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What Summer Camps Can Teach Startups About Supervising Interns and Young People: A Comment on Michael Arrington’s Tech Crunch Apology

February 5th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Human Resources, Risk Management, Technology, Teens

Michael Arrington, founder and co-editor of TechCrunch, is dealing with an issue today on his blog that highlighted how we rely on interns and young people, often forgetting they are still at an age where their reasoning is not firing with 100% accuracy. This is an area summer camp directors and recreation professionals hold special […]

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Summer Camps for Teenagers and the Teen Brain

March 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Activities and Programming, Development & Behavior, Podcast, Teens

Summer camps for teenagers have changed over the last 20 years that I have been running camps. When I first started, there was not much for them to do besides work or  attend the typical summer camp. Over time, we have created a highly pressurized college application process, parents and school pile on the expectations, […]

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