Girl Scouts love to get outdoors—and there is no better way to do so than Girl Scout summer camp! Our girls have had a blast this summer at our three resident camps, Camp Mary Atkinson (Johnston County), Camp Graham (Vance County), and Camp Hardee (Beaufort County). Girls camped like a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) … Continue reading 2018 Summer Camp Recap
The afternoon of Sunday, July 15, 2018, Girl Scouts from across our council checked-in for a summer STEM adventure with Girl Scout Summer Science Camp 2018! Girl Scout Summer Science Camp is a week-long program that is held annually at Meredith College, and provides 60 Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors with the opportunity to strengthen … Continue reading Super STEM Scientists at Girl Scout Summer Camp of 2018!
By Rachel Blackmon, Girl Scout and Camp Staff Alumna and Campership Fund Donor When I was 10 years old I went to Camp Mary Atkinson for a week of summer camp and HATED it. I was extremely homesick. Things like bugs, new food, and new people were all just too much for me. But then, thanks … Continue reading The Gift of a Summer Camp Experience
Summer camp counselor, Megan, shares her top five favorite things to do at Girl Scout summer camp! Girl Scout resident camp registration is now open! Close your eyes and picture yourself at summer camp. What are you doing? What kind of activities do you imagine? Archery? Swimming? Boating? Tie Dye? Those are all things that … Continue reading 5 Fantastic Things To Do at Girl Scout Summer Camp
Although it seems far away, Summer Camp with Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines is just around the corner. This summer, we are going to Camp Like a G.I.R.L., and we can’t wait to have you join us! There are many benefits to registering early, take a look below to learn more. You’ll have … Continue reading Camp Like a G.I.R.L. – 5 Reasons to Register on February 1st
Of Margaret “Peggy” Pickard Sirvis’ memories from growing up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, camping trips with Girl Scouts top the list. Highlights include the weeks spent at Camp Shirley Rogers rear Roaring Gap and her troop camping trip which included a ride along a bumpy field in the back of a farmer’s pick-up truck … Continue reading From Camping in a Dress to Addressing Camp Improvements: A Legacy of Girl Scouting from Peggy Sirvis