Girl Scout Camp Registration Begins Today
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January 28, 2015 – Registration begins today for Girl Scout Camps located throughout Western Ohio. Camps are open for girls in grades K-12 who can choose from one day, overnight, or longer stays at one of the Girl Scout camp properties throughout the council.
Girls can select from a menu of exciting activities available for various age groups including archery, swimming, watercrafts, acting/drama, hiking, adventure trips, and much more. Prices for individual sessions start at $20.
“Girl Scout Camp is open to every girl everywhere,” said Vicki Proctor, Outdoor Program and Partnerships Team Leader for Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, “You don’t have to be in a troop to go to camp, but you do have to be an official member. It’s a fun way for girls to spend their summer connecting with nature, making new friends, and creating lasting memories.”
Financial assistance is available for camp and for the $15 Girl Scouts membership fee. A portion of the funds raised through the annual Girl Scout Cookie Program helps to provide the financial assistance, or “camperships”, in addition to maintaining camp facilities, training staff and volunteers, and supplying activity resources and tools.
“Going to camp is often the first time girls are away from home on their own,” said Proctor, “We p...