Tag Archives: Camp

Summer Camp . . . It’s in Our Nature

From the backyard to the backcountry, Girl Scouts has a long and storied history of getting every girl outdoors. In fact, many Girl Scouts tell us “camping trips” are one of the best things about their Girl Scout experience. It’s true: connecting … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Ready for Summer Camp!

Attending summer camp is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. Whether for a day, a week, or longer, Girl Scout summer camp gives girls an opportunity to grow, explore, … Continue reading

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Are you up for the challenge of changing lives this summer?

Former Disney CEO, Michael Eisner, summed it up when he described his days as a summer camp counselor as some of the most valuable leadership training he has ever had. From the outside looking in, many people see the camp … Continue reading

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Flexible Ways to Volunteer at Girl Scouts

What new paths will you explore with girls? The answers are endless. Spend a day coaching a sports clinic. Build Habitat for Humanity homes with girls. Or lead a week’s journey abroad. Whatever you choose, the time commitment is totally … Continue reading

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Countdown to Summer Camp and How we Prepare for an Outstanding Summer!

The countdown for camp has begun! While it may seem far away to parents and girls, for us as camp directors it is just around the corner!  We are busy getting the camp grounds ready, making sure our counselors are … Continue reading

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Summer Opportunities for All Girls

In addition to providing a pathway to leadership, Girl Scout summer camp is just plain fun and gives girls of all ages the opportunity to develop independence and new skills against the backdrop of nature. Programming includes creative arts, water … Continue reading

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Summer is Just Around the Corner

Welcome to the GSCI 2012 Summer Activity Guide, packed full of summer opportunities for girls of all ages. Camp is one of several pathways through which girls can develop their inherent leadership, as they experience independence, develop new skills, and … Continue reading

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Camp Design

We are proud to mention that the designer of our Equestrian Stables and Master Plan at Camp Tapawingo, Greg Copeland of Domokur Architects, has authored a new book titled, Camp Design: Master Plan Basics.  Within the book, Camp Tapawingo, our … Continue reading

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Moving Dirt! Our New Camp Tapawingo Stables Taking Shape

Dirt has been moved!  Excavators have been at work at Camp Tapawingo the past few weeks, and the equestrian stables building pad and service road have been constructed. Concrete footings were poured last week and building materials will be delivered … Continue reading

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GSCI Camps Get Much Needed Improvements

Hello wonderful girls, women, and men of GSCI!  It has been an exciting fall at all of our GSCI camps as we have completed some much-needed capital improvements. The roof on the lodge at Camp Peairs was over 25-years old … Continue reading

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