Girl Scouts of Colorado

Outdoor Programs and Camps

How does my daughter become a Program Aide at overnight camp? What needs to happen before she gets to camp?

(1) Girl completes her Leader in Action award (2) Girl completes Program Aide Training (3) Girl leads 6 Program Aide Internship activities over 10 hours. A troop leader or volunteer who oversees the activity ca...

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Does council keep track of Program Aides? How do I find proof that a girl is a Program Aide?

Council keeps a statewide roster of girls who ordered their Program Aide Pin, which indicates that girls have completed their Program Aide requirements. Program Aide Training attendance records aren’t kept at c...

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Where do I find a Program Aide Training?

First, look at the Events page on the GSCO website. If you don’t find one that fits your schedule and needs, then contact your regional Program Aide lead. You can also contact your service unit to see if they k...

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What do I do for my Program Aide internship?

The PAI (Program Aide Internship) is a chance for a girl to practice intentional programming and use what she learns in the PA training. The PAI should be 6 activities, that total 10 hours. Planning time is inc...

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Where can I find out the Program Aide requirements?

Review them here: Program Aide Training Requirements.

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What if I can’t complete my Program Aide requirements before camp?

If you haven’t completed the Program Aide requirements 30 days prior to a camp’s start date, you will not be able to be a Program Aide for that session. If you are already registered for a session and won't be...

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Why is there a cost for Program Aide and CIT at camp when it seems like girls are volunteering?

Although it seems like they are only doing service, Program Aides and CIT's are actually participating in a fully staffed leadership program where they are learning and practicing valuable leadership skills. P...

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Can I CIT at a different camp than the one where I did my training?

If you did your CIT 1 Training and CIT 1 Internship at a Girl Scout camp in Colorado, then you can do CIT 2 at either of our camps.

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Can I get financial assistance for CIT and Program Aide programs?

Yes! Because these programs are at an overnight camp, you can fill out the Camp Grants form.

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What happened to Magic Sky Ranch?

The summer of 2014 was our final summer for Overnight camp at Magic Sky Ranch. It is open for troop and group use. The property is up for sale, as decided by our board after eighteen months of research on prope...

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