Skate Like a Girl Camp Training Quiz (ASSISTANT & VOLUNTEER)
Which of these are SHRED themes? Select all that apply.
Ripping it up!
Equitable / Equity
Humble / Humility
Dedicated / Dedication
What time is team huddle for all staff and volunteers each day of camp?
There may or may not be a team huddle each day, so wait for a text from the Lead.
Between 8:30 and 8:50AM - when all staff/volunteers show up it starts!
9:15AM - when campers arrive.
Can campers "free skate" during break time?
Yes - breaks are a 15 minute window where campers can do whatever they want!
It depends on the camper's behavior and skill level.
No - breaks are for snacks, water, or bathroom, as well as quality informal time.
This is up to the Lead or Assistant's discretion!
Where is a good place to start Level 1 campers? 2 answers possible.
Pumping in the bowl - you just put their feet on the board for them, and hold their hands.
On the grass, carpet, or flatground, where they can learn pushing & cruising positions, as well what the nose, tail, and bolts are.
Going over all parts of the skateboard, all the obstacles in the park, and reiterating the rules.
A small ramp.
What is showcase? Check all that apply
A chance for the best skaters at camp to show off tricks that they can do, while also helping the visual learners understand how to do certain moves.
A leadership opportunity for a volunteer or camper to facilitate this group activity.
A 10-15 minute activity at the end of each day where we give recognition to each camper.
A way that campers can share what they worked on today.
What are potential tasks Assistants/Volunteers could be doing between 8:50-9:15AM? Check all that apply.
Greet skaters, support with putting pads on, instruct them to put their bags in a common area, and ensure everyone is engaged with skating or hanging before camp officially starts with Circle Time at 9:15AM.
There's really nothing to do until Circle Time, so eating breakfast, drinking coffee, and hanging out is chill.
Greet skaters with a welcoming hello and scan the skate space to make sure no camper is hurt or doing anything unsafe before Circle Time starts.
Waiting patiently for the Lead to tell you what to do.
Skate around with campers, giving them some informal attention and support.
Support Lead with check in by making name tags for each camper.
What's the Skate Like a Girl "best practice" for questions at Circle Time?
Name, pronouns (mandatory), and favorite color, number, or animal.
Just ask any open ended question.
Ask a yes or no question - keep it simple and quick because we only have 15 minutes!
Name, pronouns if campers wish to share, and a either/or question like, "what's more scary - snakes or spiders?"
What are your main goals as a skate facilitator during lesson time? Check all that apply.
All youth engaged in skateboarding skill building, unless they are hurt and taking a resting near where the group is skating.
Every skater is progressing rapidly, and has a new trick to demonstrate at showcase!
The whole group is either trying the same trick, or skating the same obstacle. All campers in your vision.
Maintain priorities for 1. Safety, 2. Fun, 3. Learning!
Campers are inspired by how much their counselors rip!
Give individual attention while maintaining group cohesion. Group is not scattered.
Counselors are relaxed and sitting on the sidelines, letting skaters explore skating naturally and without a ton of rules.
Can campers share snacks?
It depends on what the parents say is cool or not cool, so just check the paperwork
Campers without allergies are NOT allowed to share snacks, but everyone else can
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