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 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
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!”
By Tiffany S., GSNCCP Girl Board MemberMy name is Tiffany and I'm one of the Girl Board Members for Girl Scouts - NC Coastal Pines. There are tons of things I could write about, but I want to tell you about an aspect of Girl Scouting that means a lot to me - Day camp!Every … Continue reading The Best Part of Summer? Girl Scout Day Camp!