​​WHO CAN ATTEND CAMP WIL-LO-LIN?

Daisies who have just completed Kindergarten or 1st Grade, Brownies who have just completed 2nd or 3rd Grade, and Juniors who have just completed 4th or 5th Grade, Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador. Our Daisy through Cadette Girl Scouts will work on the Rainbow Award skills and will participate in arts, crafts, cooking, singing, leather craft, nature walks, games and a variety of fun resources. 


DAISY & BROWNIE GIRL SCOUT UNITS 

Are composed of girls entering 1st through 3rd grade. Each unit is made up of 10 to 12 girls in the same grade drawn from different troops with at least two adult unit leaders and two Camper Aides. 


GIRL SCOUT JUNIOR UNITS

Are composed of girls entering 4th and 5th grade. Each unit is made up of 16 girls in the same grade from different troops with at least two adult unit leaders and two Camper Aides. 


​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 with two adult unit leaders and two Camper Aides. 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. 


PROGRAM AIDES-IN-TRAINING (PAIT) UNITS

Are composed of girls entering 7th grade. Program Aides-In-Training (PAITs) complete:

  • The second part of the LiA award activities and the Girl Scout Program Aid 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 must complete 25 hours of service at Camp Wil-Lo-Linn, as a first year Camper Aides (they must also complete this service at another Girl Scout Camp).


CAMPER AIDES

Are girls entering 8th grade and older. Camper 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 and
  • Girls Scout Program Aid Specialty Training

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

  • New Camper Aides are:
    • Placed with experienced Camper Aides in units or
    • Placed in resource areas (cooking, leather crafting, singing, games, etc) to help hone their leadership skills.
  • Experienced Camper 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.


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 Camper 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.


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