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ACHE 2014

October 27–29, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

School's Out for Summer, Now what?: Building a Youth Program that Works!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 10:45 AM–11:30 AM PDT
Concurrent Session 4
Session Description

This session is an interactive look into building a summer camp program that works for your community and department. Many continuing education units struggle with how to create programs for K-12 that are fun and educational. This session will provide participants with a look into how the University of West Florida's Explore Summer Camps program was created, how it's evolved, the challenges faced, and the success stories shared.

Session Focus

Non-Credit Programming

Session Audience
Program Directors
Program Staff

Primary Presenter

Michelle McMillan, University of West Florida Explore Summer Camps
Contact information; 850-474-3221

Brief Bio

Michelle McMillan has been working with the University of West Florida’s Explore Summer Camps since June 2010. She has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with specializations in ESOL and Reading, and is currently working towards a Master's Degree in Public Administration, as well as a certificate in Nonprofit Management. In November 2013, Michelle was awarded with a 2013 ACHE National Rising Star Award, and in 2011, Explore Summer Camps was awarded the ACHE South Distinguished Noncredit Program Award.

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