This course is designed to help students understand principles and acquire competencies necessary to move participants toward growth in the context of short-term impact ministry environments such as retreats, resident camps, mission trips, and wilderness trips. Key subjects include: group dynamics, relationship building, camper discipline, facilitation, framing, debriefing, processing, and Bible study.
- Camp Is for the Camper: A Counselor’s Guide to Youth Development, Connie Coutellier, ISBN: 978-1585180417
- Camp Counseling: Leadership and Programming for the Organized Camp, Seventh Edition, Joel F. Meier, ISBN: 978-1577663034
- The Christian Camp Counselor, Jim A. Badke, ISBN: 978-0968312308
- The Youth Worker’s Guide to Helping Teenagers in Crisis, Rich VanPelt, ISBN: 978-0310282495
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