5 Minute Expert Talks

5 Minute Expert Talks

Season 1, Episode 24

EmJ Juszczyk is joined by Sami Eron to recap and share with you TSCS Spring Retreat 2023 Five Minute Expert Talks.

The idea behind 5 Minute Expert Talks is that everyone is an expert in something. What is something you can talk on because you know so much about it? This group of individuals shared things from the way dog training can work for you, to why your camp should have a berry picking permit.

If you’re looking for some quick inspiration and new perspectives, this is the podcast for you.

Producer EmJ’s takeaways:

  1. Camp songs are made up. You can add education and inclusion to yours when you ask your staff to create their own.

  2. Invest in camp professionals as a whole.

  3. What’s one thing you can do today that you’re not good at?

Think the retreat sounds cool?

It really is. There's no professional development like it.

Show Notes

Our Guest Host

Sami Eron

Sami EronSami (she/her) is a Camp Director for Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camps. She earned her MS in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, where she focused on using research-based practices to create outcomes driven camp programming. Sami loves all things camp research and program evaluation. Her research interests include the impact of sibling camp programs, developing evaluation methods to authentically capture the camp experience, and the intersection of research and practice. When not at camp, Sami enjoys reading, running, and hiking with her dog, Roree. She currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA. 



Episode Info

This episode is hosted by EmJ Juszczyk.

The Summer Camp Society Podcast is edited and produced by EmJ Juszczyk.

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