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
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive What do you remember about your last visit to a Girl Scout camp? Whether you splashed in the waterfront, had a sock hop in the dining hall, or sang songs around a campfire, there was someone who worked behind the scenes to make all those adventures possible for Girl Scouts … Continue reading Meet the Rangers: Larry Ludwick, Camp Graham
Nephitearya Bailey, Camp and Outdoor Program Director Greetings from Kerr Lake! Did you know Camp Graham sits on 155 acres of lake frontage, open areas, and woodlands? Campers have a blast as they swim, canoe, kayak, paddle board, sail, and slide down the ten foot water fall of summer fun! Camp is a place where … Continue reading The Magic of Camp Graham
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 Marsha Kitter, Lifetime Member, Alumnae, Juliette Low Planned Giving Society member In 1969 when I was 15 years old, I had my choice of going to Europe or going to Girl Scout camp. I choose Girl Scout camp. Camp was the most fantastic experience I had ever had. We slept on army cots in … Continue reading Why I Can’t Wait to be a Volunteer at Camp Graham this summer!
By Samantha K. Herring, Communications & Marketing Intern And that’s what we’ll be doing at Camp Graham before long. How awesome is that?! There will be six tree house units designed to sleep 6-8 girls each, a bath house, a program pavilion, and a campfire circle. Girls will be able to get from house to … Continue reading What’s more exciting than climbing trees? Getting to spend the night in them!