Outdoor School (Cispus)

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

  • High school students are trained to mentor 5th grade students and support 5th grade teachers with instruction during Outdoor School at Camp Cispus.
  • Camp Cispus Information
  • Student counselors can earn 60 service hours for completing all training and attending an Outdoor School session.
  • Returning counselors can earn another occupational credit for participating inall training as a trainer-leader. This leadership role is defined by the school counselor trainer.Returning counselors will repeat all training while mentoring new counselors through the experience.

HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR REQUIREMENTS 

  • Fill in the online ---> Counselor Candidate Form <---
  • Eligibility: High school counselor candidates must be either a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in good academic standing that can commit to all training dates and attend one of the Outdoor School Sessions at Camp Cispus.
  • Attendance: Being on time to class and perfect attendance is expected as critical training material will be covered in each training session. Counselor candidates must make arrangements to make-up missed training with the high school counselor coordinator.
    1. Attend 8 Classroom Training Sessions (Room F1, 6:45-7:40 Monday's in February, March and April)
    2. Attend First Aid Training, if student counselor does not have current CPR/First Aid Card (training offered at the Knox Center - District Office)
    3. Attend complete Outdoor School Session at Camp Cispus
  • Satisfactory Counselor Evaluation Form:

REQUIRED COUNSELOR FORMS (Due Feb. 17th, 2017)

  • Student Leader Application, handed out in Mr. Le Duc's room
    • Parent /Guardian Information and Permission
    • Health Form
    • Medication Form (For those who need it)
    • Administrative Permission
  • Travel Permission slip for the Saturday training at Camp Cispus

HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR COORDINATORS

  • Olympia: Kelly Boyer, kboyer@osd.wednet.edu, 596-7000
  • Capital: Scott Le Duc, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu, 596-8241
  • Avanti: Karen Griggs, kgriggs@osd.wednet.edu, 596-7900

COUNSELOR TRAINING TIMES

  • 2:30 to 3:30 PM Room 201 Wednesdays at Olympia High School
    • (Contact Kelly Boyer for details)
  • 6:45 to 7:40 AM Room F1 Mondays at Capital High School
    • (Contact Scott Le Duc for details)
  • 2:30 to 3:30 PM or 11:00 AM Knox Board Room Wednesdays at Avanti 
    • (Contact Karen Griggs for details)

OUTDOOR SCHOOL SESSIONS

  • Session 1 - Olympia - April 12, 13, 14  (Centennial, McKenny, Pioneer)
  • Session 2 - Capital - April 26, 27, 28  (Boston Harbor, Hansen, McLane, LP Brown)
  • Session 3 - Avanti - May 10, 11, 12 (Garfield, Lincoln, Madison, ORLA, Roosevelt)

WEATHER AT CISPUS

CLASSROOM TRAINING SCHEDULE

 

CLASS
DATE TOPIC PRESENTER LOCATION
1 - Required
Mon., Feb. 27
6:45-7:40 AM

ORIENTATION - OVERVIEW

Join Remind101.com (graphic directions)

Attendance sign in / Personal information / Health and meds / Intro - role of counselor / Ice Breakers - Breaking down barriers / Getting to Know You / Overview / Service Hours / Pictures / Applications
No early, you're late 
Applications Due!

E=MC2

How to channel energy - intro

MASLOW's HIERARCHY

1.1 Physiological needs

TED Radio Hour - Sleep

HANDOUTS
Personality Pig Profile

16personalities Quiz

Geometric Shape & Personality

Multiple Intelligences Self-Assessment

ATTENDANCE FORM

Mr. Le Duc F1
2 - Required
Mon., March 6
6:45-7:40 AM

HEALTH and SAFETY
Hygiene - No stinky kids!
Medication Process
Cabin Safety - Pillow story, other examples
Outdoor Safety - Running, water, plan ahead - rain, cold, sunscreen, dress in layers, special needs
Physical/Mental/Emotional

CPR / First Aid Training UPDATE!

E=MC2

How to channel energy - ??

MASLOW's HIERARCHY

1.2 Safety needs

 TED Radio Hour - Security

Counselor Drawings

People lose focus within 60 seconds without a visual cue - give visual prompts

Map of Camp - Health Room or Infirmary

ATTENDANCE FORM

Mr. Le Duc F1
3 - Required

THIS CLASS IS POSTPONED

 Mon., March 13


6:45-7:40 AM

GROUP DYNAMICS
Ice Breakers
Morale - Get to know campers
Team Building - Find Cabin Partner
Conflict Resolution
Harassment/Intimidation
Sign up for CPR/1st Aid Training 

E=MC2

How to channel energy - ???

MASLOW's HIERARCHY

1.3 Love and belonging

TED Radio Hour - Love

HANDOUTS
Ice Breakers
Ice Breakers 2
Numbered List
People Search

Descriptions of Colors
Descriptions of Shapes

Where The Shadows Fall 

ATTENDANCE FORM

Mr. Le Duc F1
4 - Required
Mon., March 20
6:45-7:40 AM

INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANCE
HOMEWORK DUE: Ice Breaker Choice by team
Trail Protocol
Cispus Content
Chain of Command

What is F.U.N. ? 

E=MC2

How to channel energy - ????

MASLOW's HIERARCHY

1.4 Esteem

TED Radio Hour - Self

HANDOUTS
Role of the Counselor During Class
Hike for 2016

ATTENDANCE FORM

Mr. Le Duc F1
5 - Required
Mon., March 27
6:45-7:40 AM

CAMP MANAGEMENT
Cabin Routines
Getting Folks There
Clean-Up
Daily Schedule
Allergy Issues and Food Requests
Menu
Rec Periods
Map of Camp 

E=MC2

How to channel energy - ?????

MASLOW's HIERARCHY

1.5 Self-actualization

 TED Radio Hour - Life Worth Living

ATTENDANCE FORM

Mr. Rascon and Mr. Le Duc F1
Spring Break Spring Break Spring Break Spring Break Spring Break Spring Break Spring Break Spring Break
6 - Required
Mon., April 10
6:45-7:40 AM

THE FIFTH GRADER
Learning Needs Physical/Emotional/Learning
What Makes a 5th Grader Tick

HANDOUTS

Where the Shadows Fall Booklets

Four Stages - Part 1
Four Stages - Part 2
Four Stages - Part 3
Four Stages - Part 4

5th Grader - Part 1
5th Grader - Part 2

E=MC2

How to channel energy - ??????

Maslow Paramid

ATTENDANCE FORM

Mr. Le Duc

F1
7 - Required
Mon., April 17
6:45-7:40 AM

RECREATION
Campfire Skits and Songs
Transitions

Sitting within reach of another counselor

Review data, cabin partners, etc.

E=MC2

How to channel energy - ???????

ATTENDANCE FORM

Mr. Le Duc, Mr. Samson, and Mr. Rascon

F1
CPR

Date to TBA
8AM - Noon

CPR Training, If needed Knox Center - OSD District Office
1113 Legion Way SE 
Knox Building
3rd Class / Make Up Class Mon., April 24

Cabin Assignments (Coming 4-18-2017)

Hikes (PDF)

Cabin Assignments (Jobs) (PDF)

Skit assignments - will decide Tuesday night at camp

Do not give food to 5th graders - allergies!

 - Don't bribe 5th graders with candy

Leaving cabins is abandonment of the 5th graders

No relationship obviousness (holding hands, etc.)

Notes for the make-up class
(Interview w/teacher)

Conflict Resolution
Harassment/Intimidation

Wood name tags

Where the Shadows Fall Review
- What to bring page
- There is nothing in the cabins (nothing - except toilet paper)
- It's gonna rain!!! - Weather.com
- But don't pack too much

Bus leaves the lower lot at 2:45

Store your stuff in Le Duc's room before school tomorrow then come and get it right after school

Counselor Eval Form (PDF)

ATTENDANCE FORM


Mr. Le Duc F1
AT CISPUS

Outdoor School at Cispus

Leave after school at 2:45PM from lower lot) Tuesday, April 25th

At Camp:

Wednesday, April 26, 
Thursday, April 27th
Home by 5PM Friday April 28th

CAMP
You're on!
It's all you! F1
8 - Required - (No service hours credit if you do not attend)
Mon., May 1
6:45-7:40 AM

POST/AFTER CISPUS
Evaluations and 60 Service Hours
Take Online Survey

Mr. Le Duc F1