Western New York has now reached Phase Four for reopening, and we are pleased to be able to resume some limited in-person Girl Scouting activities and events starting this week. [This post originally appeared on gswnyblog.com] We're so excited to announce that you can visit our camp properties starting this Saturday, July 11! On Saturdays, … Continue reading NEW – Family & Troop Property Visits!
[This post originally appeared at gswnyblog.com] Just because we can’t come together in-person, doesn’t mean that summer is cancelled! We’re offering a variety of ways to stay connected and get outdoors. It’s camp, reimagined with The Summer We Camped At Home! All of our offerings will be held from July 6-August 15 and will be based on the following THEMES: July 6-10: EarthJuly 13-17: ArtsJuly 20-24: AdventureJuly … Continue reading GSWNY Virtual Summer camp is here!
[This post originally appeared on gswnyblog.com] Camping has always been a tradition in Girl Scouts, but it was never just about getting outside. We're believe in the importance of connecting with nature in a girl-led setting, which makes this summer's camp theme all the more relevant. In an increasingly digital world, we're celebrating the simplicity … Continue reading Give her the gift of camp memories she’ll never forget
[This post originally appeared at gwnyblog.com] Every year, we ask our membership a simple question: what do you think our 2020 camp theme should be? Because we're girl-led, we want our camps to reflect the thoughts of our Girl Scouts. Last year, we received the idea #GirlScoutCampLife from Girl Scout Brownie Arianna. The year before, … Continue reading The winner of this year’s Camp Theme Contest is…
This post originally appeared on gswnyblog.com Two weeks ago, we wrapped up another amazing summer at Girl Scout camp. Our three camps, Camp Timbercrest, Camp Seven Hills, and Camp Piperwood, plus our volunteer-run Camp Windy Meadows, were filled with excited campers and great programming. More than 2,500 girls from around council attended Girl Scout camp … Continue reading Thank you for another great year of the #GirlScoutCampLife
Camp Timbercrest rang its bell and put up the American flag today for the last time of the season. On the final day of the season, Camp Timbercrest was turned into a full blown carnival. The Girls were treated to pony rides, pie throwing, archery balloon popping, a photo booth, bowling, and much more. In … Continue reading One Last Time
At the start of the day, the sun was shining brightly over Camp Timbercrest. With the Waterfront open this morning, the girls were able to go swimming and boating. Canoeing Along the Allegheny got dressed up in the Drama corner and then concluded their day at the Gaga Pit. Ready to Ride and My Backpack, … Continue reading Thursday Session 5
For their first full day back on dry land, Canoeing Along the Allegheny Reservoir made scrapbooks reflecting on their trip. On their trip, the girls got the chance go canoeing and complete a tippy test. They were also taught first aid necessities such as splinting, items to include in a first aid kit, and how … Continue reading Wednesday Session 5
Our Canoeing Along the Allegheny Reservoir girls have finally returned home after a fun, successful day along the river. The girls came back with the biggest smiles on their faces, which is always a good sign. The Junior Counselors in Training continued to get more familiar with the layout of Camp Timbercrest. They set up … Continue reading Tuesday Session 5
The early morning at Camp Timbercrest drew a group of courageous campers to the misty water of Keyser Lake with the polar bear swim. Canoeing Along the Allegheny Reservoir had a great last day on their trip! Photos will be posted as soon as they return, stay tuned! The Jr. Counselors in Training started their … Continue reading Monday Session 5