Camp Counselor Interviews

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Greene County Extension Buckeye Room
Contact email:
Contact name:
Brenda Sandman-Stover
Contact phone:
372-372-9971 ext.116

Applicants will begin their skill stations at 5:00 and finish at 7:00 PM. The Greene County Camp Program Manager and Staff will make the final selection of who will serve as Camp Counselors during the 2019 Greene County 4-H and Cloverbud Camp.


Dress Code: You are interviewing for a job, dress for success.

Camp Counselor Selection Process


  • Evaluate teenagers hoping to take a leadership role in the Camp Counselor process by assessing their skills in Group Challenge, Decision Making, Funny Crafts, Conflict Management, and Skills Test.


  • Provide an opportunity for Camp Staff to observe the candidates’ interaction with peers and adults.


  • Provide an educational training experience for the candidates, which enhance their future employability skills and prepare them for the expectations of future employers.


Procedure:         Selection Criteria

  • Ability to work as a team along with Campers, Counselors, Staff, Volunteers, and permanent camp site staff.
  • Demonstrates or shows potential for leadership skills
  • Commitment to participate in counselor training and camp counselor overnighter, and to be at camp 24/7 the week of camp.
  • Willingness to lead, announce, present, record, or deliver things in a timely manner that would be associated with Camp Counselor responsibilities
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a mature manner when dealing with stress or conflict
  • Possess a caring attitude towards campers when needed, not just when asked
  • Open minded and can see issues from multiple perspectives

Camp Counselor Skills Stations Explanation:
A.  Group Challenge – Teamwork
B.  Decision Making Activity
C.  Funny Crafts – Teaching
D.  Role Play Situations - Conflict Management
E.  Skills Test