Yesterday's post was all about me going overboard with the size of my first summer camp. Today I'm sharing another mistake that a lot of rookies make.
MISTAKE #2 - I CREATED MY OWN CAMP PLAN
I thought organizing a camp would be easy. Plan a few activities. Do some crafts. Simple, right? Wrong!
For that first camp, I really should have researched what was working for other teachers. Instead, I simply brainstormed what things "might" work.
My big activity mistakes:
DO THIS INSTEAD
My camp would have been much better if I had:
In the end, I think it's important that your first camp be stress-free. You'll already be a little nervous because you're a rookie. There's no need to make it tougher by doing it all yourself.
A SNEAK PEEK AT MISTAKE #3
Make sure you come back tomorrow! I'll share the big thing I forgot all about. I'll also share how it impacted my marketing afterward.
If you're worried you might forget something - this free checklist has you covered!
And don't forget about the Free Group Coaching Bonus that comes with Group Lessons 101. (For those who register by 3/31/18.) Another great resource included with Group 101 is Sara Campbell's Music Blast Plan. You get daily schedules, a supply list, resources - it's all been done for you!
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Hi there! I'm Tracy Selle. A Christian wife, mom, and author of 101 Piano Practice Tips. I'm also a piano teacher and founder of Upbeat Piano Teachers.