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About Our Programs

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Day Camp

Learn and practice swimming, archery, cooking, outdoor skills, leadership, arts & crafts, games, songs and more!

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Resident Camp

Spend a week at overnight camp where you can explore the outdoors Learn exciting skills like archery, boating, rock climbing, horseback riding (to name only a few), and make lifelong friends, all with caring and trained camp counselors on hand.

  • 3-Day Overnight – 3 days, 2 nights
    Experience camp on your own or with a buddy! Sleep in cabins with 3-5 other second and third graders.
  • 4-Day Overnight – 4 days, 3 nights
    Sample all the special programs and activities at camp. Sleep in cabin or tents (if specified) with 5-9 other girls similar in age.
  • 6-Day Overnight – 6 days, 5 nights
    Experience camp on your own! Sleep in cabin or tents (if specified) with 5-9 other girls similar in age.
  • 8-Day Trip & Travel – 8 days, 7 nights
    For girls grades 9-12, who want to experience camp AND hit the road for the next level of outdoor camping adventure!
  • Leadership Camp – 6-24 days, nights
    Help lead activities for younger girls and groups at camp. These programs help develop skills and experience needed to be a camp counselor.
Am I Ready for Overnight/Resident Camp?

We are so appreciative when families and girls ask this question. We share your desire to find the best camp experiences possible, and for this reason, we offer a rich progression of sessions. You can choose from a variety of options – from day camp and day camp with overnight options to shorter mini sessions, weekend sessions with family or troops, or traditional, weeklong and multi-week overnight sessions. Girl Scout camp has something for every level of readiness!

Although age plays a big role in determining a camper’s readiness for overnight/resident camp, maturity and openness to a new adventure are also important. We suggest reviewing and discussing the following list of skills and abilities to decide what is best.

  • I can ask for help when needed.
  • I can follow directions in a group setting.
  • I’m excited to make new friends.
  • I’m comfortable being outdoors in nature.
  • I have been away from home overnight.
  • I take a shower and brush my teeth by myself.
  • I’m good at keeping track of my personal belongings.
  • I’m good at using my camp equipment (i.e., water bottle, mess kit, sunscreen, etc.)

If you and your camper decide she's not ready for a full week of resident camp, consider the day camp options at The Parsons Leadership Center, the Brownie mini-sessions (3 days/2 nights) at Shadow Rim, Big Sis/Lil Sis sessions (attend with an older buddy) or Family Camp weekends offered at all our camps.

 

 

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Troop & Family Camp

Opportunities for Girl Scouts to experience camp with their family members are available year round. Some of the camps have special themes and all of them provide age-appropriate activities based on what each camp has to offer. Most family camps are offered on weekends from Friday through Sunday. Some of the programs that have been offered over the past years include:

  • Family Camp: Family camp is an opportunity for families to enjoy a camp experience together. This summer’s theme is “Around the World.” We’ll enjoy games and activities from many different cultures and meet camp counselors from across the globe. Activities will include archery, arts and crafts, hiking, games, songs, and more! Children under the age of 4 are free to attend.

  • Me and My Cowboy: Come to a fun-filled weekend at camp with the  favorite male adult in your life (dad, uncle, grandfather, or mentor over the age of 18 years old). Join us for a weekend of horseback riding, archery, fire-building, kickball, hiking, songs, and more! Cowgirls and Cowboys will get their own rustic cabin, with separate bathhouses for males and females.

  • Me and My Gal: You and the favorite adult female in your life (mom, aunt, grandma, sister, or mentor over the age of 18 years old) are about to embark on an overnight adventure of staying up late, learning new songs and games, and discovering the outdoor adventure playground at camp!