Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Reach new heights at Camp Skymeadow!

Camp Skymeadow sits on 371 acres of grassy meadows and a stand of evergreens at the southern tip of Armstrong County, near Avonmore. This camp is a great place for beginner campers with all the adventures and amenities girls want. Camp Skymeadow boasts modern lodges with indoor facilities, electricity and full kitchens.

Campers enjoy great camp activities like canoeing, archery, hayrides, fishing, swimming and of course s’mores and songs around the campfire. Camp Skymeadow is the camp for girls to experience CORE Camp and Family Camps.

The horse program is a great way to learn the basics of riding and caring for horses and what it’s like being in the saddle.

Camp Skymeadow, At-A-Glance:

164 Skymeadow Lane
Avonmore, PA 15618
724-697-5261 (lodge phone)
skymeadow@gswpa.org

Capacity
222

Acres
371 acres located in Avonmore, PA

Activities
Archery, canoeing, fishing, horseback riding (resident camp only), outdoor cooking, sports playing field, swimming




Event Highlight:

Dances with Branches CORE Camp
Sunday, June 15, 2014

Girl Grades: 2-6
Dates: Sun. June 15-Tues. June 17
After April 1 Cost: $130 per person

Experience the thrill of 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 ropes to climb as high as you feel comfortable. You can perch like a bird or flip upside down to hang like an opossum as you show off your tree climbing skills.

Click here to register today!

Find all of the fun things to do at Camp Skymeadow here.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Summer camp fun for under $150

Girl Scout camp is already well-known for big adventure. Thousands of girls enjoy the fun and friendship of Girl Scouting while they canoe, zip, climb, spelunk, swim, cycle, shoot, and hike at one of the nine camps within the GSWPA council every summer.

Did you also know that Girl Scout camp is a big value, too? Every camp includes expert and fully trained staff, the amenities girls want and the high-adventure activities that girls love at prices that fit every budget.

Check out this list of fun camp programs that are available this summer for under $150!

6/18-20
Dancing Under the Stars, Grades 4-7, Camp Redwing, $130

6/21
Adventure Day, Grades 4-10, Camp Conshatawba, $50

6/22-24
Birds, Butterflies and Bugs, Grades 2-3, Camp Conshatawba, $130

6/24-25
Fairies in the Woods, Grades K-2, Camp Conshatawba, $70

6/25-27
Splish Splash, Grades 4-7, Camp Redwing, $130

6/27
Daisy Day, Grades K-1, Camp Conshatawba, $25

6/27-29
Pony Pals, Grades 1-6, Camp Skymeadow, $110/girl • $95/adult

6/28
Daddy Day, Grades K-8, Camp Conshatawba, $50/girl • $30/adult

6/28-29
Daisy/Brownie Sleepover, Grades K-3, Camp Hawthorne Ridge, $70

6/28-29
Middle Yough Family Rafting Trip, Girls Grades 2-6, Camp Conshatawba, $125

7/1-3
Messing Around, Grades 2-5, Camp Hawthorne Ridge, $130

7/6-8
Hear the Beat, Grades K-4, Camp Conshatawba, $130

7/8-10
Camp Essentials, Grades 4-5, Camp Hawthorne Ridge, $130

7/11-13
Me and My Gal, Grades K-12, Camp Hawthorne Ridge, $90

7/15-17
Tie Dye Takeover, Grades K-3, Camp Hawthorne Ridge, $130

7/16-17
Giddy Up, Grades 1-3, Camp Skymeadow, $65/girl • $55/adult

7/16-18
Game On, Grades 4-5, Camp Redwing, $130

7/18
Evening Adventures, Grades K-5, Camp Conshatawba, $18

7/18-20
Me and My Guy, Grades K-12, Camp Hawthorne Ridge, $90

7/18-20
My First Mom and Me, Grades K-4, Camp Conshatawba, $90

7/19-20
Cowpokes, Grades 4-6, Camp Skymeadow, $65/girl • $55/adult

7/23-24
Daisy and Brownie Mom and Me Slumber Party, Grades 1-4, Camp Skymeadow, $55

7/25-27
Me and My Guy, Grades 4-12, Camp Singing Hills, $90

7/30-8/1
Daring Designs, Grades 4-5, Camp Redwing, $130

8/1-3
Girl Time Mom and Me, Grades 4-10, Camp Conshatawba, $90

8/1-3
Me and My Gal, Grades 4-12, Camp Singing Hills, $90

8/1-3
Me and My Guy, Grades K-12, Camp Redwing, $90

8/8-10
Me and My Gal, Grades K-12, Camp Redwing, $90

Scholarships are available and may be requested at any time as least three weeks prior to an event.

You can learn about the amenities and activities at each camp by visiting gswpa.org/camps.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Bling Your Booth fan favorites!



Congratulations to the following troops who got the most "likes" from our Facebook fans* for their cookie booth photos! Thank you to all of the troops who participated! Click here to view the entire album of cookie booth photos.

* Likes were tallied after the deadline of March 31. Facebook fans can continue to like photos in this photo album.

Troop 52509 with 585 likes:


Troop 27007 with 349 likes:

 
Troop 41201 with 213 likes:


Friday, April 4, 2014

Discover Daisies, meet new friends



Daisy Girl Scout Girls Night Out is a special event for girls in kindergarten and pre-K and their moms or special gals to learn about all fun, friendship and adventure that awaits them in Girl Scouts!


Girls will enjoy activities that will just be a sample of what they can experience as a Daisy Girl Scouts!

WHO IS INVITED TO SHARE THE FUN?
Girls who are currently in kindergarten, or will be entering kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year. (All girls must be accompanied by an adult.)

This event is offered at two locations:

Kittanning
Friday, April 11, 2014, 6 – 7:30 PM 
Girl Scout Western Pennsylvania Office
2359 Freeport Road, Kittanning

Indiana
Saturday April 12, 2014, 10-11:30AM 
American Legion
534 Philadelphia Street, Indiana 
Parking available in the rear. 

You will be provided with information on how to continue your Daisy Girl Scout fun with additional programs, council activities, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE RSVP by April 9 to Michele Whitman, mwhitman@gswpa.org, 1.800.248.3355x1609  

We can’t wait to meet you!