- Desire to work with children in a positive, supportive manner.
- Ability to communicate with sixth-grade students, classroom teachers, Outdoor School personnel, and peers.
- Exhibit enthusiasm, maturity, responsibility, flexibility, initiative, and leadership.
- Enjoy the out-of-doors.
- Receive recommendation of high school counselor and parental permission.
- Maintain passing grades, good attendance, and completion of all homework.
- Meets Student Leader Expectations at Student Leader Workshop.
Program Leaders and Field Instructors directly and Site Supervisor ultimately.
- Assume responsibility for the health and welfare of a cabin group.
- Assist as an instructor for a field study area.
- Assist the sixth grade student in all phases of the Outdoor School program and cabin interactions.
- Maintain open communication with Outdoor School personnel and classroom teachers.
- Seek assistance when needed.
- 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.
- The Student Leader, the High School Counselor, and the Outdoor School office each receive a copy of the written evaluations.