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 2019 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, 27, 2019 (7:00-8:30 p.m.)
  • Camp Counselor training workshop February 16, 2019 (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 30-31, 2019.

Counselors must also attend the delegate orientation (format and date TBD) and the 2019 Wisconsin 4-H Space Camp event in Huntsville, AL  April 25-29, 2019.


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

How can I apply?
The application will be posted on-line by Monday, October 1, 2018 on this page. Complete the application and submit it to your County 4-H Office  so that it is received by November 15, 2018.  Your County 4-H staff person will write a reference and send it with your application to the State 4-H Office by the November 22 deadline.

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, 2019.


Questions?
Call 608-262-1557 or email amber.rehberg@ces.uwex.edu .

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