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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Parents, Volunteers

Are You Ready for Camp, Space Cadettes?

Summer camp registration is almost here (resident camp, day camp, and special event registration opens January 25—that’s in two days!), and while outdoor adventures and awesome experiences are the norm for our camps in western Ohio, this year we’ve got a special option for Girl Scout Cadettes: a mission to Mars! Project Phoenix: Journey to Mars! In partnership with the Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West, the Space Cadettes session at Camp Libbey’s resident camp  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Parents, Volunteers

Girl Scout Traditions: Preparing Your Girls To Camp

June is Great Outdoors Month and here at Girl Scouts we want girls to grow, explore, and have fun in the outdoors. A great way to do that is the iconic Girl Scout tradition, the troop camp out. Sounds fun, right? Anyone nervous? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one who gets anxious thinking of setting out with a group of girls for a camping trip! No matter your level of experience, in your troop you’ll have girls (and adults) who are camping experts and others who  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, Parents

Six Reasons to Choose Girl Scout Camp

Camping is a great way for girls to explore new places, build new skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. All while having a blast with a bunch of new friends! No matter what your Girl Scout is interested in (archery, swimming, watercrafts, hiking or adventure trips) she can have a great summer at Girl Scout Camp and you can rest easy knowing she’s happy, healthy, and safe. With all of the camp options out there, why choose Girl Scout camp? Here are 6 reasons to choose our  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Parents

9 Tips to Prevent Homesick Campers

The sun is shining, the day is warm, and you’re helping your child pack for their big summer adventure. It’s camp time of year again and we’re so excited to welcome hundreds of young ladies to our camps! While checking off the packing list for camp, don’t forget to have a conversation with your child about homesickness. Why? Because it’s normal to miss home and by talking about it with your child and making a plan, you will help them work through their feelings  ...

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