NEEDED: 4-H CAMP TEEN COUNSELORS
Each year about 20 – 25 teens are selected to serve as 4-H Camp Teen Counselors during the Botetourt County 4-H Camp. Who is eligible? Any teen, ages 14 – 18 as of January 1, 2010. Qualifications are: Responsible and mature; have an interest in youth; ability to work with youth; possess leadership ability; knowledge of the 4-H program; interested in getting involved and being active in the 4-H program; and the ability to plan, organize and teach or assist with a class. Teens Counselors assist with camp classes, swim time, campfires, evening programs and the campers. Some Teen Counselors actually teach classes such as Soccer, a foreign language, crafts, and other topics. Its lots of fun and a good way to gain some job skills and it is good for resumes for college or for employment.
The camp is be July 12 – 16, 2010 at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake. Each year Botetourt takes over 100 campers are ages 9 – 13 as of September 30, 2010 to camp. To apply for a position, interested teens need to contact the Botetourt County Extension Office, P. O. Box 217, Fincastle, VA 24090 or call 473-8260 to receive an application. Completed applications and references are due in the Botetourt County Extension Office by March 18, 2010. Interviews for Teen Counselors will be conducted on March 22, 23, and 30, 2010 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Old District Courtroom in Fincastle. Teens should call the Botetourt County Extension Office to schedule an interview time. All selected teens must attend a mandatory Teen Counselor training.
If you are a person with a disability and require auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations for this meeting, please discuss your accommodation needs with Glenda M. Snyder at the Botetourt County Extension Office at (540)473-8260 within 5 days of this event.
The 4-H program is available to all youth ages 5-19. For more information about the Botetourt County 4-H program, contact Glenda M. Snyder, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth, P.O.
Box 217, Fincastle, VA 24090 or call 473-8260.