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JULY 2018
 


Triwizard Tournament 07-15-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 15, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 20, 2:00 PM EST

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

Welcome to Hogwarts! 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! Registration Deadline: 06-24-18

Adventure Squad Camp Set Sail 07-29-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 29, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 03, 2:00 PM EST

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

Smooth sailing ahead! Anchor up for four days filled with maritime adventure and nautical activities with the Flagship Niagara League at the Erie Maritime Museum. You’ll sail, tie knots, learn about weather, history, and vessels - a true seawoman in the making! Each evening you will return to camp to get your land legs back for more camp fun! From games to campfires, your evenings will be the perfect end to your days at sea! Must be 10 to 14 years old to participate. Sailing is taught off-site. Transportation will be provided. This session is supported by a grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation as part of a continued, mutual commitment to help more girls experience the outdoors in new ways that excite and challenge them – no discounts may be applied. Registration Deadline: July 25, 2018

AUGUST 2018
 


Junior Flowers Badge Day - Camp Hawthorne Ridge 08-04-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Aug 04, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST

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

Hey Juniors! It’s Flowers Badge time! Penn State Master Gardeners will help girls uncover the science of flowers including how they can help people. A part of the Naturalist Badge Series, this Junior Flowers Badge Day, you will complete all the requirements to earn your Flowers Badge in a fun and engaging way! Girls will leave with their own Butterfly Flower Garden Starter Kit!! Girls will receive their badge as part of registration. Girls must be accompanied by a leader or adult. Registration Deadline: 07-26-18

Animal Scientist 08-05-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 10, 2:00 PM EST

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

Love animals of all shapes and sizes? Join us for a week of animal exploration. Animals are all around camp. Investigate the gorge for friends with gills or wings before hitting the trail on a nature hike to track, observe, and sketch all the wildlife around Camp Hawthorne Ridge. Make some treats for the animals at the Humane Society, then hit the pool, archery range, or crafts to round out your week of fun! Registration Deadline: 07-15-18

Science Sampler 08-05-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 10, 2:00 PM EST

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

You don’t have to be an Einstein to come to this camp. Come sample an entire science fair’s worth of cool science projects and experiments in a packed week of rocket launches, animal tracking, smash and crash physics, and household engineering. Crash tests, bubbling test tubes, and soaring inventions are waiting for young scientists to grab their goggles and lab coats. There are lots of other things to do at camp like archery, swimming, plus crafts! Registration Deadline: 07-15-18

Horsin' Around 08-05-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 05, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 10, 2:00 PM EST

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

If you’ve never taken a ride but love all things horse, you’re in luck! You don’t need to be a rodeo rider for this camp. First, learn the basics of western riding, horse safety, and grooming techniques in the barn. Then hop in the saddle for your first ride! Dust off from the barn after a long day and hit the pool. Plus, you’ll try archery, canoeing, and all your other favorite camp activities, too! Horseback riding lessons are taught off-site. Transportation will be provided. Registration Deadline: 07-15-18

Me & My Gal - Summer Fling - Camp Hawthorne Ridge - 08-10-18

Date: Fri Aug 10, 7:00 PM - Sun Aug 12, 11:00 AM EST

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 and participate in all-camp games. Enjoy the crafts room while you tie dye or make a craft. T-shirts for tie dye are not provided. Optional canoeing will be available at Presque Isle lagoons. Adults will need to provide transportation to boating. Daisy Girl Scouts are not old enough to canoe or shoot archery. Registration Deadline: 07-20-18

 

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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