2017 Georgia 4-H Summer Camp Counselor Application -- Form A

This form is for applicants without previous experience as counselors in Georgia 4-H Summer Camping Program.

THIS APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2016.

Instructions: Please provide as complete and accurate answers as possible to the questions on this application. When you have completed the application, press the "Submit" button at the end of the form.

Questions that require an answer are marked by an asterisk (*). If you have difficulty submitting the form, please be sure you have answered all questions requiring an answer.

VERY IMPORTANT: IF SELECTED AS A COUNSELOR, THOSE APPLICANTS ASSIGNED TO A WATERFRONT POSITION, INCLUDING ALL SMALL CAMP COUNSELORS, WILL BE REQUIRED TO POSSESS OR OBTAIN AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION BEFORE THE CAMPING SEASON BEGINS. A SWIM TEST ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, OR SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017, IS AVAILABLE TO ALL APPLICANTS, AND BONUS POINTS IN THE COUNSELOR SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE AWARDED BASED ON THEIR PERFORMANCE ON THIS SWIM TEST.

Counselor training is very important to the success of the camping season. You will be expected to participate in two counselor training weekends if selected to be a counselor. Those weekends include:

February 24-26, 2017 All Counselor Training Rock Eagle 4-H Center

And one of the following weekends, depending on your Center assignment:

March 17-19, 2017 Rock Eagle Training Rock Eagle 4-H Center
March 24-26, 2017 Fortson Training Fortson 4-H Center
March 24-26, 2017 Wahsega Training Wahsega 4-H Center
March 31-April 2, 2017 Burton Training Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island
March 31-April 2, 2017 Jekyll Training Camp Jekyll

Please consider these training dates when applying for counselor employment.

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    Burton on Tybee
    Fortson
    Jekyll
    Rock Eagle
    Wahsega
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    4-H Experience

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    Other Leadership Experience

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    Personal Statements

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    Camping Experience and Skills

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    Archery
    Canoeing
    Conservation
    Ecology (lake, marsh, beach, forest)
    Entomology
    Foods and Nutrition
    Forestry
    Health and Fitness
    Herpetology
    Native American Culture
    Recreational Games
    Sailing
    Swimming
    Wildlife
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    Arts and Crafts (e.g. wood, metal, leather, painting)
    Dancing (e.g. formal training, folk, line, popular)
    Performing Arts (e.g. musical instruments, singing, drama)
    Reflections (presenting, writing or staging vespers and inspirational pieces)
    Sports (e.g. softball, volleyball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, gymnastics)
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    References

    Please provide three references. Teachers, principals, guidance counselors, former employers, etc. are some examples of references. PLEASE DO NOT LIST RELATIVES OR YOUR COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT/ASSOCIATE/PROGRAM ASSISTANT AS REFERENCES. You may list other Cooperative Extension personnel outside of your county. Please complete the reference section completely and accurately to avoid delay in processing your application.
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    Certification

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