How Mindfulness and Summer Camp Go Hand in Hand

Mindfulness is defined as “a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.” We may not think about it often, but mindfulness has been a key part of being at camp for a long time. Although it may not be something … Continue reading How Mindfulness and Summer Camp Go Hand in Hand

Registration Open for Virtual Camp Programs!

Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is continuing to keep girls connected and engaged throughout the summer by offering virtual camp sessions during the months of June and July. GSCP2P knows there are many things that make the camp setting special and are preparing to give girls a virtual experience in a weekly, small-group setting … Continue reading Registration Open for Virtual Camp Programs!

NEW DATE ANNOUNCED! Join Us for Keyauwee Program Center’s 75th Anniversary Celebration on September 5, 2020.

Keyauwee is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2020! As with any big anniversary, we are going to be celebrating with a huge party for camp, showcasing all that it has to offer. The anniversary celebration will be an opportunity for all members of the Keyauwee family to come to camp, take part in some fun … Continue reading NEW DATE ANNOUNCED! Join Us for Keyauwee Program Center’s 75th Anniversary Celebration on September 5, 2020.

Please Send Her to Girl Scout Camp

Perhaps I’m biased because I’ve been a camper and a Girl Scout for eleven years, or perhaps I’m biased because I now work for a summer camp associated with the organization. Whatever the case, I can truthfully say that the course of my life was overwhelmingly impacted by my experience at Girl Scout camp and … Continue reading Please Send Her to Girl Scout Camp

#TroopTuesday: Fun in the Sun at Camp Ginger Cascades

The girls of Troop #20309 took a trip down to Camp Ginger Cascades this summer and spent their vacation soaking up the sun! The girls spent their time learning archery skills, making new friends, completing their kapers and of course, S'mores! Check out Camp Ginger Cascades on Facebook and stay tuned for more information on how … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Fun in the Sun at Camp Ginger Cascades

Women’s Roofing Group Volunteers at Camp Ginger Cascades

In 2002, Susie Kernodle (a lifetime Girl Scout) and Lori Herrick volunteered to assist with a church project to repair a roof for someone who couldn’t afford a professional. They ended up being the only two who showed up to work that day. Fully expecting to be sent home since there weren't enough people there … Continue reading Women’s Roofing Group Volunteers at Camp Ginger Cascades

Riding Instructor in Training Receives Academic Scholarship

Madeline Duvall, one of our Riding Instructors in Training (RIIT) at Circle C Equestrian Center was recently awarded a $1,000 academic scholarship from Equus, which will go toward her undergraduate studies. Duvall received the scholarship in appreciation for her volunteer service on behalf of horse welfare. Cathy Thacker, Outdoor Experience Specialist at Circle C, is … Continue reading Riding Instructor in Training Receives Academic Scholarship

Summer Learning Loss and Camp STEAM Weeks

This year we are doing something brand new at our summer camps, and we’re very excited! Some of you may already be aware that there is a growing concern among educators regarding summer learning loss. This is where good students forget what they’ve learned, or in some cases even HOW to learn over the summer … Continue reading Summer Learning Loss and Camp STEAM Weeks