New Counselors must complete a minimum of 24 hours of counselor preparation training as recommended by the Ohio 4-H Program. Of this, 12 hours must be residential and 12 hours non-residential.
Returning Counselors must complete a minimum of 12 hours of counselor preparation training as recommended by the Ohio 4-H Program. These will be non-residential hours.
New counselors are required to attend this training unless prior arrangements have been made to attend an alternate training. Residential training is optional (but highly encouraged!) for returning counselors.
If you are unable to attend a meeting for any reason, it is your responsibility to contact Kiersten or Chris K. to find out what was missed, what needs to be made up, and if additional meetings were scheduled.