Self-Esteem Through the Camp Experience: A Research Forum looks at how attending camp can help shape how campers feel about themselves. Featuring the ideas and insights of several of the most respected professionals in the camp community the DVD offers an overview of research findings on this key issue, including:
Introduction (Deb Bialeschki)
Revealing the Whole Self: Evaluating Campers Character and Self-Esteem (Erin Kaplan/Christopher Chavez)
The Impact of Camp on the Self-Esteem of Campers (Ann Marie Sorenson)
Promoting Self-Esteem With Youth and Adolescents in a Residential Camp Setting (Mary Ann Devine/Shay Dawson)
About the Actor
Deb Bialeschki, Ph.D., is the senior researcher for ACA. A professor emeritus from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, her research interests include youth development, the camp experience, and staff training.
Erin Kaplan is the senior program director for Fiver Children's Foundation, New York, NY.
Christopher Chavez is the program supervisor for Fiver Children's Foundation, New York, NY.
Ann Marie Sorenson is a Professor at the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON Canada.
Mary Ann Devine is an Associate Professor at Kent State University, Kent, OH.