Henrico 4-H Teen Counselors
Teens turning 14 years old or older by January 1, 2018, must apply to attend camp. At this age, teens are expected to serve in a leadership role as Teen Counselors. Training is given before camp to prepare teens for the responsibilities of this role. The Henrico 4-H Teen Counselor Application must be completed online at: https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0pRyZZPnk32iB1z
Applications are due by Friday, January 12, 2018.
Applicants will be contacted to schedule interviews.
At camp, Teen Counselors will…
— Supervise 9- to 13-year-old campers both in cabins and during all activities.
— Show a positive attitude, lead by example, and be a role model for campers.
— Participate in all camp activities, and be on time for these activities.
— Provide motivation and encouragement for all campers, especially those who have trouble adjusting to camp.
— Assist campers with cabin and team duties, and make sure these duties are completed.
— Provide leadership for team activities.
— Abide by all rules of the 4-H Center, as well as other rules outlined by 4-H agents and staff.
— Help settle down and account for campers at lights-out.
— Spend quality time with campers, not with other counselors and camp staff.
— Assist 4-H camp staff and agents with classes, programs, and routine duties as needed.
— Immediately inform adult leaders and agents of any problems and concerns.
— Have fun, while remembering they are at camp as leaders, not campers.
— Be patient, caring, responsible, and adaptable in dealing with people and situations at camp.