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For more details and Questions and Answers about A.T. visit our website at www.gssgc.org.

Camp Goals Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character. When you go to camp, great things happen. Camp is designed to give EVERY girl the chance to succeed, build friendships, challenge herself and have fun. By participating in a Girl Scout summer adventure, you will: »»–    Grow in self-confidence and know that your voice counts. You will support others and be supported.

»»–    Increase your circle of friends, lead a group, follow others, compromise and make decisions.

»»–    Discover the power and fun of being a girl!

(Azalea T rail s) Camp A.T.

Azalea Trails is located in the San Jacinto Mountains near Idyllwild, CA and is owned and operated by Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council. At an elevation of over 6,400 feet, the camp is surrounded by beautiful canyons, a tranquil stream and hundreds of pine trees providing the perfect outdoor resident camp setting. For over 70 years, thousands of girls have experienced the magic that is Camp AT.

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Horse Units

Emphasis in all programs is on Western style instruction and ring work. Girls will spend at least 4 hours in horse unit each full day of camp, with the exception of unforeseen circumstances. Riding ability will determine participation in certain activities. Long jeans and riding shoes are required. Limited number of extra riding boots are available in select sizes; bringing your own is highly recommended. Horse unit activities will include ring work, saddling, grooming, feeding, basic care and bonding time with your horse. These sessions are tailored to the needs of each girl. For safety purposes, girls will be evaluated on their ability the first day. They will then be grouped together by skill level to participate in activities based on those abilities. »»–    5 days $499 »»–    8 days $799

Saddle-Up! (Beginner) /Giddy-Up! (Intermediate) / Cowgirl-Up! (Advanced) Skill Level 1 – Little to no experience with horses. Girls will learn:

Skill Level 2 – Some experience with horses. Has basic knowledge of saddling, grooming, basic horse care and riding. Girls will learn:

• Basic horse anatomy • Dietary needs and feeding techniques • Grooming and mucking • Riding safety and the importance of proper attire and tack • Basic ring work • Caring for horses under strict supervision

• All of the Level 1 activities will be reinforced and expanded upon • Introduction to trail rides • More in-depth care of horses • Introduction to mentoring younger girls

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Skill Level 3 – Experienced with horses. Is comfortable riding a docile horse in a ring or on a trail at a walk or a trot. Should also be comfortable feeding, grooming and saddling. Girls will learn: • Trail rides • Routine daily exercising of the horse • Basic emergency horse care • Mentoring younger girls • Other activities based upon skill advancement

Leadership Units

Dive into leadership! Experience the joy of teaching younger campers the skills you’ve learned while continuing to improve your newly acquired leadership tools. The leadership programs may require additional paperwork, which will be sent after your camper registration form is received. As a 100th Anniversary incentive this year, LEAPs, CIT I and CIT II will have the opportunity to be inducted into the Royal Order of The Chartreuse Buzzard and receive a special patch.

LEAP

CIT II-(CIT I is prerequisite)

»»–    8 days $799 

»»–    22 days $1199 

Take advantage of this cool opportunity to leap into leadership and begin your transition from camper to counselor. This awesome leader enrichment activity program gets you started learning the ins and outs of how to run camp. You’ll assist in program activities, daily camp operations and complete your Program Aide training. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy all the fun that camp has to offer!

Continue to explore what the challenging and rewarding job of camp counselor is all about. Expand on the lessons that you learned as a CIT I. Time will be spent developing interpersonal skills and understanding various age groups when program planning. You will chose a one-on-one mentor to shadow and will gain actual hands-on experience with them. Upon completion of CIT II, you will participate in a traditional candle-lighting graduation ceremony with your mentor by your side.

• Campers will sleep in tents

CIT I »»–    12 days $899  Discover what kind of leader you are by exploring your abilities and talents. Connect with fellow campers by assisting in program activities and daily camp operations. Take action and learn how to effectively mentor those around you. • Campers will sleep at the historical TIC porch - a screened room with a private biffy

The confidence and skills you take away from this experience will benefit you on your college and career paths. • CIT I is a prerequisite to this session • Campers will sleep at the historical TIC porch - a screened room with a private biffy

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Specialty Units

These units are themed to provide a new and enriching experience for campers. In addition to participating in themed programming, all campers can choose to take part in some general camp activities, such as low ropes course, archery, hiking, arts and crafts, music and theater. Some units are in tents and some are in yurts. Session lengths may vary within a particular unit. Please see At A Glance for sleeping arrangements, session length and price. »»–    5 days $499

»»–    8 days $799

ARTrageous

Gourmet Chef

Delve into the world of art. Explore drawing, painting, sculpting, jewelrymaking, nature crafts, choreography, drama and tie-dye. You must bring an item from home to tie-dye in your own amazing design! Whatever your interest or talent, now’s the chance to show your stuff!

Duct Tape 101 Have you ever made a duct tape wallet? What about a duct tape phone case, hair bow or photo frame? You will never look at duct tape the same way again once you see all the awesome things you can create. Be part of the D-Tape Brigade and leave your mark around camp! Your unit can even make a duct tape flag to hang in your yurt or mount on A.T. Peak! When you are not making something out of duct tape, you’ll have fun doing camp activities of your choice.

Everything You Love About Camp (EYLAC) Having a hard time deciding what you want to do at camp this summer? Do it all in this Girl Scout camping adventure. You’ll explore archery, arts and crafts, fencing, low-ropes course, nature crafts and other fun activities. Learn basic outdoor cooking and enjoy songs and S’mores around a campfire. Hike down to the stream and learn about local endangered wildlife. Maybe you even want to have a movie night sleep-over in the lodge! Make new friends while doing everything you love about camp.

My Favorite Gal

Mysteries of the Night

Under the supervision of a professional kitchen staff, you’ll go hands-on to learn how to plan and execute a menu for the entire camp. We’ll be baking, frying, grilling and, most importantly, sampling. You will be the chef, and your counselors and fellow campers will be your food critics. Are you a foodie? Then this is the camp for you!

Harry Potter Camp A.T. is packed with “wizarding” fun! Young “wizards” magically spend their day playing Quidditch (on the ground of course!), dueling wizards, practicing defense against the dark arts, concocting potions, checking out gags at Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes, honing wands, solving mysteries, breaking codes and “saving” friends from mazes of adventures. You never see Camp A.T. the same. Bring your garb and let the “wizarding” begin!

When the sun goes down, the fun comes out! Campers in this unit play all night and sleep all day. Normal camp activities like scavenger hunts, arts and crafts and sports take on a whole new dimension when done in the dark. Enjoy storytelling and learning Native American mysteries by the campfire. Explore the night sky—learn about constellations and stargazing and go night hiking. Have breakfast for dinner or dinner for breakfast—it’s your choice since the kitchen staff will be asleep!

Off Broadway! Casting call for Camp A.T.s OffBroadway Production! Actors, dancers, singers, writers, producers, set designers, costume designers and more wanted for the 2012 premiere. Whether you’re on-stage or behind-the-scenes, your talent is needed to bring down the house. Hurry! Limited space available.

High-Adventure Girls Are you a high adventure girl at heart? If so, this is the unit for you! You’ll go hiking and backpacking in the beautiful Idyllwild mountains. Experience rock climbing and a high ropes challenge course led by the famous Boojum Institute. In your free time, participate in other activities camp has to offer. A backpack and a sturdy pair of hiking shoes are required for this exciting adventure of a lifetime.

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Core Camp Units

»»–    3 days $200

Bring your mom, grandma, aunt or favorite adult gal to camp. You can sign up for fun activities to do together like horseback riding, low ropes course, archery, hiking, arts and crafts and music. Jeans and closed-toed shoes are required for some activities. You’ll enjoy awesome food, sing songs, make S’mores over a campfire and sleep in a yurt!

NOTE:

• Price listed is per person •C  amperships are not available for My Favorite Gal sessions. • Adults are responsible for girls at all times • Some activities are dependent on weather

• Transportation to and from camp is provided at no charge upon request • $50 non-refundable deposit per person • This session sells out quickly so register early!

All the Details Registration is open now! Sessions fill quickly, so register early! Registrations will be processed in the order received. If more registrations are received than we have space for, a waiting list will be created and campers will be notified in the event a cancellation is received.

How to Register »»–    Discuss with camper and select camp session. »»–    Complete and sign Resident Camp Registration Form. »»–    Mail form and include the $50 nonrefundable deposit (per person) to: Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council Central Service Center and Executive Offices Camp A.T. Registration 1751 Plum Lane Redlands, CA 92374

»»–    Or Deliver to: Central Service Center and Executive Offices (address above)

NOTE: S  orry, faxed copies of the registration form will not be accepted.

Camperships Camperships are awarded based on need. Council makes every effort to use available money fairly and assist as many campers as possible. Applications should be sent along with registration form and $50 deposit. To access campership application visit our website at http:// www.girlscoutssangorgonio.org/images/stories/flyers/ flyers2/2012%20camp%20app.pdf

Payment Personal checks made payable to Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council (GSSGC); money orders, Cookie/Nutty Dough, VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards are accepted. Write camper’s name and camp session name and number on check.

Camp Registration

Refund Policies »»–    The $50 deposit is nonrefundable. »»–    Written notification of cancellation must be received ten working days prior to the opening of the session (except for medical emergencies with a written doctor’s statement).

»»–    If a camper leaves early due to homesickness,

unacceptable behavior or parental request, no refund will be made.

»»–    If a camper must leave early due to illness or injury,

request for prorated refund must be made in writing within ten days after last day of assigned camp session.

»»–    The full amount paid will be refunded if a camper

cannot be placed in any other desired camp session.

»»–    If the Council cancels the camp session, the total fee, including the deposit, will be refunded.

»»–    No-shows are nonrefundable. »»–    Please notify the Camp Registrar if you would like to remove a camper’s name from a waiting list.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (in education and training programs and activities) age, disability, or retaliation. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) If you require the information on this poster in alternative format (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.), contact the USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice or TDD). If you require information about this program, activity, or facility in a language other than English, contact the USDA agency responsible for the program, or activity, or any USDA office. To file a complaint alleging discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington D.C. 20250-9410, or call, toll free, (866) 632-9992 (voice). TDD users can contact USDA through local relay or the Federal relay at (800) 8778339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (relay voice users). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

»»–    If your camper is not a registered Girl Scout, you will

De acuerdo con la ley Federal y con la política del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA por sus siglas en inglés), esta institución prohíbe la discriminación ya sea por la raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo (en programas y actividades de educación y adiestramiento), edad, incapacidad de las personas, o por represalias. (No todas las prohibiciones se aplican a todos los programas).

»»–    Campers who are registering for more than one camp

Si usted necesita la información de este anuncio en un formato diferente (Braille, letras grandes, o por medio de sonido, etc.), llame al Centro TARGET del Departamento de Agricultura al teléfono 202-7202600 (voz o TDD).

»»–    Final payments must be made TWO WEEKS before

Si usted necesita información sobre este programa, actividad o instalaciones en un idioma diferente del inglés, llame a la agencia del Departamento que maneja este programa o actividad, o a cualquier oficina del Departamento de Agricultura.

need to include an additional nonrefundable $12 for yearly membership and become a registered Girl Scout through Girl Scouts of USA for 2012. session must use a separate registration form and include a $50 deposit for each session. session begins or camper will lose placement in registered camp session.

Confirmation Help GSSGC go Green! Upon receiving your registration form and successfully placing your camper in a session, the Camp Registrar will send an email informing you that your camper has been placed in a unit and a link to access the entire Camper Confirmation Packet.

Para someter una queja de discriminación, escriba al USDA, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 202509410, o llame gratis al 1-866-632-9992 (voz). Para llamadas TDD, llame al USDA al número 1-800-877-8339 o al número 1-866-377-8642. El Departamento de Agricultura ofrece oportunidades de programas y de empleo libres de discriminación.

Camp A.T.-A-Glance Session

Dates

Number of Days

Program

Entering Grades

Sleeping Arrangements

Price

Final Payment Due

1

Jun 18-29

12

CIT I

10-12

TIC Porch

$899

Jun 1

1

Jun 18-22

5

Cowgirl Up

7-10

Yurts

$499

Jun 1

1

Jun 18-22

5

Giddy Up

4-6

Yurts

$499

Jun 1

1

Jun 18-22

5

Duct Tape 101

6-12

Yurts

$499

Jun 1

1

Jun 18-22

5

EYLAC

2-3

Tents

$499

Jun 1

1

Jun 18-22

5

Gourmet Chef

6-8

Yurts

$499

Jun 1

2

Jun 22-24

3

My Favorite Gal

1-5

Yurts

$200

Jun 8

3

Jun 25-Jul 2

8

Saddle Up

4-6

Yurts

$799

Jun 8

3

Jun 25-Jul 2

8

Giddy Up

6-8

Yurts

$799

Jun 8

3

Jun 25-Jul 2

8

Artrageous

4-6

Yurts

$799

Jun 8

3

Jun 25-Jul 2

8

High Adventure Girls

7-12

Tents

$799

Jun 8

3

Jun 25-Jul 2

8

Off Broadway

6-10

Yurts

$799

Jun 8

4

Jul 6-8

3

My Favorite Gal

2-6

Yurts

$200

Jun 22

5

Jul 9-30

22

CIT II

11-12

TIC Porch

1199

Jun 22

5

Jul 9-13

5

Giddy Up

5-8

Yurts

$499

Jun 22

5

Jul 9-13

5

Saddle Up

4-6

Yurts

$499

Jun 22

5

Jul 9-13

5

Mysteries of the Night

4-6

Tents

$499

Jun 22

5

Jul 9-13

5

Harry Potter

4-6

Yurts

$499

Jun 22

5

Jul 9-13

5

I Love Nature

2-3

Yurts

$499

Jun 22

6

Jul 13-15

3

My Favorite Gal

6-12

Yurts

$200

Jun 29

7

Jul 16-20

5

Giddy Up

5-8

Yurts

$499

Jun 29

7

Jul 16-20

5

Saddle Up

2-6

Yurts

$499

Jun 29

7

Jul 16-20

5

Off Broadway

4-6

Yurts

$499

Jun 29

7

Jul 16-20

5

Gourmet Chef

2-4

Yurts

$499

Jun 29

7

Jul 16-20

5

EYLAC

4-6

Tents

$499

Jun 29

8

Jul 23-30

8

Cowgirl Up

6-12

Yurts

$799

Jul 6

8

Jul 23-30

8

Saddle Up

4-6

Yurts

$799

Jul 6

8

Jul 23-30

8

Gourmet Chef

7-10

Yurts

$799

Jul 6

8

Jul 23-30

8

High Adventure Girls

8-12

Tents

$799

Jul 6

8

Jul 23-30

8

LEAP

8-10

Yurts

$799

Jul 6

9

Jul 30-Aug 3

5

Cowgirl Up

5-8

Yurts

$499

Jul 13

9

Jul 30-Aug 3

5

Artrageous

2-4

Yurts

$499

Jul 13

9

Jul 30-Aug 3

5

High Adventure Girls

7-12

Tents

$499

Jul 13

9

Jul 30-Aug 3

5

Mysteries of the Night

4-6

Yurts

$499

Jul 13

9

Jul 30-Aug 3

5

EYLAC

2-3

Yurts

$499

Jul 13


GSSGC 2012 CAMP BROSHURE