Blake is directing, Brenna is our kitchen manager, Dev is our first aid/counseling aficionado, and I am the chore czar, making sure that the hostel stays clean and presentable over the course of the month.
director - ?
kitchen manager - feed
first aid/counseling - well
chore czar - clean
Every night we have a large group meeting in which we make sure everyone is alive and healthy. We check in about the upcoming schedule and any relevant announcements, and give time for appreciations and requests. We also have small group meetings in groups of six or seven in which we check in with each student, play games, share writing and get feedback.
Full completion or not, they are learning valuable lessons about self-directed learning and writing.
a poem from one of the girls in the group: