Girl Scouts is the best leadership experience for girls in the world, created specifically with and for girls, and Amity Acres Day Camp offers highly acclaimed leadership programs for girls entering eighth grade and older. Enrollment is not automatic; all applications must be approved by the camp director.
Camp Program Aide (CPA) • Leadership
June 24 - July 5 (Two Weeks) (No camp July 4)
Recognition: Program Aide Pin, CPA shirt
Leadership ability, communication, outdoor skills and an ability to mentor younger campers are all lessons that will benefit a girl throughout life. Girls will learn all this and more during the CPA Leadership experience. Girls who successfully complete the program may be invited to apply for up to two weeks of CPA mentorship.
Girls MUST attend all days of CPA training.
Camp Program Aide (CPA) • Mentorship
Recognition: CIT I Pin after the first 2 weeks of Mentorship
The CPA Leadership experience isn’t just for one summer. Girls can share their leadership and outdoor skills with younger campers under the guidance of senior camp staff.
Girls who complete 2019 CPA Leadership program are eligible to apply for up to two weeks of mentoring this summer.
Those who completed the program in previous years (2016-2018) may apply for up to three weeks. To apply, complete the CPA Week Request Form under the Employment tab at the top of this page. There is no cost to participate in this program, although additional add on fees will still apply.
Camp Program Aide • Specialization
After completing the CPA Leadership experience in any year, girls have the opportunity to build their confidence and leadership skills in one specific camp activity – archery, boating, or ropes.