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General Camp Information

Yay! You're going to camp (or thinking about it)! Below you'll find information that is true no matter which of our amazing Girl Scout camps you choose! 

Life at Camp

 All Girls Welcome

Q: Can I go to Girl Scout camp if I'm not a Girl Scout?

A: Yes! You don’t have be a member of a troop to go to Girl Scout camp! All girls are welcome to have a wildly fun summer with us. Those who haven’t already joined Girl Scouts will need to become registered members but that’s really easy to do! Just log onto gsnw.gl/reg, sign-up, and pay your $30 fee. Adults who attend camp through our Outdoor Extravaganza, TOPS, and COOKS programs also need to be registered Girl Scout members.


 Girl-led, Girl Planned

In Girl Scouts, girls are the boss and that means they choose their own adventures. All campers will do all the awesome things her particular program offers. But each session also has tons of traditional, camp activities, games, songs, and more! We let the girls take the lead on choosing how to spend some of their time at camp!


 Grades

Q: Should I pick sessions based on the grade my girl just finished or is going into?

A: Session grades reflect the grade your girls is going into.


 Buddies

Q: My girls wants to make sure she and her friend(s) are together. How do I do that?

A: Girls can sign up as ‘buddies’, they need to register for the same program and list the girls name as their buddy when registering. 

They can include more than one person as their ‘buddy’ but we can’t always guarantee more than one pair to be placed together.

Do not include troop numbers as buddies.


 Adults at Camp

Q: Can parents attend camp?

A: Only on weekend programs, the day camp and overnight camp programs are just for girls. We have highly trained staff to lead them in their camp experience. 

Even though Troop weekends have traditionally been for Troops, this is a great time for caregivers to take their daughter to camp and experience it together. Outdoor Extravaganza and the weekend programs at Nawakwa and Sacajawea are all great options if a parent wants to attend camp with their daughter/child. Please note: All adults who attend camp must be registered adult Girl Scout members with a complete background check on file. Adults who do not register and go through the background check process will not be able to attend camp.


Cell phones and Electronics

Your child will be both safe and cared for at camp. We know that in today’s world parents depend on being in contact with their children in an instant via smart phones. Sometimes it is difficult to remember a time when knowing what children were doing minute to minute was not a guarantee! But we’re here to remind you that it is healthy. And normal. And necessary. In order to experience the full benefits of camp, campers are not permitted to have cell phones or devices which keep them plugged in and connected to their responsibilities at home. We believe, and research supports, that time away from screens and free from the expectation of connection to anything but the green space in front of them renews the soul. Girls will connect with nature, each other, and most importantly their inner selves as they learn new skills and tackle new challenges with the caring support of counselors in a safe and nurturing environment.

So, please do not expect photos, texts, or phone calls from camp staff or your child during their time with us.Parents should rest assured that our staff are highly trained and dedicated to providing the comfort and encouragement campers crave while helping them adjust to their time away from home. Occasional bumps, bruises, stings, and scrapes are part of life at camp and will be treated with care and concern. Parents will only be notified if medical attention requires parental permission. We’ve got this!

If campers do bring electronic items to camp, the Camp Director will take it and put it in a ziplock bag with their name on it and keep it safe and return it at the end of the week.


 Lost and Found

At each camp we have a bin of items that have been left behind. We will keep these items until the end of the summer and sort out the items camper could use again (raincoats, flashlights, etc.) and donate the rest.

Girls are encouraged to look in our lost and found bins at the end of each week they are at camp. Camp Staff will also show everyone in camp what is in the bin in hopes of reuniting girls and with their things.


 Horse Programs

Q: Does my girl really have to be in fourth grade to do a horse camp session?

A: Yes. That is a hard and fast rule.

Q: Do they have to have the prerequisites?

A: We hope they do, but if they have riding experience and meet the age requirements for the session, they can sign up for a more advanced horse program.

Paying for Camp

 Deposits, Payments & Cookie Dough

  • All programs over $100 must pay a $50 deposit when registering
  • All programs under $100 must pay the entire amount when registering
  • Busing, before/after care, t-shirts, camp kits, trading post need to be paid when registering
  • Cookie dough can be applied to all camp programs, participants must still register and pay the deposit, after cookie dough is awarded in May, they can apply the CD to their balance. Any overpayment will be refunded.

All balances must be paid by May 31, 2018 for Weeks 1-4, Nawakwa and Nesbit and June 28, 2018 for Weeks 5-8 and Sacajawea.


 Financial Assistance

Cost should never be a barrier to a girl attending camp.  Our Council provides financial assistance to those in need. If you would like to discuss financial assistance options, contact us at 888.747.6945 or info@gsnwgl.org


Discounts

If a camper registers for more than one camp session, she will receive a $20 discount on each session after the first session. The discount will be applied after she registers; she will still need to pay the deposit at the time of registration.

Health and Safety

 Health History Forms

Q: Do I have to bring a Health History Form? And why do you need it?

A: All campers are required to have a Health History Form signed by parents along with a copy if their insurance card to attend camp – they will not be allowed to board the bus or be dropped off without that in hand (need a new one every year).


Q: What about Wilderness Trips? Do I need a special Health History Form?

A: Girls participating in a Wilderness Trip**, must also have a physical by a doctor–the Physical Form which is a separate page from the new 2-page Health Form, this must be done every 24 months (if completed last year, those are on file at camp – still need a new health history form).


Q: I'm attending a weekend Troop Camping, do I need to bring Health History Forms for all the girls and adults?

A: Yes. All weekend program participants, girls and adults must also have a signed health history form to attend camp.


Q: Can I mail my Health History Form in ahead of time?

A: No. Please do not send Health History Forms ahead of time, have them available for the bus or during drop off, any forms dropped off at the office or mailed to camp with be returned! We need to make sure the girls have the forms when they get the camp on the first day.


Q: My daughter is attending multiple camp sessions. Can I just give you one Health History Form when I drop her off at the first sessions?

A: No. You need to bring a completed Health History Form on the first day of every session. We suggest making copies.


 Camper Confidentiality Forms and Parent Release Forms

Q: What are Camper Confidentiality Forms and Parent Release Forms?

A: Camper Confidentiality Forms allow you to share information about your girl with us. On this form you can let us know about your girl including - behaviors, needs, or concerns. This helps camp staff get an idea of each girl attending.


Q: What is a Parent Release Form?

A: The Parent Release Forms covers who can pick up the your girls from camp. Parents should put down the names of all people who could possibly be picking up their child from camp. Camp staff will have the parent or person who is on that list show a driver’s license and sign that document to ensure girls are going home with the correct people.

Reminder: When filling out the Parent Release Form - don't forget to put your own name on it.


Daily Medications

Q: My girl needs to take medication while at camp. What should I do?

A: Many girls take daily medication at camp. We ask that parents send the medication in its original container with dosage and directions still printed on the bottle. Camp staff need to know how to administer the medication to the girl. We also ask that they send the medication in a Ziplock   bag with the girls name on it, this way we can keep everything separate once they arrive at camp.

All medication is required to be stored in a locked cabinet within the Health Center at Camp Birch Trails, Nawakwa and Sacajawea and is stored in a locked cabinet in Eagle’s Lodge at Camp Winnecomac. We are required by Health Code and ACA (the American Camp Association) to document anything and everything given to a child. We have a bound Health Log that everything will be written in for the entirety of camp, we are required to keep these logs for 20 years past the youngest child turning 18.

Parents should fill out the medication section of the Health History form so our staff can appropriately administer medication. Please write as much information on this as possible.


 Dietary Needs

Q: My girl is gluten free/vegetarian/allergies/diabetic/ADHD, etc. can you accommodate them?

A: Yes. We also ask you to note dietary needs on the Health Form and the Camper Confidentiality Form so we can make sure they get what they need at camp. Phone calls and emails a week prior to your girl's camp stay are also encouraged.

How it works: 

If a child has an allergy or aversion to certain food, the kitchen will adapt their meal based on what is planned for everyone in camp. Meaning if we are having spaghetti and the girl is gluten free-then she will just get gluten free noodles as a substitute etc.

If parents would like to send  specific food that their daughter would eat as opposed to the brands or kinds we may have at camp, they are more than welcome. Please make sure they write the child’s name on their food and send it in appropriate cooler or bag for storage at camp.

Camp Guide and Registration

 Camp Guide

Q: What do the other little circles with housing pictures on them in the Camp Guide mean?

A: To give parents and girls a better idea of where they will be staying, we added this key to the brochure this year. Most programs have two different options of housing possibilities because we cannot guarantee which housing area they will be staying in based on the number of girls signed up for all the different programs each week.  


Q: What do the trefoil icons mean?

A: The Trefoil icon denotes a program that will complete all components of a badge and the girls will take that badge home at the end of camp.


 Online Registration

Registration opens on January 17, 2018.

Need help? Check out these step-by-step instructions.

Q: Problems using eBiz?

A: Contact us at info@gsnwgl.org or by calling 888.747.6945

Busing

 General Busing Information

Q: Is there busing to and from camp?

A: Busing is offered for Camp Winnecomac and Camp Birch Trails (not weekend camp), there is no additional cost for busing.

There is no busing offered for Camp Nawakwa, Camp Sacajawea, or Camp Nesbit.

Everyone attending Camp Winnecomac and Camp Birch Trails must choose a bus option when registering, if they are getting dropped off by parents, they must choose the no bus option.


Busing Schedules

Q: What is the busing schedule?

A: Here are the schedules!

Camp Winnecomac
Bus ONE – All Summer

Bus Stop

Address

Leave for Camp

Return Home

Oshkosh Lanes

275 North Washburn Street, Oshkosh, WI

7:45 a.m.

5:00 p.m.

Kohl’s- Neenah

1175 Winneconne Avenue, Neenah, WI

8:00 a.m.

4:40 p.m.

Sabre Lanes - Appleton South

1330 Midway Road, Menasha, WI

8:20 a.m.

4:20 p.m.

Darboy Club

N9695 County Road North, Darboy, WI

8:30 a.m.

4:10 p.m.


Bus TWO – Even weeks (week 2, 4, 6, 8)

Bus Stop

Address

Leave for Camp

Return Home

Green Bay Pick N Save

1291 Lombardi Access Road, Green Bay, WI

8:00 a.m.

4:40 p.m.

De Pere Festival Foods

1001 Main Avenue, De Pere, WI

8:20 a.m.

4:20 p.m.
Camp Birch Trails

The bus to Camp Birch Trails is only picking up at the Appleton Girl Scout office this summer and the schedule has changed.

Bus to Camp Birch Trails on Sunday leaves at 11:30 a.m. GSNWGL Appleton Service Center 4693 N. Lynndale Dr. Appleton, WI 
Returning bus from Camp Birch Trails Wednesday/Friday 4:30 p.m. GSNWGL Appleton Service Center 4693 N. Lynndale Dr. Appleton, WI
Trading Post, Camper Kits & Cookie Dough

 Trading Post

Camp has a store! Want to take your camp love home with you? Our Trading Posts are filled with fun from toys to cuddly buddies, cozy shirts, tie dye swag, games, goodies, and more! Get a camp t-shirt, sweatshirt, or patch to remember your time at camp! Our retail shops and trading posts will be stocked with the latest in summer fun. So be sure to send your camper with a few extra dollars in her pocket to spend at the Trading Post.

There are Trading Posts at all Council-run camps. That includes: Camp Birch Trails, Camp Winnecomac, Camp Nawakwa, and Camp Sacajawea.


 Money and Cookie Dough at Camp

The easiest way for your girl to shop at the Trading Post is to put money in her account during the registration process. If you do send money or Cookie Dough with your girl to camp, make sure your daughter is responsible and knows where her money is when she brings it to camp. We have had many instances where the girls have lost the money or Cookie Dough before they are able to turn it in.

Girls can turn money in when they arrive at camp.


 Camper Kits

Send your camper off with an extra boost of comfort and fun with our camper kits! A Be Wild Camper Kit is filled will everything your camper needs to have a great camp experience. Each kit will include a premium plush, journal for jotting down camp memories or notes, and camp friendly trinkets and surprises. Camp Care kits are the perfect way to show you’re thinking of her when she’s away on camp adventures! Delivery: These kits are delivered to your camper during her stay at camp and can be ordered when you register for camp.

Camper Kits cost $35 and can be purchased when registering for camp!

Confirmation Packets
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Camp Birch Trails

Here's everything you need to know about spending some of your summer at Camp Birch Trails. Below there are a few session specific breakouts. Don't worry if your session isn't list - everything you need is under "The Basics."

The Basics

 Arriving at Camp

Q: What time does camp start and end?

A: Camp starts at 2 p.m. on Sunday and ends at 2 p.m. on Friday.

Caregivers dropping off campers will need to eat lunch before arriving at camp on Sunday.

If your girl is taking the bus, caregivers should send a cold lunch to eat on the way.


 Accommodations

Q: Where is my daughter going to stay?

A: Due to evolving group sizes we cannot tell you for certain where your girl will be staying. All housing decisions are based on age with the youngest campers in the less rustic units.

Check out the Camp Guide for a sneak-peek of where your girl will stay at camp.


 Bunk Notes

Q: How can I contact my girl at camp?

A: Bunk Notes! This is an email service available to Camp Birch Trails campers. Parents pay a small fee to this outside company and then can send emails to their campers. (Please note: This is a one-way communications service. Girls will not be able to respond.)

Once a day before lunch, the company sends the camp all the emails collected over the past 24 hours, the camp staff print and deliver to the campers in the afternoon.

*Camps Internet is not reliable and there are times that we have not had internet and not been able to print Bunk Notes. We certainly do our best to get them out to the girls each day but there are times it is just not possible.


 Thursdays at Camp Birch Trails

On Thursday, girls get to sleep-in and have breakfast in their unit followed by Me Time. Me Time allows each girl to choose two activities of her choice!

After lunch and rest hour, we play an all-camp game - where everyone at camp takes part in the same activity. The activities can be anything from capture the flag, to carnivals, to Olympics.

Thursday dinner is a BIG deal and one of our biggest camp traditions. Our staff get dressed up and our biggest meal of the week is served, either turkey or pork with corn, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, gravy, cornbread, cranberries, and dessert. It is our largest meal of the week.

After dinner is our closing campfire. Each group is invited up to share their favorite memories or quotes from the week, make a wish boat to send out on the lake and enjoy the campfire. Once campfire is done we walk as a group to the Dining Hall to watch a slide show of pictures from the week and then have our bracelet ceremony for all girls.


 Programs that Leave Camp

Typically, any field trip that leaves camp will ride in a 12 or 15 passenger van. On some occasions we have rented a bus if we have more girls than space but that is very rare.

Girls are always chaperone by camp staff. We keep our ratios of girls to adults at a maximum of 12 girls to two adults when leaving camp.

If a girl rides in a car seat/booster seat, the car seat should be left at camp on field trip days. 

Wilderness Trips

 Camp Experience

Before going on a full wilderness trip, girls should have some camping experience. If it says experience recommended or required, we ask that the girl has some tent camping experience, cooking over a fire knowledge, and is comfortable being away from home.


 Trip Duration

Q: Description says trip is X days long, what do they do the rest of time?

A: Girls will spend time learning to work together as a team, get prepared and packed for their trip, and then clean up after their trip as well as doing any other in-camp activities they choose.


 Supplies, Travel & Trip Leaders

Camp provides all trip specific equipment for the girls. They just need to bring their personal items listed in the confirmation packet.

Camp drives the group to their starting spot and then will pick them up when the trip is over and bring them back to camp.

Camp also provides a Trip Leader to lead the trips, they are highly trained in all of our different trips we offer. Each Trip Leader must have Wilderness First Aid, lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid training. 


 Backpacking

  • Camp will provide backpacks and other specific equipment the girls will need.
  • Level One-Ice Age Trail: Three to five days hiking from site to site. The girls will plan their meals together with their Trip Leader, pack all of their equipment, and hike out on their adventure. They do not need any prior experience for this trip.
  • Level Two-Pictured Rocks National Lake Shore: Four to seven days hiking from site to site. It’s a beautiful trail along the lake shore. The girls will plan their meals together with their Trip Leader, pack all of their equipment, and hike out on their adventure.
  • Level Three-Porcupine Mountains: Spend six to nine days hiking in the UP in the Porcupine Mountains wilderness area.
  • Level Four and Five Trips will be offered as the groups of girls progress through the current program. The trips get longer for each level

 Canoeing

  • Camp will provide all the equipment the girls need.
  • Level One- Upper Wisconsin River: Three to five days on the water canoeing. The girls will plan their meals together with their Trip Leader, pack all of their equipment, and paddle out on their adventure. They do not need any prior experience for this trip.
  • Level Two- Michigamme River: Four to seven days canoeing from site to site. The girls will plan their meals together with their Trip Leader, pack all of their equipment, and hike out on their adventure. The girl should have participated in at least a level one wilderness trip.
  • Level Three- Manitowish Waters Canoe: Spend six to nine days on the water canoeing Manitowish in Northern Wisconsin.
  • Level Four and Five will be planned as this group of girls progress through our levels.

 Kayaking

  • Camp will provide all the equipment the girls need.
  • Level One- Manitowish River: Three to five days on the water kayaking. The girls will plan their meals together with their Trip Leader, pack all of their equipment, and paddle out on their adventure. They do not need any prior experience for this trip.
  • Level Two- Chippewa Kayak: Spend Four to seven days kayaking the Chippewa Flowage.
  • Level Four- Apostle Islands: Spend eleven days on Lake Superior in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Pre-req-completed level 3 trip.
Sneak-a-Peek, Get Wild, and Camp Sampler

Program Specifics

Sneak-a-Peek, Get Wild, and Camp Sampler are half-week programs. Campers arrive on Sunday at 2 p.m. and leave on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

These programs are great for girls who might not be ready for a whole week of camp but want to experience it all!

Busing is available for your girl's trip home and there is no additional cost for busing. If you want your girl to travel home via bus choose the busing option during registration. The camp staff will know your daughter is in Sneak-a-Peek, Get Wild, or Camp Sampler and get her on the bus to go home.

Northwoods Adventure

 Program Specifics

Q: How strict is the 65l pounds weight minimum for zip lining?

A: This is a rule set by the zip lining company and they will not allow girls under 65 pounds to zip line. Girls under 65 pounds can register for the program, but they will only attend the tubing and horseback riding field trips.

Wild for Water

Program Specifics

Q: Where in Wisconsin Dells do they go?

A: Kalahari Water Park

Q: Will the girls go anywhere other than Wisconsin Dells?

A: Yes. They will go to two other local lakes.

You Can't Do That at Camp

 Program Specifics

Q: Can girls bring electronics to this session?

A: Yes, there will be set times that campers will be allowed to use their electronics, but campers are responsible for their own belongings, camp is not responsible for any lost, damaged or broken items. Electronics that are brought to camp should still be kept in the office in the safe.

Q: Can they bring a cell phone?

A: No. Cell phones are not allowed at camp.

Wanderers

 Program Specifics

This trip has changed this summer and is based in camp instead of leaving camp. The girls will take a day trip down the Wisconsin River in canoes and will backpack and kayak around camp to decide which trip they would like to participate in the next summer.

Wild West

 Program Specifics

The girls will travel in a fifteen passenger van with a minimum of two staff to visit Theodore Roosevelt and Custer State Parks. They will go on a trail ride with horses, hang out, and shop in Medora, North Dakota. They will be sleeping in tents at different camp grounds while they are out of camp, cooking over the fire or a small camp stove for their meals. This trip typically leaves Tuesday or Wednesday of their first week in camp and returns to camp a week later. The girls are encouraged to bring spending money with since they will be in tourist areas.

Trip Sampler

 Program Specifics

This is a two-week pre-level wilderness trip that will take the girls to a local camp ground to try all of the different types of trips we offer out. We offer canoe, kayak and backpacking so the girls can prepare themselves for the different types of trips we offer.

Island Adventure

 Program Specifics

The girls will canoe the Willow Flowage and find an island to set up a based camp on an island and then explore the Flowage by canoe or hiking around their island.

Nashville Star

 Program Specifics

The girls will travel in a fifteen passenger van with a minimum of two staff to visit and tour around the Nashville area, go horseback riding, visit the Grand Ole Opry, and try line dancing, they will also be able to do some shopping while on the trip so it is encouraged to bring some spending money along. 

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Camp Winnecomac

Here's everything you need to know about spending some of your summer at Camp Winnecomac. Below there are a few session specific breakouts. Don't worry if your session isn't list - everything you need is under "The Basics."

The Basics

 Arrive at Camp

Q: What time does camp start and end?

A: All camp days run from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Girls attending two-day and three-day sessions stay overnight for the duration of the program. They will begin at 9 a.m. the first day and end at 4 p.m the last day. 


 Meals at Camp

Q: Do you provide lunch?

A: No. Each girl must bring a lunch each day. Camp does provide two snacks each day.

One day each week of each five-day sessions girls will cook their lunch over the fire. Girls do not need a packed lunch for that day – a weekly schedule will go home on Monday to let parents know what day that will happen.

For programs with overnights – a lunch will need to be brought from home for the first day, all food after that will be provided by camp.

If your girl is participating in the optional overnight, her dinner Thursday night and Friday breakfast and lunch are all provided. She will need to bring her lunch on Thursday unless her group is doing a cookout that day.


 Pool Day

Every Wednesday girls go to the pool in the afternoon. This has changed from previous years. The girls walk to the Kaukauna Municipal Pool. Camp Winnecomac does not have a pool on site.


 Thursday Overnight

Every girl who attends a five-day program has the option to stay overnight at camp on Thursday. You can choose the overnight option during the registration process.


 Open House

Every Friday we have an open house from 3 - 4 p.m. Caregivers can tour camp, and watch the slideshow of what happened at camp that week.


 Day Sessions

Q: Can the girls pick what program they do?

A: No, the girls will be placed in a group that has an open space for them, they will then participate in whatever activities that group has planned for the day.

Q: Can my whole troop sign up for a day session together on our own?

A: An Entire troop cannot sign up for a day session and expect to be in the only ones in their group. We may have to split up your group based upon size.


 Programs that Leave Camp

Typically, any field trip that leaves camp will ride in a 12 or 15 passenger van. On some occasions we have rented a bus if we have more girls than space but that is very rare.

Girls are always chaperone by camp staff. We keep our ratios of girls to adults at a maximum of 12 girls to two adults when leaving camp.

If a girl rides in a car seat/booster seat, the car seat should be left at camp on field trip days. 

Program Aide Training

 Earning the Award

Once girls complete the training, they will receive an application to apply to volunteer at camp. The camp director will contact all applicants to set up what weeks they will volunteer. Girls must have volunteered at six activity sessions to earn the Program Aide Award.

Double Trouble

 Program Details

Campers will start at Camp Winnecomac, doing normal camp days on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday, they will arrive at Camp Winnecomac, pack their things and will take a bus to Camp Birch Trails. They will remain at Camp Birch Trails until Friday when they will either take the bus home or will get picked up by their caregivers.

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Other Camps

Camp Nawakwa

 The Basics

Q: What time does camp start and end?

A: For all two and three day programs girls will stay overnight for the duration of the program. They will begin at 4 p.m. the first day and end at 4 p.m. the last day.


Q: Do you provide lunch?

A: All meals will be provided at camp.


Q: Is there busing?

A: There is no busing provided for Camp Nawakwa programs.


Q: Is there aftercare?

A: Parents are able to choose to pick their daughter up later than 4:00pm. They can sign up in eBiz for aftercare and pick their daughter up as late as 5:30 p.m. 

Camp Sacajawea

 The Basics

Q: What time does camp start and end?

A: For all two and three day programs girls will stay overnight for the duration of the program. They will begin at 4 p.m. the first day and end at 4 p.m. the last day.


Q: Do you provide lunch?

A: All meals will be provided at camp.


Q: Is there busing?

A: There is no busing provided for Camp Sacajawea programs.


Q: Is there aftercare?

A: Parents are able to choose to pick their daughter up later than 4:00pm. They can sign up in eBiz for aftercare and pick their daughter up as late as 5:30 p.m. 

Troop Weekends

Outdoor Extravaganza at Camp Nawakwa

  • Campers arrive between 6-7 p.m. on Friday
  • Campers leave between 9 and 10 a.m. on Sunday
  • Troops will pick their four activities before they arrive via survey.
  • There are also additional add-on activities including horseback riding and zip lining, they must sign up and pay for these when they register for camp and then we will schedule and drive them to their activity.
  • Troops will be housed together; the adults can assign campers to bunks/beds. If a troop doesn’t completely fill a cabin/yurt/tent they may have to share with another troop.
  • Camp provides all food for the weekend, if troops want snacks they can bring some and store them in the dining hall.
  • Troops/groups need to have a minimum of one adult, but we encourage troops to bring as many adults as needed to work with the girls.
  • Since we have a limit of 90 people for these weekends, all of the people registered will stay in either the Lodge (a building with toilets and showers inside), Outlook Cabins (four bunk beds and close to the new shower house with flush toilets) or the Yurts (round cabins with four to five bunk beds and near pit toilets). All have electricity.
  • There is no busing offered.

 TOPS at Camp Nawakwa

  • Campers arrive between 6-7 p.m. on Friday
  • Campers leave between 9 and 10 a.m. on Sunday
  • Troops do not pick activities; a schedule of activities will be provided upon arrival at camp.
  • Troops will be housed together; the adults can assign campers to bunks/beds. If a troop doesn’t completely fill a cabin/yurt they may have to share with another troop.
  • Camp provides all food for the weekend, if troops want snacks they can bring some and store them in the dining hall.
  • Troops/groups need to have a minimum of one adult, but we encourage troops to bring as many adults as needed to work with the girls.
  • There is no bussing offered.

 COOKS at Camp Sacajawea

  • Campers arrive between 6-7 p.m. on Friday.
  • Campers leave between 9 and 10 am on Sunday
  • This program does focus on cooking over a fire, so troops will need to help prepare and cook their food which will take a little bit more time and leave a little less time for activities. Sacajawea does not have a large dining hall for us to feed everyone in, so we will be cooking over the fire rain or shine.
  • Troops do not pick activities; a schedule of activities will be provided upon arrival at camp.
  • Troops will be housed together; the adults can assign campers to bunks/beds. If a troop doesn’t completely fill a cabin they may have to share with another troop.
  • Camp provides all food for the weekend, if troops want snacks they can bring some and store them in their vehicles.
  • Troops/groups need to have a minimum of one adult, but we encourage troops to bring as many adults as needed to work with the girls.
  • There is no bussing offered.
Volunteer-led Camps

 Camp Nesbit

Questions about Camp Nesbit?

Contact Linda Levin at lindallevin@gmail.com


 Troop Camp Weekend at Northwoods Camp

Questions about the Troop Camp Weekend at Northwoods Camp?

Contact Suzanne Worden at suzannemworden@gmail.com

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Questions?

Contact us at info@gsnwgl.org or 888.747.6945

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