Conservation Day Camp

Shelby County Farm Bureau and the Shelby Soil and Water Conservation District are seeking energetic and excited teens who have completed 7th grade through the 12th grade to be counselors at our upcoming Conservation Day Camp! 

Serving as a Conservation Day Camp counselor is a great opportunity to develop leadership, responsibility, and people skills. For some, this is a great way to build your leadership portfolio for future goals such as 4-H Camp counselor, Junior Fair Board member, and college and scholarship applications.

This year’s Conservation Day Camp will be held June 27-29 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. each day at the Shelby County Fish & Game Club, 9120 Sidney-Freyburg Road in Sidney.

As directors of Conservation Day Camp, we look for individuals who like working with children, are good role models, and have a positive and willing attitude.

Counselor responsibilities:
  • Guide a group of 20-25 young people from station to station. Monitor their behavior and keep them motivated and engaged in presentations.
  • Assist presenters with minor tasks of your group and camp, including aiding campers with keeping their belongings together, and clean-up.
  • Keep your group entertained if there is a delay in the planned activities. Games and songs would be appropriate and during training, you will be provided with resources to help you with those tasks.

**Note… as a counselor-in-training, you will assist the counselors and camp directors with the above responsibilities.

We hope you will join us for this great camp! Below is a pdf application for camp. The deadline to return to the SWCD office or the Farm Bureau at [email protected] is April 14.

2023 CDC Counselor Letter and Application



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