Camp Brainy Bunch Staff are...
Our instructors are chosen for their experience and knowledge in the subjects they teach. We select the best communicators, leaders, innovative designers and creative storytellers. With a focus on academics, we select and train instructors that value education and instill the love of learning into our campers.
In addition to knowledge of the subjects they teach we select staff who can walk the line between creative genius and hilarious mayhem. They make each and every learning experience hands-on, interactive and a little zany.
To reach the perfect balance of quality education and summer camp madness we add to our teams skills with in-depth training in community development, games leadership, facilitated and guided instruction, age adaptation, and much much more.
All About Safety
Many of our staff our education professionals who regularly receive 1st Aid and CPR training. Those that do not already have their certification when they come to us complete a course prior to camp.
Most Important... They Embrace Camp Values
Respect, Friendship, and Support
Growth Mindset, I Can attitude, Endless Inquiry and Exploration
Growing Camp Professionals (Training)
We select amazing people. Then we give them the training to be "Brainy Bunch".
These are just a few of the training topics that are important to us, and go into creating each day at Brainy Bunch:
CAMP COMMUNITY – Using play based exercises and a deep understanding of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Camp staff learn to build camp into a thriving, supportive family of learners that share respect, understanding and joy.
BEHAVIOR GUIDANCE – Employing best practices in youth developmental psychology, camp staff practice effective behavior guidance techniques to create an experience filled with happy safe campers.
EFFECTIVE SUPERVISION – Safety comes first. All staff are trained for emergencies, but by first practicing effective supervision we head off possible safety issues far in advance.
PURPOSEFUL PLAY– Play is a very important and constant part of Camp Brainy Bunch. Whether we are playing in the classroom to learn something new or on the playground at lunch, staff lead play serves to strengthen our camp community, build team support, and ensure that every camper has the chance to act a little crazy each day.