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
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive “All Girl Scouts like the out-of-doors and most of them enjoy it still more if they know something about the things they find there.” -- From the Girl Scouts Handbook for the Intermediate Program, October 1940 “…camping is living in the out-of-doors, not just visiting it.” Worlds to Explore Handbook … Continue reading Growing Confidence with Girl Scouts Outdoor Experiences
By Margaret Hartzell, Individual Giving Director “You camp?! You don’t look like you camp.” said a former coworker to me once when I mentioned an upcoming camping adventure. At first it surprised me. Does someone who camps look a certain way? Was it because I was a woman? Couldn’t I wear dresses and love the … Continue reading “I Camp too!”
By Kristi Doebler, Camp Director, Camp Hardee We all love going to camp every summer, but sometimes the cost of camp can be hard for a family to cover. There are a few different ways that our Council can help to get a girl to camp, and a few that she and her family … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Summer Camp Affordable
By Peggy Anglin, Leader of Troop #1034 The perfect NC summer get away for some would certainly be the beach- but not me. My favorite summer retreat (since my first experience in 1997) is Camp Graham surrounded by giggling girls, enthusiastic camp staff and other Girl Scout leaders and moms who volunteer to trade their … Continue reading How Many Tie Dye T-Shirts Does a Girl Scout Volunteer Need?
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive One of my favorite Girl Scout - NC Coastal Pines experiences is the weekend I spent camping to earn my Outdoor Skills certification in the Fall of 2012. During that October weekend, I experienced both fair weather and foul, bonded with my patrol mates and an amazing band of volunteer … Continue reading Leave No Trace in Your Outdoor Adventures