Space Camp – Counselor Info

Information will be provided as it becomes available. Prior year information remains posted for reference only.

Invitation to Apply for the 2020 Wisconsin 4-H Space Camp Counselor Team

Who can apply?
Wisconsin 4-H Members in 8th, 9th, or 10th grade and 16 or younger at time of experience. Previous Space Camp Experience as a delegate is preferred, but not required.

What would I do?
The Wisconsin 4-H Space Camp Counselor Team develops leadership, communication skills and confidence by working together with a 4-H staff advisor.  They help campers enjoy and learn more during their experience by leading games and aerospace activities, mentoring new campers, and assisting adult leaders while having fun at UW Space Place and at Space Camp in Huntsville AL.

When am I needed?

Training is mandatory:

  • teleconference on Monday, January, 20, 2020 (7:00-8:30 p.m.)
  • Camp Counselor training workshop February 8, 2020 (9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.)
  • a March teleconference date to be determined
  • face-to-face meeting Saturday morning beginning at 10:30 a.m. through Sunday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., March 28-29, 2020.

Counselors must also attend the delegate orientation (format and date TBD) and the 2020 Wisconsin 4-H Space Camp event in Huntsville, AL  April 16-20, 2020.

What’s the cost?
Costs are approximately $450. Contact your County 4-H program for possible financial assistance.

How can I apply?
The application is available now in both qualtrics and paper format (paper format below). You may submit the application in either format. Complete the application and have your reference turned in by November 22, 2019.

What happens next?
A Selection Committee chooses a pool of candidates to attend the training workshop. You will receive notification around mid-December. The final team will be selected after the training workshop.

If selected for a leadership position, registration materials will be sent to you.  Complete and return them by March 1, 2020.

Call 608-262-1557 or email .

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