Ohio 4-H Sea Camp Counselors Needed!

Ohio 4-H is seeking camp counselors (age 18+), adult camp staff, and guest instructors for the 2022 Ohio 4-H Sea Camp July 15-19, 2022 held on Kelleys Island. To apply, please visit go.osu.edu/SeaCampCounselor. Applications are due by April 15, 2022. This is a great opportunity for camp counselor alumni to continue to use the skills they learned as camp counselors and to stay involved with the Ohio 4-H camping program.

REMINDER: 2022 Camp Counselor Application Due!

Applications to be a Camp Counselor for 2022 are due on Friday, January 7, 2022 by 4:30pm. Don’t forget that applicants will need to request two references be completed by non-family members. Please be sure to allow enough time for your references to complete the form. Links for the application and reference form are listed below.

2022 Camp Counselor Application: www.go.osu.edu/2022CounselorApplication                        

  • Follow the link above to the application. You’ll complete your responses, read the Standards of Behavior and Camp Counselor Contract, and then both you and parent will electronically sign your application. The application can be completed easily on a computer or mobile device.
  • NEW APPLICANTS: Once you have completed your application, please reach out to me to schedule your interview. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

2022 Camp Counselor Reference Form:  www.go.osu.edu/2022CounselorReferenceForm

  • Please note, this link can be shared with your reference contacts. They will then follow the link to a survey, and complete their feedback about your skills and abilities, and submit online.
  • ALL APPLICANTS: Please remember that we must receive at least two reference forms on your behalf…

Details… Details… Details…

4-H EVENT/OPPORTUNITY: Licking County 4-H Camp Counselor

DATE / DEADLINE: Applications are due to the OSU Extension Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The 4-H Camp Counselors are a group of 4-H teens selected to assist in being responsible for campers ages 8-15 during the Licking County 4-H Camp (June 17-21, 2022). As a result of participation, counselors will develop knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations needed for adult success, and the Licking County 4-H program will be strengthened and expanded.  Roles and Responsibilities of 4-H Camp Counselors include:

  • Attend required trainings prior to 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
  • Conduct self in an appropriate manner before, during, and after camp while serving as a role model to campers and peers
  • Assist staff and other counselors with camp activities; work as a team to implement the activities
  • Know and understand all safety guidelines, including emergency procedures, associated with the camp and program areas
  • Follow and enforce 4-H Camp Ohio and general camping rules
  • Assure for safety of campers at all times including in cabins, sessions, and large group activities
  • Be aware of child protection regulations and report any child abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect in accordance with university policy
  • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Ensure campers’ health and hygiene, e.g., brushing teeth, eating meals, taking medication, etc.
  • Promote camper participation during camp
  • Lead and supervise campers in activities at camp including but not limited to songs, team building challenges, group activities, challenges, etc.
  • Teach and lead campers at workshops or during other components at camp (table setting, song leading, etc.)
  • Mentor and give guidance to campers to encourage positive youth development and enhancement of life skills

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 14 years old by January 1, 2022.
  • Must be a member in good standing within their respective 4-H Club(s).
  • Must be able to get transportation to meetings and events as needed.
  • Must complete a minimum of 24 hours of training. (6 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.
  • All 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.

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Individuals who complete the application and fulfill application requirements will be contacted regarding the selection process.
  • All new applicants are asked to contact Lisa McCutcheon (mccutcheon.46@osu.edu / 740.618.6333) to schedule their interview.
  • Interviews will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Licking County Extension Office.

MEETING DATES / TIME / FREQUENCY / TRAINING

  • 4-H Camp Counselors meet the following dates (tentatively):
    • February 8 (Tuesday) / February 23 (Wednesday) / March 4-6 (Teen Leader Winter Retreat) / March 8 (Tuesday) / March 23 (Wednesday) / April 12 (Tuesday) / April 22-23 (4-H Camp Ohio Counselor Workshop) / April 27 (Wednesday) / May 10 (Tuesday) / May 13-14 (Mini Camp) / May 25 (Wednesday) / June 14 (Tuesday) and Summer Camp (June 17-21).
  • Counselors are expected to notify Lisa McCutcheon if an absence is unavoidable.
  • 4-H Camp Counselors will be trained on topics such as the camp counselor core competencies; risk management, including active shooter guidelines, emergency protocols, and child abuse recognition.

TO APPLY:

  • Complete the application in its entirety.
  • Submit reference forms from at least two non-family members.
  • Read and sign the Standards of Behavior and Camp Counselor Code of Conduct forms.
  • Submit all materials to the Licking County Extension Office by Friday, January 7, 2022.

2022 4-H Camp Counselor Application

2022 Camp Counselor Application: www.go.osu.edu/2022CounselorApplication                        

  • Follow the link above to the application. You’ll complete your responses, read the Standards of Behavior and Camp Counselor Contract, and then both you and parent will electronically sign your application. The application can be completed easily on a computer or mobile device.
  • NEW APPLICANTS: Once you have completed your application, please reach out to me to schedule your interview. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

2022 Camp Counselor Reference Form:  www.go.osu.edu/2022CounselorReferenceForm

  • Please note, this link can be shared with your reference contacts. They will then follow the link to a survey, and complete their feedback about your skills and abilities, and submit online.
  • ALL APPLICANTS: Please remember that we must receive at least two reference forms on your behalf…

Details… Details… Details…

4-H EVENT/OPPORTUNITY: Licking County 4-H Camp Counselor

DATE / DEADLINE: Applications are due to the OSU Extension Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The 4-H Camp Counselors are a group of 4-H teens selected to assist in being responsible for campers ages 8-15 during the Licking County 4-H Camp (June 17-21, 2022). As a result of participation, counselors will develop knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations needed for adult success, and the Licking County 4-H program will be strengthened and expanded.  Roles and Responsibilities of 4-H Camp Counselors include:

  • Attend required trainings prior to 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
  • Conduct self in an appropriate manner before, during, and after camp while serving as a role model to campers and peers
  • Assist staff and other counselors with camp activities; work as a team to implement the activities
  • Know and understand all safety guidelines, including emergency procedures, associated with the camp and program areas
  • Follow and enforce 4-H Camp Ohio and general camping rules
  • Assure for safety of campers at all times including in cabins, sessions, and large group activities
  • Be aware of child protection regulations and report any child abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect in accordance with university policy
  • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Ensure campers’ health and hygiene, e.g., brushing teeth, eating meals, taking medication, etc.
  • Promote camper participation during camp
  • Lead and supervise campers in activities at camp including but not limited to songs, team building challenges, group activities, challenges, etc.
  • Teach and lead campers at workshops or during other components at camp (table setting, song leading, etc.)
  • Mentor and give guidance to campers to encourage positive youth development and enhancement of life skills

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 14 years old by January 1, 2022.
  • Must be a member in good standing within their respective 4-H Club(s).
  • Must be able to get transportation to meetings and events as needed.
  • Must complete a minimum of 24 hours of training. (6 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.
  • All 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.

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Individuals who complete the application and fulfill application requirements will be contacted regarding the selection process.
  • All new applicants are asked to contact Lisa McCutcheon (mccutcheon.46@osu.edu / 740.618.6333) to schedule their interview.
  • Interviews will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Licking County Extension Office.

MEETING DATES / TIME / FREQUENCY / TRAINING

  • 4-H Camp Counselors meet the following dates (tentatively):
    • February 8 (Tuesday) / February 23 (Wednesday) / March 4-6 (Teen Leader Winter Retreat) / March 8 (Tuesday) / March 23 (Wednesday) / April 12 (Tuesday) / April 22-23 (4-H Camp Ohio Counselor Workshop) / April 27 (Wednesday) / May 10 (Tuesday) / May 13-14 (Mini Camp) / May 25 (Wednesday) / June 14 (Tuesday) and Summer Camp (June 17-21).
  • Counselors are expected to notify Lisa McCutcheon if an absence is unavoidable.
  • 4-H Camp Counselors will be trained on topics such as the camp counselor core competencies; risk management, including active shooter guidelines, emergency protocols, and child abuse recognition.

TO APPLY:

  • Complete the application in its entirety.
  • Submit reference forms from at least two non-family members.
  • Read and sign the Standards of Behavior and Camp Counselor Code of Conduct forms.
  • Submit all materials to the Licking County Extension Office by Friday, January 7, 2022.

We’re Half Way There! High Hopes for High Ropes Fundraiser

‘Tis the Season of Giving! Like the final two minutes of the football game, this is the time of year when stakes grow very high for non-profit organizations. During December, at least 31% of annual giving happens. And 12% of annual giving happens during the last three days of the year!

With thanks to a very generous supporter of 4-H Camp Ohio, there are $20,000 in MATCHING FUNDS available for donations from any county office, group of 4-H supporters, or individual donors received by DECEMBER 31, 2021.

Visit go.osu.edu/campohioropes and GIVE TODAY to double your donation and be a part of making the best better, here at 4-H Camp Ohio.

*Donations can also be made direct to 4-H Camp Ohio by sending a check to the office at: 11461 Camp Ohio Rd, St Louisville, OH 43071

 

4-H Camp Ohio is Hiring!

4-H Camp Ohio is HIRING for 2022!

Warm, out-going, authentic, passionate and inspiring? Raise your hand if that’s you! 4-H Camp Ohio is HIRING PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS for their seasonal positions (March-November). If you have a passion for youth development and the outdoors, we want you.

Some of the prerequisites include:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • High School graduate, additional education preferred.
  • Experience and interest in program development and education.
  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.
  • CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, and AED training to be completed by the first day of employment.
  • Lifeguard certification is highly preferred, but not required for the right candidate.
  • Must love camp!!!

What we offer:

  • 4-H Camp Ohio pays a competitive rate and specific salary is based on qualifications and experience.
  • Room, Board and Meals provided during program times.
  • Laundry facilities provided.
  • All necessary adventure, recreation and outdoor education training will be provided in house.

Head to https://www.4hcampohio.org/employment-opportunities.html for more information about this role and the adventure that awaits. APPLY TODAY! Applications are open now through February (unless filled prior).

Please contact Jaymie Dumican at programs.campohio@gmail.com with any questions regarding the Program Instructor position.

2022 Camp Counselor Applications Now Available

We’re excited to let you know that the 2022 Counselor Application, and accompanying Reference Form, are now ready for you – and due by Friday, January 7, 2022! Both documents will be completed online, and submitted electronically! No need to mail materials, or make a trip to the Extension Office!  This application can be used for both those interested in Summer Residential Camp and Cloverbud Day Camp opportunities…

2022 Camp Counselor Application: www.go.osu.edu/2022CounselorApplication                        

  • Follow the link above to the application. You’ll complete your responses, read the Standards of Behavior and Camp Counselor Contract, and then both you and parent will electronically sign your application. The application can be completed easily on a computer or mobile device.
  • NEW APPLICANTS: Once you have completed your application, please reach out to Lisa (mccutcheon.46@osu.edu) to schedule your interview. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

2022 Camp Counselor Reference Form:  www.go.osu.edu/2022CounselorReferenceForm

  • Please note, this link can be shared with your reference contacts. They will then follow the link to a survey, and complete their feedback about your skills and abilities, and submit online.
  • ALL APPLICANTS: Please remember that we must receive at least two reference forms on your behalf…

Details… Details… Details…

4-H EVENT/OPPORTUNITY: Licking County 4-H Camp Counselor

DATE / DEADLINE: Applications are due to the OSU Extension Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The 4-H Camp Counselors are a group of 4-H teens selected to assist in being responsible for campers ages 8-15 during the Licking County 4-H Camp (June 17-21, 2022). As a result of participation, counselors will develop knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations needed for adult success, and the Licking County 4-H program will be strengthened and expanded.  Roles and Responsibilities of 4-H Camp Counselors include:

  • Attend required trainings prior to 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
  • Conduct self in an appropriate manner before, during, and after camp while serving as a role model to campers and peers
  • Assist staff and other counselors with camp activities; work as a team to implement the activities
  • Know and understand all safety guidelines, including emergency procedures, associated with the camp and program areas
  • Follow and enforce 4-H Camp Ohio and general camping rules
  • Assure for safety of campers at all times including in cabins, sessions, and large group activities
  • Be aware of child protection regulations and report any child abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect in accordance with university policy
  • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Ensure campers’ health and hygiene, e.g., brushing teeth, eating meals, taking medication, etc.
  • Promote camper participation during camp
  • Lead and supervise campers in activities at camp including but not limited to songs, team building challenges, group activities, challenges, etc.
  • Teach and lead campers at workshops or during other components at camp (table setting, song leading, etc.)
  • Mentor and give guidance to campers to encourage positive youth development and enhancement of life skills

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 14 years old by January 1, 2022.
  • Must be a member in good standing within their respective 4-H Club(s).
  • Must be able to get transportation to meetings and events as needed.
  • Must complete a minimum of 24 hours of training. (6 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.
  • All 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.

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Individuals who complete the application and fulfill application requirements will be contacted regarding the selection process.
  • All new applicants are asked to contact Lisa McCutcheon (mccutcheon.46@osu.edu / 740.618.6333) to schedule their interview.
  • Interviews will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Licking County Extension Office.

MEETING DATES / TIME / FREQUENCY / TRAINING

  • 4-H Camp Counselors meet the following dates (tentatively):
    • February 8 (Tuesday) / February 23 (Wednesday) / March 4-6 (Teen Leader Winter Retreat) / March 8 (Tuesday) / March 23 (Wednesday) / April 12 (Tuesday) / April 22-23 (4-H Camp Ohio Counselor Workshop) / April 27 (Wednesday) / May 10 (Tuesday) / May 13-14 (Mini Camp) / May 25 (Wednesday) / June 14 (Tuesday) and Summer Camp (June 17-21).
  • Counselors are expected to notify Lisa McCutcheon if an absence is unavoidable.
  • 4-H Camp Counselors will be trained on topics such as the camp counselor core competencies; risk management, including active shooter guidelines, emergency protocols, and child abuse recognition.

TO APPLY:

  • Complete the application in its entirety.
  • Submit reference forms from at least two non-family members.
  • Read and sign the Standards of Behavior and Camp Counselor Code of Conduct forms.
  • Submit all materials to the Licking County Extension Office by Friday, January 7, 2022.

High Hopes for High Ropes Fundraiser

‘Tis the Season of Giving! Like the final two minutes of the football game, this is the time of year when stakes grow very high for non-profit organizations. During December, at least 31% of annual giving happens. And 12% of annual giving happens during the last three days of the year!

With thanks to a very generous supporter of 4-H Camp Ohio, there are $20,000 in MATCHING FUNDS available for donations from any county office, group of 4-H supporters, or individual donors received by DECEMBER 31, 2021.

Visit go.osu.edu/campohioropes and GIVE TODAY to double your donation and be a part of making the best better, here at 4-H Camp Ohio.

*If donating via OSU Make A Gift – please use 4-H Camp Ohio’s Fund Number: 310109

*Donations can also be made direct to 4-H Camp Ohio by sending a check to the office at: 11461 Camp Ohio Rd, St Louisville, OH 43071

High Hopes for High Ropes at 4-H Camp Ohio

GOAL: $120,000

The High Ropes course is an integral element within the Adventure program at 4-H Camp Ohio. Both youth and adults take on the course using the “challenge by choice” philosophy where they all achieve success in their own personal challenges. The current course, built in 1988, has seen over 50,000 users and the time has now come to rebuild. The absence of the course has very much been noticed by campers this year.

While this is a costly project, it will be built by a credentialed professional contractor to satisfy liability and insurance requirements.

4-H Camp Ohio’s new High Ropes course will be a wagon wheel-like design, presenting new challenges and new adventures for participants. Not only will participants have a chance to try a dozen different obstacles while 30 feet in the air, they will also bond as a team and learn about cooperation and determination. Campers’ time on the course will then come to an end with a ride down the thrilling zip line.

With the help and generosity of our camping community and the wider community who have a passion for youth development, we are confident we can make this happen for all campers in 2022!

Interested in making a donation? Click here to find out more.

Tractor Supply Co. Paper Clover Campaign – Fall 2021

The Fall Paper Clover Campaign at Tractor Supply Company kicks off on Wednesday, October 6th and runs through Sunday, October 17th. Purchase a paper clover at checkout or round up your purchase to help support 4-H camps and leadership opportunities. Visit our Heath, Johnstown, or Newark TSC Stores to make a donation. Your support helps us offer camping and leadership opportunities to our 4-H members.