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4-H camp at Camp Victory counselor applications are now open for youth in grades 9 and older. Serving as a camp counselor is a key leadership activity for many 4-H youth. Camp counselors learn important leadership skills like persistence and teamwork. Camp counselors support younger youth in their learning and help them have an affirming and fun experience. Counselors work with staff to create and lead camp activities.

Camp information

Youth and teen camp: June 13*-15, 2023

*Campers arrive on June 13 and will be there until June 15, but counselors must plan to arrive at camp on June 12

Location of youth camp: Camp Victory, Zumbro Falls, MN

Age of campers: Youth who have completed grades 3-8

Camp counselor training

We will have training on Saturday, April 22 in Owatonna at the Steele County Community Center from 9:00 am - 3 pm.  It is expected that those who are accepted as camp counselors will attend this training. Returning counselors will share experiences and assist with training new counselors.

Camp planning meetings

There will also be an 2-4 meetings that will be held in May and/or June to assist camp counselors with 4-H camp preparation. Dates, times, and locations will be discussed and set during the April 22 training.

Application deadline: Feb. 15
4-H Camp Counselor applications will be reviewed by Extension staff. You will be notified by mid-March if you have been selected as a camp counselor. Applications should be completed online.

Questions? Contact your local Extension Educator for questions:

Freeborn - Lexie Ignaszewski (507-377-5660, ignas020@umn.edu)
Rice - Kelly Chadwick (507-332-6163, chadw021@umn.edu)
Steele - Tracy Ignaszewski (507-444-7688, ignas001@umn.edu
Waseca - Amy Nelson (507-835-0600, dobbe007@umn.edu)

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