MEET OUR CAMP DIRECTOR
SuperKidz Kamp is led by its director, Dr. Ansley W. LaMar. Dr. LaMar, who holds a doctorate in Social Psychology, and is the founder and president of LaMar Educational Enterprises, LLC. He is a Professor of Psychology and the former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New Jersey City University.
Dr. LaMar has chaired the Psychology Department, directed the University’s Educational Opportunity Fund, managed summer residential camps, and designed and implemented enrichment programs for pre-teens, teenagers, and young adults. He has also authored Helping Your Child Become a Leader: Tips and techniques from the world of Positive Psychology.
An award winning public speaker, Dr. LaMar has presented workshops on enhancing self- esteem, conflict resolution, and the achievement of academic excellence. He is well known for his series of lectures on child development which includes such topics as…
• 12 Tips for Enhancing Your Child’s Self-Esteem
• 10 Tips for Improving Your Child’s Grades
• Raising Financially Responsible Children
• Getting the Homework Done
• Raising the African American Male
Bedsides holding membership in the Association of Experiential Education and the American Camping Association, Dr. LaMar is on the Board of Directors of Rejoiceensemble and has been listed in Outstanding Young Men of America (1982), Who’s Who in the East (1983), Who’s Who in America (1986), and, most recently in Who’s Who among American Teachers (1998, 1999 & 2004).
His major interests are personal growth and development.