Joe Kruger Youth Development Conference

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The Joe Kruger Youth Development Conference brings premier youth educators together to discuss subjects relating to child and adolescent development. Camp professionals are invited to participate in eye opening discussions and consider tactical applications for implementation. This conference is held every other year rotating with the Morry Stein Management Conference.

2018 Keynote Speaker: Lindsey Pollak, Millennial Workplace Expert 

Check out our 2018 Keynote Presentation

Congratulations to our 2018 award winners!

Michael Gordon Young Leaders Award: Brent Osborne, JCC Rockland 

Harold Breene Youth Education Award: Camp Akeela

2018 Agenda and Speaker Biographies


Each year we present the Harold Breene Award and the Michael Gordon Award. We accept award nominations on a rolling basis throughout the year. To learn more about the different awards, meet the past recipients or to nominate someone in your camp community please click here

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