Resources to help you be the best faculty ever!
- Get your assignments from the Dean and prepare them ahead of time. Deans Contact Information
- Get to know your campers age characteristics. Here's a helpful guide - Age Group Characteristics
Family Time and Group Facilitating
Discussion starters and Intentional Questions: Here's a list of potential questions to prep for your family and cabin times. Everything from getting to know your campers to diving into faith questions.
Racoon Circles: What's a Racoon Circle? A length of webbing about 15-20' long knotted together in a circle. So what's a Racoon Circle Game?? Simply put, it's a team building activity using a Racoon Circle. They can be used to build unity, community connection and a team. The PDF below has several group building ideas that can be used with your Racoon Circle. Two Racoon Circles will be in each Family Bin this summer.
Debriefing Ideas: Debriefing after a camp activity, serious or fun, can help campers apply their experience in a deeper way. Here are some great ways to facilitate discussion and get your group talking and growing together.
Group Building Ideas:
The staff will have the supplies for these activities available for your use.
Five Stages of Group Formation: This PDF shares some of the stages of group formation and offers activities in those stages to challenge your group.