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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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FEBRUARY 2017
 


Johnstown Leadership Meeting: Girl Program 02-23-17

Date: Thu Feb 23, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Location: GSWPA Johnstown Office, 612 Locust St, Johnstown, PA, 15901, USA

Girl Scout volunteers, parents and girl members are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn how we can work in partnership to provide meaningful and fun programs, including outdoors and camp programs, to more Girl Scouts in Western Pennsylvania. 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!

Kappa Delta International Girls Celebration 02-26-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Feb 26, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Location: University of Pittsburgh, William Pitt Union Lower Lounge, 3959 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA

A Girl Scout tradition meets a Kappa Delta celebration! Keep your World Thinking Day energy up with an International Girls party. This year's theme is "She can do anything!" The wonderful students of Kappa Delta will have a fun filled day to remind our younger Girl Scouts that you can truly do anything. Join in for confidence building activities to promote a strong sense of self and a celebration of sisterhood. Click for more details and prices.

Gold Award Workshop Webinar 02-27-17

Date: Mon Feb 27, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST

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!

New Leader Training - Brentwood 02-28-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Feb 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Location: Brentwood Public Library - Jane Haney Room, 3501 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, PA, 15227, USA

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!

Volunteer Toolkit Webinar 02-28-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Feb 28, 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!

MARCH 2017
 


Girl Scout Overnight Gala 03-04-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 04, 6:00 PM - Sun Mar 05, 8:00 AM EST

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.

New Leader Training - Pittsburgh 03-06-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon Mar 06, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Location: Panera Bread McCandless, 8800 Covenant Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15237, USA

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!

New Leader Training, Mt. Lebanon Library 03-07-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Mar 07, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Location: Mount Lebanon Public Library, 16 Castle Shannon Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA, 15228, USA

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!

Science of Style 03-11-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 11, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM EST

Location: Saint Francis University, 117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, PA, 15940-9704

The Chemistry Club at Saint Francis University is hosting a super fun STEM event. Girls will work in the chemistry lab to create a skin care product, study the effects of sun on our skin, and learn about hair dye.

Water 03-11-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 11, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM EST

Location: Saint Francis University, 117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, PA, 15940-9704

The Chemistry Club is hosting an exciting opportunity for Ambassadors! Girls will get to discover SCUBA diving in the Saint Francis pool, learn about the 1500-gallon Aquarium in the SFU Science Center, and explore what happens to water when it goes down the drain…

Special Agent 03-11-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 11, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM EST

Location: Saint Francis University, 117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, PA, 15940-9704

The Chemistry Club at Saint Francis University will be hosting a super fun stem event. Girls will work with a scientist to investigate a “crime scene�?, learning about the challenges of collecting useful evidence and analyzing the data using techniques such as chromatography. The scouts will fingerprint each other and learn about fingerprint typing.

Exploring Engineering at Gannon University 03-11-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 11, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Location: Gannon University, 109 University Square, Erie, PA, 16541, USA

Explore the career opportunities the engineering field has to offer and meet female students who are already on their way to becoming engineers! As a team, you will play a game of jeopardy that showcases most of the engineering fields. Try engineering experiments and work with the students to solve problems and discover new ideas. Learn about polymers while making lip gloss as you observed physical and chemical changes. You will make electrical connections for a buzzer and do reverse engineering by taking apart small appliances such as old phones, blenders, and computers. 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!

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!

Daisy/Brownie - 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!

Junior/Cadette - 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!

Celebrate Juniors with Phipps Session 1 03-12-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

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

Location: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden, 1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes Juniors to earn the Flowers and Gardener badges. Come explore the gardens and venture through the conservatory to view the diverse collection of plants. Also, get a taste of Botany 101 and get your hands dirty learning how to garden and care for plants. This is a members only event for girls and adults. Girls must attend as part of a troop or with a parent/guardian.

Celebrate Juniors with Phipps Session 2 03-12-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Mar 12, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Location: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden, 1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes Juniors to earn the Flowers and Gardener badges. Come explore the gardens and venture through the conservatory to view the diverse collection of plants. Also, get a taste of Botany 101 and get your hands dirty learning how to garden and care for plants. This is a members only event for girls and adults. Girls must attend as part of a troop or with a parent/guardian.

Volunteer Toolkit Webinar 03-15-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Mar 15, 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 - Chapman State Park 03-19-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Mar 19, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Chapman State Park, 4790 Chapman Dam Road, Clarendon, PA, 16313, 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!

Silver and Gold Award Workshop 03-19-17

Date: Sun Mar 19, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

Location: Masonic Hall 799, 9521 Saltsburgh Road, Plum, PA, 15239, USA

Silver and 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!

Gold Award Workshop 03-22-17

Date: Wed Mar 22, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Location: 200 State St, Belle Vernon, PA, 15012, USA

Do you want to achieve the highest award you can earn as a Senior or Ambassador Girl Scout? Be admired and respected by not only your family, but fellow INDIES or troop members and your community? Come explore the project requirements of the Girl Scout Gold Awards in this 2 hour workshops with hands on tools, brainstorming and examples of GSWPA projects. Get answers to all of you Award questions like: How do I do this? How long will it take? How do I start? Bring your parents and troop leaders along. Girl Grades 9-12 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 - Pleasant Hills 03-23-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Mar 23, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Location: Pleasant Hills Borough Building, 410 E Bruceton Rd, Pittsburgh, PA, 15236-4504, United States

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!

Gold Award Workshop 03-23-17

Date: Thu Mar 23, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Location: Lakeview United Methodist Church, 1472 School Road, Sandy Lake, PA, 16145, USA

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!

Service Day at Friendship Hill 03-25-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 25, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Location: Friendship Hill National Historic Site, 223 New Geneva Rd, Point Marion, PA, 15474, USA

Come spend the day serving and learning with the National Park Service at Friendship Hill National Historic Site! We will spend the morning helping park staff to spruce up the grounds, then participate in a hands-on interpretive program with park rangers in the afternoon. Girls can work towards earning their Girl Scout Ranger patch. This event will be rain or shine, so girls and adults should wear closed-toed shoes, dress for the weather, bring gardening gloves and pack their own brown-bag lunch.  Girls must bring at least one adult.  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 Skymeadow 03-26-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Mar 26, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

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

Gold Award Workshop Webinar 03-27-17

Date: Mon Mar 27, 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!

APRIL 2017
 


Outdoor Skills Training - Camp Hawthorne Ridge 04-01-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 01, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

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

Camp Singing Hills Closing Ceremony 04-01-17

Date: Sat Apr 01, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Camp Singing Hills

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.

Camp Elliott Closing Ceremony 04-02-17

Date: Sun Apr 02, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Camp Elliott

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.

Heinz History Center presents Night At the History Museum 04-07-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Apr 07, 7:30 PM - Sat Apr 08, 8:00 AM EDT

Location: Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15222, USA

Join a “security guard�? to explore the History Center after hours and search for pieces of a magical artifact that allow life-like figures to come alive every night! Please note: All girls must attend with a troop or guardian and All adults attending must be approved volunteers.

First Aid and CPR 04-08-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 08, 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM EDT

Location: Pulaski Presbyterian Church, 110 Liberty Street, Pulaski, PA, 16149, USA

Safety is top priority in Girl Scouts. This certification in adult and child CPR AED and First Aid helps you live the Girl Scout motto to Be Prepared.

Silver Award Workshop 04-08-17

Date: Sat Apr 08, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Location: 1 Furance Road, Hollidaysburg, PA, 16648, USA

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!

Camp Roy Weller Closing Ceremony 04-09-17

Date: Sun Apr 09, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Location: Camp Roy Weller

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.

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.

Daisy Outdoor Art Badge Day at Camp Skymeadow- MORNING SESSION 1 04-22-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 22, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

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

Looking to jump into spring in a creative way? Join us at the Daisy Outdoor Art Badge Day at Camp Skymeadow! 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- 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.

Punxsutawney Phil's Weather Extravaganza 04-22-17

Date: Sat Apr 22, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Location: Weather Discovery Center, 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney, PA, 15767, USA

Join the staff of the Weather Discovery Center for a day of learning and fun in the home of Punxsutawney Phil!

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.

Daisy Outdoor Art Badge Day at Camp Skymeadow- AFTERNOON SESSION 2 04-22-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 22, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

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

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

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.

Gold Award Workshop Webinar 04-24-17

Date: Mon Apr 24, 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!

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.

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.

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!

Laurel Arts Education Center SWAPS Party 05-06-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

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

"Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere" or SWAPS for short and Girl Scouts love them! Bring your own SWAPS to trade with other Girl Scouts.

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.

Nemacolin Survivor Series Session 1 05-07-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun May 07, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

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

Neamcolin 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 2 05-07-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun May 07, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

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

Neamcolin 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.

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!

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

Frontier Women's Day 05-13-17

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 13, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Location: Fort Pitt Museum, 601 Commonwealth Pl, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222, USA

Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes are invited to enjoy a day at the Fort Pitt Museum at its third annual Frontier Women's Day to learn about Pittsburgh and women in the 18th century. Scouts will participate in small make and take craft activities and longer workshops to create small accessories appropriate for a young 18th century woman. Also, weather permitting, all are invited to enjoy a living history encampment to learn about cooking outdoors. Programming will also be provided by the Fort Pitt Museums partners - the Fort Pitt Block House and Point State Park. Click for more details. This is a members only event for girls and adults. Girls must attend as part of a troop or with a parent/guardian.

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.

Courage over Cancer Rally 05-20-17

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

Location: 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 health organizations. Participate in service projects like decorating new patient binders.

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
 


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.

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!

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!!

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!

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!

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!

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?

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.

Boots & Boards (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!

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.

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. 

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.)

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.)

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.

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.

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.

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 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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Me & My Gal - Camp Conshatawba 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), graders 2-3 (climbing wall) and grades 4 and up (climbing wall and zip line).

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.

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!

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

The Search for Bigfoot 7-16-17

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.

CSI Academy 7-16-17

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.

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 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.)

O.W.L.s Ordinary Wizarding Levels 7-16-17

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!

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.)

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?

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).

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!!

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.

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.)

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. 

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!

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.

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!

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!

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!

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.

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.

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!

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. 

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.)

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.

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.)

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!

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.