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FEBRUARY 2018
 


Flurry Fun with Furry Friends at Camp Hawthorne Ridge - Session 1- 02-10-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Feb 10, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

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

Come to Camp Hawthorne Ridge for a pawsitively puptastic day of winter fun! Red Sky Working Siberians will be joining us with their team of six sled dogs, teaching girls how to use a dog sled and how to care for working dogs. Learn about how the team does the impawssible, racing for miles and miles in the snow! When you're not learning with our fuzzy friends, have fun cross country skiing and snow shoeing! All activities contribute towards the Get Outdoors Challenge: Winter Edition. In the event that there is not enough snow for some winter activities other activities will be substituted. But don't worry, dog sledding will take place, with snow or without! All girls must attend with a troop or guardian. All adults attending must be approved volunteers. Registration Deadline: February 5, 2018

Flurry Fun with Furry Friends at Camp Hawthorne Ridge - Session 2 - 02-11-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Feb 11, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

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

Come to Camp Hawthorne Ridge for a pawsitively puptastic day of winter fun! Red Sky Working Siberians will be joining us with their team of six sled dogs, teaching girls how to use a dog sled and how to care for working dogs. Learn about how the team does the impawssible, racing for miles and miles in the snow! When you're not learning with our fuzzy friends, have fun cross country skiing and snow shoeing! All activities contribute towards the Get Outdoors Challenge: Winter Edition. In the event that there is not enough snow for some winter activities other activities will be substituted. But don't worry, dog sledding will take place, with snow or without! All girls must attend with a troop or guardian. All adults attending must be approved volunteers. Registration Deadline: February 5, 2018

JUNE 2018
 


Counselor-in-Training (CIT 1) - Camp Conshatawba 06-24-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 24, 3:00 PM - Sun Jul 01, 2:00 PM EDT

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

Counselors are pretty awesome, right? Want to be just like your counselors? This exciting, eight-day program helps CITs develop their skills by learning from experienced staff and then working with campers directly. You’ll gain valuable experience in working with children, such as 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.) REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 06-03-18

JULY 2018
 


Water Slides & Theme Park Rides 07-08-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 08, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 13, 2:00 PM EDT

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

Spend three days off-camp 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, crafts, and campfires, too! Registration Deadline: 06-17-18

Back to the Basics CORE 07-13-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Jul 13, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 15, 11:00 AM EDT

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

Bring your troop to camp for a traditional Girl Scout weekend. Practice your fire-building skills, spend a night sleeping under the stars, hit the trails, swim, and learn all about nature. At the end of the weekend, your troop will have some wonderful memories to take back with them and a jump start on their Troop Camping badge. Daisy Girl Scouts are not old enough to shoot archery. Registration Deadline: June 22, 2018

O.W.L.s Ordinary Wizarding Levels 07-15-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 15, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 20, 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! Registration Deadline: 06-24-18

Counselor-in-Training (CIT 1) - Camp Hawthorne Ridge 07-22-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 22, 3:00 PM - Sun Jul 29, 2:00 PM EDT

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

Counselors are pretty awesome, right? Want to be just like your counselors? This exciting, eight-day program helps CITs develop their skills by learning from experienced staff and then working with campers directly. You’ll gain valuable experience in working with children, such as 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.) Registration Deadline: 07-01-18

Midnight Madness 07-22-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 22, 3:00 PM - Wed Jul 25, 2:00 PM EDT

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

Glow for it! Stay up late and shine a light on new aspects of Camp Hawthorne Ridge at night. Soak up the stars through your telescopes, peer into the weird quirks of nocturnal nature, and plan your own after-dark glow party extravaganza. Registration Deadline: 07-01-18

Art Apprentice 07-29-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

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

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

Learn all the skills fit for an apprentice of the arts. Dabble in candle making, basket weaving, painting, and more! Take home some beautiful handicrafts and a new skill to master. Take a break between projects to take a dip in the pool and shoot some archery. Registration Deadline: 07-08-18

AUGUST 2018
 


Counselor-in-Training (CIT 1) - Camp Hawthorne Ridge - 08-05-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 05, 3:00 PM - Sun Aug 12, 2:00 PM EDT

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

Counselors are pretty awesome, right? Want to be just like your counselors? This exciting, eight-day program helps CITs develop their skills by learning from experienced staff and then working with campers directly. You’ll gain valuable experience in working with children, such as 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.) Registration Deadline 07-15-18

Counselor-in-Training (CIT 1) - Camp Conshatawba - 08-05-18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 05, 3:00 PM - Sun Aug 12, 2:00 PM EDT

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

Counselors are pretty awesome, right? Want to be just like your counselors? This exciting, eight-day program helps CITs develop their skills by learning from experienced staff and then working with campers directly. You’ll gain valuable experience in working with children, such as 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.) Registration Deadline: 07-15-18

 

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