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Camp Care Package Tips

Bags are packed, birds are chirping and the smell of bug spray is in the air. Your little one is off to resident camp! You might be thinking wait, that last squeeze goodbye is supposed to last how many days?! Of course, your camper will be in excellent hands but you can still send her a little something to help get through the week — a camp care package, that is! Preparing a camp care package is a form of art. It reminds campers that there’s a life back home and despite it not having  ...

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General, News, Parents

The Pillars of Girl Scouting: Beyond Cookies, Camp, and Crafts

Do you know the four pillars of Girl Scouting? Lots of people would answer that question with “I thought there were 3: cookies, camp, and crafts,” but Girl Scouts is so much more than that! Girl Scouts of the USA explains that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience has four key areas that form the foundation of our program and our organization. And don’t worry, alums, they’ve been a part of Girl Scouts since the beginning! Ready to see what they are? Let’s go!  ...

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Parents

Meet Our Camp Leadership Team

Our summer camps offer a wide variety of programs for all your camper’s different interests. And in order to make those programs happen, we need an awesome team of dedicated camp professionals. We’ve got nature lovers, art enthusiasts, outdoor explorers, and more just waiting to help your camper make memories that’ll last a lifetime! So who are these awesome camp professionals? They’re our camp staff! Scroll through and check out the members of our 2018 summer camp  ...

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Girls, Parents, Volunteers

Bridging Guide: What to Look Forward to Next Year

The school year is coming to a close, which means its almost time to bridge! Bridging is what we call your advancement to the next Girl Scout grade level. It’s a tradition in the Girl Scout world that involves working with a younger group of girls to show them what they can look forward to, and working with an older group of girls to learn what you can accomplish in the future. Then you host a ceremony to celebrate and complete the award! Bridging might sound intimidating, but it  ...

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