Barry A. Garst


Barry A. Garst, Ph.D., is the national Director of Program Development and Research Application with the American Camp Association. A former Assistant Professor of youth development at Virginia Tech, Barry's background includes fourteen years of administrative and programming experience as a municipal day camp manager, wilderness mental health counselor, resident camp and conference center director, and state camping specialist. His current work focuses on developing national educational partnerships, translating research into practice, and creating educational programs. Barry speaks regularly on the topics of measuring youth outcomes, quality assessment, leadership, program evaluation, injury and illness prevention in camps, and the importance of nature for healthy child development.

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    Leadership and Environmental Stewardship: A Curriculum for Camps and Other Youth Programs

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    Family Camp: Connecting Youth and Families with the Outdoors

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    Integrating Structured Curricula in Camps: Lessons Learned From Two Camp-Based Studies

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    A Snapshot of Campsites, Facilities, and Programs: Results From the 2010 Survey of ACA Camps

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    Camp 2 Grow: Where Every Child Leads and Shines

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    Critical Points for Improving Camp Safety: Lessons Learned From ACA’s Healthy Camp Study

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    Volunteer Development 101: Empowering Organizations to Work With Volunteers

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