Open Tour Days
Personal Tours are available:
If you would like a Personal Tour, please call
the office at (609) 499-7820
to schedule an appointment.
Click Below To Hear The Liberty Lake Song
We Love LLDC!
Please click here to join our Coalition and support us in our advocacy efforts towards the DEP!
This page features an abundance of Liberty Lake approved youth development tips, articles, advice, games and other resources! We strongly encourage all Team Members to utilize these tools!
Liberty Lake Games Manual - Developed in the summer of 2011 and will continually be updated!
Camp Games.org - This website has tons of awesome camp games. Select your age group and number of campers, and choose from the games that meet your criteria!
Games from Wilderdom - Their MEGA-List of 2000+ group games
Games from CampLeadership.org - Videos of camp counselors facilitating camp favorite games.
Games from The Ultimate Camp Resource - Nearly 600 age-appropriate, camp-tested classic games.
Rules for Camp Games - Eight Rules to Live By for Games at Camp, from the Ultimate Camp Resource. Most important & Number 1 - participate with your campers!
Skills & Knowledge
"In the Trenches" - An online curriculum from Bob Ditter featuring pages & pages of articles from one of the premier minds in the camping industry. Be sure to check out the Seven Skills of Highly Effective Counselors.
"Successful Counseling - Camp Counselor Tips" - A terrific article by Dr. Randall Grayson about behavior management and developing your own approach.
Developmental Characteristics of Children - A concise and insightful one page handout that overviews common characteristics of children at different developmental stages.
American Camp Association Professional Development Center - an ACA-developed learning community that will help you assemble the knowledge, skills, and abilities to propel your work and your career.
Camping Magazine - A digital archive of the premier camping publication in the country!
And Even More Resources ...
Unplug at Camp! - A detailed look into why children go online, why children go to summer camp, the social skills they learn while doing each, and the benefits to unplugging at summer camp. This paper is the basis for the Unplug At Camp movement.
The Intentional Camp with Michael Brandwein - a collection of wonderful training resources from youth development extraordinaire Michael Brandwein. His intentional camp approach is one of the guiding philosophies of Liberty Lake.
P21 - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Learn more about the worldwide educational movement that is re-shaping the way we think about learning and teaching. The P21 skills are the foundation for our 5 Points of Youth Development philosophy.
"Be at Your Best to Do Your Best: Self-Care Strategies for Camp Counselors" - Long days in the heat & managing children's behavior can make for a long summer. This article contains useful techniques to make sure that you stay on your "A" game this summer.
Describing Camp On Your Resume - A very helpful article to help you summarize your position at camp on your resume. As a Liberty Lake Team Member, you have transferrable skills that will benefit you in future endeavors. This article can help you along the way!
Subscribe to the "Camp Hacker" newsletter, from Walking Maverick. Click here to join their mailing list and receive bi-monthly newsletters in your email inbox that are loaded with current information & trends in the world of professional camping.
Do you have suggestions for additional tools?
Email them to us, email@example.com