Meet the Rangers: Don Perry, Camp Mary Atkinson

By Meridith Orr, Program Executive Your camp experience is made up of so many different things. Maybe you hiked the trails, made s’mores over a campfire or enjoyed a meal or activity in the dining hall. In all those experiences, there is someone behind the scenes who makes adventures possible for Girl Scouts by ensuring … Continue reading Meet the Rangers: Don Perry, Camp Mary Atkinson

Leadership Grows at Summer Camp

By Tracy Sternberg, Chief Development Officer I was fortunate to attend several different resident camps growing up. My experiences were life changing and many of my summer camp pals have become lifelong friends. I gained confidence and learned that I could try anything and succeed - or fail - and that was OK. Join me … Continue reading Leadership Grows at Summer Camp

Meet the Rangers: David Auman, Camp Mu-Sha-Ni

By Meridith Orr, Program Executive The last time you visited one of our Council camps you may have hiked the trails, learned to identify animal tracks, shot a bow and arrow, or cooked dinner over a fire ring. You may not realize it, but there is someone who makes all those adventures possible for Girl … Continue reading Meet the Rangers: David Auman, Camp Mu-Sha-Ni

5 Tips for Happiness at Camp Hardee

  Kristi Doebler, Camp and Outdoor Program Director Having spent many summers at a wide variety of camps, I am so excited to spend my summers on the Pamlico River as the camp director for Camp Hardee. I grew up as a Girl Scout, earning my Silver and Gold Awards, and truly believe in our … Continue reading 5 Tips for Happiness at Camp Hardee

At Summer Camp Any Girl Can Shine

By Emily Hill, Director of Individual Giving Early last month, I joined a handful of volunteers and camp staff to review applications for the Campership Fund. Over 200 girls applied for financial assistance to attend camp, and it was our job – the 10 of us that made up this year’s Campership Committee – to … Continue reading At Summer Camp Any Girl Can Shine

“Girl Scout camp is my life!”

By Deanna Ludwick, Senior Camp & Outdoor Program Director       This year not only marks my eighth year at Camp Mary Atkinson, but my 20th summer at Girl Scout camp. Yes, that’s right – 20! 20 extraordinary summers filled with girls canoeing and kayaking in lakes, trying their hand at archery, challenging their fears, … Continue reading “Girl Scout camp is my life!”