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Troop & Family Camp

Outdoor Extravaganza

Want to explore camp with your troop or parent/caregiver? You can! Play on and/or in the water, make art, shoot archery, explore nature, and become a better team through amazing activities led by camp staff. As awesome as that sounds, it gets better: all your food is provided!

A minimum of one adult/troop leader must be registered per group. Fathers are encouraged to attend with their daughters

About Camp Birch Trails

July 8-9 and July 22-24

Camp Birch Trails is our beautiful 240-acre resident camp in Northern Wisconsin. Birch Trails surrounds private Lake Olivotti with a sandy beach, swim and boating dock and a Mermaid bridge that connect the main area of camp to our Low Ropes course. We also have a floating bog and island for primitive camping to explore.

It also features a Graebel Lodge with electricity, bathrooms showers and kitchen, Outlook cabins with electricity with access to our updated shower house and bathrooms and Yurt Village with access to pit toilets, Maple cabins with no electricity and access to pit toilets and platform tents with no electricity and access to pit toilets.

Our large dining hall serves up to 140 campers at a time with a large deck for games and activities. Other activities in camp include Low Ropes teambuilding course, Archery range, Gaga pit and 9 square, ginormous playfield for various games, hammocking area, and canoes, kayaks, paddle boards, and corcls for the lake. Maple lodge provides space for our arts and crafts activities like tie dye, candle making, wood burning and more! Oak observatory is our newest building at camp for all of our Nature and Science activities.

Campers at Camp Birch Trails will be able to participate in several different activities for the weekend programs. Archery, Low Ropes, Boating, Swimming, Arts and Crafts, and STEM/Nature activities. As a reminder, Daisy’s will not participate in Archery or Slingshots. Trading Post will be open during the weekend for campers to shop.

Camp Birch Trails is an ACA (American Camp Association) accredited camp. The ACA logo is your assurance that our camp is fully invested in understanding and implementing policies that reflect industry recognized standards in health, safety and risk management camp operations. Accredited camps are willing to have their operations scrutinized and reviewed by camp professionals who know and value quality camps.

Driving Directions to Camp Birch Trails

Camp address: W5860 Olivotti Lake Rd. Irma, WI 54442

Please be sure you have the correct Camp Birch Trails in your GPS-there is another camp outside of Minong, WI and we want you to arrive at the correct camp.

Google Directions: gsnw.gl/CampBirchTrailsDirections

Please note: If you are using Google Maps type in ‘Birch Trail Girl Scouts Camp’ to get the correct directions.

About Camp Nawakwa

August 26-28

Camp Nawakwa is located in Cornell, WI. Overlapping with about a mile of the Ice Age Trail, Camp Nawakwa contains three lodges, a dining hall with a basement, a multi-purpose room, yurts, tent-cabins, and Mary E Marshall Lodge – an original building on the property. There are also hiking trails, a large playfield, a waterfront area on Picnic Lake, ponds, and a glacial kame.

There are several different living units at Nawakwa. The Chalet and Heyde House are heated buildings with access to flush toilets and showers. Timbercrest is the yurt living unit that has a washstand, pit toilets and fire scar. Star View is the tent-cabin unit that is located on the Flat with flush toilets within walking distance. Pooh Corner is three larger cabins with access to flush toilets within walking distance.

Campers at Camp Nawakwa will be able to participate in several different activities for the weekend programs. Archery, Low Ropes, Boating, Swimming, Arts and Crafts, and STEM/Nature activities. As a reminder, Daisy’s will not participate in Archery or Slingshots. Trading Post will be open during the weekend for campers to shop.

Driving Instructions to Camp Nawakwa

25336 County Highway E, Cornell, WI 54732

Google Directions: gsnw.gl/CampNawakwaDirections

About Camp Sacajawea

August 20-21

Conveniently located on the outskirts of Wisconsin Rapids, Camp Sacajawea’s small private lake, creek, and hiking trails. Camp Sacajawea has two lodges, a program center, heated cabins, and tent sites for your group to enjoy!

There are several living units at Sacajawea. Charbonneau and Mead Hall are heated buildings with a kitchen and bathrooms. The Mandan and Shoshone units consists of cabins with electricity and the shower house is only a short walk away.

Campers at Camp Sacajawea will be able to participate in several different activities for the weekend programs. Archery, Low Ropes, Boating, Swimming, Arts and Crafts, and STEM/Nature activities. As a reminder, Daisy’s will not participate in Archery or Slingshots. Trading Post will be open during the weekend for campers to shop.

Driving Instructions to Camp Sacajawea

3910 Chestnut Street Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Google Directions: gsnw.gl/CampSacajaweaDirections

 

Outdoor Adventure

Bring your whole troop for an overnight. Campers can also attend individually with a parent/caregiver. Camp staff will lead three of five activity times and the rest is up to you! And you’ll be able to choose what you do before you arrive.

Two adults must be registered for every troop. The camp staff does not stay overnight.

Camp Winnecomac

July 8-9 and July 30-31

Camp Winnecomac is our beautiful 40-acre day camp in Kaukauna, Wisconsin. Winnecomac back up to 1000 Islands Nature Preserve with a creek and hiking trails nearby.

Camp Winnecomac features Eagles Lodge, a building with bunkbeds with access to flush toilets, four unit cabins within walking distance to the shower house with space to do activities, tent cabs which has a roof and canvas walls, and two yurts with beds within walking distance to the shower house.

It also features Hawks building which houses our arts and crafts and nature activities, a low ropes course, an archery range, and the Watering Hole which is where we play games and run around.

Campers at Camp Winnecomac will be able to participate in several different activities for the weekend programs. Archery, Low Ropes, Arts and Crafts, and STEM/Nature activities. As a reminder, Daisy’s will not participate in Archery or Slingshots. Trading Post will be open during the weekend for campers to shop.

Driving Directions to Camp Winnecomac

Camp address: 1726 Hillcrest Drive. Kaukauna, WI 54130 2.

Google Directions: gsnw.gl/CampWinnecomacDirections

 

Troop Camp Your Way

Troop Camp Your Way was created based on feedback from troops who wanted to camp overnight at Winnecomac together as a troop.

Troops who book a weekend of “Troop Camp Your Way” will be able to sleep in the yurts, use the campfire rings around camp, and have access to the Hawks building for cooking and the shower house for showers/bathrooms (Eagles Lodge is not available). They will be the only group on-site during the weekend. Each group can access camp between Saturday 10 a.m. to Sunday 3 p.m. The troop is responsible for all weekend programs, activities, supplies, and maintaining girls/adult ratios--camp staff is not available on the weekend.

How to Take Part in Troop Camp Your Way

The earliest troops can express interest in booking a weekend through Troop Camp Your Way is through email ONLY March 2, 2022 (11:30 AM CST/12:30 PM EST) or afterward.

To keep it fair to all, unfortunately, requests received earlier than Mar 2 at 11:30 AM central will be DELETED and they will need to RESUBMIT through email propertyreservations@gsnwgl.org on or after March 2, 2022 (11:30 AM CST/12:30 PM EST) or call 888.747.6945 during business hours. Troop Camp Your Way is limited to one group of 10 total people (girls+adults). All groups will need to have applicable outdoor training if they want to build campfires or do outdoor cooking.

Cost is $60/troop (due at the time of reservation)

Dates: June 25-26; July 2-3; July 16-17; July 23-24 ; August 6-7 Questions can be sent to propertyreservations@gsnwgl.org

 

Basic Confirmation Information for
all Weekend Events

Looking for more information?

Confirmation packets with more detailed information will be emailed to all participants on May 4th. This packet of information will have more about camp, drop-off and pick-up procedures, COVID-19 expectations, links to packing lists and much more.

What if my camper isn’t part of a troop or their troop is not attending? Can they still go?

Anyone is welcome as long as they have an adult caregiver with them!