Leadership Camp Readiness Questions
Write the number of each answer, then tally the number to give you a number which falls in the range below.
Have you attended camp before?
1. Not yet
2. Yes, with a different organization
3. Yes, Girl Scout camp
What is the longest time you’ve been away from home?
1. 1-6 days
2. 1-2 weeks
3. 2-4 weeks or more
Are you ready to spend up to 6 weeks making a difference in other girls lives at camp?
1. I’m not sure
2. I am excited, but I am a little nervous
3. Yes, I can’t wait!
Would you consider yourself an experienced leader?
1. Not yet, but I want to learn
2. I have some experience
3. I have lots of experience
How do you approach group responsibilities like kapers/chores?
1. I will do it if it is required
2. I help when I am asked
3. I seek opportunities to help
Do you like to meet new people and try new activities?
1. Not really
2. Depends on the situation
3. Yes, I love new things!
Do you enjoy outdoor activities and being in nature?
1. I prefer the indoors
3. Yes, I am most comfortable in nature
How do you handle group conflict?
1. I shy away from it
2. I prefer guidance
3. I work together to find a resolution
Are you enthusiastic about being a role model for other girls?
1. I am not sure
2. Yes, and I may need some guidance
3. Yes, sign me up!
10-16 It might be a good idea for you to wait until next year to try a leadership program. Try a one week overnight session at Camp Laurel or a one week session at any one of our day camps.
17-23 You are ready to try a leadership program! You might want to start with the two-week LEADership program ( Grades 8 to 9 only) so you can explore your leadership skills and style.
24-30 You are ready to be a CIT (Grades 10 and up only) or WIT (Grades 11 and up only).