Camp Adventure begins directors' training at UNI<br>

Posted on Tuesday, May 14th, 2002

Chris Edginton, director, Camp Adventure, (319) 273-5948
Amber Lippincott, program assistant, Camp Adventure, (319) 273-5948
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

More than 120 veteran Camp Adventure counselors from universities and colleges across the country will be at UNI Friday through Monday, May 17-20, for intensive training. Headquartered at UNI, Camp Adventure trains college students to provide recreation programs to military dependent youths around the world. The directors are usually college upperclassmen and have had at least one year of Camp Adventure counseling experience. About 750 college students will be counselors this year, providing programming to half a million children.

Special presenters for the training will include youth programming specialists from various branches of the military. All will be available for interviews at 10:45 a.m., Sat., May 18, in Wellness Recreation Center 203.