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
[This post originally appeared on gswnyblog.com] GSWNY is excited to be participating in the national Girl Scouts Love State Parks event, July 13 to 14! This weekend long event has the goal of getting every Girl Scout outdoors and into a state park. GSWNY will have events at 4 locations across council but Girl Scouts will be … Continue reading Join us for an epic State Parks adventure July 13 & 14!
[This post originally appeared on GirlScouts.org] Summer is when some of the most fun childhood memories are made, but did you know that it’s also an awesome opportunity for your girl to grow, learn, and become her best self? Here are seven amazing benefits your girl will get from her summer camp experience. 1. She’ll make … Continue reading 7 Ways Summer Camp Brings Out Her Best
When you register your girl for camp, you also have the option of ordering a camp care package! This is a great way to make her time at camp even more special. All you need to do when ordering is include her name, which camp she's attending, and her session and/or program. With this information, … Continue reading Send your camper a resident camp care package!
Summer camp is just around the corner and we wanted to remind you about some really cool programs that are taking place this summer. So don’t delay, sign up now and reserve your spot for the hottest place in town, Girl Scouts summer camp! Register for Camp Wizard Camp (for girls in grades 4-6 in … Continue reading 2019 Camp Timbercrest Program Spotlight – June 3, 2019
One of our favorite annual events is Skills and Chills at Camp Seven Hills. Girls from around council gather the last weekend in September to compete in camp survival skills, including knot-tying, log sawing, canoeing, fire building, orienteering, and tent-pitching. Before Skills and Chills, girls can learn these skills at Ready Set Camp in the … Continue reading 2019 Ready Set Camp at Camp Timbercrest