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Monday, March 19 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Cultivating the Power of Growth Mindsets at Camp

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Growth mindset is the belief that talent is just a starting point and that ability can grow with hard work, persistence, and application of strategies. Recent research has confirmed that a growth mindset is a tremendous asset to future success in academics, athletics, and the career world. What better place to cultivate and develop the power of a growth mindset than at Jewish camp? A growth mindset helps kids to persevere through challenges, embrace risks, and overcome failure. In this session, you will break down the brain science of mindsets and equip leaders with the tools to develop growth mindsets in campers (and staff!) through a variety of meaningful, memorable, and easy-to-implement tools and activities. You will leave this session with an understanding of growth mindsets and strategies to help you positively impact and influence life at camp!

Speakers
avatar for Margaret Lee

Margaret Lee

Educator, Author, Consultant, and Speaker, Mindsets for Parents
Margaret ("Meg") Lee, co-author with Mary Cay Ricci of Mindsets for Parents(2016), is an education administrator, consultant, and speaker in Frederick, Maryland. She is a graduate of Hagerstown Community College and Hood College and holds a M.Ed. in educational leadership from Frostburg... Read More →
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Marty Rochlin

Directory, Camp Airy, Camps Airy & Louise
Starting as a camper in 1984, Marty filled nearly every role at Camp Airy – counselor, unit leader, assistant director – before being named Director in 2014. In fact, this is his second time working for camp year-round, after a two-year stint as a full-time assistant director... Read More →


Monday March 19, 2018 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
Kent A-B, Level 4