Resident camp is open to all girls in grades K-12. Resident camp is an overnight sleep-away camp that girls register for individually; it is not a troop camp. Girls in the same program will share a living unit and participate in girl-planned activities each day. Resident camp programs run 3-20 days in length. There are programs for every age group and for every interest.
Themed weeks are designed to bring something extra to each week of camp. Campers are encouraged to dress up and join in with each theme. Some snacks and activities will also be geared toward the theme of the week.
Camp Birch Trails
June 16-21: Pirate Week
June 23-28: Outer Space Week
July 7-12: Game Show Mania Week
July 14-19: Cowgirl Week
July 21-26: Carnival Week
July 28-August 2: Hawaiian Hullabaloo Week
August 4-9: Under the Sea Week
July 7-13: Carnival Week
July 14-20: Hawaiian Hullabaloo Week
Resident Camp Volunteers
Volunteers are an important part of our camp community. Please consider volunteering to help enrich the camp experience! We are looking for adults ages 18+ who would like to volunteer on Sundays and Fridays as bus chaperones. Volunteers will receive a training packet and will be responsible for getting girls to and from camp safely. There is a small stipend available to cover bussing fees for the chaperone’s camper.
Volunteering at Camp Nesbit
Camp Nesbit is a volunteer-run resident camp. Rich with tradition, Camp Nesbit is often called, “Summer Thing” and is located in beautiful Sidnaw, MI. All Camp Nesbit volunteers are parents, grandparents, or community members who are focused on creating the best camp experience possible for each camper. We are looking for counselors, cooks, lifeguards, nurses, and program staff. Stipends are available to all volunteers. There is a minimum week-long commitment needed for all positions. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Staying in Touch With Your Camper
Camp Birch Trails has partnered with Bunk1 email services! Bunk1 is secure, easy-to-use, and lets you stay in touch with your camper all summer. You will find all the information about Bunk1 in your parent packet. The messages will be printed and delivered to the girls each afternoon.
Please note: If your camper is in one of the trip programs through Camp Birch Trails, she will receive her messages when she returns to camp.
GSNWGL resident camps feature a unique opportunity for girls to experience wilderness tripping in a safe character-building environment. All wilderness trips begin and end at camp. Each trip runs at different lengths of time and visits different wilderness areas around Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota. From the time a camper arrives at camp, she will be busy making preparations with her group for the trip. After the campers return from their trip, they will spend the remaining time at camp doing camp activities.
Confirmation packets include an additional list of items needed for wilderness trip participants. That list is simply a guide; please do not buy things on the list if you do not already own them until you call camp first to double-check that your daughter’s trip will actually require all those supplies.