Our Y staff consists of a mixed group of ages and abilities and yet our Playworks trainer was able to actively engage each and every staff member in our workshop. We can't wait for the next one!
–Eden O'Brien-Brenner, Irvin Deutsches Family YMCA
Equip your staff to create a safe, fun experience for campers
Playworks' hands-on trainings teach your counselors and leadership staff to:
- Lead inclusive games
- Create smooth transitions
- Set consistent expectations
- Address challenging behaviors
- And more! Camps, YMCA associations, Boys and Girls Clubs, city parks and recreation departments, youth programs, and faith-based organizations across the country partner with Playworks.
The Centers for Disease Control and SHAPE America also rely on our best practices from 20 years on the playground.
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Train Your Camp Staff For Success
Help Your Counselors Lead Through Play! Today's Tip:
The 2 minutes right after kids come inside set the tone for the rest of the day. Prevent post-play conflict with games kids can play while lining up, like "Land, Sea, Air":