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JUNE 2019
 


USA Archery Level 1 06-01-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jun 01, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

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

This course covers range setup and safety, basic equipment setup and repair, and how to teach the basic steps of shooting. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be certified to instruct basic archery. Must be 15 years old to participate in this training and 18 years old if you want to help facilitate for future Council programming. Please note: this is NOT a beginners instructional course. Previous archery experience is required. All participants should bring a brown-bag lunch, snack, and water bottle. No refrigeration will be available for lunches, so pack accordingly. Registration Deadline: May 28, 2019

American Red Cross Small Craft Safety: Canoe & SUP 06-01-19 S1

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jun 01, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

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

The American Red Cross Small Craft Safety course uses a blended learning model, meaning that you will complete an online training and an in-person skills assessment. This three-hour session is the in-person applied skills portion of the training. The online portion of this training will be emailed to you. Participants should be skilled in handling canoes. This course includes a core lesson of basic water rescue knowledge, skills needed for self-rescue and to assist others, and information on small craft accident prevention, trip planning, supervision, and emergency preparation and response. After taking the online portion of the training and passing the skills assessment, you will be a certified canoeing instructor, which means you can take up to 12 girls canoeing on flat water, up to 8 girls canoeing on moving water, and up to 5 girls on overnight canoe trips. Please note: this is NOT a beginners instructional course. Previous canoeing experience is required. Registration Deadline: May 28, 2019

American Red Cross Small Craft Safety: Canoe & SUP 06-01-19 S2

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jun 01, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

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

The American Red Cross Small Craft Safety course uses a blended learning model, meaning that you will complete an online training and an in-person skills assessment. This three-hour session is the in-person applied skills portion of the training. The online portion of this training will be emailed to you. Participants should be skilled in handling canoes. This course includes a core lesson of basic water rescue knowledge, skills needed for self-rescue and to assist others, and information on small craft accident prevention, trip planning, supervision, and emergency preparation and response. After taking the online portion of the training and passing the skills assessment, you will be a certified canoeing instructor, which means you can take up to 12 girls canoeing on flat water, up to 8 girls canoeing on moving water, and up to 5 girls on overnight canoe trips. Please note: this is NOT a beginners instructional course. Previous canoeing experience is required. Registration Deadline: May 28, 2019

Me & My Gal (Platform Tents) 06-14-19

Date: Fri Jun 14, 7:00 PM - Sun Jun 16, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your platform tent and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: June 6, 2019

Me & My Gal (Lodge) 06-14-19

Date: Fri Jun 14, 7:00 PM - Sun Jun 16, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your lodge and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: June 6, 2019

Horse Lovers Troop Camping 06-16-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 16, 7:00 PM - Tue Jun 18, 11:00 AM EST

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 outdoor arena. Learn about your equine friends and hang out at the barn. There will also be plenty of time for all the other awesome camp activities, like swimming, archery, and canoeing. Housing accommodations may be platform tents or lodges. More than one troop may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific troop. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline May 26, 2019

Skymeadow Sampler Troop Camping 06-16-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 16, 7:00 PM - Tue Jun 18, 11:00 AM EST

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

Make lifelong memories with your troop this weekend. Enjoy swimming, canoeing, archery, gaga ball, crafts, hiking, and mountain biking in this fun-packed weekend. Junior Girl Scouts and older can also test out their balance on our stand-up paddle boards! Horseback riding is not included in this session. Housing accommodations may be platform tents or lodges. More than one troop may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific troop. Registration Deadline: May 26, 2019

Me & My Gal (Platform Tents) 06-18-19

Date: Tue Jun 18, 7:00 PM - Thu Jun 20, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your platform tent and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: June 6, 2019

Me & My Gal (Lodge) 06-18-19

Date: Tue Jun 18, 7:00 PM - Thu Jun 20, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your lodge and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: June 6, 2019

Horsin' Around (Level 1) 06-23-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 28, 2:00 PM EST

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

If you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety, and grooming techniques. All the great camp activities you know and love will be on the agenda, too—swimming, archery, canoeing, and crafts. Registration Deadline: June 23, 2019

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT 1) 06-23-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 28, 2:00 PM EST

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

What better way to spend the summer than teaching younger girls about your favorite topic—horses! You’ll shadow barn staff, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with campers, and also share time with campers doing other classic camp activities. (WIT 1 is a prerequisite for WIT 2.) Registration Deadline: June 13, 2019

Ride & Glide (Introduction Level) 06-23-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 28, 2:00 PM EST

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

Do you love feeling the wind in your hair? Then this session of horseback riding and biking is for you! Spend half the week at the barn working on your horseback riding skills and the other half of the week hitting the trails on your bike. You’ll still have time for all the other great camp activities like swimming, nature, archery, and crafts. Participants MUST be able to ride a bike prior to arriving at camp and are encouraged to bring their own bike and helmet. Bikes and helmets are also available to be borrowed from camp. Registration Deadline: June 13, 2019

Boots & Boats (Introduction Level) 06-23-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 28, 2:00 PM EST

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

Get ready to try three great camp activities—canoeing, standup paddle boarding, and horseback riding! Spend half the week learning the basics of paddling, testing your balance on our stand-up paddle boards, and playing canoe games on the pond. For the other half of the week, head to the barn to learn about horse care and safety, in addition to horseback riding lessons. Don’t worry, you’ll still have time for other great camp activities, like swimming, nature, archery, and crafts. Registration Deadline: June 13, 2019

Back in the Saddle (Level 2) 06-23-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 23, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 28, 2:00 PM EST

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

Saddle up and get trotting! At this session, you’ll learn more about horse care by lending 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, too, like swimming, archery, and exploring nature. 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. Registration Deadline: June 13, 2019

Horse Lovers Troop Camping 06-28-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Jun 28, 7:00 PM - Sun Jun 30, 11:00 AM EST

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 outdoor arena. Learn about your equine friends and hang out at the barn. There will also be plenty of time for all the other awesome camp activities, like swimming, archery, and canoeing. Housing accommodations may be platform tents or lodges. More than one troop may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific troop. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: June 7, 2019

Skymeadow Sampler Troop Camping 06-28-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Jun 28, 7:00 PM - Sun Jun 30, 11:00 AM EST

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

Make lifelong memories with your troop this weekend. Enjoy swimming, canoeing, archery, gaga ball, crafts, hiking, and mountain biking in this fun-packed weekend. Junior Girl Scouts and older can also test out their balance on our stand-up paddle boards! Horseback riding is not included in this session. Housing accommodations may be platform tents or lodges. More than one troop may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific troop. Registration Deadline: June 7, 2019

Me & My Gal (Platform Tents) 06-30-19

Date: Sun Jun 30, 7:00 PM - Tue Jul 02, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your platform tent and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: June 20, 2019

Me & My Gal (Lodge) 06-30-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 30, 7:00 PM - Tue Jul 02, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your lodge and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: June 20, 2019

JULY 2019
 


4th of July Festival 07-06-19

Date: Sat Jul 06, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

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

Come out to camp to celebrate the Fourth of July with Girl Scouts! Create your own adventure by picking which activities you want to do and when. Choose from activities like archery, canoeing, pony rides, fishing, arts and crafts, nature, and swimming. This is a free-form event, so you’re welcome to come and go throughout the day. Hot dogs will be hot on the grill starting at 11 a.m. and running through the end of the event—enjoy them with some chips and bug juice. It’s fun for the whole family! Moms, dads, daughters, sons, and friendly neighbors are all welcome. Registration Deadline: June 27, 2019

Horsin' Around (Level 1) 07-07-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 07, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 12, 2:00 PM EST

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

If you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety, and grooming techniques. All the great camp activities you know and love will be on the agenda, too—swimming, archery, canoeing, and crafts. Registration Deadline: June 27, 2019

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT 1) 07-07-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 07, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 12, 2:00 PM EST

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

What better way to spend the summer than teaching younger girls about your favorite topic—horses! You’ll shadow barn staff, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with campers, and also share time with campers doing other classic camp activities. (WIT 1 is a prerequisite for WIT 2.) Registration Deadline:  June 27, 2019

Back in the Saddle (Level 2) 07-07-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 07, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 12, 2:00 PM EST

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

Saddle up and get trotting! At this session, you’ll learn more about horse care by lending 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, too, like swimming, archery, and exploring nature. 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. Registration Deadline: June 27, 2019

Pedal & Paddle 07-07-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 07, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 12, 2:00 PM EST

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

Pedal and paddle your way through this awesome session! Spend time paddling around the canoe pond and testing your balance on the stand-up paddle boards. Have fun biking between all of your activities for the week, even to breakfast in the morning! You’ll also have time for other fun activities like swimming, archery, and crafts! Participants MUST be able to ride a bike prior to arriving at camp and are encouraged to bring their own bike and helmet. Bikes and helmets are also available to be borrowed from camp. Registration Deadline: June 27, 2019

Trail Boss (Advanced Horse Session) 07-07-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 07, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 12, 2:00 PM EST

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

Trot and canter down Camp Skymeadow’s trails and learn some rodeo skills doing barrels and poles. At the end of the week, compete against your pals in a rail show, strutting your stuff and showing off all the skills you honed during the week. Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a canter. Completion of Blazing Saddles (Level 3) or equivalent documented riding experience is required. Registration Deadline: June 27, 2019

Tree Climbing 07-07-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 07, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 12, 2:00 PM EST

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

Climb to new heights with this tree-climbing program! Learn all about trees, as well as how to scale Camp Skymeadow’s largest oaks. Then, string up a hammock and have fun hanging around! See all the fun activities that trees have to offer. Of course, you’ll also have time for all the other fun camp activities, like archery, canoeing, and crafts. Registration Deadline: June 27, 2019

Giddy Up (Introduction Level) 07-07-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 07, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 12, 2:00 PM EST

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! Not only will you learn how to ride a horse, but you’ll also do a ton of other fun, horsey activities like painting a horse with your hands and horse-themed crafts. Cool off at the pool and paddle your way around the pond, too! Registration Deadline: 6/27/2019

Pony Party (Introduction Level) 07-14-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 14, 3:00 PM - Wed Jul 17, 2:00 PM AST

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. You’ll also get your chance to have fun while you swim, craft, play games, and enjoy many more camp activities! Registration Deadline: July 4, 2019

Splish Splash 07-14-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 14, 3:00 PM - Tue Jul 16, 2:00 PM EST

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! You’ll also have time for other splash-tastic camp activities like archery, nature, and crafts! Registration Deadline: July 4, 2019

Horsin' Around (Level 1) 07-14-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 14, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 19, 2:00 PM EST

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

If you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety, and grooming techniques. All the great camp activities you know and love will be on the agenda, too—swimming, archery, canoeing, and crafts. Registration Deadline: July 4, 2019

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT 1) 07-14-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 14, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 19, 2:00 PM EST

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

What better way to spend the summer than teaching younger girls about your favorite topic—horses! You’ll shadow barn staff, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with campers, and also share time with campers doing other classic camp activities. (WIT 1 is a prerequisite for WIT 2.) Registration Deadline:  July 4, 2019

Wrangler-in-Training 2 (WIT 2) 07-14-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 14, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 26, 2:00 PM EST

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

Want to step up your wrangler training? Join the barn team and feel what it’s like to be a horseback riding instructor at summer camp. Catch, lead, tie, and saddle horses for girls to ride. Don’t worry, you’ll also have a chance to walk, trot, and canter, too! (Prerequisite: Completion of WIT 1 program at a GSWPA camp.) Registration Deadline: July 4, 2019

Short Bits (Introduction Level) 07-14-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 14, 3:00 PM - Tue Jul 16, 2:00 PM EST

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

Have you always wanted to go to horse camp 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. Registration Deadline: July 4 ,2019

Animazing 07-14-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 14, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 19, 2:00 PM EST

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

Do you love all things anime and manga? Then come out to this animazing session! Learn about Eastern Asian cultures that lead to the production of this particular art form. Spend lots of time at arts and crafts making your own manga drawings and art projects. You’ll also have a chance to kick back and enjoy a movie night with anime galore! Don’t worry, you’ll also have time for your favorite camp activities like archery and exploring nature! Registration Deadline: July 4, 2019

Blazing Saddles (Level 3) 07-14-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 14, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 19, 2:00 PM EST

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

Canter around the ring in this week-long horse session! Expand your horsemanship know-how through riding lessons and learning how to tack your own horse. Learn all the tricks of the trade and give a hand at the barn. Don’t forget all your favorite camp activities, like swimming, archery, and exploring nature. Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a trot. Completion of Back in the Saddle (Level 2) or equivalent documented riding experience is required. Registration Deadline: July 4, 2019

Water World 07-17-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 17, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 19, 2:00 PM EST

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

Jump into this session of water fun! Spend your days swimming, playing water games, and competing in water relays in the pool. You’ll have a chance to test your balance on our stand-up paddle boards, too. You won’t even have to leave the poolside as you enjoy a lunch pool party. Don’t forget other camp favorites like archery, exploring nature, and making crafts. Registration Deadline: July 8, 2019

Pony Party (Introduction Level) 07-17-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 17, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 19, 2:00 PM EST

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. You’ll also get your chance to have fun while you swim, craft, play games, and enjoy many more camp activities! Registration Deadline: July 8, 2019

Me & My Guy (Platform Tents) 07-19-19

Date: Fri Jul 19, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 21, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your papa bear (or significant male adult) to camp! Settle into your platform tent and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: July 11, 2019

Me & My Guy (Lodge) 07-19-19

Date: Fri Jul 19, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 21, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your papa bear (or significant male adult) to camp! Settle into your lodge and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: July 11, 2019

Trail Boss (Advanced Horse Session) 07-21-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 21, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 26, 2:00 PM EST

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

Trot and canter down Camp Skymeadow’s trails and learn some rodeo skills doing barrels and poles. At the end of the week, compete against your pals in a rail show, strutting your stuff and showing off all the skills you honed during the week. Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a canter. Completion of Blazing Saddles (Level 3) or equivalent documented riding experience is required. Registration Deadline: July 11, 2019

Wrangler-in-Training 1 (WIT 1) 07-21-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 21, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 26, 2:00 PM EST

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

What better way to spend the summer than teaching younger girls about your favorite topic—horses! You’ll shadow barn staff, help wranglers with barn and herd care, share your horse knowledge with campers, and also share time with campers doing other classic camp activities. (WIT 1 is a prerequisite for WIT 2.) Registration Deadline:  July 11, 2019

Back in the Saddle (Level 2) 07-21-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 21, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 26, 2:00 PM EST

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

Saddle up and get trotting! At this session, you’ll learn more about horse care by lending 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, too, like swimming, archery, and exploring nature. 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. Registration Deadline: July 11, 2019

Pony Party (Introduction Level) 07-21-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 21, 3:00 PM - Tue Jul 23, 2:00 PM EST

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. You’ll also get your chance to have fun while you swim, craft, play games, and enjoy many more camp activities! Registration Deadline: July 11, 2019

Scavenger Hunters 07-21-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 21, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 26, 2:00 PM EST

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

Are you on the hunt for adventure? Then you’ll love this session of puzzles, riddles, word games, and whimsy! Try your hand at several different kinds of scavenger hunting, from solving mysteries to finding X on the map. You’ll learn how to orient yourself with a compass and map, as well as how to use a GPS to go geocaching. There will also be time for even more camp fun, like archery, exploring nature, and making crafts. Registration Deadline: July 11, 2019

Pony Party (Introduction Level) 07-24-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 24, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 26, 2:00 PM EST

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. You’ll also get your chance to have fun while you swim, craft, play games, and enjoy many more camp activities! Registration Deadline: July 15, 2019

Short Bits (Introduction Level) 07-24-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 24, 3:00 PM - Fri Jul 26, 2:00 PM EST

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

Have you always wanted to go to horse camp 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. Registration Deadline: June 15, 2019

Horsin' Around (Level 1) 07-28-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 28, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 02, 2:00 PM EST

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

If you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety, and grooming techniques. All the great camp activities you know and love will be on the agenda, too—swimming, archery, canoeing, and crafts. Registration Deadline: July 28, 2019

Blazing Saddles (Level 3) 07-28-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 28, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 02, 2:00 PM EST

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

Canter around the ring in this week-long horse session! Expand your horsemanship know-how through riding lessons and learning how to tack your own horse. Learn all the tricks of the trade and give a hand at the barn. Don’t forget all your favorite camp activities, like swimming, archery, and exploring nature. Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a trot. Completion of Back in the Saddle (Level 2) or equivalent documented riding experience is required. Registration Deadline: July 18, 2019

S'more Fun at Skymeadow 07-28-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 28, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 02, 2:00 PM EST

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

Do you love coming to camp but just can’t choose what activities you love most? Then come to this sampler, where you’ll get a chance to try out everything Camp Skymeadow has to offer. Enjoy canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, fishing, practicing archery, making arts and crafts, and even spend some time at the barn. Horseback riding in this session does not count towards the horseback riding program progression levels. It’s just for fun! Registration Deadline: July 18, 2019

Counselor-in-Training 1 (CIT 1) 07-28-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 28, 3:00 PM - Sun Aug 04, 2:00 PM EST

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

Counselors are pretty awesome, right? Want to be just like them? 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, Camp Hawthorne Ridge, and Camp Skymeadow. (CIT 1 is a prerequisite for CIT 2). Registration Deadline: July 18, 2019

Hogwarts Summer School 07-28-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jul 28, 3:00 PM - Fri Aug 02, 2:00 PM EST

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

Attention all magically-minded Girl Scouts! Skymeadow Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry is up and running this summer. Join your pals for a non-stop week of magical mischief. From Quidditch and Potions to Care of Magical (often horsey) Creatures and Astronomy—this is the perfect session for Harry Potter super fans to get sorted and compete for the House Cup! What are you waiting for? Platform 93�?�4 now boarding! Participants will receive a house crest patch to take home! Horseback riding in this session does not count towards the horseback riding program progression levels. It’s just for fun! Registration Deadline: July 18, 2019

AUGUST 2019
 


Me & My Gal (Platform Tents) 08-02-19

Date: Fri Aug 02, 7:00 PM - Sun Aug 04, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your platform tent and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: July 25, 2019

Me & My Gal (Lodge) 08-02-19

Date: Fri Aug 02, 7:00 PM - Sun Aug 04, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your lodge and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: July 25, 2019

Skymeadow Sampler Troop Camping 08-05-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon Aug 05, 7:00 PM - Wed Aug 07, 11:00 AM EST

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

Make lifelong memories with your troop this weekend. Enjoy swimming, canoeing, archery, gaga ball, crafts, hiking, and mountain biking in this fun-packed weekend. Junior Girl Scouts and older can also test out their balance on our stand-up paddle boards! Horseback riding is not included in this session. Housing accommodations may be platform tents or lodges. More than one troop may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific troop. Registration Deadline: July 15, 2019

Horse Lovers Troop Camping 08-05-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon Aug 05, 7:00 PM - Wed Aug 07, 11:00 AM EST

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 outdoor arena. Learn about your equine friends and hang out at the barn. There will also be plenty of time for all the other awesome camp activities, like swimming, archery, and canoeing. Housing accommodations may be platform tents or lodges. More than one troop may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific troop. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: July 15, 2019

Me & My Gal (Platform Tents) 08-07-19

Date: Wed Aug 07, 7:00 PM - Fri Aug 09, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your platform tent and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: July 25, 2019

Me & My Gal (Lodge) 08-07-19

Date: Wed Aug 07, 7:00 PM - Fri Aug 09, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your mama bear (or best adult gal pal) to camp! Settle into your lodge and get ready for a weekend chock-full of all that camp has to offer. Saddle up for some time on horseback in the riding ring, then have fun shooting archery, making crafts, enjoying nature, swimming, and having a camptastic time! More than one family may be placed in housing accommodations. When registering, please request if you would like to be housed with a specific family. Please note that while adults are allowed the opportunity to horseback ride, there is a weight limit of 250 pounds. Registration Deadline: July 25, 2019

Discovery Camp 08-10-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

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

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

Calling all Daisies and Brownies! Do you love nature, exploring, and having a fun time outdoors? Then come out to get a taste of what Girl Scout camp is like! Get a feel for camp life with pony rides, crafts, nature, fishing, gaga ball, and swimming. Lunch and a fun patch will be provided. Registration Deadline: August 1, 2019

NOVEMBER 2019
 


Constellation Celebration Jr 11-09-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Nov 09, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

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

Calling all Daisies and Brownies! Do your eyes tend to drift skyward? Do you love stargazing, meteor showers, and galaxies from far, far away? Then come out to Camp Skymeadow for this space-tacular program! Learn out-of-this-world space facts and all about our own little corner of the galaxy, the Milky Way. Girls must attend with an approved volunteer. No food will be provided at this event, so participants are encouraged to bring their own snacks if they so desire. Girls will get their level's Space Science badge as part of the event. Registration Deadline: October 31, 2019

Constellation Celebration Overnight 11-09-19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Nov 09, 7:00 PM - Sun Nov 10, 3:00 PM EST

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

"Calling all Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Do your eyes tend to drift skyward? Do you love stargazing, meteor showers, and galaxies from far, far away? Then come out to Camp Skymeadow for this space-tacular program! Learn out-of-this-world space facts and all about our own little corner of the galaxy, the Milky Way. Then as night falls, look to the sky for a variety of easy-to-identify constellations, and use a telescope to see some planets and stars up close and personal. To wrap up, play space explorer by building, decorating, and shooting off your very own rocket!  Girls must attend with an approved volunteer.  Fee includes overnight accommodations, continental breakfast, lunch, staff-led activities, and the appropriate Space Science badge." Registration Deadline:  October 31, 2019

 

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