Apply to be a Camp Counselor at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp in 2022!
4-H Camp Counselors are a group of 4-H teens selected to assist in being responsible for campers ages 8-18 during 4-H camp. As a result of participation, counselors will develop knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations needed for adult success, and the county 4-H program will be strengthened and expanded.
Roles and Responsibilities of 4-H Camp Counselors include:
- Attend required trainings prior to camp including Counselor College on March 19 & 20 at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp
- Market and promote camp
- Serve in a leadership and teaching role to other counselors
- Serve on committees or other groups to plan programs at camp
- Promote camper participation during camp
- Lead and supervise campers in activities at camp including but not limited to songs, teambuilding challenges, group activities, challenges, etc.
- Mentor and give guidance to campers to encourage positive youth development and enhancement of life skills.
- Must be at least 14 years old as of January 1st. Pending the age of campers this may vary by camp and be older.
- Must be able to get transportation to meetings and events as needed.
- Must complete a minimum of 24 hours of training. (2 of these hours must be on-sight for first time counselors).
- Must complete Child Abuse Awareness training.
- Must Sign Standards of Behaviors, complete the Code of Conduct form, and have a current Ohio 4-H Health History form on file.
- First time applicants must provide two references.
- If the individual is 18+ year old at least two months prior to camp, the individual must have their background check conducted.
Apply online at http://go.osu.edu/ABLMPCounselor by February 1l, 2022. For questions, contact Kristy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Extension office at 937-544-2339.