During the School Year:
Day Camp Designers
Day Camp Designers is a group of PAs and CITs who want to make a difference at day camps across the council using their leadership skills and experiences. Sign up for the date(s) that work for you. All sessions are free. For questions, e-mail Andrea Yanacheck at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, October 12, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Chinook Program Center
Choose the final T-shirt design for 4000+ girls.
Wednesday, November 13, 6:00-8:00 p.m., New Berlin Service Center
Create videos and a social media blitz to market camp.
Tuesday, April 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m., New Berlin Service Center
Design this summer's patch and decide Summer 2015's theme.
What are the rewards?
• Get a free camp T-Shirt for those who come to more than one session
• Help design the camp T-shirt, patch, and theme
• Create new and improved camp programming
• Share your opinions and ideas on improving camp with the day camp directors
• Make new friends
• Be a part of a tradition...camp year-round
• Make a difference
• Be a Leader!
During the Summer:
Program Aide-in-Training (PAIT)
Girls entering grade 7
The PAIT program is tailored to and by each camp. The program prepares girls for being a Program Aide next summer while still participating in many of the regular camp programs.
Fee: PAITs pay regular camper fees.
Program Aide (PA)
Teens entering grades 8-9
As a PA, teens serve as a mentor to younger campers and assist adults in facilitating activities and/or working in a unit with campers.
Fee: There is no fee to be a PA. PAs pay the overnight fee, if they choose to stay overnight.
Training Prior to Camp: The first summer as a PA teens attend PA Core Training (AKA Teen Leadership Training). Check the Web site for spring and summer PA Core Training dates to register online. Some day camps offer their own PA Core Training which is found on each day camp's web page.
Training Specific to Your Day Camp: Most camps offer a camp-specific orientation for all levels of PAs and CITs. These dates are also listed on your day camp's web page.
Day Camp Counselor-In-Training (CIT)
Teens entering grade 10-graduating seniors
CIT is the next step in building leadership skills. CITs lead activities or a unit with an adult mentor.
Fee: There is no fee to be a CIT. CITs pay the overnight fee, if they choose to stay overnight.
Training Prior to Camp: The first summer as a CIT teens attend CIT Training. Check the Web site for spring CIT Training dates to register online. Some day camps offer their own CIT Training which is found on your day camp's web page.
Training Specific to Your Day Camp: Most camps offer a camp-specific orientation for all levels of PAs and CITs. These dates are also listed on each day camp's web page.