First Day Camp Planning Meeting is October 6th at 6:30pm .
Parents and other interested adults can enjoy day camp along with the Girl Scouts.
Volunteer full-time and your camper attends at no charge.
Join us for three days and your camper comes for $100.
The following volunteer positions are needed:
We need at least 20-25 adults for day camp. You do not need to be a registered Girl Scout; however, we will ask you to register as a Girl Scout. You do need a completed background check as required by River Valleys.
Orientation and training for adult volunteers will be on (date TBD) at (location TBD). We will cover basic Girl Scout expectations and specific day camp plans.
Consider volunteering your time to help girls grow, learn self-confidence and become tomorrow's leaders.
Plans, prepares and provides all food and drink for the week of camp; maintains kitchen equipment and unit boxes. Need to be able to be at camp all week.
Assists the Kitchen Director in all aspects of food. Can be filled by a couple people, but will need coverage for the entire week to assist the Kitchen Director.
Design the flyer and registration forms. Send emails and snail mail to potential campers and volunteers.
Design, order and purchase camp T-shirts, patches, and bandanas.
Help plan the weeks programs.
Archery and Adventure Course trained volunteers.
Oversees day camp volunteer staff and planning team; serves as liaison between camp and council; go-to person for concerns related to campers.
Provides direction, training, and support for all Caddies; serves as a resource for Caddies and adults; go-to person for concerns related to Caddies.
Plans, prepares, and provides all food and drink; maintains kitchen equipment and unit boxes.
Organizes and plans the crafts for camp. Leads the craft activities at camp
Low Ropes Course certified volunteer that leads the Adventure Course activities at camp.
Archery trained volunteer that leads the Archery activities at camp.
Assists the Caddie Director with all activities related to the Caddies.
Helps the Kitchen Director with all food preparation and planing.
Leads both small and large group camp activities including crafts, archery, adventure course; assists with guest speakers.
Volunteer with current first aid and CPR certification (NOT necessarily an RN, LPN, or certified health aide). This volunteer provides basic first aid; administers over-the-counter medication as needed (if authorized to by parent/guardian on the medication form); assists with illness, heat issues; keeper of the health and medication forms.
Works with a small group of campers, mentors older girl volunteers (Caddies) and serves as a backup resource for unit Caddies leading the unit, ensures safety, assists with disciplinary issues.
Leads the Boys' Unit. Cares for the sons of other adult volunteers attending day camp. Boys entering grades 1-6th are welcome in the Boys' Unit.
Collects registrations, compiles spreadsheets of camp attendees, communicates with families.
Establishes budget for camp, collects fees from campers and pays bills.
Helps Craft Leader organize and plan the crafts for camp.
Designs flyer and build registration forms. Sends emails and regular mail containing information to registered Girl Scouts in our service unit and to campers who have attended camp in previous years.
Builds and maintains the Beaver Lake Service Unit Day Camp Web Site.
Help with planning and organizing the activities for camp.
Designs and orders camp T-shirts and patches. Purchases bandanas.
Each unit consists of 10-15 campers, 2-4 Caddies and 2 adults. The primary responsibilities of the Adult Unit Leader is to supervise the campers, mentor the Caddies, serve as a backup resource for Caddies leading the unit, ensure safety for all, assist with disciplinary issues, and help with activities as needed.
Caddies are leaders-in-training. Their leadership skills and confidence increase as they gain experience by progressing through the Caddie levels, and taking on more responsibility at camp. The goal is for them to become comfortable, confident, and successful with this added responsibility.