Summer Staff Trainer

Scott is the leading expert, trainer and consultant in summer camp, working with hundreds of youth programs and thousands of staff & administrators across the country. He is the Owner of Camp Tall Tree, a resident camp for kids with unique challenges, the Executive Director of Dragonfly Forest, a camp for kids with serious illnesses and the Camp Director for Camp Kesem, a national organization for kids whose parents have cancer.  He is a pioneering contributor to Expert Online Training, is the award-winning author of the best-selling book, S’more Than Camp, and is the developer of the online staff training resource The Camp Counselor Insider.

Summer Training & Development

Specializing in half-day and full day events, Scott will bring the training to you, your camp, or to a camp in your area.
Popular Topics:

  • Communication Skills
  • Camper Behavior Management
  • Counseling Skills
  • Problem Solving & Conflict Management
  • Bullying & Teasing
  • Diversity
  • Dealing with Sensitive Topics
  • Homesickness
  • Decision Making and Risk Management
  • Special Needs Programming
  • Mainstreaming Programs


Mid-Summer Slump – The Energy Crisis Trainings

Bring Scott in for a day or more in the middle of your camp program. It's time to refocus and reenergize with one-on-one meetings, small group work, on the ground problem solving, and much more.
Popular Topics:

  • Energy, Enthusiasm & Creativity
  • Working with Difficult Campers
  • Counseling Skills
  • Time Management
  • Patience
  • Understanding Behavior


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Administrative & Leadership Counseling

  • Goal Setting
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Leadership Training for Managers & Supervisors
  • Professional Development
  • Time Management
  • Training for Trainers
  • Developing Staff Training

Camp Consulting

  • Program Observation & Evaluation
  • ACA Standards
  • Developing Policies & Procedures
  • Evaluations
  • Marketing
  • Effecting Positive Change
  • Progessive Programming
  • Teen Programming
  • Getting & Keeping Young Campers
  • Character Development
  • Facility Development