The Gift of Summer Camp

Surely you’ve heard that G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders)TM just want to have fun... right? Well, we can’t think of a better place for fun than Girl Scout Summer Camp! While camp is all about trying new things, developing skills, conquering fears and making lifelong friends, we know that every G.I.R.L. is unique and … Continue reading The Gift of Summer Camp

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5 Ways to Make Summer Camp Affordable

  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

‘Tis the Season to Dream of the Summer Sun

Keli Diewald, Camp Program and Outdoor Education Executive As we welcome the holiday season buying last minute gifts and gathering with friends and family, summer can feel so far away.  But believe it or not, we have been busy planning for the summer season here at Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines.  And we’re so excited … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Dream of the Summer Sun

Summer Leadership Camp: Why Being a Mentor Matters

By Sarah Williams, Community Engagement Fellow, United Way of the Greater Triangle Mentor is defined as: a wise and trusted counselor or teacher; an influential senior sponsor or supporter. At this year’s “Discover the Leader in You” camp at Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines, I had the chance to mentor and be mentored and … Continue reading Summer Leadership Camp: Why Being a Mentor Matters

Finding Inspiration through Girl’s Leadership

By Katie Hug, Community Impact Intern at the United Way of the Greater Triangle For the past six years, Girl Scouts - NC Coastal Pines has partnered with the United Way of the Greater Triangle to host Summer Leadership Camp where under-resourced girls spend a week of resident camp at Camp Mary Atkinson at no … Continue reading Finding Inspiration through Girl’s Leadership

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