Summer camp is just around the corner and we wanted to remind you about some really cool programs that are taking place this summer. Reserve you spot for the hottest place in town, Girl Scouts Summer Camp!
Summer Camp Spotlight
New! Piperwood Investigation (open to girls 5 years old or entering K-8 Fall 2019)Session 2: July 8-12, 2019
Can you solve the mystery? Get your magnifying glasses out and put your thinking caps on. Cleverly gather and collect evidence to help crack the clues and solve the mystery surrounding Camp Piperwood. Girls will earn requirements towards the following Girl Scout badges:
- Daisy: Cybersecurity 3: Investigator
- Brownie: Home Scientist
- Junior: Detective
- Cadette: Science of Happiness/Special Agent
NEW!A Little of Both (open to girls in grades 6-8 Fall of 2019) Session 4: July 22-26, 2019
This program is designed for campers who want to experience day camp and resident camp at the same time! Spend Monday and Friday at Piperwood. On Tuesday, girls will be bused to Camp Timbercrest to experience 3 days of resident camp. Spend time with your friends swimming, boating, hiking, learning new camp songs, practicing your archery skills, and more. Girls will return to Piperwood Thursday afternoon in time for daily dismissal. Bus transportation provided to and from Camp Timbercrest.
Camp Seven Hills
Letterboxing It’s a Real Life Camp Treasure Hunt! (for girls in grades 1-3 fall of 2019) Session 2 July 14-19, 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
Climb High at Sky Highwith day trip (for girls in grades 4-6 in fall of 2019)Sessions 2-3: July 14-26, 2019
Spend two weeks challenging yourself and mastering the elements of the Seven Hills Ropes Course, once your skills are mastered it’s off to Sky High Adventure Park in Ellicottville, NY, for more fun and adventure. All of this while still enjoying the splendors of camp life. Girls will earn the Seven Hills ropes course patch along with the activity rider for each ropes course element that they participate on.
Night Owls with Lasertron Sleep-In (for girls in grades 7-12 in fall of 2019) Session 1 July 7-12, 2019
Are you ready to experience nature’s nightlife at Camp Seven Hills? Prowl around our trails at night, search the sky for a shooting star, have a glow-in-the-dark party with games, plan a kitchen raid, and shop in the Tuck Shop, all at night. You will also head out to Lasertron for a laser tag sleep-in. Stay up all night playing laser tag and games along with pizza and pop. After a hard night of play, sleep late the next morning with time to enjoy your favorite camp activities in the afternoon. Girls must be at least 46 inches tall in order to participate at Lasertron.
Scuba Diving Explorers (for girls in grades 7-12 in fall of 2019) Sessions 2-3: July 14-26, 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.
Wizard Camp (for girls in grades 4-6 in fall of 2019) Session 1 July7-12, 2019
Welcome to a week of wizardry and adventures! Make oozing and exploding potions, discover helpful plants, and try some magic defense techniques. Spend time conquering your fears with your friends as you play broomstick sports and compete in the Camp Wizard Cup.
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.
New! Imagine and K’Nex with day trip (for girls in grades 7-12 in fall of 2019) Session 3: July 21-26, 2019
Use your imagination! Create fun craft projects using a variety of supplies such as K’nex Kits and natural materials. Create miniature theme park activities or water slides to show off to your friends. You will also get to see your creative park creations come to life when you take a trip to Splash Lagoon with your fellow Imagine and Connect friends and get a behind-the-scenes tour of how things operate. There will be plenty of time left to spend in the park, too. All this and the other great camp activities are included. Girls will earn requirements towards the Think Like An Engineer Journey.