Girls entering eighth grade and older are eligible to participate in our highly acclaimed leadership programs. All established camp guidelines, including those related to payment and medical forms must be followed. All applications must be approved by the camp director.
Camp Program Aide (CPA)* • Leadership
During this two-week program, girls develop leadership abilities, focus on outdoor skills and learn how to mentor younger campers. Upon successful completion, girls may be invited to sign up for extended mentorship training where they will participate in the practical application of their skills. Girls age 14 and older who successfully complete every day of the program are qualified to become a trained outdoor person for camping experiences with adult supervision.
Camp Program Aide (CPA)* • Mentorship
Girls who previously completed the Camp Program Aide Leadership experience between 2014-2017 can register to share their leadership and outdoor skills with younger campers under the guidance of senior camp staff. Girls who successfully complete the 2017 CPA program are eligible to be mentored for two weeks; girls who successfully completed the program in 2014-2016 may be invited for three weeks. There is no cost for the program, but additional fees, including transportation, still apply.
June 26 - July 7
This two-week program is for girls interested in becoming a Camp Program Aide while specializing in aquatics. The program focuses on the foundations of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Tomorrow program. It emphasizes 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 Camp Program Aide mentorship program. They will also have the skills necessary to choose the CPA boating specialization.
Camp Program Aide • Specialization
This program builds upon the confidence and leadership skills developed during the Camp Program Aide Leadership experience. Girls choose one area of camp in which to specialize – archery, boating, equestrian or ropes – with a focus on mastering a specific camp activity. Girls should choose their specialization during registration.
Camp Program Aide • Specialist
Camp Program Aide Specialists strengthen their skills in the specialty of their choice. There is no cost for the program, but additional fees, including transportation, still apply. Each CPA Specialist can register for one week of this program.