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The Last Week of Summer Day Camp

Today was the last day of the CND Summer Day Camp and I don’t know how to feel about it right now. On one hand, I am exhausted from working with the kids every day, constantly on my toes and … Continue reading

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The Voice of Reason

Over the course of this summer, we have had many discussions on what it means to be a leader. I have worked with and under many different types of leaders and I have learned that where every leader has different … Continue reading

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“Workin’ 9 to 5”

One reason I wanted to participate in this fellowship was to begin adjusting myself to a regular full-time 9-5 work schedule after graduation and before I begin work professionally in Autumn. As a student, I would always schedule my classes … Continue reading

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Lessons I needed to be reminded of

For this post, I would like to reflect on a couple of things that happened at camp this week. I’ll first start with my experience playing substitute teacher on Tuesday. One of the 8-10yo classes needed a teacher for the … Continue reading

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Paperwork, Paperwork, and more Paperwork…

This week, I spent a lot of my time logging data for different ADAMH-funded summer day camps in Columbus. Each camp that is funded by the ADAMH board must have their campers complete AOD-V baseline and follow-up surveys. All of … Continue reading

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Summer Day Camp Week 1 DONE

This week was the first week of Summer Day Camp at Community for New Direction. This week has been so amazing, stressful, chaotic, fulfilling, challenging, and, most importantly, successful. On Monday, we had around 175 kids show up for camp … Continue reading

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Communication is key!

It is now the end of week 3 of my fellowship at Community for New Direction. This week was spent getting everything ready for camp on Monday. All of the counselors came in for training 9-3 every day. My jobs … Continue reading

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