Get Your Passport Ready! 2014 IABC Workshop – October 8-12, 2014 (Hosted by Alberta Fire Fighters’ Burn Camp)

Alberta Fire Fighters’ Burn Camp for Children looks forward to hosting the 2014 International Association of Burn Camps Worskhop, October 8-12, 2014.

• Location: Easter Seals Camp Horizon, hosted by Alberta Fire Fighters Burn Camp in Bragg Creek, Alberta Canada
• Guest Speaker: Dr. Christopher Thurber
Dr. Christopher Thurber is a board-certified clinical psychologist, educator, author, and father. He earned his BA from Harvard University in 1991 and a PhD in clinical psychology from UCLA in 1997. A dedicated teacher from a young age, Chris has taught elementary school French, undergraduate courses in psychology, and swimming and sailing to people between the ages of 8 and 80. During a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Chris worked with child burn survivors, a population he continues to support through work with the International Association of Burn Camps and the Phoenix Society. Chris now has more than 30 years of experience working with camps and independent schools. He has written numerous book chapters and scholarly articles on homesickness and children’s adjustment to separation from home. An award-winning contributor to Camping Magazine, Chris has also shared his youth development expertise on the Today Show, Martha Stewart, CBS Morning News, NPR, FOX, and PBS. His research has been featured in Time, Newsweek, US News & World Report, Smart Money, Parents, Parenting, Good Housekeeping, Women’s Day, Family Circle, Men’s Health, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and many local newspapers and magazines. In 2007, Chris co-founded, which quickly became the Internet’s most popular and respected educational resource for youth development professionals. For more info visit

For camps sending more than 4 attendees: Attendees 1-4 pay at regular rate, attendees 5-8 pay HALF PRICE! Contact us to make arrangements.

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