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MXC - Making eXtreme Counselors


Older youth age 14 to 18 who plan to serve as camp counselors are invited to Making eXtreme Counselors (MXC)--an interactive and quick-paced training that offers innovative camp ideas to new and veteran camp counselors. MXC participants will leave with skills that will enable them to assist in their county's camp program planning and delivery, and prepare them to deliver a great camp program to their campers.

MXC is a national award-winning workshop that will be useful for all potential camp counselors. Don't miss your chance to participate—the event will be offered in person again in 2022, now a ONE DAY event on FEBRUARY 19 (9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.). Counselors will earn camp counselor training hours while attending this event (number of hours is determined by county).  All participants will be able to share and gain ideas with teens from other counties all across the state. County Extension Professionals and Camp Directors are NOT required to attend with their counselors.  

2022 Event Materials:


In 2022, MXC participants can attend sessions on competencies about the following topics:

  • Camp Program Planning
  • Health, Wellness, and Risk Management
  • Role Model
  • Professional Development


flyer with information about MXC and photo of past participants; all other details are on web page



To get an inside look at what MXC is all about, check out the video below created by videographer Emmy Beck-Aden, 4-H member in Athens County!



Click here to check out photos from MXC 2020!