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All in-person council-sponsored events, activities, trainings, and programs are canceled beginning Monday, March 16 through Thursday, April 30.

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OCTOBER 2019
 


Camp Creepy Hawthorne Ridge 10-12-19

Date: Sat Oct 12, 5:00 PM - Mon Oct 12, 8:00 PM EST

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

You don’t want to miss this annual festival!! Enjoy Halloween-themed games, crafts, and activity stations, created and staffed by sister Girl Scouts. You'll also get to show off your costume as you go trick-or-treating, play ghoulish games, take a haunted hike, and make s'mores around the campfire. You'll even get the chance to dance to some ghostly favorites after strolling around camp to check out all the spooky decorations! The Girl Scout Shop trading post will be open from 5-8 p.m. Stop by to see the selection of camp merchandise and novelties! Children will receive a Camp Creepy patch, Halloween bag, glow necklace, candy, prizes, and crafts that they make at the craft area. Cadette-Ambassador Girl Scouts Troops may volunteer to host activity areas. Please contact Customer Care for information. A meal of hotdog, chips, cookie, and drink is included with each admission. Please contact us regarding dietary needs. Children age 3 and under are free and do not need to register for the event;  Children age 4 & up $20;  Adults $4;  ALL ATTENDEES OVER THREE YEARS OF AGE MUST PRE-REGISTER. Please note: All children must attend with a troop or guardian.   Registration Deadline: 10-11-19 Thank you to our sponsors, PNC Bank, GEICO, and UPMC | UPMC Health Plan

APRIL 2020
 


Constellation Celebration Jr at Hawthorne Ridge! 04-25-20

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 25, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

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

Constellation Celebration is coming to Camp Hawthorne Ridge!! 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 Hawthorne 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: April 10, 2020

MAY 2020
 


Camp Hawthorne Ridge Community Work Day 05-02-20

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 02, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST

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

Join us at this community work day to help spruce up your favorite Girl Scout camp and get ready for camping season! Enjoy nature, spending time with fellow Girl Scouts, and working to leave camp better than you found it. Activities will vary at each camp but may include things like moving mattresses, sweeping tents, clearing trails, and organizing supplies just to name a few. Girls Scouts of all ages are welcome to attend, but please be advised that this is a work day and that each girl will need to be supervised. Please also keep in mind maturity level and physical ability. A simple lunch and coffee will be provided. We can’t wait to see you at camp! REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 04-27-20

JUNE 2020
 


Me & My Guy-Messy Mayhem (Lodge) 06-19-20

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

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

There’s no better way to spend Father’s Day than with your dad (or significant male adult) at camp! Start off the weekend with messy relay races and games, splatter paint, and our wacky, oneutensil meal. This is a weekend of non-stop slime, mud, suds, and fun! Bring an extra change of clothes—things are about to get messy! Daisy Girl Scouts are not old enough to shoot archery. Brownie Girl Scouts are not old enough to throw tomahawks. All participants will receive a fun patch! REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 06-12-20

Me & My Guy-Messy Mayhem (Platform Tents) 06-19-20

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

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

There’s no better way to spend Father’s Day than with your dad (or significant male adult) at camp! Start off the weekend with messy relay races and games, splatter paint, and our wacky, oneutensil meal. This is a weekend of non-stop slime, mud, suds, and fun! Bring an extra change of clothes—things are about to get messy! Daisy Girl Scouts are not old enough to shoot archery. Brownie Girl Scouts are not old enough to throw tomahawks. All participants will receive a fun patch! REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 06-12-20

JULY 2020
 


Me & My Gal-Spa Getaway (Lodge) 07-10-20

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

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

Glamping is the name of the game! Come for a relaxing stay on the ridge. Spend the day relaxing by the pool, making funky tie-dye designs, unwinding with yoga, and making your own homemade spa treats to take home. At night, the fun continues with a pool party, campfire, and s’mores. Make sure to bring a T-shirt if you would like to tie dye. Daisy Girl Scouts are not old enough to shoot archery. Brownie Girl Scouts are not old enough to throw tomahawks. All participants will receive a fun patch! REGISTRATION DEADLINE:07-03-20

Me & My Gal-Camp Sampler (Platform Tents) 07-10-20

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

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

Make lifelong memories with your mom or significant female adult this weekend! You’ll get to explore camp's nature trails, shoot archery and slingshots, mountain bike, craft, and so much more. This weekend will be packed with fun, but we won’t forget your camp favorites—s’mores around the campfire and pool parties! Be sure to bring a T-shirt if you would like to tie dye. Daisy Girl Scouts are not old enough to shoot archery. Brownie Girl Scouts are not old enough to throw tomahawks. All participants will receive a fun patch! REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 07-03-20

Me & My Gal-Magical Mischief (Platform Tents) 07-24-20

Date: Fri Jul 24, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 26, 11:00 AM EST

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

Bring your Harry Potter loving mom (or significant female adult) to Hawthorne Ridge Camp of Witchcraft for a weekend of magical mischief! All participants will be sorted into one of Hawthorne Ridge's four Houses. Compete in trivia contests, visit the wand store, tame a dragon, and play some Muggle Quidditch. Our forest isn't forbidden, and this overnight will be packed full of Marauder-esque exploration! Buddy requests for accommodations will be accepted, but house sorting is based on a sorting quiz and requests to be in the same house will not be available. Participants sorted into different houses will not be separated from their buddies/adults/girls during activities. All participants will receive a house crest patch! REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 07-17-20

Me & My Gal-Magical Mischief (Rustic Cabin) 07-24-20

Date: Fri Jul 24, 7:00 PM - Sun Jul 26, 11:00 AM CST

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

Bring your Harry Potter loving mom (or significant female adult) to Hawthorne Ridge Camp of Witchcraft for a weekend of magical mischief! All participants will be sorted into one of Hawthorne Ridge's four Houses. Compete in trivia contests, visit the wand store, tame a dragon, and play some Muggle Quidditch. Our forest isn't forbidden, and this overnight will be packed full of Marauder-esque exploration! Buddy requests for accommodations will be accepted, but house sorting is based on a sorting quiz and requests to be in the same house will not be available. Participants sorted into different houses will not be separated from their buddies/adults/girls during activities. All participants will receive a house crest patch! REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 07-17-20

AUGUST 2020
 


Me & My Gal-Camp Sampler (Rustic Cabins) 08-07-20

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

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

Make lifelong memories with your mom or significant female adult this weekend! You’ll get to explore camp's nature trails, shoot archery and slingshots, mountain bike, craft, and so much more. This weekend will be packed with fun, but we won’t forget your camp favorites—campfire and pool parties! We will even celebrate National S’mores Day! Be sure to bring a T-shirt if you would like to tie dye. Daisy Girl Scouts are not old enough to shoot archery. Brownie Girl Scouts are not old enough to throw tomahawks. All participants will receive a fun patch! REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 07-31-20

 

Help with Registering

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 by the posted registration deadline for programs/training
  • Registrant cancels their registration within two weeks of their summer camp start date 

Refund requests submitted after these deadlines will be considered when a registrant cancels due to illness, family illness, or family emergency and approved by Council.

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. 

Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Refunds could take up to 30 days to process.  

Note: If you want to transfer your registration to another member, please use the Transfer 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