let go of the rope! Give choices State expectationand detachTrail Signs and Compass Points, Bob Ditter

  • Let go of the rope!

    Francis the Mule says,

  • Staff can always get HELP! This is what is

    happening

    This is what I have tried and this was the result

    What else could I try?

  • The right tools for the job

    The Six levels of Moral Development

    by Lawrence Kohlberg as interpreted by RafeEsquith, Teach Like Your Hairs on Fire (2007)

    Begin by asking for the campers trust and pledging our own.

    PresenterPresentation NotesHandout 6: Six Levels of Moral Development and Circle of Courage

  • The right tools for the job EMBHSSC Standard Code of Conduct 4-H Code of ConductStaff facilitate conversations about Camper

    Constitutions.Campers will:

    1. Feel a sense of ownership of camp.2. Be more self-directed & less

    regimented by adults.3. Be more connected with their

    experiences.

  • Camper Constitutions

  • Student Evaluation

    Never Some-times

    Usually Always

    Able to make own decisions 0.0% 6.0% 40% 54%

    Take responsibility 2.0% 8.0% 28% 62%Was encouraged to take responsibility 0.0% 2.0% 22% 76%Counselors liked being with campers 0.0% 12% 24% 64%

    Goal: The Program will be Student CenteredObjective: At least 90% of all campers will Usually or Always experience opportunities for independence and self-determination

    PresenterPresentation Notes15 sec. Slide: Student Evaluations

  • Your Turn!Work with your camp team using the

    worksheet for the goal Youth will build decision-making and critical thinking skills.

    Fill in the If Staff and Then Campers will boxes.

    Select one outcome for camper growth. Fill in the blank in box 1

    Identify one or more specific actions staff can take so campers achieve the stated outcome. Fill in the blank in box 2

    How will you empower staff to implement the goal. What specific skills do they need?

    Be ready to share your conversation.

    PresenterPresentation NotesHandout: Youth will build decision-making and critical thinking skills.Work, __5__ minShare, __5__ m