Inspired Learning for Schools, Camps and Families

Dr. Thurber has trained staff at schools and camps and corporations from Oxford, England to Caracus, Venezuala and most places in between. His energy, experience, passion and humor make his keynotes, workshops and plenary sessions favorites around the world. Read testimonials or contact Dr. Thurber to book a date.

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“Chris, you constantly amaze me! You are the proverbial hammer, always finding the right nail. Congratulations on another articulate, sensitive, well thought-out session!”

–Phil Lilienthal, Founder & Director of Global Camps Africa

“Dr. Thurber’s presentation was dynamic, thought-provoking, and highly relevant to anyone working with students…We are now wiser and better prepared.”

–Tim Richards, Headmaster, Pomfret School

  • Download a one-page PDF of Dr. Thurber’s bio here.
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Choose from 70 Unique Workshops

Since 1998, when Dr. Thurber began work as a professional educator and speaker, he has deasigned more than 70 in-person workshops. He customizes each one to the specific needs of the school, camp, corporation or program to which he is invited. Click on a category below to read descriptions of these workshops, each of which can be delivered as a keynote address or plenary session.


Online Content & Custom Workshops

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“Dr. Thurber, gracias for traveling to Caracus to keynote the Venezuelan Camping Association’s annual staff training jamboree. You brought so much vitality, wisdom and fun to the stage! Who knew you could sing in Spanish?! We are grateful for your advice on helping children get the most from their time at camp.”

–Carol Bosch & Gonzalo Veloz, Venezuelan Camping Association

To book an event for your school, camp, corporation or youth organization, contact Dr. Thurber directly.

  • Download a one-page PDF of Dr. Thurber’s bio here.
  • Download a 1M size photo of Dr. Thurber here.