Michael Brandwein

Keynote Speaker 

 The Teaching of Qualities & Values
is our Most Valuable Teaching:
How to Use Camp to Build a Better World

This exciting session demonstrates exactly what we can say and do to make the world a better place by doing real youth development every day at camp. Michael brings his signature “Use it immediately” approach to demonstrate simple, practical, and powerful techniques, including exactly what behavior to model, to get greater caring, kindness, cooperation, respect, responsibility, creativity, and more. You’ll be recharged and revitalized with our ability to make a difference!  

 Michael Brandwein (www.michaelbrandwein.com) has presented in all fifty states and on six continents. He’s the number one bestselling author in the camp field: Training Terrific Staff (Volumes 1 & 2), Super Staff SuperVision, Learning Leadership: How to Develop Outstanding Teen Training Programs at Camp, and Skill of the Day: What Great Leaders of Young People Do & Say. Michael has presented three Emmy® award-winning TV programs on working with children. A frequent national keynoter and staff trainer for individual camps, schools, and organizations, he is a former ACA national board member and has won two national awards from ACA. He’s also received the Peter Kerns Award for Advancement of Professional Development in Camps. Michael’s Juris Doctor Degree is from the University of Chicago. He and his wife Donna have two sons, Dave and Ben.