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We really enjoyed the training. The topics were dead on. The staff definitely ranked your visit in the top 3 of the week.
— Josh - Ann Arbor YMCA
Zach was an awesome, exciting, engaging presenter
— BOOST Conference Attendee
It was truly educational and inspiring
— NAA Conference Attendee
Personality and passion, how Zach relays his information, best presentation of both days
— Indiana Summit on OST Learning Attendee
It was very eye opening to understand how each camp experience shape the campers and staff into who they are going to be
— Shane - Camp Shiawassee
Loved it! Full house!
— ACA Tri-state Attendee


  • The Camp Counselor works with summer camps training their staff, designing programs, guiding administrators, writing curriculum and a whole lot more! Consultant and Trainer, Scott Arizala, specializes in energetic, fun and professional workshops on a range of topics.
  • With Expert Online Training, staff training starts today! We are proud to offer two customizable libraries of training materials—videos, flash presentations, quizzes, and handouts—that you can use to jumpstart training. Zach is a faculty member specializing in after-school programs and he will be working on several new modules in 2016. 
  • CampSpirit is the online home of Dr. Christopher Thurber, a board-certified clinical psychologist, author, consultant, and father. A graduate of Harvard University, Chris co-founded Expert Online Training, a revolutionary set of web-based educational tools for camp staff and health care professionals. He also hosts ACA's homesickness prevention DVD-CD set and co-authored the best-selling "Summer Camp Handbook." Chris is widely published in the academic and popular press and has more than 30 years of camp experience.
  • Parks and Rec Business and Camp Business Magazines — Two great magazines for camp and park and recreation program managers.