Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

Team Building Workshop in Atlantic City

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Team Building

It’s true, a team that plays together stays together. Teambuilding with staff and kids can be challenging, but should be fun. You will leave with easy teambuilding activities to bring to your staff and kids. Come to this hands on workshop dressed to play and have fun.


When: Monday June 11, 2012

Where: Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City
317 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401.

Time: 10 AM-11:30 AM

To Register: Click HERE

Registration Deadline: June 7, 2012

For More information about registration and/or payment please contact Jessica Heiberg at 908-789-0259, or email Jessica at

Summer 101 Workshop in Passaic County!

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

NJSACC is offering 2 hours of Training in Passaic County. Each Participant will received a Certificate of Training and the opportunity to learn about the following topics.

Summer 101

Getting ready for summer is made easier with this workshop that will cover Basic Summer necessities like Playground Safety, Planning and Programming, Discipline and working with families. 2 hours jam packed with information that would be helpful to any new summer staff member or even as a refresher for returning staff. Great for planning for the end of the school year as well.


When: Saturday, June 9, 2012

Time: 10 AM to 12 PM

Where: Boys & Girls Club of Clifton
181 Colfax Avenue Clifton, NJ 07013

Fee: $15 per person

To Register: CLICK HERE


For Registration Details, invoice, information or other questions, please contact Jessica Heiberg at 908-789-0259

Training: Growing Up WILD

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature, and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.

Using a wide range of activities and experiences, Growing Up WILD provides a foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world, as well as lifelong social and academic skills.

The Division of Fish & Wildlife in partnership with NJSACC: The Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool Communities and The Salvation Army, NJ Division, is offering a professional development workshops for early childhood educators in using Growing Up WILD.

The workshop fosters confidence in early childhood educators to lead outdoor explorations by providing ready-made activities, easily digestible background information, and field investigation opportunities that correlate with the activities.

Each participant gets the activity guide, which is written especially for early childhood educators of children aged 3-7.

The activity guide, Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children:

* Is written especially for early childhood educators of children ages 3-7.
* Features 27 field-tested, hands-on, nature based activities in a full-color 11”x17” activity guide.
* Includes crafts, art projects, music, conservation activities, reading and math connections and much more.
* Involves social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive domains to help foster learning and development in all areas.
* Supports developmentally appropriate practice allowing children to learn at levels that are individually, socially, and culturally appropriate.
* Is correlated to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standards and the Head Start Domains.

$10 per person Cash or Check only! Sorry no purchase orders
Age Target: 3 years to 7 years of age
Breakfast, Lunch and each participant gets the activity guide
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The Salvation Army, NJ division
4 Gary Road
Union, NJ 07083

Telephone: 908-789-0259, NJSACC with questions

Training is limited to 25 .

To Register, click on link below:

FREE WEBINAR: Afterschool Youth Outcomes: Achieving Success

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

As a benefit of  NJSACC, being part of the Statewide Afterschool Networks ( SAN)  NJSACC is proud to offer you :

Afterschool Youth Outcomes: Achieving Success

Date:     Tue, Mar 13, 2012
Time:     11:00 AM EDT
Duration:     1 hour


Meeting Description:
Presenters: Sanjiv Rao, New York State Afterschool Network and Yvonne Brathwaite, Partnership for After School Education

Please join us March 13th for the fifth in a series of webinars sponsored by the Northeast Networks Group, a collaboration between the Statewide Afterschool Networks (SANs) in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.

This webinar will introduce participants to PASE’s Afterschool Youth Outcomes Inventory, a comprehensive tool for afterschool practitioners to use in assessing and articulating their programs’ impact on youth that captures a wide range of youth outcomes, indicators and measurement tools.
By the end of the webinar,:

  • participants will have an increased understanding of positive afterschool youth outcomes
  • will better understand how to communicate afterschool youth outcomes to stakeholders
  • will have increased knowledge of available outcomes measurement tools.


Please Note:
Registering for the webinar will give you access to the webinar online (you will receive an email with the web site information). Once you log into the webinar web site, you will also need to call into the following number to hear the audio portion.



Enter To Win: Free Professional Development Opportunity!

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Are you interested in Free Professional Development for you Staff?
Is your program located in :

  • Atlantic
  • Bergen
  • Cumberland
  • Essex
  • Gloucester
  • Hunterdon
  • Middlesex
  • Morris,
  • Somerset
  • Sussex
  • Warren Counties

Then your program is eligible to enter  a contest to win  a free training for 10 program staff (additional staff receive discounted registration):


  • Hands-on Science
  • Adventures in Peacemaking (conflict resolution)
  • Ages and Stages (Youth  Development)
  • Team-building
  • Let’s Get Real (bullying prevention)
  • Programming for Tweens or Middle School
  • The ABC’s of Playground Safety
  • Program Planning
  • Make it, Take it Crafts
  • Promoting Positive Behavior
  • Games ,Games , Games
  • 21st Century Afterschool Science Project
  • Celebrate Afterschool! Outdoors in the Garden State
  • Summer 101

Entry Requirements:

Training Space (tables, chairs, or gym space for active workshops)

Ability to host additional participants from other afterschool programs (up to 35 total participants)

Ability to offer light refreshment to participants

Please fill out the following information to enter:


Entry Form

 Entries due by March 16, 2012

Announcement of winner by March 23, 2012

More information about Training: CLICK HERE



Contest Sponsored by

NJSACC: The Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool Communities