TYPES OF CAMPS As a Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri member, you have access to Day, Resident and Troop camp options! At camp, girls develop the kind of outdoor skills it's hard to get anywhere else and during their camp experience, girls will find out how much fun it can be to unplug and explore the world around them. Whether they attend for a day, a week or longer, Girl Scout Camp is the ultimate adventure and pinnacle Girl Scout experience! TIIE iRL SCO Ti PACT Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, with a research-proven program that helps them cultivate important skills they need to be a leader in their own lives and the world. At Girl Scout Camp, girls learn and grow in a safe, all-girl environment, discovering who they are and connecting with others. With a wide range of activities and experiences, camp provides every girl a place where she can practice new skills, take on leadership positions and even be allowed to stumble, dust herself off and try again.
DAY CAMP Girl Scout Day camps are an excellent
option for first-time campers and busy families. With activities ranging from DIV projects to exploring the night sky, there is something for everyone! At Day camp, girls enjoy meeting new friends and participating in a variety of new challenges. Sessions are run by volunteers and held throughout the region.
Day Camp opportunities begin on pg. 6 of this guide.
RESIDENT CAMP Girl Scout Resident camps are overnight experiences ranging from a few days to a few weeks offering girls equestrian and specialty camp options. Girls have an immersive outdoor experience where they learn teamwork, perseverance and self-discovery in an encouraging environment. TROOP CAMP Girl Scout Troop camp is a year-round opportunity for girls in troops to experience camping with their friends and leaders. Troops can access everything our camps offer and make the adventure all their own! Certified Activity Staff are available on select weekends throughout the year, allowing troop leaders to have fun with their girls while the activities are taken care of by trained professionals. Resident camp opportunities begin on pg. 8 of this guide.
Camp builds confidence and character Outdoor experiences promote social development and increase self-esteem.
Camp introduces girls to new experiences At camp, girls have the opportunity to develop brand new skills, like fire building and knot ty ing. These skills stay with a girl for life!
Camp builds problem-solvers Girls with frequent outdoor experiences are more likely to seek challenges and are better at solving problems.
Troop camp opportunities begin on pg. 24 of this guide.
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