Girl Scouts is the best leadership experience for girls in the world, created specifically with and for girls, and Sacajawea Day Camp offers highly acclaimed leadership programs for girls entering eighth grade and older.
Camp Program Aide (CPA) • Leadership
- July 2-13 (Two Weeks)
Leadership ability, outdoor skills and an ability to mentor younger campers are all lessons that will benefit a girl throughout life. Girls who successfully complete this program may be invited to register for extended mentorship training. Once they’re 14-years-old, these girls are also qualified to become a trained outdoor specialist for camping experiences with adult supervision.
- June 25 - July 6 (Two Weeks)
This is the leadership program for girls interested in becoming a CPA specializing in aquatics. While focusing on the foundations of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Tomorrow program we emphasize water safety, fitness, response, leadership and professionalism. Girls must be able to swim 25 yards without becoming tired, breathless or stopping for breath. Girls who complete the program will be eligible to continue along the leadership path with our CPA Mentorship program. They will also have the skills necessary to choose the CPA Boating specialization.
Camp Program Aide (CPA) • Mentorship
- All Weeks
The CPA Leadership experience isn’t just for one summer. Those who completed the training between 2015 and 2017 can register to share their leadership and outdoor skills with younger campers under the guidance of senior camp staff. Girl who complete 2018 CPA Leadership program are eligible for two weeks of mentoring. Those who completed the program in previous years may be invited for up to three weeks. There is no cost to participate in this program, although additional add on fees will still apply.
Camp Program Aide (CPA) • Specialization
- July 16-20
After completing the CPA Leadership experience girls have the opportunity to build their confidence and leadership skills in one specific camp activity – archery, boating, equestrian, ropes or social media.
Camp Program Aide • Specialist Mentorship
Camp Program Aide Specialists strengthen skills in their completed specialty area. Girls who completed the CPA Specialization training between 2015 and 2018 can continue to work with younger campers for one additional week, extending their knowledge and ability under the guidance of senior camp staff. There is no cost to participate in this program, although additional add on fees will still apply.