1. Desire to work with children in a positive, supportive manner.
2. Ability to communicate with sixth-grade students, classroom teachers, Outdoor School personnel, and peers.
3. Exhibit enthusiasm, maturity, responsibility, flexibility, initiative, and leadership.
4. Enjoy the out-of-doors.
5. Receive recommendation of high school counselor and parental permission.
6. Maintain passing grades, good attendance, and completion of all homework.
7. Meets Student Leader Expectations at Student Leader Workshop.
Program Leaders and Field Instructors directly and Site Supervisor ultimately.
1. Assume responsibility for the health and welfare of a cabin group.
2. Assist as an instructor for a field study area.
3. Assist the sixth grade student in all phases of the Outdoor School program and cabin interactions.
4. Maintain open communication with Outdoor School personnel and classroom teachers.
5. Seek assistance when needed.
1. Each Student Leader receives a written evaluation at the conclusion of the Outdoor School week. The High School Student Leader is evaluated on the Student Leader Expectations. These expectations are divided into two areas:
a. Student supervision responsibilities;
b. Instructional responsibilities.
2. The Student Leader, the High School Counselor, and the Outdoor School office each receive a copy of the written evaluations.