The Camp Guy Amidst the Academy

This past weekend, I attended my very first academic conference. I was nervous not only because I did not quite know what to expect from a group of “academics” but also because I was scheduled to present a paper. Since the main goal of pursuing my PhD is...

The Awkward Place of Camp at the NYWC

I had the opportunity to attend Youth Specialties’ National Youth Worker’s Convention (NYWC) this past weekend in San Diego. Besides enjoying the beautiful weather of San Diego with my wife and some great colleagues, I heard some excellent presenters,...