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Monday, March 19 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Meeting the Needs of Camp Parents: A Panel with ASK DR. G

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Parents send their kids to camp for a multitude of reasons.  Each has different hopes and dreams of what their child will come home with (besides a trunkful of dirty laundry). How do we understand -and manage- the ever-changing needs of today’s camp parents, while staying true to our campers and the camp culture. Respected parenting and youth development expert, Deborah Gilboa, MD, is the founder of AskDoctorG.com. Popularly known as Dr. G, her passion for raising kids with character makes her a favorite family physician, media personality, author, speaker and social influencer. Dr. G will moderate a panel of a diverse group of camp parents and offer commentary on managing (and meeting) expectations.

Speakers
avatar for Rachael S. Abrams

Rachael S. Abrams

Clinical Social Worker, Jewish Community Services
Rachael S. Abrams, LCSW-C, CT is employed by Jewish Community Services as a clinical social worker providing a wide range of bereavement support services to individuals and groups experiencing a diverse spectrum of loss. She also conducts clinical assessments and provides educational... Read More →
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Liz Fisher

Chief Operating Officer, Repair the World
Elizabeth (Liz) Fisher is the Chief Operating Officer at Repair the World, where she leads the organization’s growth, operations and external affairs. Prior to Repair the World, Liz was Managing Director at NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation. Liz began her career in... Read More →
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Dr. Deborah Gilboa

Family Physician, Parenting and Youth Development Expert, Ask Doctor G
Internationally respected parenting and youth development expert, Deborah Gilboa, M.D., is the founder of AskDoctorG.com. Popularly known as Dr. G, she is an industry leading speaker, author, social influencer, and media personality. She inspires audiences with relatable stories and... Read More →
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Deborah S. Harburger

Clinical Instructor and Co-Director, Maryland Center at The Institute for Innovation & Implementation at the University of Maryland School of Social Work
Deborah S. Harburger, MSW is a Clinical Instructor and Co-Director of the Maryland Center at The Institute for Innovation & Implementation at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. Deborah works with federal, state, and local agencies to support the design, development... Read More →
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Jim Heeger

Vice Chair, Foundation for Jewish Camp
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Lois Kohn-Claar

Board of Directors, Foundation for Jewish Camp
Lois spent her formative summers at B’nai B’rith Beber Camp in Mukwonago, WI where she developed a love and appreciation for Jewish summer camp. After years of working in the field of education and educational technology, Lois now devotes herself to Jewish communal service. Originally... Read More →
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Eileen Price

Founder/CEO, In the City Camp
Eileen Snow Price is the Founder and Executive Director of In the City Camp, a Jewish day camp that delivers the outcomes of overnight camp: lifelong friendships, personal growth, and a meaningful connection to the Jewish community and Israel. Following graduation from Emory University... Read More →
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Adam Rosenberg

Executive Director, Baltimore Child Abuse Center
As head of Baltimore Child Abuse Center, Adam Rosenberg brings together his passion for community development and his background in not for profit management and law to help institutions protect children from abuse and trauma. He has become one of this nation's authorities on mandatory... Read More →
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Jamie Simon

Executive Director, Tawonga Jewish Community Corp.
Jamie Simon is Camp Tawonga's executive director and has worked for the agency for over 16 years in various capacities including camp director for nine years. An expert in emergency preparedness as well as gender inclusion and teen health education, Jamie speaks at conferences and... Read More →
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Jeffrey Wolman

Board Member, Foundation for Jewish Camp
Jeffrey is an attorney, accountant, and owner and CEO of Wolman Wealth Management Inc., a business management firm that services primarily those in the entertainment business including actors, writers, directors and producers, which he founded in 1991. He and his wife Lesley are very... Read More →


Monday March 19, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm EDT
Harbor Ballroom, Level 4