How to Field Instructor
What is a Field Instructor?
How to Be a Mentor
How and When to Set Goals
Ways to Be on Field Study
Being a Guest at Meals
Meeting with Your SLs
on Field Study
on Monday Nights
Times to Check In with Your SLs
Feedback - What to Look For
Ways to Help Returnees Grow
Nice Things to Do for Your SLs
A Week in the Life of a Field
Instructor at Eagle Fern
— PL = Program Leader
— FI = Field Instructor
— PM = Personal Mentor
— BZ = Broken Zipper (referring to a wet sleeping bag)
— Fire Watch = After the kids are in bed when PL’s are responsible for the cabin area while
the SLs have a break, though they may come down to visit, depending on site.
— Cabin Unattended = Any time when sixth graders are left unsupervised.
— SL = Student Leader
— SNPL = Special Needs Program Leader
— SNEED = Special Needs volunteer
— BBQ = Bar-B-Que usually happens on Tuesday or Wednesday lunch.
— Roustabouts = Bathroom cleaning duty (site dependant).
— Wood Cookie = The wooden nametags we wear.