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Leadership Program Registration and FAQ’s

2017-camp-registration-leadership Campers entering 6th grade (Cadette and Leadership campers) in the Fall are eligible to stay multiple nights at camp.

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 Leadership campers will receive additional paperwork to complete that is specific to the Leadership Program upon acceptance into the program.

Petaluma Day Camp offers a variation on the traditional Girl Scout Program Aide/CIT with our “Leadership Program”.  Our Leadership Program is a 1-4 year program that trains for progressive responsibility in planning and running aspects of the Day Camp activities for the younger campers.

Leadership campers must attend the pre-camp mandatory training. We want the best of the best to support the Day Camp program. Training for 2017  is scheduled for Sunday, April 30th, 10am-Noon.

During Petaluma Day Camp, Leadership campers are expected to:

  • Assist with setup and takedown of camp;
  • Attend pre-camp meetings with your assigned younger camp unit and Unit Leader(s);
  • Attend pre-camp training for Leadership; participate in camp activities during camp;
  • Complete their assigned unit and all camp chores;
  • Participate in their level-specific requirements and activities during Day Camp; and
  • Attend Day Camp Sunday through Friday.

Upon completing their responsibilities and participation for the week, each level is bridged up to the next level and receives a recognition that is specific to Petaluma Day Camp.  The current program has been in place 17 years! We are proud to have achieved a retention rate of 94%. Considering that our average Leadership unit size is 30+ girls, that is quite an accomplishment!  We (Cricket, Tigger & Truffles) applaud the commitment and quality of service to the camp the Leadership Girls provide!

Level 1 – Must have attended Day Camp as a Cadette 2.  L1’s assist within younger camp units and participate in Leadership Unit activities.

Level 2 – Must have completed Level 1. L2’s, in addition to above core responsibilities, plan and execute the Wednesday evening program for Juniors and Cadettes.

Level 3 – Must have completed Level 2. L3’s, in addition to above core responsibilities, plan and execute the Thursday evening program for Fly-ups, Juniors and Cadettes.

Level 4 – Must have completed Level 3. L4’s, in addition to above core responsibilities, plan and execute the Friday “wide games” program for all camp.

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