Transformative Leadership: The Camp Counselor Experience

Stephanie Femrite, Jenny Flatt

Abstract


A study, utilizing focus groups, was conducted with teens serving as camp counselors at the North Central 4-H camp in Missouri.  High school students, 14-18 years old, served as camp counselors during a four-day residential camp the summer of 2014. Each counselor was a current 4-H member and had served as a 4-H camp counselor in Missouri for at least one year, some serving as many as five years. Comparing two training models, evidence was found that intentional training sessions are crucial for the empowerment that leads to transformation.

Full Text:

PDF


DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2016.466

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2017 Stephanie Femrite, Jenny Flatt

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.