In Junior Counselor
training, students entering grades 7 u 10 participate in community art projects, assist younger students in their classrooms, and receive first-aid training and advanced instruction in music, art, and drama.
While both are useful assessments, I've found the VIA survey to be more practically applicable (and less expensive) in the camp setting and have used it in recent summers with our leadership staff and our junior counselors
(grades 7-10) learn important skills while participating in advanced music, drama and art classes of their own.
From eating meals together to teaching kids tennis with fellow junior counselors
, I connected with campers of different ages and genders.
(grades 7 10) learn important skills while participating in advanced music, drama, and art classes of their own.
The late afternoons and evenings were filled with sports, arts or games, which is where a lot of the learning took place, said Ileana Paules-Bronet, who was a junior counselor
and then an employee of the program for several years.
This summer, she will be a junior counselor
at the New York Summer Music Festival for six weeks prior to entering Eastman on Aug.
By then, he had already spent a decade of summers as a camper, counselor in training, and then junior counselor
at Camp Thunderbird for Boys in Bemidji, Minnesota.
He later returned and served as a junior counselor
Meagan is a volunteer junior counselor
for fifth- and sixth-grade students.
I had been a camper at Cape Cod Sea Camps (CCSC) in Brewster, Massachusetts, from age 12 to 17, when I graduated from CCSC's Junior Counselor
Teen Leadership Program.