On Wednesday, June 23, Girl Scouts, board members, donors, volunteers, and staff gathered at Camp Mary Atkinson to celebrate the opening of our newly renovated program building! The project was made possible by 14 generous donors who believe in empowering girls through outdoor experiences. Being at Girl Scout camp inspires curiosity, discovery, and problem solving … Continue reading Camp Mary Atkinson Program Building Ribbon Cutting and Dedication
Have you ever heard the term "man enough to be a Girl Scout"?! When we say this at Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines, one of the first people that comes to mind is our Property Executive, John Braun. As Property Executive, John has guided and provided leadership to the day-to-day operations of facilities … Continue reading Property Executive John Braun Celebrates 20 Years with Girl Scouts
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!