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Join the Team! Apply to be a PICCKMS Camp Counselor by March 1st!

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4-H’ers in grades 9 & up are encouraged to apply to be a PICCKMS Camp Counselor! Summer camp counselors have the opportunity to impact kid’s lives in a unique experiential outdoor setting. Counselors are challenged to find new ways of teaching, motivating, and having fun with campers while at camp. As a part of this leadership team, counselors also get to meet other youth from across northeast Minnesota and create friendships that will last a lifetime!

Applications are now being accepted until March 1, 2019. Complete the application packet (found below) and return to the Isanti County Extension Office by the deadline.

Counselors are also expected to participate in counselor training and camp planning meetings.

An overnight training will take place March 22-23 at North Isanti Baptist Church in Cambridge. Plan to arrive by 6 p.m. Friday night and stay until 3 p.m. Saturday. Please bring your calendar with your availability to the first training to help us set the dates of subsequent trainings.

Camp itself will take place from June 30-July 2nd at St. Croix State Park near Hinckley.

To Apply:

You must be an active 4-H member to be a camp counselor. Youth may enroll in 4-H through 4HOnline
Application

  • Complete or customize cover letter and resume (templates provided in application packet)
  • Already have a cover letter and/or resume? Great!  Use that one.
  • Young applicants may not have information to put into all resume’ topic areas and that is OK!  Some sections may be left blank others may have one item. It is OK!

Please complete the Skills and Interests Inventory, as well as the Camp Counselor Contract & Code of Conduct found in this application packet, signed by yourself and a parent/guardian (see below)
Send completed application to JC Johnson, Isanti County 4-H Program Coordinator by email or mail cover letter, resume, and Contract/Code of Conduct to:

Isanti County Extension Office
555 18th Ave Sw
Cambridge, MN 55008

All applications must be received by Friday, March 1st!

Application packet

Example Resume and Cover Letter:

Please refer to the application packet for more details and information about the application and selection process.

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Contacts

Frank Moyer
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(320) 591-1650
fmoyer@umn.edu
J.C. Johnson
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(763) 689-1810
olso5484@umn.edu
Jeremy Freeman
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(651) 277-0150
jeremyf@umn.edu
Laura Krist
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(320) 679-6340
lambrose@umn.edu
Danielle Ganje
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(763) 765-3075
ganje@umn.edu

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