Leon County 4-H Agent
Leon County Extension Office
615 Paul Russell Road
Tallahassee, FL 32301-7099
Recruiting and training volunteers is a vital part of starting and maintaining a successful 4-H Program. This is also true if you plan on implementing a successful camping program in your county. Preparing teens to serve as Camp Counselors during your summer camps is very important in maintaining a well structured, safe environment for them to learn, be safe, and have fun. There’s no “one fix all” method in implementing a counselor training program, however there are some common areas that deserve attention when you begin to develop a training program for your county. Listed below are some helpful tips that will assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining a successful counselor training program..
*Start Your Training Early
*Team Building, Team Building,
*Give Counselors the Training They Need
By implementing the steps mentioned above, you will begin to see a more productive week of camp from your counselors.