What: CILT Summit
Who: A collection of 20 HS teachers, coaches, full-time Tecumseh staff, CILT counselors and previous CILT campers
Why: As part of Tecumseh 5-year program improvement plan it's time to take a closer look at CILTs, one of camp's most popular programs, and find ways to take it to the next level
How: Design Thinking, facilitated by Eric Glanders
Highs of the weekend:
Reuniting with gal pals Jamie Z, Arielle, Ellyn, Shelby and Mel
Having a guy counselor from every single summer that I've been a CILT counselor at camp this weekend-- Eric (2008 and 2009), Beef (2010), Evan Frick (2011, we missed you Kraft), Morph (2012), Alex Allison (2013), Mike Jones (2014), Tim (2015) and Todd (2016)
Brainstorming in a whole new way
Evaluating with "I like... I wish... I wonder..."
Trying out the Human Barometer
Going to dinner with this whole gang and then to Cold Stone just like a night off
Sleepover in the TLC like DC staff training and battling in Fishbowl
Cycle of prototype, testing and iteration phases
Walking away with things to think about, ideas to develop, and tangible things that we can implement this summer for the CILTs of 2016
Honorable Mention Blog Title:
"My experience is a little different as most people I'm interviewing are middle aged women."