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You'll see a detailed receipt on your screen upon completion of the registration process. This receipt is your activity registration confirmation. If you do not see a detailed receipt, you have not fully completed the registration process. If this happens to you, please contact Customer Care at customercare@gswpa.org for assistance. For some council activities, you will receive a confirmation letter via email with more activity information.

To view a list of your current activity registrations, log in to your MyGS and click MyActivities. Clicking the information icon next to each activity will provide you additional information.  

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Refunds & Cancellations

Refunds will be given when:

  • GSWPA cancels council activity;
  • Financial Assistance is not awarded and the registrant has made a partial payment;
  • Registrant cancels their registration: 

1. By the posted registration deadline for programs/training OR

2. Two weeks prior to the camp start date. 

Refund requests submitted after these deadlines will result in forfeiture of registration fee. 

Refund requests submitted after these deadlines will be considered when a registrant cancels due to illness, family illness, or family emergency. 

Refunds will NOT be given for deposits, late arrivals, early departures, no shows, or participants who leave due to behavior or due to dissatisfaction. Financial Aid will not be refunded to members upon cancellation of activity. 

To cancel your registration use the Council Activity Cancellation and Refund Request form

Transfers

If you can’t attend a council activity for which you registered and for which you paid fully, you can request that the registration be transferred to another active member of Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania. To make this request, complete the Transfer Registration Request form. Requests must be submitted at least 3 business days before the council activity. Note: Financial Aid cannot be transferred.

Late Registration and Late Payment

To ensure that we have the proper amount of supplies and adult supervision available, we do not allow registrations to be processed after the posted registration deadline with the exception of waitlist registrations. Registrants who are on a waitlist will have their registration processed if a spot opens up after the registration deadline. The registration deadline that is listed with the council activity is the last date that you can register for the council activity.

If you have not paid in full by the registration deadline, your registration may be cancelled and partial payment may not be refunded.

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APRIL 2017
 


New Leader Training - Beaver 04-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Apr 25, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Beaver Office, 443 3rd St

Pre-Requisite: Must be an approved Troop Leader who This required training will give you a deeper dive into girl safety, troop management and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. You must be cleared and approved as a Troop Leader to attend this training. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Bakers Dozen Academy Troll Cupcake Class 04-26-17

Date: Wed Apr 26, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT

Location: Christ Lutheran Church, 157 Peony Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15229

Girls will prepare their cupcake cones to make their very own “ Poppy and Branch�?. The price is $21 per girl, there is no charge for adults. 

Intro to Robotics 04-29-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 29, 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA15958

Spend the day at camp stepping into the world of robotics! The actual cost for this council activity is $1 per adult, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Camp Resting Waters Closing Ceremony 04-29-17

Date: Sat Apr 29, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Camp Resting Waters

Current and former Girl Scouts, volunteers, friends and family are invited to pay tribute to camps closing this spring. Each closing ceremony will include a time to walk the camp and time-honored camp traditions, including songs, s’mores and a flag ceremony. Bring a container along if you’d like to take home keepsake campfire ashes. All girls must attend with a troop or a parent/guardian.

Silver Award Workshop 04-29-17

Date: Sat Apr 29, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Location: Punxsutawey Library, 301 East Mohoning Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767

Silver Award Worskhop. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Camp Curry Creek Closing Ceremony 04-30-17

Date: Sun Apr 30, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Camp Curry Creek

Current and former Girl Scouts, volunteers, friends and family are invited to pay tribute to camps closing this spring. Each closing ceremony will include a time to walk the camp and time-honored camp traditions, including songs, s’mores and a flag ceremony. Bring a container along if you’d like to take home keepsake campfire ashes. All girls must attend with a troop or a parent/guardian.

MAY 2017
 


Tree Climbing - Session 1 05-06-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 06, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Young and young-at-heart, experience the thrill of tree climbing and go as high as you can into the trees of Camp Skymeadow's great oaks! You'll be fully harnessed and helmeted while using the ropes to climb as high as you feel comfortable. Perch like a bird or hand like a opossum upside down to show off your tree-tastic skills. Long pants are required.

Outdoor Skills Training - Camp Conshatawba 05-06-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 06, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Roll up your sleeves and get your outdoors on! This hands-on outdoor training experience focuses on the 8 Basic Camping skills, girl involvement in the outdoors, GSWPA information related to outdoor experiences, and much more. By successfully completing this training, participants will have full use of all GSWPA properties and equipment*. Participants will have met criteria enabling them to plan outdoor experience at non-GSWPA properties, if the following have been completed: Trip and High Risk Activities Application, Program Site Safety Checklist, and site Certificate of Liability. *Use of amenities such as Archery, Canoe, Ropes, Rifles, etc. may require additional training or a certified adult present. Please provide allergy information, food preferences, and any physical limitations when registering for the activity. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Outdoor Skills Training - Camp Redwing 05-06-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 06, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Redwing, 103 Rader School Rd, Renfrew, PA, 16053, USA

Roll up your sleeves and get your outdoors on! This hands-on outdoor training experience focuses on the 8 Basic Camping skills, girl involvement in the outdoors, GSWPA information related to outdoor experiences, and much more. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Waynesburg University presents Women In STEM 05-06-17

Date: Sat May 06, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM EDT

Location: Waynesburg University at Southpointe, 6000 Town Center Blvd., Canonsburg, PA 15317

Waynesburg University (Southpointe location) is hosting a Women in STEM event! This event celebrates women in stem (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields and is a great opportunity for girls to learn and encourage!

Tree Climbing - Session 2 05-06-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 06, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Young and young-at-heart, experience the thrill of tree climbing and go as high as you can into the trees of Camp Skymeadow's great oaks! You'll be fully harnessed and helmeted while using the ropes to climb as high as you feel comfortable. Perch like a bird or hand like a opossum upside down to show off your tree-tastic skills. Long pants are required.

Tree Climbing - Session 3 05-06-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 06, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Young and young-at-heart, experience the thrill of tree climbing and go as high as you can into the trees of Camp Skymeadow's great oaks! You'll be fully harnessed and helmeted while using the ropes to climb as high as you feel comfortable. Perch like a bird or hand like a opossum upside down to show off your tree-tastic skills. Long pants are required.

Outdoor Skills Training - Penfield 05-07-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun May 07, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Simon B. Elliott State Park, Penfield, PA 15849

Roll up your sleeves and get your outdoors on! This hands-on outdoor training experience focuses on the 8 Basic Camping skills, girl involvement in the outdoors, GSWPA information related to outdoor experiences, and much more. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Gold Award Workshop 05-09-17

Date: Tue May 09, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Location: Altoona Penera Bread, Logan Towne Center 156 Falon Lane, Altoona, PA 16602

Gold Award Workshop . ​The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

New Leader Training - Pittsburgh 05-10-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed May 10, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Location: Pleasant Hills Borough Building, 410 E Bruceton Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Pre-Requisite: Must be an approved Troop Leader who This required training will give you a deeper dive into girl safety, troop management and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. You must be cleared and approved as a Troop Leader to attend this training. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Harthegig's Spring Shooting Sampler Overnight 05-12-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri May 12, 6:00 PM - Sat May 13, 3:00 PM EDT

Location: Harthegig Conservation Center, 600 Rogers Hill Rd., Fredonia, PA, 16124, USA

Bring your tent and some grub for a great overnight filled with shooting sports and other outdoor activities at Harthegig Conservation Club! All adults attending must be approved volunteers.

Daisy Outdoor Art Badge Day at Camp Hawthorne Ridge- MORNING SESSION 1 05-13-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 13, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Looking to jump into spring in a creative way? Join us at the Daisy Outdoor Art Badge Day at Camp Hawthorne Ridge! Earn your Zinni Considerate and Caring Petal, and interact with an outdoor artist. This event has two sessions- this registration is for the morning (9:30-11:30am) session.

Outdoor Art Badge Day- Hawthorne Ridge 05-13-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 13, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Are you looking for a way to express yourself and enjoy the summer sun? Get ready for some summer fun by completing the brand-new, Girls’ Choice Outdoor Art badge at the Outdoor Art Badge Day! Come on outside to sing, dance, tie-dye and craft and with natural materials. Girls will also have the opportunity to meet and create with an actual outdoor artist! Girls will earn the Outdoor Art badge that corresponds with their level in Girl Scouts. Girls must attend with an adult, and all participants must bring a brown-bag lunch (GSWPA will provide a snack). No refrigeration will be available for lunches, so pack accordingly. Please email Christina Spohn (cspohn@gswpa.org) with information about allergies or other concerns. Dress for the weather, as the event is rain or shine! GSWPA is going to provide t-shirts for girls to tie-dye at this event: please follow this link https://gswpa.wufoo.com/forms/mal5lmt05p6x3t/ to request the appropriate sizing for your girl(s).

Silver Award Workshop 05-13-17

Date: Sat May 13, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Location: Hollidaysburg Library, 1 Furnace Road

Girl Scout Silver Award Workshop. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Daisy Outdoor Art Badge Day at Camp Hawthorne Ridge-AFTERNOON SESSION 2 05-13-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 13, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Looking to jump into spring in a creative way? Join us at the Daisy Outdoor Art Badge Day at Camp Hawthorne Ridge! Earn your Zinni Considerate and Caring Petal, and interact with an outdoor artist. This event has two sessions- this registration is for the afternoon (1:30-3:30 pm) session.

Bakers Dozen Academy presents Spring Showers Bring May Flowers 05-15-17

Date: Mon May 15, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT

Location: Christ Lutheran Church, 157 Peony Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15229

Girls will create their own special spring Chrysanthemums and Sunflower cupcakes.

Silver Award Workshop 05-17-17

Date: Wed May 17, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Location: Norwin Library, 100 Caruthers Lane

Silver Award Workshop. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Volunteer ToolKit Overview Webinar 05-17-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed May 17, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Outdoor Skills Training - Connellsville 05-20-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 20, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Location: 144 E Crawford Ave, Connellsville, PA, 15425-3641

Roll up your sleeves and get your outdoors on! This hands-on outdoor training experience focuses on the 8 Basic Camping skills, girl involvement in the outdoors, GSWPA information related to outdoor experiences, and much more. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Outdoor Skills Training - Emporium 05-20-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 20, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Sizerville State Park, 199 E Crowley Run Rd, Emporium, PA 15834

Roll up your sleeves and get your outdoors on! This hands-on outdoor training experience focuses on the 8 Basic Camping skills, girl involvement in the outdoors, GSWPA information related to outdoor experiences, and much more. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Courage over Cancer Rally 05-20-17

Date: Sat May 20, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Location: Community Pavilion on Main St, 139 S Main St., Washington, PA, 15301, Washington

Girls and their families are invited to come learn about cancer awareness and healthy habits through activities and educational materials. Talk with representatives from Washington Health System, Cameron Wellness Center, Pittsburgh Passion, and more. Participate in service projects like decorating new patient binders and making chemo care bags. Girls will also receive a drawstring bag and patch.

2016-17 Super Seller Event at Gateway Clipper, Pittsburgh 05-21-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun May 21, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Location: Station Square (South Side) Queen Dock

Girl Scouts Super Sellers Event 2016 MagNut and 2017 Cookies. The actual cost for this council activity is $1 per Super Seller, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE.  Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Gold Award Workshop Webinar 05-22-17

Date: Mon May 22, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: Webinar

Gold Award Workshop Webinar. The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

JUNE 2017
 


Canoe (Level 1) Flat Water Training 06-03-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jun 03, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

This course covers teaching basic canoe strokes, flat water safety practices and rescue techniques and how to facilitate canoeing with a group. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to facilitate on flat water sites (lakes and ponds). Volunteers taking this course should have some knowledge and experience with canoeing. Council facilitators are individuals willing to volunteer to instruct for council-sponsored events as specified by council staff. A training agreement will be presented and explained at the training for council facilitators to sign. Course participants are individuals who do not wish to volunteer for council-sponsored events. Please bring a sack lunch, snack and a water bottle.

Program Aide Training - Baden 06-03-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jun 03, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Location: Economy Boro Building, 2856 Conway Wallrose Road

Program Aide Training

2016-17 Super Seller Event - Victorian Princess (Erie) 06-03-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jun 03, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Victorian Princess Cruise Dock, 208 East Bayfront Parkway

Girl Scouts Super Sellers Event 2016 MagNut and 2017 Cookies. The actual cost for this council activity is $1 per Super Seller, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Adult Training Overnight 06-03-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jun 03, 5:00 PM - Sun Jun 04, 9:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Overnight is intended for participants attending the Canoe (Level 1) Flat Water Training on June 3, 2017 and Canoe (Level 2) Moving Water Training on June 4, 2017. Participants will be provided with overnight camp accommodations, dinner Saturday evening, breakfast Sunday morning and a sack lunch for Sunday.

Adventure Squad: Overnight at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium 06-03-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jun 03, 6:00 PM - Sun Jun 04, 8:45 AM EDT

Location: Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium,7340 Butler St

Join us as we dive deep into the PPG Aquarium and explore what lurks in the deep, dark waters. Participants will examine how sea creatures thrive in their underwater homes, all from the safety of dry land.

Lifeguard Training (Red Cross) 06-04-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 04, 9:00 AM - Tue Jun 06, 5:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder. Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years. This is a blended learning course. You must complete the online coursework (approximately 8 hours) prior to the in-water portion of the course and bring your certificate of completing the on-line course with you on the first day. Successful completion of the on-line course and all in-water skills is required for certification. There is no refund for failing to pass all the requirements. Camp accommodations (two nights) and meals (7 meals) are included.

Canoe (Level 2) Moving Water Training 06-04-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 04, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

This course covers teaching basic canoe strokes, moving water safety practices and rescue techniques and how to facilitate canoeing with a group on moving water. You must complete a Canoe Flat Water Training before taking this training. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to facilitate on flat water sites (lakes and ponds). Council facilitators are individuals willing to volunteer to instruct for council-sponsored events as specified by council staff. A training agreement will be presented and explained at the training for council facilitators to sign. Course participants are individuals who do not wish to volunteer for council-sponsored events. This course is taught on moving water off camp property. Please bring a sack lunch, snack and a water bottle.

Nemacolin Survivor Series Session 3 06-04-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 04, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Location: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, 1001 Lafayette Dr, Farmington, PA, 15437, USA

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort welcomes girls to test their team building skills with the Survivor Series. While traveling, your plane crashed near a lake in the middle nowhere. The nearest civilization is hundreds of miles away. You have no cell phone service and food is limited. A handful of items have been salvaged from the wreck but have been scattered throughout the area. There are only a few items your group has so be careful not to lose them or leave them behind. Teams will need to decide which supplies are most necessary to take with them. The actual cost for this council activity is $1 per adult, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost! This is a members only event for girls and adults. Girls must attend as part of a troop or with a parent/guardian.

Nemacolin Survivor Series Session 4 06-04-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 04, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, 1001 Lafayette Dr, Farmington, PA, 15437, USA

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort welcomes girls to test their team building skills with the Survivor Series. While traveling, your plane crashed near a lake in the middle nowhere. The nearest civilization is hundreds of miles away. You have no cell phone service and food is limited. A handful of items have been salvaged from the wreck but have been scattered throughout the area. There are only a few items your group has so be careful not to lose them or leave them behind. Teams will need to decide which supplies are most necessary to take with them. The actual cost for this council activity is $1 per adult, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost! This is a members only event for girls and adults. Girls must attend as part of a troop or with a parent/guardian.

Lifeguard Training (Red Cross) 06-07-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jun 07, 9:00 AM - Fri Jun 09, 5:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd

Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder. Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years. This is a blended learning course. You must complete the online coursework (approximately 8 hours) prior to the in-water portion of the course and bring your certificate of completing the on-line course with you on the first day. Successful completion of the on-line course and all in-water skills is required for certification. There is no refund for failing to pass all the requirements. Camp accommodations (two nights) and meals (7 meals) are included.

USA Archery Level 1 06-10-17

Date: Sat Jun 10, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

This course covers range setup and safety, basic equipment setup and repair, and how to teach the basic steps of shooting. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be certified to instruct basic archery. Council facilitators are individuals willing to volunteer to instruct for council-sponsored events as specified by council staff. A training agreement will be presented and explained at the training for council facilitators to sign. Course participants are individuals who do not wish to volunteer for council-sponsored events. Must be 15 years old to participant, but 18 to facilitate for GSWPA. Please bring a sack lunch, snack and a water bottle.

Girl Scout Overnight Gala 06-10-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jun 10, 6:00 PM - Sun Jun 11, 8:00 AM EDT

Location: ExpERIEnce Children's Museum, 420 French St., Erie, PA, 16507, USA

The staff at ExpERIEnce Children's Museum invite you to Explore, Create, Imagine, Discover! Throughout this experience, participants will complete the tasks in each of the areas that encompass the mission of the expERIEnce Children’s Museum. All adults attending must be approved volunteers.

GSWPA Day at PNC Park 06-11-17

Date: Sun Jun 11, 1:35 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: PNC Park, 115 Federal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Join us as we cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates! The Buccos are taking on the Miami Marlins on June 11th for the annual GSWPA Day at PNC Park. Girls and their families are welcome and all girls will receive a Girl Scout patch! The Pittsburgh Council Shop will be open prior to game time from 10am-1pm. (Just across the street from PNC Park) 30 Isabella Street Pittsburgh PA 15212. Stop in and shop before the game!

Service Unit Day Camp - Glen Oaks 06-13-17

Date: Tue Jun 13, 9:00 AM - Fri Jun 16, 3:00 PM EDT

Location: Walker Park, Edgeworth Boro, Little Sewickley Creek Road (Shelter # 3 and #4)

You are invited to spend three and a half days at Walker Park where we will learn outdoor skills, cook our lunch, take nature walks, hike in the creek, sing songs, play games, do crafts and have lots of fun, all the while celebrating EVERYDAY SHE-ROES. The Glen Oaks Day Camp is open to all registered Girl Scouts. Please note the times are Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. - Noon.

Teams Coures/Low Ropes Training 06-14-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jun 14, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd

Become a GSWPA Teams Course/ Low Ropes facilitator and unleash your troop’s potential by applying proven approaches to communication, coordination, collaboration and conflict management. Discover effective ways to manage the dynamics of your troop interaction, including conflicts and personality clashes in a fun way. This training allows you to facilitate at Camp Conshatawba. Please bring a sack lunch and water bottle.

Me & My Gal - Camp Skymeadow - Session 1 06-16-17

Date: Fri Jun 16, 7:00 PM - Sun Jun 18, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Bond and make memories with your mom (or significant female adult). Giddy up during a horseback riding lesson in the arena, and have a weekend chock full of all that camp has to offer! Archery, crafts, nature, swimming – make your plans the way you want it and have a camp-tastic time! It’s fun for a whole weekend!!

USA Archery Level 1 06-17-17

Date: Sat Jun 17, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd

This course covers range setup and safety, basic equipment setup and repair, and how to teach the basic steps of shooting. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be certified to instruct basic archery. Council facilitators are individuals willing to volunteer to instruct for council-sponsored events as specified by council staff. A training agreement will be presented and explained at the training for council facilitators to sign. Course participants are individuals who do not wish to volunteer for council-sponsored events. Must be 15 years old to participant, but 18 to facilitate for GSWPA. Please bring a sack lunch, snack and a water bottle.

Trail Boss (Advanced) - Session 1 06-18-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 18, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 23, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Giddy up! Trot and canter down Skymeadow’s advanced horse trails, and compete against your pals in a trail class! Learn some rodeo skills as you learn to run barrels and poles. At the end of the week, show off all your skills at Skymeadow’s first horse show! Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a trot and canter. Completion of Blazing Saddles (Level 3) or equivalent documented riding experience is required.

Horsin' Around (Level 1) - Session 1 (Skymeadow) 06-18-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 18, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 23, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow, 164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

If you’ve never ridden a horse but you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! You don’t need to be a rodeo rider to be a cowgirl at camp. Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety and grooming techniques, and enjoy cowgirl crafts, games and activities. There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love are on the agenda – archery, swimming, canoeing, and more!

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT1) - Session 1 06-18-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 18, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 23, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Prerequisites: Minimum CIT 1 and must be able to provide proof of experience with horses. (Ex. a letter of recommendation from a horsemanship trainer or documentation of completing of one or more advanced (level 3 or above) horse programs at a camp.) What better way to spend the summer than to teach younger girls about your favorite topic? Horses! You’ll shadow horse camp counselors, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with participants, and also spend time with campers during other classic camp activities. 

Iron Chefs 06-18-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 18, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 23, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

What’s cookin’? It’s up to you! Devise delectable, delicious, divine dining experiences for yourself and others whether it be in a kitchen or over the fire! Put your chef hat on – challenge your friends in a cook off (or perhaps a cake off?)! Can’t stand the heat? Get out of the kitchen and head to the pool where smoothies of your own concoction will be waiting to cool you down!

Service Unit Day Camp - Greater Erie Area (GEA) 06-19-17

Date: Mon Jun 19, 9:00 AM - Fri Jun 23, 3:30 PM EDT

Location: Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd., Girard PA

GEA proudly presents "Day Camp 2017" There will be DRAMA and hiking and singing and swimming and new friends and old friends and dancing and cookouts and skits and crafts and games and jazz hands. Whether you're a performer or a stagehand - you'll be a star at GEA Day Camp!

Service Unit Day Camp - Conshatawba Day Camp 06-9-17

Date: Mon Jun 19, 9:00 AM - Fri Jun 23, 3:00 PM EDT

Location: Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd. Summerhill, PA 15958

Step right up! Come join us June 19-23, 2047 under the big top at Conshatawba Day Camp from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

Service Unit Day Camp - Lawrence County 06-19-17

Date: Mon Jun 19, 9:00 AM - Fri Jun 23, 3:00 PM EDT

Location: Camp Agawam, 3956 Frew Mill Rd.,New Castle, PA 16101

Lawrence County Girl Scouts Present:Camp Like a Girl! Day Camp 2017 When: June 19-23, 2017 Where: Camp Agawam Time: 9 AM - 3 PM Daily Cost: $75 for a full week of fun Registration Deadline: May 31st, 2017

Volunteer ToolKit Overview Webinar 06-21-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jun 21, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

USA Archery Level 1 06-24-17

Date: Sat Jun 24, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd

This course covers range setup and safety, basic equipment setup and repair, and how to teach the basic steps of shooting. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be certified to instruct basic archery. Council facilitators are individuals willing to volunteer to instruct for council-sponsored events as specified by council staff. A training agreement will be presented and explained at the training for council facilitators to sign. Course participants are individuals who do not wish to volunteer for council-sponsored events. Must be 15 years old to participant, but 18 to facilitate for GSWPA. Please bring a sack lunch, snack and a water bottle.

Hammock Hangout 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Do you enjoy sleeping under the stars and traveling through the woods searching for the perfect campsite? How does swayin’ in a hammock sound? Come along on the trails with us! We'll hike, explore and sleep in hammocks during this awesome session. You’ll also cook outdoors, swim and practice archery.

Horsin' Around (Level 1) - Session 1 (Hawthorne Ridge) 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

If you’ve never ridden a horse but you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! You don’t need to be a rodeo rider to be a cowgirl at camp. Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety and grooming techniques, and enjoy cowgirl crafts, games and activities. There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love are on the agenda – archery, swimming, and more! Horseback riding lessons are taught off-site. Transportation will be provided.

Super Hero Camp 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

At Super Hero Camp, iconic super heroes like Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee, Poison Ivy, and Katana use all their powers to navigate all the twists and turns of camp. Are you ready to get your cape on?

Boots & Boats (Introduction Level) 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Pair up two great camp activities as you learn to canoe and ride a horse! Learn all the basics of canoe paddling and play canoe games on the pond. Spend two days at the barn learning about horse care and safety, participating in riding lessons and going on a staff-led trail ride. Don’t worry, you’ll still have time for other great camp activities like swimming, nature, archery, and arts & crafts too!

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT1) - Session 2 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Prerequisites: Minimum CIT 1 and must be able to provide proof of experience with horses. (Ex. a letter of recommendation from a horsemanship trainer or documentation of completing of one or more advanced (level 3 or above) horse programs at a camp.) ​What better way to spend the summer than to teach younger girls about your favorite topic? Horses! You’ll shadow horse camp counselors, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with participants, and also spend time with campers during other classic camp activities. 

Ride & Glide (Introduction Level) 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Love having the wind in your hair? Then this session of horseback and bike riding will be right up your alley. Spend two days at the barn working on your horseback riding skills and two days hitting the trails on your bike. You’ll still have time for all the other great camp activities like archery, swimming and campfires! Participants may bring their own bicycles and helmets or may borrow them from camp.

Counselor-in-Training 1 (CIT1) Session 1, (Conshatawba) 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Sun Jul 02, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Counselors are pretty awesome, am I right? What’s that? You want to be just like your counselors? Of course you do! This exciting camp gives CITs help developing your skills by learning from experienced staff and then working with campers directly. You’ll gain valuable experience in working with children, like program development, creating great camp culture and behavior management. CIT 1 is offered at Camp Conshatawba and Camp Hawthorne Ridge. (CIT 1 is a prerequisite for CIT 2.)

Ninja Warrior 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Can you conquer the most difficult obstacles that Camp Conshatawba can throw at you? Are you a Ninja Warrior? Come to camp and push yourself to complete all the challenges. Scale to the top of the climbing wall, zip to your next obstacle, prove to yourself that you are a ninja warrior. You’ll also have time to do all the other fun things that happen at camp like making new friends, hanging out with your counselors, swimming, and archery.

Back in the Saddle (Level 2) - Session 1 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow, 164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Hop right back in that saddle cowgirl! Get trotting and learn even more about horse care by lending a hand in the barn! There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love are on the agenda – archery, swimming, nature, and more! Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a walk. Completion of Horsin' Around (Level 1) or equivalent documented riding experience is required.

Skillz & Thrillz 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Do you have the skillz for outdoor living? Even if you don’t feel you have them now, you will by the time you leave camp. Sleep in a tent, cook a meal or two, and learn outdoor basics. Are you looking for some summer thrillz? We’ve got those, too! Challenge course, zip line, swimming and archery are all on the list!

Counselor-in-Training 1 (CIT1) Session 1 (Hawthorne Ridge) 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Sun Jul 02, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Counselors are pretty awesome, am I right? What’s that? You want to be just like your counselors? Of course you do! This exciting camp gives CITs help developing your skills by learning from experienced staff and then working with campers directly. You’ll gain valuable experience in working with children, like program development, creating great camp culture and behavior management. CIT 1 is offered at Camp Conshatawba and Camp Hawthorne Ridge. (CIT 1 is a prerequisite for CIT 2.)

Wild Art 06-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 25, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 30, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Let your creativity run wild as you get in touch with the world around you! Make your very own dye, explore the music of the forest, and even try your hand at nature photography. Use your imagination as you find your inspiration through creative innovation! Don’t worry, you’ll still get to swim in the pool and shoot archery too! Girls will work towards their “Outdoor Art�? badge.

Conshatawba Adventure CORE Session 1 06-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Jun 30, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 02, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Call all adventurists! Join us for this two-night CORE camp as you experience all the adventurous activities Conshatawba has to offer! Unite as a team to support and encourage each other on one of our challenge courses. Try new cooking techniques over a crackling fire. Take a hike through Old Catawba. Wade through Laurel Run. Take your aim at the archery range and then relax by the pool. Challenge course options depend on grade level, grades 1-3 (bouldering wall), grades 2-3 (climbing wall) and grades 4 and up (climbing wall and zip line). All adults must be registered and approved volunteers.

Me & My Gal - Camp Hawthorne Ridge 06-30-17

Date: Fri Jun 30, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 02, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Bond and make memories with your mom (or significant female adult). Take aim on the archery range, relax by the pool or take a hike to explore our beautiful gorge. Make s’mores on the campfire, participant in all-camp games and enjoy the arts and crafts room. Optional canoeing at Presque Isle lagoons. Adults will need to provide transportation to boating.

Me & My Gal - Camp Skymeadow - Session 3 06-30-17

Date: Fri Jun 30, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 02, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Bond and make memories with your mom (or significant female adult). Enjoy a weekend chock full of all that camp has to offer! Archery, crafts, nature, swimming – make your plans the way you want it and have a camp-tastic time! It’s fun for a whole weekend!!

Me & My Guy - Camp Skymeadow 06-30-17

Date: Fri Jun 30, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 02, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Bring your dad (or significant male adult) to camp for the weekend. Giddy up during a horseback riding lesson in the arena, and have a weekend chock full of all that camp has to offer! Archery, crafts, nature, swimming – make your plans the way you want it and have a camp-tastic time! It’s fun all weekend!!

JULY 2017
 


Conshatawba Blast 07-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 07, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

It’s so much fun at camp in a session jam-packed with activities. Try out the ropes course, swim in the pool, learn a new craft and practice your aim at the archery range. Bring your friends or make some new ones and have a blast at camp!

Tents and Tiaras 07-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 07, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Ever wonder how a princess would camp? Find out first-hand with a little glitz and glamour! Every strong princess still needs to know Girl Scout her camping skills. Try sleeping out in platform tents and learn basic fire safety, among other important princessly duties. You’ll even design your own tiara and plan a tea party fit for a queen.

Pony Party (Introduction Level) Hawthorne Ridge 07-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 07, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Are horses your mane thing? Then this entry level horseback riding session is for you! Learn the basics of riding and horse care as you get comfortable at the barn. But all your time won’t be at the barn. You’ll get your chance to have fun doing other camp activities like swimming, arts & crafts, games and campfires! Horseback riding lesson is taught off-site. Transportation will be provided.

Flashlights & Fairy Tales 07-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 07, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Bring some of your favorite fairy tale characters to life by learning their skills and having your own adventures. Shoot arrows like Merida, swim like Ariel, search for Winnie the Pooh in Camp Conshatawba’s 100-acre wood and so much more. Don’t forget your favorite party outfit for the Fairy Tale Ball.

Splish Splash 07-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 07, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Splish in the pool, splash in the creek! Chill out at a poolside party and experience all things water! Super soakers, water balloons, and slip ‘n’ slide – OH MY! Don’t forget, you’ll do other splash-tastic camp activities like nature, archery, and arts and crafts too!

I ♥ Art! 07-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 07, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

It’s time to grab your pencils, crayons, or paints and show off your creative side! This whole weekend you’ll make amazing art. There’ll be drawing, sculpting, and some incredible tie-dye, all that you’ll get to take home! Get inspired at the archery range, the pool, and of course, at arts and crafts!

Short Bits (Introduction Level) 07-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 07, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Have you always wanted to join in at a horse session but seem to never have enough time? This short, entry-level horse session will get you in the saddle and comfortable around the barn. No need for any prior experience with horses, but prior experience with FUN is always welcome! You’ll also kick back at the pool and make a few new friends.

Pony Party (Introduction Level) Skymeadow 07-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 07, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Are horses your mane thing? Then this entry level horseback riding session is for you! Learn the basics of riding and horse care as you get comfortable at the barn. But all your time won’t be at the barn. You’ll get your chance to have fun doing other camp activities like swimming, arts & crafts, games and campfires!

Slumber Party 07-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 07, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Grab your pajamas and fuzzy slippers and come to camp for the ultimate slumber party. Meet new friends and have tons of fun experiencing all that camp has to offer. During the day, swim in the pool, play in our gaga pit, shoot some arrows and take hikes around camp. Don’t worry, at night the fun continues at nightwith nail painting, dance parties, stargazing and even a movie night, all awaiting you.

Volunteer Toolkit Overview Webinar 07-06-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Jul 06, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Me & My Gal - Camp Conshatawba Session 1 07-07-17

Date: Fri Jul 07, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 09, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Want a chill bonding weekend with mom (or significant female adult)? Spend time taking aim at archery, testing your fire building skills or challenging yourselves at one of the challenge courses. Make delish food over a crackling campfire and relax poolside after some intense arts-and- crafts. Round it all out with making some great new friends. Challenge course options depend on grade level, grades 1-3 (bouldering wall), grades 2-3 (climbing wall) and grades 4 and up (climbing wall and zip line).

Me & My Family - Camp Hawthorne Ridge 07-07-17

Date: Fri Jul 07, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 09, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Love to camp but don’t want to plan? This session is all about families. Enjoy camp with your whole family! Camp staff will provide the activities, food and fun. Spend your days sampling all the activities camp has to offer, like nature hikes to the gorge, crafts, archery, swimming and more. This session is for families only—all participants must register. All participants must be at least 4 years of age.

Horse Lovers CORE - Camp Skymeadow - Session 1 07-07-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Jul 07, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 09, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Not a lot of riding experience? Not a problem! Let the barn staff give you a lesson in our beautiful arena. Learn about your equine friends and hang out at the barn! You’ll have plenty of time for all the other awesome camp activities – swimming, archery, canoeing, and naturing! All adults must be registered and approved volunteers.

Night Crawlers 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Wed Jul 12, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Who doesn’t like to stay up late? When the sun goes down you’ll stay up and experience how cool camp can be in the dark! Head to the pool for some night swimming, and check out the stars from Firefly Field (There’s no prettier sight at camp!) That’s right, you’re a night crawler, and the fun doesn’t stop there! All the regular fun camp activities are on the agenda too.

Water Otters 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Wed Jul 12, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

You otter sign up for this program! Enjoy this super soaked session of camp as you spend time exploring the creek, throwing water balloons and slip n’ sliding your way through the week. Try synchronized swimming and water sports in the pool. Enjoy a floating lunch and have a pool party luau! Dry out with archery and arts and crafts.

Camp Katniss inspired by The Hunger Games 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

The popular Hunger Games heroine inspires us to do all of her favorite things at camp! Feel like you’re walking in her boots as you practice plant identification and tracking, basic first aid and, of course, archery! Learn to braid hair, take a creek hike, cook over a fire, build a shelter and spend a night sleeping under the stars! Play a camp wide game of hide-and-seek, and see if you have what it takes to be the winner!

Amazing Race 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Parts of all of your favorite reality shows rolled into one! Spend the session learning special camp skills like orienteering, geocaching, archery skills and more. Throughout the session, teams compete in an amazing race through camp finding clues, solving puzzles and using their newly discovered skills. Winners earn the Hawthorne Cup and all the glory!

Giddy Up (Level 1) 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Even if you’ve never ridden a horse, you’re going to love this session! Learn how to find your groove as you ride a horse with minimal assistance and even go on a trail ride! Learn to groom and take care of your horse, rock out with horse-themed crafts, and cool off with a daily dip in the pool! Horseback riding lessons are taught off-site. Transportation will be provided.

Thrill Seekers 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Calling all thrill seeking, adventure craving and wild Girl Scouts! This week is 10 pounds of fun in a 5 pound bag! In other words, it’s a fun, amusing, boisterous, entertaining time and you should definitely get in on it! Ride roller coasters at Kennywood Park, go white-water rafting and fly down a zip line! We’ll also squeeze in great camp activities like swimming and arts and crafts.

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT1) - Session 3 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Prerequisites: Minimum CIT 1 and must be able to provide proof of experience with horses. (Ex. a letter of recommendation from a horsemanship trainer or documentation of completing of one or more advanced (level 3 or above) horse programs at a camp.) ​What better way to spend the summer than to teach younger girls about your favorite topic? Horses! You’ll shadow horse camp counselors, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with participants, and also spend time with campers during other classic camp activities. 

Trail Boss (Advanced) - Session 2 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Giddy up! Trot and canter down Skymeadow’s advanced horse trails, and compete against your pals in a trail class! Learn some rodeo skills as you learn to run barrels and poles. At the end of the week, show off all your skills at Skymeadow’s first horse show! Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a trot and canter. Completion of Blazing Saddles (Level 3) or equivalent documented riding experience is required.

Backpacker 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Experience the amazing adventure of spending the night outdoors, only carrying what’s on your back. Learn the essential skills of backpacking, including how to pack your bag. Practice taking hikes around camp and in the nearby areas. Later in the week when you’re confident with your skills, head out on the Laurel Highlands trail to hike and spend the night camping under the stars. When you’re not out hiking the trails, spend time at the pool, archery range and hanging out with your new friends.

Horsin' Around (Level 1) - Session 2 (Skymeadow) 07-09-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 09, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow, 164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

If you’ve never ridden a horse but you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! You don’t need to be a rodeo rider to be a cowgirl at camp. Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety and grooming techniques, and enjoy cowgirl crafts, games and activities. There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love are on the agenda – archery, swimming, canoeing, and more!

Doodlebugs 07-12-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 12, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Come to camp and create art. If you love to use your imagination and be creative, you’re an official doodlebug. You and other doodlebugs will make nature mobiles, sit in nature to paint a picture using the plants around you, and make your very own bug wings. Then, display your artwork for fellow campers.

Ice Cream Blitz 07-12-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 12, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 14, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Love ice cream? How does eating ice cream for breakfast, lunch and dinner sound? Well, maybe not every meal. But during this delicious session you will learn how to make ice cream, and then create your very own flavor. Make a ice cream ornament and sing silly songs about ice cream. You’ll also enjoy great camp activities like swimming and archery.

Adventure Squad: Geocaching & Mine Magic at Wingfield Pines 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Wingfield Pines, Mayview Rd

Ready for a day of geocaching and water ecology programming? Then sign up for this joint program with GSWPA and Allegheny Land Trust to geocache for a patch in the morning, then learn about the magic of natural water cleansing and how abandoned mine drainage affects water ecosystems in the afternoon.

CSI Academy 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a crime scene investigator like those on popular shows? In our forensic science summer camp, students get hands-on experience with a variety of forensic science techniques, like lifting prints from surfaces, making castings of footprints, analyzing blood spatter, and more! Cadette Girl Scouts will receive their Special Agent skill building badge.

Troll Trouble 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Mischievous fairies from Scandinavian folktales lead the Detectives into a mystery involving trolls, trouble and fairy dust. This brand new adventure for 2-4 graders will feature lots of woodland adventures with the wee folk and the not-so-wee folk. Fairy or troll disguises are optional, but welcome to come with our Detectives. Will we have more trolls or more fairies? Choose carefully, since the outcome may affect our adventure! Brownie Girl Scouts will receive their Senses skill building badge.

O.W.L.s Ordinary Wizarding Levels 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Do you think you are ready for your O.W.L. examinations? The Ministry of Magic will admit only 24 lucky young witches and wizards to the Hogwarts Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry this session. Receive your Hogwarts uniform, get sorted, join our Hogwarts Dueling Club, then get busy studying and training in potions, divination, charms, care of magical creatures, and defense against the dark arts. All students will be required to sit for their O.W.L.s (Ordinary Wizarding Levels) at the end of the week – NO EXCEPTIONS. Participants receive a house crest patch to take home!

Blazing Saddles (Level 3) - Session 1 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow, 164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Giddy up! Trot a little faster, learn to canter, and ride the trail like the cowgirl you are! Expand your horsemanship know-how by riding in the ring and tacking up your own horse. Learn all the tricks of the trade and give a hand at the barn. There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love will be on the agenda – archery, swimming, nature, and more! Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a trot. Completion of Back in the Saddle (Level 2) or documented riding lessons is required.

Counselor-in-Training 2 (CIT2) Camp Hawthorne Ridge 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Want to take your #Leadership experience to the next level? Join the team and feel what it’s like to be a counselor! Basically, take your awesomeness to the next level. Pick a camp, pick a specialty, and we’ll see you there! CIT 2 is offered at both Camp Conshatawba and Camp Hawthorne Ridge. (Prerequisite: Completion of CIT 1 program at a GSWPA Camp.)

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT1) - Session 4 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Prerequisites: Minimum CIT 1 and must be able to provide proof of experience with horses. (Ex. a letter of recommendation from a horsemanship trainer or documentation of completing of one or more advanced (level 3 or above) horse programs at a camp.) ​What better way to spend the summer than to teach younger girls about your favorite topic? Horses! You’ll shadow horse camp counselors, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with participants, and also spend time with campers during other classic camp activities. 

Counselor-in-Training 2 (CIT2) Camp Conshatawba 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Want to take your #Leadership experience to the next level? Join the team and feel what it’s like to be a counselor! Basically, take your awesomeness to the next level. Pick a camp, pick a specialty, and we’ll see you there! CIT 2 is offered at both Camp Conshatawba and Camp Hawthorne Ridge. (Prerequisite: Completion of CIT 1 program at a GSWPA Camp.)

Back in the Saddle (Level 2) - Session 2 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow, 164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Hop right back in that saddle cowgirl! Get trotting and learn even more about horse care by lending a hand in the barn! There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love are on the agenda – archery, swimming, nature, and more! Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a walk. Completion of Horsin' Around (Level 1) or equivalent documented riding experience is required.

The Search for Bigfoot 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

The search is on! Will we be successful in finding this illusive creature? We will explore the legend of Bigfoot as we hike through some of more remote areas of camp. What kinds of evidence do animals leave behind? How do we know what kinds of animals live at the camp when we may not see them? How can the things animals leave behind (nests, bones, scat and trails) tell us about the secret lives they lead? We will also discuss the importance of myth and stories and how they bond communities together and are used to explain the unknown. As a final investigation we will learn about the unreliability of eyewitness accounts. Junior Girl Scouts will receive their Animal Habitats skill building badge.

A Week at Hogwarts 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

You’ve been accepted to the 2016 Session of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Bring your Hogwarts uniform, get sorted, join our Hogwarts Dueling Club, and work toward the Hogwarts House Cup! Come explore the same subjects that Harry studied at Hogwarts: astronomy, care of magical creatures, and potions. Learn how these subjects truly connect to our Muggle world! Participants will receive a house crest patch to take home!

Starfish 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Water, water, everywhere and you just can’t get enough! Spend your days swimming, playing water games, and competing in fun water relays in the pool. You won’t even have to leave the poolside for some meals as you enjoy some pack-out meals at the pool. Venture over to the pond for a canoeing adventure. What better way to beat the summer heat?

Triwizard Tournament 07-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 16, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 21, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Welcome to Hogwarts!. Campers will be immersed in the fictional world of Harry Potter. Start off by being sorted into one of four houses. During this magical week students will experience potion making, charms, muggle magic, care of magical creatures, Quidditch and plenty of games that will give you chances to earn points for your houses. Who’ll win the House Cup? Participants will receive a house crest patch to take home!

Volunteer Toolkit Overview Webinar 07-19-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 19, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Me & My Gal - Camp Conshatawba Session 2 07-21-17

Date: Fri Jul 21, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 23, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Want a chill bonding weekend with mom (or significant female adult)? Spend time taking aim at archery, testing your fire building skills or challenging yourselves at one of the challenge courses. Make delish food over a crackling campfire and relax poolside after some intense arts-and- crafts. Round it all out with making some great new friends. Challenge course options depend on grade level, grades 1-3 (bouldering wall), graders 2-3 (climbing wall) and grades 4 and up (climbing wall and zip line).

Me & My Guy - Camp Conshatawba 07-21-17

Date: Fri Jul 21, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 23, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Bring your dad (or significant male adult) to camp for the weekend. Spend time together hiking, swimming and testing out one of our challenge courses. Enjoy traditional camp activities like cooking over a campfire, archery and arts and crafts! It’ll be a weekend filled with fantastic memories! Challenge course options depend on grade level, grades 1-3 (bouldering wall), graders 2-3 (climbing wall) and grades 4 and up (climbing wall and zip line).

Hawaiian Luau CORE - Camp Hawthorne Ridge 07-21-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Jul 21, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 23, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Want to enjoy some fun in the sun? It’s pool party time! Get ready to be treated to a Hawaiian-inspired dinner and dance party too. You’ll also have time for other camp activities like archery, hiking in the gorge, gaga ball and arts and crafts. This session is great for multi-level troops.  All adults must be registered and approved volunteers.

Me & My Gal - Camp Skymeadow - Session 2 07-21-17

Date: Fri Jul 21, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 23, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Bond and make memories with your mom (or significant female adult). Giddy up during a horseback riding lesson in the arena, and have a weekend chock full of all that camp has to offer! Archery, crafts, nature, swimming – make your plans the way you want it and have a camp-tastic time! It’s fun for a whole weekend!!

Camp Katniss inspired by The Hunger Games 07-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

The popular Hunger Games heroine inspires us to do all of her favorite things at camp! Feel like you’re walking in her boots as you practice plant identification and tracking, basic first aid and, of course, archery! Learn to braid hair, take a creek hike, cook over a fire, build a shelter and spend a night sleeping under the stars! Play a camp wide game of hide-and-seek, and see if you have what it takes to be the winner!

Mystery Trip 7-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

This is truly a camp session of epic proportions! Each day you’ll face a series of challenges, obstacles and problems to solve. Along with your team you might decode instructions, step outside your comfort level, and push your boundaries to figure out where you’re supposed to be! As you go, you’ll gather a series of clues that’ll point you in the direction of your two-night mystery trip to a location not at camp. You’ll have time to really experience everything we have to offer at Conshatawba, make amazing lifelong friends and create memories you’ll have for a lifetime! (Parents/guardians will be in on the secret and receive classified information about the trip prior to camp.)

Horsin' Around - Session 2 (Hawthorne Ridge) 7-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

If you’ve never ridden a horse but you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! You don’t need to be a rodeo rider to be a cowgirl at camp. Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety and grooming techniques, and enjoy cowgirl crafts, games and activities. There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love are on the agenda – archery, swimming, and more! Horseback riding lessons are taught off-site. Transportation will be provided.

Glitter & Glow 07-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Stay awake and light up the night by making your own solar lanterns, glow-in-the-dark balls and wearable glowing accessories. Play night games with your glowing goodies and learn about the glittering stars overhead. During the day, bling out your art projects and let your creative talents shine!

DIY-namite 7-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Do you love crafts, home improvements and anything to use your skills to create something? How about making some camp-inspired crafts and projects? Or building something cool for camp? Get your hands dirty while you hammer and saw your way through this DIY session. Swimming, archery, hikes and creek stomping will round out your week.

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT1) - Session 5 07-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Prerequisites: Minimum CIT 1 and must be able to provide proof of experience with horses. (Ex. a letter of recommendation from a horsemanship trainer or documentation of completing of one or more advanced (level 3 or above) horse programs at a camp.) ​What better way to spend the summer than to teach younger girls about your favorite topic? Horses! You’ll shadow horse camp counselors, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with participants, and also spend time with campers during other classic camp activities. 

Blazing Saddles (Level 3) - Session 2 07-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Giddy up! Trot a little faster, learn to canter, and ride the trail like the cowgirl you are! Expand your horsemanship know-how by riding in the ring and tacking up your own horse. Learn all the tricks of the trade and give a hand at the barn. There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love will be on the agenda – archery, swimming, nature, and more! Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a trot. Completion of Back in the Saddle (Level 2) or documented riding lessons is required.

Pedal and Paddle 07-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Pedal and paddle your way through this awesome session! Spend plenty of time learning to canoe like a pro, then explore the outer boundaries of Camp Skymeadow by bike. You’ll have time for other fun activities too! Swim, play games, do arts and crafts, shoot archery and make a ton of new friends!

Giddy Up (Level 1) 07-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Even if you’ve never ridden a horse, you’re going to love this session! Learn how to find your groove as you ride a horse with minimal assistance and even go on a trail ride! Paint a horse with your hands, rock out with horse-themed crafts, paddle your way around the canoe pond and cool off with a daily dip in the pool!

Program Aide 07-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Are you a born leader? Ready to put your leadership skills to the test? If so, Program Aide Training is the perfect opportunity to test those skills. Complete your training and work with younger girls in units and at activities around camp. Bond with other leaders and have fun at camp too. (Prerequisite – Must have earned your LiA award.)

Service Unit Day Camp - S'more Fun 07-24-17

Date: Mon Jul 24, 9:00 AM - Thu Jul 27, 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Old Economy Park, 5 Forcey Dr., Baden, PA 15005

"Choose Your Path" - Crafty Camper, Mad Scientist, You Got Talent or Master Chef (available for Juniors and above) S'more Fun Day Camp July 24 -27th 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Old Economy Park

Adventure Squad: Paddle, Bike, & Hike at Ohiopyle 07-28-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Jul 28, 9:30 AM - Sat Jul 29, 3:00 PM EDT

Location: Ohiopyle State Park, 124 Main Street

Looking for some adventure this summer? Join Laurel Highlands River Tours & Outdoor Center, Ohiopyle Trading Post, and GSWPA to go on a hike, whitewater raft, and camp at Ohiopyle State Park, then bike down the Allegheny Passage the next morning! ​Girls must be 13 years or older to participate.

Space Warriors 07-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

The force is strong with this one. Become a space warrior and harness your power for good, make your own light saber and defeat the dark side in an epic battle. Harness your power and launch the fleet. Then fly across the zip line as you master the ways of the space warriors.

200 Acre Woods 07-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Wed Aug 02, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Go on a new quest every day to find the missing pot of honey. You’ll also create your very own storybook and characters, find the North Star, create a fun activity for other kids to do in the woods, and make a special pot to hold all of your treasures and memories.

Water Slides & Theme Park Rides 7-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Spend three days off-camp exploring the Presque Isle lagoons by canoe, swimming in Lake Erie, riding the coasters at Waldameer and hitting the slides at Splash Lagoon. You’ll still have plenty of time for camp favorites like archery, arts and crafts and campfires too!

Mad Scientist 7-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Bubbling beakers, crazy concoctions, and exciting experiments all await you at camp! Grab your goggles and get ready to get a little bit weird as you create your own slime, make the BIGGEST bubble, and mix up ice, salt, and milk into something that tastes delicious! Ready for more? You’ll also jump in the pool and play around in nature too!

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT1) - Session 6 07-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Prerequisites: Minimum CIT 1 and must be able to provide proof of experience with horses. (Ex. a letter of recommendation from a horsemanship trainer or documentation of completing of one or more advanced (level 3 or above) horse programs at a camp.) ​What better way to spend the summer than to teach younger girls about your favorite topic? Horses! You’ll shadow horse camp counselors, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with participants, and also spend time with campers during other classic camp activities. 

Wilderness Explorers 07-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Pedal and paddle your way through this awesome session! Spend plenty of time learning to canoe like a pro, then explore the outer boundaries of Camp Skymeadow by bike. You’ll have time for other fun activities too! Swim, play games, do arts and crafts, shoot archery and make a ton of new friends!

Counselor-in-Training 1 (CIT1) Session 2 Camp Hawthorne Ridge 07-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Sun Aug 06, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Counselors are pretty awesome, am I right? What’s that? You want to be just like your counselors? Of course you do! This exciting camp gives CITs help developing your skills by learning from experienced staff and then working with campers directly. You’ll gain valuable experience in working with children, like program development, creating great camp culture and behavior management. CIT 1 is offered at Camp Conshatawba and Camp Hawthorne Ridge. (CIT 1 is a prerequisite for CIT 2.)

Back in the Saddle (Level 2) - Session 3 07-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow, 164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Hop right back in that saddle cowgirl! Get trotting and learn even more about horse care by lending a hand in the barn! There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love are on the agenda – archery, swimming, nature, and more! Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a walk. Completion of Horsin' Around (Level 1) or equivalent documented riding experience is required.

Horsin' Around (Level 1) - Session 3 (Skymeadow) 07-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow, 164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

If you’ve never ridden a horse but you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! You don’t need to be a rodeo rider to be a cowgirl at camp. Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety and grooming techniques, and enjoy cowgirl crafts, games and activities. There’s more than just horsey fun to be had. All the great camp activities you know and love are on the agenda – archery, swimming, canoeing, and more!

Counselor-in-Training 1 (CIT1) Session 2 Camp Conshatawba 07-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Sun Aug 06, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

ounselors are pretty awesome, am I right? What’s that? You want to be just like your counselors? Of course you do! This exciting camp gives CITs help developing your skills by learning from experienced staff and then working with campers directly. You’ll gain valuable experience in working with children, like program development, creating great camp culture and behavior management. CIT 1 is offered at Camp Conshatawba and Camp Hawthorne Ridge. (CIT 1 is a prerequisite for CIT 2.)

Anything Goes 7-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

This camp session for older girls is all about doing things you normally don’t get to do at camp! Have a shaving cream fight, play night games after the other campers are in bed! Try Fear Factor-style contests. Let’s break some of the camp rules and have a lot of fun doing it! With this session, anything goes!

Water Otters 07-30-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 30, 3:00 PM - Wed Aug 02, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

You otter sign up for this program! Enjoy this super soaked session of camp as you spend time exploring the creek, throwing water balloons and slip n’ sliding your way through this session. Try synchronized swimming and water sports in the pool. Enjoy a floating lunch and have a pool party luau! Dry out with archery and arts and crafts.

AUGUST 2017
 


Slumber Party 08-02-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Aug 02, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Grab your pajamas and fuzzy slippers and come to camp for the ultimate slumber party! Meet new friends and have tons of fun experiencing all that camp has to offer. During the day, swim in the pool, play in our gaga pit, shoot some arrows and take hikes around camp. Don’t worry, at night the fun continues with nail painting, dance parties, stargazing and even a movie night.

Flashlights & Fairy Tales 08-02-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Aug 02, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 04, 2:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Bring some of your favorite fairy tale characters to life by learning their skills and having your own adventures. Shoot arrows, swim like a mermaid, search for your favorite honey bear in Camp Hawthorne Ridge’s enchanted forest and so much more. Don’t forget your favorite party outfit for the Fairy Tale Ball.

Volunteer Toolkit Overview Webinar 08-03-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Aug 03, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Conshatawba Adventure CORE Session 2 08-04-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Aug 04, 7:00 PM - Sun Aug 06, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Conshatawba, 288 Oaks Rd, Summerhill, PA, 15958, USA

Call all adventurists! Join us for this two-night CORE camp as you experience all the adventurous activities Conshatawba has to offer! Unite as a team to support and encourage each other on one of our challenge courses. Try new cooking techniques over a crackling fire. Take a hike through Old Catawba. Wade through Laurel Run. Take your aim at the archery range and then relax by the pool. Challenge course options depend on grade level, grades 1-3 (bouldering wall), grades 2-3 (climbing wall) and grades 4 and up (climbing wall and zip line). All adults must be registered and approved volunteers.

Me & My Guy - Camp Hawthorne Ridge 08-04-17

Date: Fri Aug 04, 7:00 PM - Sun Aug 06, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Hawthorne Ridge, 7755 Hawthorne Ridge Rd, Girard, PA, 16417, USA

Team up with your dad (or significant male adult) and head to Camp Hawthorne Ridge. Compete in age-appropriate activities against other teams. Can you swim like a fish, build a one-match fire or shoot a bow? The “Me & My Guy�? crown is up for grabs at the challenge-themed weekend. Optional canoeing at Presque Isle lagoons. Adults will need to provide transportation to boating.

Horse Lovers CORE - Camp Skymeadow - Session 2 08-04-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Aug 04, 7:00 PM - Sun Aug 06, 11:00 AM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow,164 Skymeadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, USA

Not a lot of riding experience? Not a problem! Let the barn staff give you a lesson in our beautiful arena. Learn about your equine friends and hang out at the barn! You’ll have plenty of time for all the other awesome camp activities – swimming, archery, canoeing, and naturing! All adults must be registered and approved volunteers.

Adventure Squad: Nautical Knots & Mother Nature’s Best Inventions 08-12-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Aug 12, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Erie Maritime Museum, 150 E Front St #100

Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors are invited to spend the day exploring Erie Pennsylvania. Girls will start at the Erie Maritime Museum with a tour of the U.S. Brig Niagara, a replica of the relief flagship of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, and learn more about setting sail with an on-deck program provided by the crew of the ship. Girls will then transport to the Tom Ridge Environmental Center to eat lunch, tour the facility, and learn about natures influence on modern inventions and how nature inspires us to be greener and more efficient with their biomimicry program. Girls will also have the opportunity to explore the beaches of Lake Erie.

Volunteer Toolkit Overview Webinar 08-16-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Aug 16, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Adventure Squad: Stand Up Paddle Boarding at Moraine State Park 08-19-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Aug 19, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Location: SurfSUP Adventures, 635 5th St, Rear

This summer, have an adventure stand up paddle boarding at Moraine State Park! Join SurfSUP Adventures and GSWPA for jam-packed two-hour trip to Lake Arthur, including an eco-tour and fun team-building activities, all while stand up paddle boarding.

SEPTEMBER 2017
 


Volunteer Toolkit Overview Webinar 09-07-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Sep 07, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Volunteer Toolkit Overview Webinar 09-20-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Sep 20, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

OCTOBER 2017
 


Volunteer Toolkit Overview Webinar 10-05-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Oct 05, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

Volunteer Toolkit Overview Webinar 10-18-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Oct 18, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

NOVEMBER 2017
 


Volunteer Toolkit Overview Webinar 11-15-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Nov 15, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

Location: GoToWebinar

Join us for a webinar for an overview of the Volunteer Took Kit to Make This Girl Scout Year Your Best Yet. With the Volunteer Toolkit, the new web app that helps you save time and plan for success, you can make every troop meeting awesome! The actual cost for this council activity is $1, but we'd like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free council activity, use promo code FREE. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!