Internet site-link Parents' Resource Guide

Links to books and articles that help inform our age-appropriate curricula that:

  • Nurtures a camper’s or teen’s sense of self and community identity
  • Promotes each child’s comfort in socializing with people of varied backgrounds
  • Fosters critical thought about bias; and cultivates a child’s ability to stand up in the face of bias

Anti-Bias Defined

Supporting Healthy Identity Development

Excerpt from A Place to Begin: Working With Parents on Issues of Diversity

What If All The Kids Are White?

Feminist Spirituality and Gender:

Lessons From Beyond Women-Only Space by Mary Murphy; Communities Magazine Submission Issue #162, “Gender Issues in Community,: Spring 2014

Coloring books “Sometimes the Spoon Runs Away with Another Spoon” (gender stereotypes; LGBTQ) “Girls Are Not Chicks” (sexism)

And the Youth Advocacy Task Force in Vermont blog geared toward adults who work with youth:

Talking to Kids About Sex and Sexuality (11-17 years)

Talking openly, honestly about sexuality (11-17 years)

Tips for talking with your children about sexuality in a healthy and positive way (9-17 years)

Puberty, sex, identity, relationships (14- 17 years)

Book for teenagers called S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-To-Know Progressive Sexuality Guide