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Have you applied to be a Regional Camp Counselor yet?

The search is still on for qualified youth to serve as 2018 Regional 4-H Camp Counselors.  The Morris Regional 4-H Camp is a unique camping opportunity for youth participants and counselors.  Camp will be held at the University of Minnesota Morris campus June 19th-21st.  The facility is full-service with top quality dorms, a full menu of great food, and a wide variety of recreational activities. 

Twenty-five volunteer counselors will be selected to serve as Directors, Senior Counselors, and Junior Counselors.  The role of a camp counselor is to help campers have experiences that contribute to their growth and maturity by demonstrating values campers can mode. Counselors will also help them experience increased levels of responsibility and develop their self-esteem through experiencing success. 

New this year: 4-H Camp Counselor applications are available ONLINE (preferred method!) or a paper copy can be requested by contacting your local county 4-H office.  Deadline to apply is 4:28 p.m. on Thursday, January 25th. All youth who apply will be notified by email of selection on or before February 5th.  If you want to see the full application prior to completing online, visit your county's website - there is a PDF version under Downloads.

Please note: all selected camp counselors are required to pay a registration fee (please DO NOT make any payment until camp selection is complete) which will be due prior to training on March 17th. (Talk with your local county 4-H program to find out if the provide assistance with the fees.)  The counselor registration fee includes costs incurred for training, as well as lodging & meals at camp.  Senior Counselors/Directors will pay $70.  Junior Counselors pay $50. 

Important dates to put in your calendars (all dates/times are tentative):
January 25, 2018 - Applications are due to WCROC (Online Preferred)
March 17, 2018 - Camp Counselor Training, 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Morris)
All selected youth (All Directors, Sr. and Jr. Counselors are expected to attend this all-day training at the WCROC in Morris.
May 23, 2018 - Follow-up In-Person Training, 6:30-8:00 p.m. (Benson)
Early June - Additional technology meetings may be held
June 18, 2018 - Counselors report to Camp
June 19-21, 2018 - Regional Camp Dates

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Contacts

Cassidy Martin
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(320) 693-5275
ctmartin@umn.edu

Related Events

4-H Regional Camp Counselor Applications Due

January 25, 2018

4:30pm

WCROC - Morris

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