While training is long, it is very beneficial to being a successful specialist as Camp Starfish. We hope that after reading this you are a little more prepared about what to expect this summer!
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There are many things that run through our brain when we choose to accept a new job, right? And a million more things when you are going to be living and working in the same place! Here are some things to expect once you have signed that contract for the summer! Arriving at Camp and […]
Program Background Especially created for children with social, emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges, the Starfish program provides an extensively structured, nurturing and predictable environment, coupled with an atmosphere of continuous positive reinforcement, skill development and both physical and emotional safety. Camp Starfish is a place where every camper is working to build their personal inventory […]
Camp Starfish was developed to provide highly individualized attention to children who, in many cases, would otherwise not be able to access these crucial services. As such, the organization was named after a widely-known adaptation of The Star Thrower, originally by Loren Eiseley, inspired by the vision that individualized attention can help children to begin […]
In 2014, a new tradition was born at Starfish as we created our “Awesome Place. Amazing People.” Year Shirts program. Each camper and staff receives a shirt at their first campfire of the summer, with the shirts’ colors and slogans representing each year of participation. We intentionally picked our first year quote – “Watch while […]