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

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