Leader of Young People at Camp

Leader of Young People at Camp

The recipient of this badge is able to guide young people and understands the organisation's goals for upbringing. Roihu 2016 was the seventh international scout camp organised by Suomen Partiolaiset - Finlands Scouter ry (The Guides and Scouts of Finland, GSF) in Evo, Finland. The camp - Finland's biggest youth event - was held 20.-28.7.2016 with over 17 000 scouts and guides of multiple nationalities.

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The recipient of this badge:

  1. has worked in camping environment as a Youth Adviser and understands different guiding methods. (A camp is an event lasting three nights or longer)

  2. is able to guide young people interactively, encourage them and share responsibilities.

  3. is able to maintain his or her performance throughout the whole task.

  4. has goals and plans of action. They recognise their role as an adviser.

  5. is able to work as a Youth Adviser in an international environment (in case of an international camp).

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Mandatory information. This question is a part of granting the Open Badge and examining the application. Choose your village leader from the dropbox.

Criterion: The recipient of this badge has worked in camping environment as a Youth Adviser and understands different guiding methods. (A camp is an event lasting three nights or longer)

Mandatory information. Describe the work environment. Which camp have you been a youth adviser on? Abilities in guiding are planning and having aims, directing an individual, directing a group, responsibilities in upbringing, upbringing aims, special support, working with differences, seeing the whole picture, being supportive and group dynamics.
Mandatory information. How old were the campers you guided?
Mandatory information.

Criterion: The recipient of this badge is able to guide young people interactively, encourage them and share responsibilities.

Mandatory information. Abilities in interaction are controlling conflicts, supervision of interests, representing, crisis work, compassion, negotiation skills, group work skills, social observation, tolerance and respecting others, emotional intelligence, coaching and directing, mutual understanding and communality.

Criterion. The recipient of this badge is able to maintain his or her performance throughout the whole task.

Mandatory information. Abilities in life management are desire and ability to learn, ability to organize and control use of time, recognizing personal strengths, independent work, self-guidance, self-esteem, self-image, self-understanding, learning from experience, maturity, practicality, logicality, reliability, motivation and ability to get motivated, recognising your role, not giving up, positive attitude, inner motivation, ability to set and reach personal goals, commitment, working under stress, handling emotions and stress, responsibility and taking responsibility.

Criterion: has goals and plans of action. They recognise their role as an adviser.

Mandatory information. Being flexible and taking initiative includes being open to change and adapt to it and being able to function in new situations.
Tell about your abilities with your own words. Has the assignment strengthened your professional skills? Are you going to use your guiding abilities later in similar assignments, studies or work? Remember that you may possibly use the Open Badge when applying to transfer study credits or seeking a new job.

Criterion: The recipient of this badge is able to work as a Youth Adviser in an international environment (in case of an international camp).

Optional. Tell about your experiences in leading international youths, in case of an international camp. International abilities are language skills, cultural encounters and tolerance.
INSTRUCTIONS: Tell more about the feedback you received from your supervisor, staff friends or "clients".
You may add attachments which show your capabilities. An attachment may be a photo, a video or a text file.
We want to research the use of Open Badges and how they have been used in recognizing and giving recognition in voluntary work as well as applying for jobs. We wish to contact you later. Thank you!
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