Online Articles

Read Dr. Thurber’s articles and blog posts written for youth development websites.

Title
Link
13 Things Adults Should Know About "13 Reasons Why" - 2018
The Great News About Homesickness - 2005
Healthy Competition - It's Not an Oxymoron! - 2005
"Not My Kid" : Understanding Camp's Special Power to Transform Children - 2005
Bullying at Camp is an Opportunity - 2006
Dress Codes Undone - 2006
Single-Sex or Coed? - 2006
Open Your Mouth and Say "Ahhh" - 2006
Spirituality and Camp - 2006
Summer Camp Arts and Crafts - 2006
Picking the Best Specialty Camp for Your Child - 2006
Can I Trust My Childโ€™s Camp Counselor? - 2007
E-xcellent Mail - 2007
WebCams at Summer Camp - An Investigation - 2007
Is Your Campโ€™s Health Center the Center of Health? - 2007
Camp Industry Professionalism - 2008
Right Write: Planning Camp Correspondence - 2010
Append Your Camper's Health Form - 2010
Don't Go Shopping, Go Co-Shopping - 2010
Follow The Leader? Depends Who It Is - 2010
Packing Ends and Odds - 2010
Care Package Care - 2010
Visiting Day Tips & Preparation - 2010
Will My Child Be Safe At Camp? - 2011
Physical Preparation for Summer Camp - 2011
Bullying at Camp - 2011
Why Advances in Staff Training Matter to Moms and Dads - 2012
The Second-Year Camper: What's Old is New - 2012
On Not Documenting Every Moment - 2012
Five Things Your Child's Counselor Won't Say to You - 2012
Closing Day = Opening Hearts and Minds - 2012
College Freshmen...Dump High School Sweethearts - 2013
Whither Favorites? - 2013
Why "Dumb Stuff" Gets the Thumbs-Up - 2014
Five Mistakes Directors Make - 2015
Six Ways New Staff Get Drunk - 2015
Your Child Is Not You - 2016