Let’s Go Camping

We have several exciting camping opportunities throughout 2018!

Volunteer-Organized Weekends

All these trips are planned and organized by adult volunteers from troops within GSHPA Service Unit 416 and neighboring SUs. If the trips we have planned do not meet your schedule / level needs, feel free to contact the Camp Committee and we can help you organize something that fits your needs (including helping you get in touch with other leaders who can help you). The only limit to our ability to go to camp is a source of adult volunteers who want to plan and execute. When camps fill, that means we need to plan more camps!

Winter Camping for Daisies & Brownies and C/S/A Leadership Training

Date: 01/26/2018 – 01/28/2018

Daisies and Brownies are invited out to Camp Golden Pond to have a wintry adventure and earn their troop camping badges.

8th-grade Cadettes and up interested in Camp Leadership Training are invited to help facilitate activities for younger scouts (7th- and 6th- grade cadettes who are mature and experienced campers may participate if accompanied by at least 1 cleared adult per troop).

Winter Camping for Cadettes / Seniors / Ambassadors

Date: 02/02/2018 – 02/04/2018

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors are heading out to enjoy a wintry weekend at camp.

Spring Camporee

Date: 04/20/2018 – 04/22/2018

Spring camp will be April 20 – 22nd. All levels are invited to camp for either Saturday only or the weekend. Troops are responsible for their own programming and meals at this camp. Daisies will have a “Daisy Day” program run by our Ambassador scouts.

Older Girl Weekend

Date: June 8-10

Cadettes/Seniors/Ambassadors from Service Units 414, 416, and 431 plan the theme and activities for this annual event. Please contact the camp committee to get involved!

Summer Camporee

Date: 06/30/2018 – 07/02/2018

Summer camp will be June 30th – July 1st. Note that our camp days will be all day Saturday and all day Sunday this year. If you have a badge preference, want to help plan this camp, or facilitate activities, please contact the camp committee. We need you!

Council- and Partner-Run Experiences

Troop Adventure Camps

Date: 02/09/2018 – 02/11/2018 – C/S/A

Date: 05/05/2018 – 05/06/2018 (All levels)

Raft ‘O Ree

Date: 05/04/2018 – 05/06/2018 (Ages 5+)

Looking for adventure? Join Whitewater Challengers and GS in the Heart of PA for a Raft-O-Ree Weekend.

Other Experiences

PA Wild Childs – Black Moshannon State Park

Date: June 16

PA Wilds Child is a fun, well-run program at Black Moshannon State Park with events and activities relevant to many Girl Scout levels. If you are looking for something different to do with your troop or your child, check it out.

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