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Camp Conshatawba sessions
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Help with Registering

Registering for council programs, trainings and camp just got a whole lot better!
Our new Activities registration system makes it easier for you to register for and keep track of all your Girl Scout activities. Find out more

Need help with the new Activities registration process?
Check out this step-by-step tutorial or email us at customercare@gswpa.org for support. We're here to help!

Registration Confirmation

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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MAY 2017
 


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! Juniors and seniors need to bring black shirts, Brownies/Cadettes/Ambassadors bring white shirts.

JUNE 2017
 


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?

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.

JULY 2017
 


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.

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

Water Otters 7-30-17

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.

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.

AUGUST 2017
 


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.

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.

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.