What is a Program Leader?
How to Be a Mentor
How and When to Set Goals
Ways to Be in the Cabin
Skits and Cabin Calls
Being a Guest at Meals
Times to Check In with your SLs
Feedback—What to Look For
Ways to Help Returnees Grow
How to Teach an SL to Be a Mentor
Nice Things to Do for Your SLs
Games for Cabin Time
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— 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.