​​​WHO CAN ATTEND CAMP WIL-LO-LIN?
Girls who have just completed Kindergarten all the way through high school.  Girls in 7th grade or above can participate as Camp Aides, or Aides in Training.  All girls must be registered Girl Scouts before registering for camp.  Campers are separated into units of children the same age or level in Girl Scouts.


More about the Units

DAISY & BROWNIE GIRL SCOUT UNITS:

Composed of girls entering 1st through 3rd grade. Each unit is made up of 6 to 12 girls in the same grade drawn from different troops. 


GIRL SCOUT JUNIOR UNITS:

Composed of girls entering 4th and 5th grade. Each unit is made up of 16 girls in the same grade from different troops.


These girls will have an opportunity to attend Campfire, a special latenight privilege for girls in grades 4 and up (stay until 10pm), or attend the overnight, for girls grades 5 and up.  Overnight is an opportunity to sleep at camp on Thursday night.  Girls 5th grade and up do not have to stay the night, and may just come for the Campfire celebration.  More information here.  


​CADETTE GIRL SCOUT UNITS: 

Are composed of girls entering 6th grade. Each unit is made up of 16 girls in the same grade from different troops. The girls in these units will participate in the special Leader In Action (LiA) award workshops. These workshops will:

  • Guide the unit through the steps involved in earning the LiA award.
  • At the end of the camp week, each Cadette will have completed half of the LiA award requirements.
  • They will be eligible to advance to PAIT training the following summer. 
  • Also eligible for Campfire and/or Overnight.  More information here.


PROGRAM AIDES-IN-TRAINING (PAIT) UNITS:

Are composed of girls entering 7th grade and above who have not completed this training. Program Aides-In-Training (PAITs) complete:

  • The second part of the LiA award activities and the Girl Scout Program Aide Core Training in which they learn about leadership and how to work with younger girls.
  • The Girl Scout Program Aide Outdoor Speciality Training, which is a review of the outdoor skills covered in the Rainbow Award.
  • Lessons on how to teach Rainbow skills to younger girls.

On Friday of camp, PAITs are placed in units to practice their newly learned skills. To earn their program Program Aide pin, the PAITs have completed their LiA, the PAIT week and 25 hours of service as first year Camp Aides. If at Camp Wil-Lo-Linn as a 6th, 7th and 8th grader, these items will be complete.


CAMP AIDES:

Girls entering 8th grade and older. Camp Aides must have completed the following at either Camp Wil-Lo-Linn, another Girl Scout camp, through Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington, or another Girl Scout Council:

  • Girl Scout Program Aide Core Training,
  • Girls Scout Program Aid Specialty Training

Camp Aides do not have to have completed the LiA award. 

  • New Camp Aides are:
    • Placed with experienced Camp Aides in units or,
    • Placed in resource areas (cooking, leather crafting, singing, games, etc) to help hone their leadership skills.
  • Experienced Camp Aides:
    • Work with adult leaders to help campers have fun and safe camp experience.
    • Are responsible for teaching Rainbow Skills to campers in their units and at the Rainbow Skills Tent.
    • Responsible for an activity area like Songs or Science


TAG-A-LONG & BOYS UNITS

Tag-a-longs are pre-school and kindergarten aged children of adult volunteers. They are placed in the Tag Unit and experience a full week of age appropriate camp activities under the supervision of adult volunteers and Camp Aides. Boys going into 1st through 8th grade who are sons of adult volunteers can participate in the Boys units. These units follow a daily schedule of activities and events under supervision of adult volunteers and Camper Aides. Tag and Boys units are only available to the children of adult volunteers while these adults are present at camp.


Want even more information on what Campers will be doing?  Check out our Activities Page!​


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​​​​Camp Wil-Lo-Linn is a Girl Scout Day Camp operating under Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington (Girl Scouts OSW). For more information on opportunities through Girl Scouts OSW please check their website: http://www.girlscoutsosw.org


This website is maintained by volunteers with Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington. For communications questions email: campwllregistrar@gmail.com.  General camp questions email to: campwlldirector@gmail.com.  Copyright © Girl Scout Camp Willolinn. All rights reserved.