*Leadership 2016 - Heroes and Legends Camp*
Woohoo! I can't wait for camp this year.The theme is "Heroes and Legends" and you will be in one of the following groups,
Beyonce', J.J. Watt, Jose Altuve, Carly Lloyd, Walter Cronkite, and more.You don't get to choose, you will get a call telling you which one.Leadership Camp is July 26-July 29th, from 8:45-3:30 each day.
For Coaches/Senior Leaders:
- You will come to the cafeteria each morning and be picked up there in the afternoon (not the front).
- You will be in the cafeteria at 8:45 in the morning, picked up at 3:30 each afternoon.
- We will be hosting the Aspire Rock Gym at Lanier on Wednesday. You will need to sign a waiver that you will get on the first day of camp.
- I need you to make sure you have emailed me your t-shirt size.
- You will get plenty of sleep each night so you can bring your A-game each day!
- You will not have your electronics out unless you are taking pictures of activities or speakers... NO TEXTING!
- You will learn about who you are, who you have the potential to be, and how you can get there!
- You will need to bring a lunch each day!
- You will get a water bottle, a backpack, a t-shirt and all the expertise of my former leaders and me : )
- You will get a ton of tips, new games, and activities to help you with your first weeks as a GSG leader.
- If you have questions or concerns, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
- You will have training July 25th, from 8:30 am-3:30 pm. (mandatory!!!) meet in the auditorium
- We will go over all the new games and activities,
- We will contact all the campers to make sure they know which group they are in.
- We will go over the groups for camp.
- We will have fun!
- We will bring mad energy and mad skills!!!
- We will make a difference in the lives of those who attend camp.
- We will be in the cafeteria between 8:15-8:30 each morning.
- We will help clean up after camp on the 29th, until about 4 pm (if you are able).
- We will leave everything better or as clean as we found it!
Welcome to Leadership Camp 2016
Leadership Camp – Day 1, July 26 (leadership t-shirts)
I. Check-in: Warm up cheers (former leadership t-shirts)
8:45-9:00am (G-O-O-D morning, Energy Check, Standing O)
II. Ice Breaker Game/Activity:
Location: Cafeteria 9:00-9:55am
· Personalized Nametags Activity (in the senior leader packet, Day 1)
· Candy Ice Breaker Game (in the senior leader packet, Day 1)
· ????? ball Activity (in the senior leader packet, Day 1)
· Put names on popsicle sticks for choosing students to answer or participate
Transition to Auditorium
III. Guest Speaker – Margana Wood – 1st runner up Ms. Texas 10:00-10:30am
IV. Introduction in to Leadership (information in packetLocation: Auditorium 10:30-11:00am
· Tips for facilitating activities led by senior leaders in small groups
· Leadership do’s and don’ts
Power point presentation by Giroir
· H.E.R.O, H – Helper, what does that look like?
· After information is presented the new leaders will break out into their small groups and complete the activity “Grow a Leader” led by senior leaders. Also, what do you do? (Problems, chain of command, etc.)
V. Grow a Leader exercise (led by senior leaders)
Location: Auditorium (spread out) 11:00-12:00pm
· Small group activity on leadership led by senior leaders, handout in packet.
Transition to cafeteria
VI. Lunch (free time for all leaders, and journal entry time) 12:00-12:30pm
VII. Power point – Goal Setting /volunteering 12:30 - 1:00pm
Mr. Giroir will lead a quick power point/discussion over the goal setting for the year and upcoming volunteer opportunities.
Transition to gym
VIII. Teambuilding Games 1:00-3:00pm
(Game objective and procedures in senior leader packet, all games led by senior leaders)
· (1) Yurt Circle/Hula Hoop Tic-Tac Toe - Gym· (2) Patriotic Colors/Hula Hoop Game (rotation) - Gym
· (3) Spider Web – 2 Truths and a Lie - Hall
· (4) Sheet Drop Name Game/Human Bingo – Cafeteria
· (5) Gum Ball-Jawbreaker Rally/Take me to your leader - Patio
Transition back to cafeteria
IX. Debriefing on games 3:00-3:15pm
· Q & A 3:15-3:30pm
· How did today go for everyone, what worked, what did not work? Students will discuss the events of yesterday and their experiences with the first day. Students will also make notes in their binders on what games or activities that they can use in their GSG.
Leadership Camp Day 2
Day Two, July 27th
Agenda – Making Connections (Camp T-shirts)
Camp Time: 8:30-3:30
· Problem Solving
· E – Everyone participates in some way
· Receive information on teaching a GSG
Location: Cafeteria 8:45am
Check-in: Receive name tags,
Energizer: “Wiggalo, Bananas”
Senior leader: teach energizers to the new leaders
senior leaders give each kid a pre-made name tag with their name and group on it.
II. Introductions: 8:45-9:00am Location: Cafeteria
Senior Leaders: Ask the students their reasons for participating in Leadership and what they hope to accomplish by being a leader. Teach them “I love you but be quiet, Good Leaders are… good listeners, etc”,
Mr. G: - Expectations, E- Effort, Everyone is important
III. Team activities – large group and small groups (Gym) 9:15-10am
Jungle Safari and Texas Rain Storm led by Mr. G, others in your small group
* Texas Rain Storm * Jungle Safari
* Positive Post-its! * Roller Coaster Cheer
IV. Training overview: 10am-3pm
Inspire Rock Gym 5 stations – 2 groups per station
IV. Rock Gym Activities 10:00- 12:00, lunch, 12:30-2:45pm
V. Standing O for the Rock Group – 2:50, bathroom break, move to Aud.
VI. Guest Speaker – Logan Shiller, Future Olympian 3:00-3:25pm
Former Purple Pup, former GSG leader
Houston Swim Club (HSC)
VII. 3:25-3:30 – End of Day Speech by Mr. G – release to parents
Effort Video – Facing the Giants
Day Three July 28, 2016 (H.S./college t-shirts)
- Ongoing team building
- H.E.R.O. – R – Respect, Responsibility
- Understanding GSGs and the lessons that drive them
Location: Cafeteria 8:45am
Check-in and Energizer
II. Ice Breaker Game - Story Boxes 8:45-9:15am
Transition to gym
III. Small group breakout (poster board) 9:15-10:15am
Students will get into their small groups to discuss GSGs and the problems with teaching lessons. This is a working session; new leaders will work with senior leaders on how they can make the lessons more effective this year. Side conversations not allowed the goal is to effectively seek solution focused ideas to help the GSGs. Each group will come up with two points with solutions to discuss as a large group. (STRESS PREPAREDNESS) (Make sure each leader contributes something to the conversation). You can also have the groups pick a project for the year, then decide how to do it, what you will need, time frame, etc. (snacks)
IV. Large group 10:15-10:45am
Each group takes a turn presenting the problems and solutions to the problems.
V. Energizer “Baby Shark, Singing in the rain, Potty Break” 10:45-10:55am
VI. Elements of a good GSG lesson 11:00-12:00pm
What makes a good lesson, topics year at a glance, how to create a lesson; look at the first weeks lessons/games.
VII. Lunch (students free time to journal what they have learned) 12:00-12:30pm
VIII. Guest Speaker – Dennis Huffman 12:30-1:00pm
Teacher of the year HISD 2010
MS in Education
M.I.T Teacher program
IX. Teambuilding Games 1:00-3:00pm
Ice Breaker Games: 1:00-3:00 – (1) Evolution (Gym), (2) Giants/Wizards/Elves (Gym), (3) Beach Blanket Volleyball (B-ball court), (4) On the line/Off the line (Cafeteria), (5) Tower of Power (Chess Patio),
X. Gym: Letters to self 3:00-3:25pm
XI. Announcements, clean up, and pick up bus lane 3:25-3:30pm
Day Four July 29th
Agenda – CPR/AED/First Aid
Camp Time: 8:45-3:30pm
I. Welcome – Energizers (senior leaders choice)
Location – Cafeteria
II. CPR – Training – Sherri Leuhr – Parachute Consulting
Auditorium – All groups, then divide into smaller sections
III. AED – (Automatic Electronic Defibulator) (testing area)
IV. First Aid – Learn to wrap a wound, and make a sling
V. Lunch 12ish??? – Rotating lunch
VI. Guest Speaker – ??? Maybe, maybe not.
VII. Taking Action – Projects for the year!
Materials – poster board, markers, ideas
Have the students divide the poster board into four quadrants.
Upper left quadrant - What is the project?
Upper right quadrant – What materials do you need?
Lower left quadrant – Who do you need to help with this (principal, teachers, clubs, Mr. G, coaches, custodians, etc.)?
Lower right quadrant – When do you want it to be completed?
VIII. Survey – H.E.R.O. – O- O.M.G I am a leader, now what?
IX. Senior Leader panel, survey, final pictures, pup-camp sign up
X. Camp Slideshow – presented by Elissa Killebrew
XI. End of Camp – Song, sway, clean up!!!!!