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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.  

Contact Customer Care at customercare@gswpa.org with any questions.

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.

If you want to confirm your registration was completed, check the MyActivities tab in your MyGS. If you have questions, please contact Customer Care at customercare@gswpa.org

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MARCH 2017
 


Senior/Ambassador - Get Outdoors! Challenge Kickoff 03-11-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 11, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST

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

Come shake off the winter cobwebs and get ready for the GSWPA Get Outdoors Challenge! The challenge is a way for Girl Scouts of all ages to get outside and have fun this spring/summer, while earning awards along the way! We will be hosting a kick-off event for the Get Outdoors! Challenge on Saturday, March 11 from 11am-2pm at Camp Skymeadow. Come join us for fun outdoor activities like hikes, an all-camp scavenger hunt and appearances/presentations from local outdoor partners. Girls will also have a chance to create a design for the Get Outdoors! Challenge patch. 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!

APRIL 2017
 


Tree Climbing - Session 1 04-22-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 22, 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 Art Badge Day- Skymeadow 04-22-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 22, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: GSWPA Camp Skymeadow, 164 Sky Meadow Ln, Avonmore, PA, 15618, 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! Juniors and seniors need to bring black shirts, Brownies/Cadettes/Ambassadors bring white shirts.

Tree Climbing - Session 2 04-22-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 22, 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 04-22-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 22, 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.

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.

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.

JUNE 2017
 


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!!

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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
 


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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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!!

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.

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!

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.

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. 

AUGUST 2017
 


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.