Would you like to interact with other 4-H teens from the area, have three fun-filled days camping, and be a positive role model to younger 4-H members? Apply to be an Area II Camp Counselor! Below you will find the 2020 Camp Counselor Application Packet with an Area II 4-H Camp Counselor and Junior Camp Director Application for 2020, specific job responsibilities for these positions, health forms, a bio sheet, and behavior form. We will once again be camping at Country Lake Christian Retreat, located near Henryville. Camp dates for 2020 will be May 29th – June 1st. There are nine counties camping together from Area II – Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Lawrence, Orange, Scott, and Washington.
We will be conducting interviews again! We will contact you to let you know your specific interview time once all applications have been received. If you are not able to make it on the day of your scheduled interview, you may contact another county to interview there or work out another day with your 4-H Educator. Interviews are mandatory to be considered for a Camp Counselor or Junior Camp Director position.
2020 Camp Counselor Interview Schedule:
- Clark County: February 5th
- Crawford County: February 10th
- Floyd County: February 5th
- Harrison County: February 10th
- Jackson County: February 11th
- Lawrence County: February 6th
- Orange County: February 12th
- Scott County: February 12th
- Washington County: February 13th
Camp Counselors and the Junior Camp Directors will be chosen from the completed applications, as well as interviews this year! These applications are due back to the Extension office by January 31,2020. Applications (including health form, bio form, and behavioral expectations) will be reviewed by the entire Area II planning team. Competition for Junior Director and Counselor will be tough, so please fill out the applications seriously and completely.
We will only be accepting a certain number of counselors this year. Counselors will only be selected if they qualify based on the following criteria:
- All Counselors: Application Details, Interview, Leadership Potential
- New Counselors: Educator Recommendations
- Returning Counselors: Past Performance, Initiative, Appropriate Behavior
If you have any questions about camp, responsibilities of being a counselor or junior director, or would like the application sent to you via e-mail, please contact your 4-H educator.