Camp Mythology: The Stories That Run Your Lives, Your Camps, and Influence Your Future

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SKU:
827008228898
Author:
Jeff Leiken
Published:
2012
Length:
78 minutes
If camp staff are not in control of the stories being told about their camps andinside of their camps, then the stories are controlling the camps. In reality, campmythologies can affect a number of factors, including the camp's enrollment,parental expectations, and the level of parental commitment to a particular camp.Camp mythologies also impact camps in other ways-they help teach campers, theyhelp create the culture of a camp, and they help determine a camp's legacy. CampMythology: The Stories That Run Your Lives, Your Camps, and Influence Your Futureexplains how to identify the myths that run a camp, keep the ones that serve apositive purpose, and change or discard the ones that don't.

Among the topics covered:

• Mythology is more than story
• What are the stories that shape your camp mythology
• What stories are being told
• The hero's journey
• It was an ordinary day
• Changing lives