Engaging Youth in Summer Programs Through Community Building
and Fun Learning (Online Zoom)
learning and fun for youth in the summer by gaining tips, strategies and
activities around building community, forming cooperative learning groups while
maintaining social distancing and setting up your summer program for success
with guidelines and expectations. Join us for an interactive training where we
will practice fun activities and welcoming rituals to help youth feel safety
and belonging in your summer program.
a. Describe the
ways in which they can build community with youth while staying safe.
welcoming rituals that help youth feel a sense of belonging.
c. List a variety
of group formers and structures that help meet the social and intellectual
needs of youth.
Core Knowledge Area
– Interaction with Children/Youth:
positive expression, interaction and group experiences between adults and
children/youth – Entry Level and Level 1.
Primary QIS Scales
Youth have opportunities to participate in small groups. Interaction: III-M: Youth have
opportunities to develop a sense of belonging.