This year the Education Committee will be offering a “Weather Workshop”. Ryan Jaret, director of the L.L. Bean Discovery School, and Moe Auger, a registered Maine Guide and director of the L.L. Bean Kids Camp, will be the presenters for this workshop. They will present an overview about best practices for making weather decisions and discuss the weather apps they use. The workshop will also have a breakout session for camps to share what works or doesn’t work for them. Click here to register
Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2S0oM8q3QPWid1RI2D-r6g Do you have new health center staff this summer? Do you oversee your camp’s health center? Then this is the webinar for you and your health center staff. The webinar will include a brief overview of DHHS regulations, ACA Standards, standing orders, health forms, managing medication, stocking first aid kits, managing visit call hours, scope of practice, Emergency Action Plans, and much more. The presenter is: VJ Gibbins will present this webinar. VJ is currently a professor in the nursing department at University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. He is also the Director of Health and Safety at Camp Cedar, a large, traditional sleep-away boys camp in Casco. Over the years VJ has...
All MSC members are invited to our Annual Meeting (camp, Individual, and business members). We will send out a signup form in late May. At Camp Walden in Denmark 9:30 Coffee and Pastries 10:00 Annual Meeting 12:00 Lunch 1:15 Optional tour of camp
The Annual JMG Rendezvous Day Workshop will be held at Bryant Pond 4-H Camp on Saturday, July 6th from 9:00 to 3:30. There is no fee for the rendezvous and a cookout lunch is provided by Enterprise Leasing. Details for this event will be sent in late June to all the camps interested in the JMG program. This event is open to any camp that has Junior Maine Woodsman/Maine Woodsman programs or anyone who wants to learn more about the Junior Maine Guide program.
July 9, 1:30 – 4:00 pm at Camp Wawenock Collaborative Problem Solving with Youth: Achieving Durable Change in High-Conflict Situations In volatile situations, traditional problem solving can backfire and escalate conflict. In this engaging workshop, Chris will introduce powerful new tools to identify kids’ needs, empathize effectively, and resolve conflicts durably. Chris’s guidance will prove equally helpful for camper-camper conflicts, staff-staff conflicts and staff-parent conflicts. All participants will practice Collaborative Problem Solving and learn to apply it gracefully to the very next conflict that they encounter. Registration will open on May 6. Click here for more information.
9:30 a.m.-Noon; 15th Annual MYCF Spelling Bee, Jewish Community Center, Portland. Click here for more information.
July 22 to July 26, 2019 Stephen Phillips Preserve Oquossoc, Maine Click here for more information.