Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Camps & Training Provide Self-Improvement & Career Advancement

Camps and Summer Training 2015  aim to develop skills and knowledge for both self-improvement and career advancement. These involve activities which can be very physical or highly intellectual. Camps and training use active interaction among its participants whether to share experiences and expertise or to compete with each other. Very young kids to grandparents can engage in activities and join camps and training during summertime or holidays. Examples of these include summer camps, golf lessons, internships, swimming lessons, and career counseling, among many others.
Camps maybe defined according to their different types which include:
  • outdoor accommodation and recreation - campsites or campgrounds, resources camps, summer camps and cottages
  • gatherings of people - camp meetings, temporary settlement
  • areas of imprisonment - concentration camps, labor camps, refugee camps
However, the most popular especially for the kids and youth during summer or breaks are traditional camps which include:
  • Sports camps - basketball, swimming, hunting, surfing, wrestling, baseball, football, martial arts, golf, diving
  • Academic camps & programs - science, mathematics, ESL, writing, psychology, robotics, debate, pre-college
  • Adventure camps - rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, scuba diving
  • Arts camps - acting, dance, music, performing arts, animation, art, photography
  • Teen programs & teen tours - adventure, community service, internships, college prep
  • Special interest camps - chess, yoga, modeling, culture, cooking, circus, sewing, etiquette, construction
  • Religious camps - Baptist, Catholic, Christian, Jewish, Lutheran
  • Special needs camps - autism, physical disabilities, HIV & AIDS, learning disabilities & ADHD, speech impaired, epilepsy, social skills
  • Military camps
  • Family camps
Training, on the other hand, may be incorporated with camps but concentrate more on the acquisition of knowledge, skills and competencies needed for self-development as well as career promotion. It has specific goals of improving capabilities, capacities and performances, which are different from camps that provide exercises more for the fun of it. Examples of training include apprenticeship or on-the-job training.
There are different kinds of training, and these include:
  • Physical training
  • Religion and spirituality
  • Practice
  • Trainer
  • Training and development
Training is provided mostly for young adults and professionals who are about to enter a new career, advancement or for self-development. There are different types of training and educational seminars available and you can choose from instructor-led training, courseware, e-learning, home study and self-paced learning resources on the following categories:
  • Accounting & finance
  • Art
  • Automation
  • Automotive
  • Business & management skills
  • Computer
  • Construction
  • Customer service
  • Electrical
  • Engineering
  • Food, restaurants & hotels
  • Health, fitness & wellness
  • Human resources
  • Insurance
  • Information technology
  • Journalism
  • Language skills
  • Mechanical
  • Medical
  • Music
  • Personal growth & self help such as anger management
  • Real estate
  • Workplace skills

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