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Alumnae, Volunteer Experience

Girl Scout Camp Counselors: How April’s Summer Job Changed Her Career Path and Her Future

When I became a Girl Scout Camp Counselor at Camp Butterworth during the summer of 2006 I couldn’t even begin to comprehend how much of an impact a summer job would have on my future. When I entered the camp on the first day of CPR and First Aid Training I was an adrift 19 year old who was looking to spread my wings. What I walked away with 3 years later was far more valuable and more encompassing than my small town life ever provided for me. Throughout my first summer at Camp Butterworth I  ...

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Girls, Parents

Which Camp is Right for Your Girl?

Camping is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. With a variety of camps throughout western Ohio, it’s the perfect opportunity for your girl to create her own unique camping experience, make new friends, and have fun! Whether she’s interested in archery, swimming, water crafts, hiking or adventure trips, she is sure to have a great summer at Girl Scout Camp! Not sure which one is the best fit for her? We  ...

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Girls

7 Reasons to Work at Summer Camp

Summer is coming and we’re in the midst of hiring summer camp staff! Over half a million college students will trade in their student ID for a camp counselor t-shirt this summer. Be one of those millions, apply for one of Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s open positions here! There are so many good reasons to work at camp! 1. You love the outdoors and want to share that love with others. Even if you only like the outdoors, we have a wide range of positions that will  ...

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Volunteers

What Should I Know When Reserving a Camp Property?

You’re ready to take your troop to one of our camp properties for some Girl Scout fun and adventure. You’ve got your calendar of open weekends all set, enough Girl Scout approved adults to meet ratio, a general idea of fun activities to do, and now it’s time to reserve a site. Need some help figuring out how to reserve a property for your troop event? No worries, we’ve compiled some frequently asked property reservation questions and answers to help you out. Happy  ...

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