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Join the 4-H Junior Camp Counselor Team!

4-H Junior Camp Counselors are a very important part of the ND 4-H Camping experience. 4-H Junior Camp Counselors are both participants and educators of the 4-H camp education program at the North Dakota 4-H Camp near Washburn.

By becoming a Junior Camp Counselors you gain valuable experience working with the NDSU Extension Service team. You will learn skills that will be helpful in the fields or recreation, education, child care, and extension. You will develop skills that we hope you would use to become a future summer camp counselor at our camp. Also, this experience could potentially assist you with a great reference for future job searching opportunities.

Qualifications: Eligible youth are at least 15 years old who have completed 9th grade, have leadership experience, and have an interest in the 4-H camping program.

Position Description

Junior Camp Counselors will attend an in-depth training May 30 through June 1st and have the opportunity to work at a 4-H Adventure Camp of their choice.

  • Adventure Camp 1 - June 1-5
  • Adventure Camp 2 - June 15-19
  • Adventure Camp 3 - June 22-26
  • Adventure Camp 4 - July 6-10

Fees/Benefits: There are no weekly fees, salary or monetary compensation for being a Junior Camp Counselor, however there is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $100. You will be responsible for your own transportation to and from ND 4-H Camp for both training and the camp you choose to help with.

Benefits include: a camp t-shirt, a camp sweatshirt, name badge, room and board, $10 in canteen funds, and leadership training.

Application Information

Junior Camp Counselor Application


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Center for 4-H Youth Development
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7251
Campus address: FLC 219
Physical/delivery address: 1400 Centennial Blvd, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 7280 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: 4-H

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014 2:10:19 PM