Online Articles

Read Dr. Thurber’s articles and blog posts written for youth development websites.

Online Articles

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Why “Dumb Stuff” Gets the Thumbs-Up – 2014 Read Article.
Whither Favorites? – 2013 Read Article.
College Freshmen…Dump High School Sweethearts Read Article.
The Great News About Homesickness Read Article.
Camp Unplugged: Loosening the Digital Umbililcal Read Article.
Closing Day = Opening Hearts and Minds – 2012 Read Article.
Five Things Your Child’s Counselor Won’t Say to You – 2012 Read Article.
On Not Documenting Every Moment – 2012 Read Article.
The Second-Year Camper: What’s Old is New – 2012 Read Article.
Why Advances in Staff Training Matter to Moms and Dads – 2012 Read Article.
Bullying at Camp – 2011 Read Article.
Physical Preparation for Summer Camp – 2011 Read Article.
Will My Child Be Safe At Camp? – 2011 Read Article.
Visiting Day Tips & Preparation – 2010 Read Article.
Care Package Care – 2010 Read Article.
Packing Ends and Odds – 2010 Read Article.
Follow The Leader? Depends Who It Is – 2010 Read Article.
Don’t Go Shopping, Go Co-Shopping – 2010 Read Article.
Append Your Camper’s Health Form – 2010 Read Article.
Right Write: Planning Camp Correspondence – 2010 Read Article.
Camp Industry Professionalism – 2008 Read Article.
Is Your Camp’s Health Center the Center of Health? – 2007 Read Article.
WebCams at Summer Camp – An Investigation – 2007 Read Article.
E-xcellent Mail – 2007 Read Article.
Can I Trust My Child’s Camp Counselor? – 2007 Read Article.
Picking the Best Specialty Camp for Your Child – 2006 Read Article.
Summer Camp Arts and Crafts – 2006 Read Article.
Spirituality and Camp – 2006 Read Article.
Open Your Mouth and Say “Ahhh” – 2006 Read Article.
Single-Sex or Coed? – 2006 Read Article.
Dress Codes Undone – 2006 Read Article.
Bullying at Camp is an Opportunity – 2006 Read Article.
“Not My Kid” : Understanding Camp’s Special Power to Transform Children – 2005 Read Article.
Healthy Competition – It’s Not an Oxymoron! – 2005 Read Article.
The Great News About Homesickness – 2005 Read Article.