Summer camp is just around the corner and we wanted to remind you about some really cool programs that are taking place this summer. Don’t forget our early bird discount expires March 31st so don’t delay! Sign up now and reserve you spot for the hottest place in town, Girl Scouts summer camp!
Summer Camp Spotlight
Program Aide – (OPEN TO GIRLS ENTERING GRADES 7-8 IN FALL 2019)
Girls can register for two program session weeks only.
Here is an opportunity to get a jump start on being a future camp staff member. Spend time at camp getting trained in program aide, earning leadership hours and developing valuable skills through hands-on experience working with younger campers. This training program will also allow you to assist at program events, troop meetings, and campouts. At the end of the week girls will receive their program aid pin for successfully completing the program.
Jr. CIT – (OPEN TO GIRLS ENTERING GRADES 9-10 IN FALL 2019)
Girls can register for one program session option only.
Begin training to become a camp counselor. Junior Counselors in Training (JCITs) learn the fundamentals of leadership, camp management, childcare, and the safety and risk management aspects of running a camp program. A participant must demonstrate appropriate maturity for her age, have leadership potential, a positive attitude, and be able to work well with others. Junior CITs can access all of the basic camp programs, (e.g., exploring nature, arts & crafts, and relaxing around campfires, songs, games, etc.) This is a two-week program. No application, interview, or references required.
Camp Seven Hills
Letterboxing It’s a Real Life Camp Treasure Hunt! (for girls in grades 1-3 fall of 2019)
Put your problem solving skills to the test as you spend this adventurous week searching for clues and solving riddles to find the treasures hidden throughout camp. Girls will practice the art of letterboxing by learning the basics, making stamps, thinking of clues, and creating a camp letterbox. Challenge your camp friends to see who can find the camp letterbox first. All of the other great aspects of camp are also included in this great creative week. Girls will earn requirements towards the following Girl Scout badges –
- Daisy – Rosie’s Petal (Make the World a Better Place)
- Brownie – Letterboxer
The Lazy Days of Summer (for girls in grades 4-6 in fall of 2019)
Spend your time at Seven Hills lazing your days away with friends. Sleep in late, lounge by the pool, or just catch up on one of your favorite books. In the evenings there are campfires to enjoy and sparkling stars to keep you company. #GirlScoutCampLife is what you make of it. The decision is yours during these relaxing weeks at camp.
Scuba Diving Explorers (for girls in grades 7-12 in fall of 2019)
Experience the underwater world through a mask, snorkel, and breathing device. Professional scuba instructors from Dip N’ Dive will take you through every step necessary for you to obtain your Jr. Open Water Diver or your Open Water Diver scuba certification. Spend a week at camp training in our Seven Hills pool covering the first phase of your certification. Spend your second week completing the second phase: open water dive with overnight conducted at the Windmill Quarry, located in Fort Erie, Canada. When you surface, don’t forget to leave time for all of the other great activities at Seven Hills.
Tent, Trail, ‘N Kayak (for girls in grades 4-6 in fall of 2019)
Discover and explore the natural splendors of camp. Professionals from Adventures in Fitness will spend three days and two nights teaching you the basics of backpacking and kayaking, compassing, knot-tying, building safe fires, outdoor cooking and low-impact camping. You will also learn how to develop an itinerary, pack your backpack and hike and camp out under beautiful starlit skies at Allegany State Park. You will learn the basics needed to prepare yourself for future wilderness trips of Camp Timbercrest. All the other wonderful activities of camp are also included.
Canoeing the Alleghany Reservoir (for girls in grades 7-12 in fall of 2019)
Spend eight glorious days and seven exhilarating nights discovering the wonderful sites of the Allegany Reservoir as it takes you through the state park and the national forest. Professional guides from Adventures in Fitness will start your trip at Webs Ferry in Allegany State Park and end your journey in Tionesta, PA. Paddle with friends, pitch tents, and share stores around the campfire at night.