Escape Rooms (a.k.a. Puzzle Rooms, Adventure Rooms, Mystery Rooms, Exit Games) have surged in popularity recently. A few months again there was some discussion on a couple of the camp professional Facebook groups about running an Escape Room at camp. Is it possible to create an Escape Room at camp without spending thousands of dollars on …
Empowering Youth: How to Encourage Young Leaders to Do Great Things by Kelly Curtis MS. Offering indispensable advice to anyone seeking to integrate empowerment into their youth work, this guide demonstrates how youth leaders, teachers, peer program advisors, adults who work with teens and adolescents, and any professional organization with a youth focus can foster leadership qualities in youth.
National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards: Deadline: Feb 20, 2014; twelve award-winning programs will receive $10,000 and invitation to accept their award from President’s Committee’s Honorary Chairman, First Lady Michelle Obama at a ceremony at White House. In addition, winners will receive an award plaque, the opportunity to attend the Annual Awardee Conference in Washington, DC in summer of 2014, and will be featured on the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award website
Designing a Disney Story #DisneyYouth "Students take an inside look at how Disney animators create full length animated features and learn the history of the most beloved characters of all time to life." Disneyland Resort CA Grades 3-12, #Disney Youth #Gifted
The Florida Library Youth Program has developed a wonderful wiki full of ideas for the CSLP 2012 program: early literacy, Dream Big - Read, and Own the Night. The program ideas were submitted by Florida's public library youth services staff.