About Girl Scout Camps
Girl Scout camp offers girls the opportunity to learn to live comfortably in the outdoors, to develop their awareness of the world around them, to become more self-reliant, and to be a contributing member of the group. Camp offers the opportunities to gain knowledge and skills through troop camping, day camps, or resident camps.
Types of Camps
Day camp is for girls in kindergarten and up, with activities on three or more consecutive days for four hours or more. The occasional overnight camp may be offered.
camp is for girls in kindergarten and up, and typically lasts for
two days and one overnight. Weekend camps are planned and carried out
by a group of girls and volunteers, using council-approved
Resident camp is for girls
who have finished kindergarten. Girls camp for three to fourteen days
and nights (the average is five nights). They plan activities with
their counselors/volunteers, taking advantage of the resources
available at the campsite.