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Virtual Events: Our refreshed member account system allows you to include virtual events in your search. Pro tip: Virtual events use our corporate office as the "location." Use zip code 15212 to view our virtual event offerings. To search for virtual events designed for your girl, click on Filter from the search results page and add a grade level.

Events List
 


Presque Isle Party 08-01-21

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 01, 1:00 PM - Fri Aug 06, 1:00 PM EDT

 
Grab a buddy and your swimsuit for a week of aquatic adventures! Slip ‘n’ slide around camp with water-themed games and activities before taking the canoes out for a spin on the lagoons at Presque Isle State Park. On your second visit to the Great Lake, you’ll get to bike the trails and geocache the peninsula. There will even be time to visit the lighthouse and nature center! No Presque Isle party would be complete without some beach time! There will be plenty of archery, crafts, and campfires back at camp!

Apocalypse Avengers 08-01-21

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 01, 4:00 PM - Fri Aug 06, 4:00 PM EDT

 
 
Zombies, meteors, and plagues—oh my! From the natural to the supernatural, get prepared for whatever apocalypse might come our way. Learn emergency preparation and survival skills through fun apocalyptic challenges and games. Archery, geocaching, and nature identification will give you the edge you need to survive! You’ll also get to swim and play camp games before the world comes crashing down!

Rockhounds 08-01-21

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 01, 5:00 PM - Fri Aug 06, 5:00 PM EDT

 
Embrace your love of geology through exploration of Camp Hawthorne Ridge! We will learn about navigation while using   a GPS device, and explore the creek bed to discover fossils   and other artifacts. We will find or create our very own geodes and craft jewelry and other nature-inspired art! Of course— you’ll sample all the fun activities camp has to offer—swimming, hiking, and games. 

Troop Camp Mini Weekend-Presque Isle Adventure 08-08-21

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 08, 1:00 PM - Wed Aug 11, 1:00 PM EDT

Calling all Troops! Come grab your swimsuit for a mini-week of aquatic adventures! Slip ‘n’ slide around camp with water-themed games and activities before taking the canoes out for a spin on the lagoons at Presque Isle State Park. On your second visit to the Great Lake, you’ll get to bike the trails and geocache the peninsula. There will even be time to visit the lighthouse and nature center! No Presque Isle party would be complete without some beach time! There will be plenty of archery, crafts, and campfires back at camp!

Daisy & Brownie Days (day camp) 08-08-21

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 08, 2:00 PM - Wed Aug 11, 2:00 PM EDT

Join your fellow Daisies and Brownies as you explore Camp Hawthorne Ridge. This brand-new day camp has you taking many adventures including hiking the gorge, swimming, and games at the low ropes course. Enjoy the great outdoors and spend time hiking, singing, and crafting your way through camp. Girl Scouts will learn foundational camping skills, make new friends, and discover all the great things about summer camp! This camp is not an overnight camp. Drop-off will be from 8-9 a.m. each morning. Pick-up will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. each evening. Girl Scouts in the Daisy/Brownie Day session will earn their Daisy/Brownie Trail Adventure Badge. Registration Deadline is 8/1/2021. 

Midnight Madness 08-08-21

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 08, 2:00 PM - Wed Aug 11, 2:00 PM EDT

 
Glow for it! Stay up late and shine a light on new aspects of Camp Hawthorne Ridge at night. Soak up the stars through telescopes, peer into the weird quirks of nocturnal nature, and plan your own after-dark glow party extravaganza. You’ll even learn the stealthy art of camp-friendly pranks!

Collegiate Pride 08-08-21

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Aug 08, 3:00 PM - Wed Aug 11, 3:00 PM EDT

 
 

Calling all Cadettes! We’ve got spirit, how about you?! Come to camp with your favorite team colors as you immerse yourself in games. Cadettes will participate in a fun-filled week of collegethemed crafts, a quiz bowl competition, and teambuilding exercises and will participate in a flag football game! 

Camp Wag-A-Lot 09-18-21

Date: Sat Sep 18, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Girl Scouts love coming to camp, but you know who else would love coming to camp? Our furry best friends! Join us this September at Camp Wag-A-Lot with the Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) at Hawthorne Ridge!

Help with Registering
  • Scroll through the activities listings to find an activity or event that interests your girl.
  • Use the Advanced Search option to seach by location, program level, or date.
  • When searching for virtual events, use zip code 15212 to view all our virtual event offerings. To search for virtual events designed for your girl, click on Filter from the search results page and add a grade level.
  • Once you find an activity or event that interests you, click the Register Now button and sign in to your Member Community. 
  • Select the members of your household or troop you want to register. Enter payment information and confirm your registration. 
  • Save or print your receipt from the Confirmation page. You can also click on My Activities in the top menu of your Member Community to view activies with completed registration and view additional details. 

Have additional questions or need help registering? Call 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

Summer camp 2021: Click here to view our camp refund and cancellation policy.

All other Activities: 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