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Camp Dellwood � Day camp

Camp open house | Sunday, May 18 | 2-4 p.m. 2301 N Girls School Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46214

Day camp at Camp Dellwood …is an experience for girls from different troops and groups to meet outdoors each day. Girls attend as individual campers and are placed in units according to their grade in the fall. Please remember this is not troop camp and the entire troop will not be placed together in one unit. Attend day camp and make new friends!

Positions that are held by volunteers include directors, assistant directors, craft leaders, unit leaders, and assistant unit leaders. Won’t you please consider becoming a volunteer this summer? The camps also employ paid, seasonal personnel such as: health care supervisor, lifeguards, kitchen staff, tag-a-long unit staff, day camp aide instructors, bus monitors, and Math and Science Center staff.

At day camp you’ll try new craft projects, sing, discover the wonders of the outdoors and learn how to live with nature, play games, experiment with science, math, and technology, make new friends, make lasting memories, and for one night, your unit will remain in camp together. Bus transportation will not be offered Thursday night or Friday morning if you choose not to spend the night. Day camp is a great way to build your courage, confidence, and character!

Day camp begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All campers will have the opportunity to spend one night (Thursday) at camp. On the overnight, girls will sleep in a tent/ cabin with other girls. Adults will have separate sleeping quarters. Only registered adults volunteering the entire 5 days are allowed to stay for the overnight. Child care before and after hours is not provided.

Day camp is for all girls in grades K-7. Girl Scouts from other councils, as well as non-members, are welcome to attend day camp. Girls regardless of their ability, may attend the session of their choice at camp. Girls who are no longer active in a troop or have never been members may attend camp by paying a one time fee of $30.* For girls with a chronic illness or disability, a written statement from her physician is required and must indicate the girl can participate in routine activities without harm to herself.

Day camp is not the same as troop camping. At day camp, you and one friend will be assigned to a unit where you can work and play together all week. Each girl should list the other’s name on their registration form to guarantee placement together. Girls and parents should agree on their camper’s buddy. Often a buddy’s name is listed, but that girl already has arranged to be buddies with someone else. Placement together will not be possible if more than one name or different names are listed. Troops are not guaranteed to be placed together. Troop members attending the same session are not guaranteed the same unit assignments. All girls are placed in a unit based on the grade they will be entering in the fall. Camp buddies should be in the same grade.

*Includes Girl Scouts of the USA membership fee. Please fill out the girl member registration form in the back of this book along with the camp registration form. There are day camp aide opportunities for girls entering grades 8 through 12. A day camp aide assists the adults in leading a unit of girls at camp. Volunteers make up most of the day camp staff.


Older girl leadership at day camp

Our camp is not open to visitors during camp sessions so that we may provide a safe and secure environment for all participants. All participants and staff must be registered prior to camp in order to attend. Please plan to visit the camps during the open house to see the units, staff and program areas.

Day camp aides have long been a part of the day camp experience. Day camp aides provide a variety of skills, talents, and support to younger campers while continuing to develop their leadership skills in an adult supported and supervised environment.


If you want to be a day camp aide this summer, here’s what you need to do: Attend a day camp Aide-in-Training week at Camp Dellwood (for new day camp aides).

Lunches and snacks for each day will be provided. Thursday dinner, evening snack, and Friday breakfast are provided for those staying overnight. To ensure camper safety, food allergies and/ or special diets cannot be accommodated. No discount can be provided if a camper does not eat the camp meals or snacks.

This training is designed to reinforce basic skills and to give a foundation for leading and working with younger girls in the outdoors. During the week the girls will also complete the Program Aide Training. Registered Girl Scouts must have completed 7th grade. Cost is $30. The fee of the training includes materials, a day camp T-shirt and patch.

Transportation Bus riders: optional bus transportation is available. Girls may attend the session of their choice. However, transportation will only be provided according to the 2014 day camp bus transportation schedule per camp. Information will come via email a few days before each session with bus stop times. Typical bus pick up times fall between 7:15-8:30 a.m. and drop off times fall between 3:30-4:45 p.m. Bus stop selection can not be changed after being submitted with the registration due to the safety of the girls. Please note that bus transportation is not available on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings due to the camp overnight. No price adjustment will be given if a girl chooses not to participate in the overnight.

Day Camp Aide-in-Training will be offered during the following day camp sessions: Camp Dellwood • Session 1, June 2-6 • Session 2, June 9-13 • Session 3, June 16-20 • Session 4, June 23-27 All trainings are Monday through Friday with an overnight on Thursday night. You must complete the entire week of training including the overnight to be qualified to become a day camp aide.

Car riders: parents may drive their daughter to and from camp. Campers must be dropped off at camp no earlier than 8:30 a.m. and picked up between 3:40-4 p.m.

Experienced day camp aides and girls who have completed training may apply to be a day camp aide. Applicants may apply for a maximum of four sessions. The cost is $20 per session. The fee for day camp aides defrays transportation, meals and incidental expenses. The fee also includes a day camp T-shirt and patch. You must attend all five days, including the overnight.

Day camp fees-per person Dellwood Camper fee.................................................. $105 Non-Girl Scout fee*........................................................$135 Day camp Aide fee........................................................... $20 Day camp Aide in Training fee.................................... $30 Tag-a-long program fee..................................................$25 Full payment is due at time of registration. All fees include a day camp T-shirt and patch. *Includes Girl Scouts of the USA membership fee. Please also fill out the girl membership form and the camp registration form in the back of the book.



Camp Dellwood � Day camp

Become a day camp volunteer!

Please understand that all adult volunteers are expected to volunteer Monday through Friday and stay on the overnight (Thursday night). This is for the safety and well being of our campers. No exceptions!

Do you enjoy the outdoors and have a passion for working with children? Are you physically able to walk around camp all day? If so, please consider volunteering at day camp this summer. Volunteers are the core of the day camp staff. This valuable learning experience would not be possible for the girls of central Indiana without volunteers. Interested parents and adults are invited to register. Each adult volunteer can send one girl to camp for free!

Staff training All day camp volunteers must attend the pre-camp meeting for the session(s) they are assigned to. At this meeting, volunteers will receive a day camp volunteer staff manual; receive unit assignments, unit lists, and unit schedules; learn about the specifics of the session; meet the people they will be volunteering with; and work with others to develop activities for their unit.

Volunteer selection The Camping Services Department in consultation with the day camp directors approve all registrations. The selection of staff is based on the qualifications of the applicant and the staffing needs of each session. For the safety of all campers, volunteers must be physically able to stand for long periods of time and walk on rough terrain All volunteers must be registered Girl Scout members and complete a background check. See forms provided.

Pre-camp meeting dates Camp Dellwood Session 1: Monday, May 19, 6-9 p.m. Session 2: Tuesday, May 27, 6:30-9 p.m. Session 3: Thursday, May 29, 7-9 p.m. Session 4: Tuesday, June 10, 6-9 p.m. Session 5: Monday, June 23, 6:30-9 p.m. Session 6: Wednesday, June 18, 6:30-9 p.m. Session 7: Tuesday, June 24, 6:30-9 p.m.

Tag-a-long program If you are a registered day camp volunteer attending all week and have a younger child, she or he may enjoy participating in the tag unit. Trained staff will provide activities on site for the child. Day camp volunteers can place a younger child in the tag unit for $25/child for the week. This fee includes a day camp T-shirt, patch, daily snack, meals on all days, bus transportation, and supplies. This fee cannot be pro-rated if your child does not stay every day. The tag unit is for the children of volunteer day camp staff only. Girls registering for the tag unit must be three through five years of age; girls who have completed kindergarten should register for day camp as a Girl Scout Daisy. Boys registering for the tag unit must be three to eight years of age. All children registering for the tag unit must be out of diapers.

Day camp skills training This training is highly recommended for first time adults planning to volunteer at Dellwood day camp this summer. Attending this training will orient you to Camp Dellwood, make you more familiar with your role at camp, and help you enjoy your volunteer week. We will take a walking tour of camp so you can learn your way around and recognize sites and landmarks. Participants will get hands-on training on equipment use, cleaning procedures, and fire building. Volunteers will also have to attend the pre-camp meeting for their specific session. Training will start at Camp Dellwood's Program Center. Camp Dellwood Thursday, May 29, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 6-9 p.m.

Volunteer staff benefits • • • •

Attend day camp for free Waive the camp fee for the girl of your choice Receive a camp T-shirt and patch Make a difference in a girl’s life

To waive a camp fee, volunteers must attend a pre-camp meeting, attend day camp five full days (Monday through Friday), and stay on the overnight (Thursday night).


When to register

Registering with a buddy

Registration opens Friday, January 17.

• Girls who want to sign up for a unit together must complete the Buddy Information section on the registration form and list each other’s name to guarantee placement together..

How to register- four great options! 1. Register online at 2. Mail registration and health history forms with full payment to: Attn: Camp Registration Girl Scouts of Central Indiana 2611 Waterfront Parkway East Drive, Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46214

• Limit one buddy. Buddy must be entering the same grade in the fall. Troops are not guaranteed to be placed in the same unit.

Multiple sessions There is no limit to the number of sessions each girl may attend (financial assistance is available for one session only). A separate registration form is required for each session. You may make copies of the form, download it from our website, or request a copy from your service center. You do not need to submit additional copies of the health history form.

3. Fax registration and health history forms with full credit card payment to: 317.931.3346. 4. Deliver registration and health history forms with full payment to a Girl Scout service center. Campers, day camp aides and aides-in-training need to complete the 2014 Day Camp Individual Registration Form.

Camp fees

Adult volunteers and tag-a-longs need to complete the 2014 Day Camp Volunteer Staff Registration Form.

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana is committed to providing high-quality, affordable outdoor programming for girls. Thanks to the support of product sales and other funding to the council, we are able to keep the cost of camp sessions substantially lower than the actual cost.

• All participants (including adults and tag-alongs) must complete the 2014 Day Camp Health History Form. • Camp confirmations will be emailed to all participants (please do not call to check on placement).



Camp Dellwood � Day camp

Applying for financial assistance (PAG)

Questions and answers What do I wear to day camp?

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana is committed to providing a positive experience to every girl who wants to be a Girl Scout. Program Assistance Grants are provided so that a family’s economic status will not be a barrier to participation.

Old clothes are the best and should include shorts or long pants, T-shirts or tank tops (no halters or midriffs), socks/shoes (closed-toe and heel only – no sandals or crocs), jacket or sweatshirt, raincoat or poncho if the weatherman predicts wet conditions.

To apply, submit the Program Assistance Grant application with your camp registration form and health history form. A $10 deposit per girl is required. This deposit is not refundable unless your child cannot be placed into a session. Use a separate grant application per girl. Please do not mail in your PAG without your camp registration form. We can not process the PAG until the camp registration is received.

What do I bring to day camp each day? Bring these items daily to camp in a backpack or similar type bag. Mark the bag with the camper’s name, unit name, and bus stop name or “car rider.” • • • •

Hat or bandana Swim suit and towel Raincoat or rain poncho (if weather warrants it) A water bottle (bottles with a screw on lid are best; no bottles with straws please) • Sunscreen and insect repellent (non-aerosol)

All applicants will be notified via email with their confirmation packet as to the approval of the request. All Program Assistance Grant information is kept strictly confidential. Grants are available for one camp session per girl.

We do not allow any of the following at camp:

Registration closes

• • •

Registration closes 2 weeks before the beginning of each day camp session or when session is full, whichever is first.

Refund procedure

Electronic devices (including cell phones and MP3 players) Weapons, alcohol or tobacco products Drugs (prescription and over-the-counter drugs must be turned into Camp Health Supervisor)

What do I bring if I am staying overnight on Thursday?

The day camp fee does not cover the entire cost of your child attending camp. The remainder is covered by various funding sources that support Girl Scouts of Central Indiana. For this reason the refund policy is:

Bring these items to camp in a duffle bag or similar type bag on Thursday. Place all items in a trash or water-resistant bag that the camper can carry. Please label all bags with the following information (duct tape and a permanent marker works best): Camper name (first and last), unit name, bus stop name or "car rider"

Refunds are given only if cancellation is received at least two weeks prior to sessions. $25 of fee will be retained for handling charges. Refunds are not given to no shows or campers leaving camp early due to personal reasons including homesickness, sports, family vacations, behavior, etc.

• Light weight sleeping bag or bedroll (blankets) • Fitted, twin sheet (to cover mattress; girls in primitive units will not need this) • Pajamas or large T-shirt for sleeping in • Change of clothing, socks, underwear, etc. • Toothpaste, toothbrush, comb/hair brush • Towel, washcloth, soap • Flashlight with new batteries • Day pack items (carry daily – see list on left) • Extra trash bag (labeled) for return trip home – many bags tear and a replacement is necessary




Camp Dellwood � Day camp

Camp Dellwood day camp bus transportation To assist in determining the closest bus stop, addresses of bus stop locations are included in the schedule. Transportation is provided for service unit’s scheduled week only. If your camper is unable to attend the scheduled week, she

may attend any week, but transportation is not provided from your area. Note: If transportation is needed, she will need to use one of the bus stops listed under the particular session she plans to attend.

  Session #1: June 2-6 � Connie Holzhausen, volunteer director � Sleeping Under the Snowflakes   Service unit


Bus stop location

Bus stop address

  Center Grove

D1 D2

North Grove Elementary School Center Grove Elementary School

3280 W Fairview Rd, Greenwood 2455 S Morgantown Rd, Greenwood



Danville Parks and Recreation

49 N Wayne, Danville

  Redbud   Wa-Di-O-Ni

D4 D5 D6 D7

Trafalgar Library Needham Elementary School East Side Elementary School Whiteland United Methodist Church

424 E Tower, Trafalgar 1399 Upper Shelbyville Rd, Franklin 810 E Main Cross St, Edinburgh 300 W Main St, Whiteland

  Wagon Trail


Brentwood Elementary School

1630 E Oliver Ave, Plainfield



Southwest Elementary School

619 W Smith Valley Rd, Greenwood


Complete individual registration form

  Session #2: June 9-13 � Jennifer Burke, volunteer director � Under the Sea   Service unit


Bus stop location

Bus stop address

  Beech Grove


Central Elementary School

64 N 10th Ave, Beech Grove

  Carmel East


Forest Dale Elementary School

10721 Lakeshore Dr W, Carmel

  Glenns Valley


Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

5241 Brehob Rd, Indianapolis



New Palestine High School

4485 Victory Ln (off US 52), New Palestine


Greenfield Girl Scout House

230 W North St, Greenfield



Paul Hadley Middle School

200 W Carlisle St, Mooresville


Complete individual registration form

  Session #3: June 16-20 � Roberta Nance, volunteer director � Safari   Service unit


  Carmel West



Bus stop location

Bus stop address

Towne Meadow Elementary School

10850 Towne Rd, Carmel


Chapel Glen Elementary School

701 Lansdowne Rd, Indianapolis

Lourdes|Greater  Irvington


Marsh Supermarket

6243 E Washington St, Indianapolis


D19 D20

Marsh Supermarket Hamilton Heights Elementary School

17901 River Ave, Noblesville 25150 SR 19, Arcadia


D21 D22

Hawthorne Elementary School Old Bethel United Methodist Church

8301 E Rawles Ave, Indianapolis 7995 E 21st St, Indianapolis

  West Indy

D23 D24

William Penn School #49 K-Mart

1720 W Wilkins St, Indianapolis 6780 W Washington St, Indianapolis


Complete individual registration form


Session #4: June 23-27 � Betsy Perkins, volunteer director � Sounds of Dellwood   Service unit


Bus stop location

Bus stop address

  Acorn House   Eagle Trails

D25 D26 D27

Barnes United Methodist Church Center for Inquiry, IPS 302 Lew Wallace School #107

900 W 30th St, Indianapolis 725 N New Jersey, Indianapolis 3307 Ashway Dr, Indianapolis


D28 D29

Messiah Lutheran Church Pittsboro United Methodist Church

801 S Green St, Brownsburg 227 E Main St, Pittsboro  

  Mt. Vernon Trails


McCordsville United Methodist Church

6247 Pendleton Pike, McCordsville



Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds

1300 E 100 S, Lebanon



Zionsville Lions Club Park

115 S Elm St, Zionsville


Complete individual registration form

  Session #5: July 7-11 � Erica Morgan, volunteer director � Seuss on the Loose   Service unit


Bus stop location

Bus stop address



Decatur Middle School

5108 S High School Rd, Indianapolis



Fishers Elementary School

11442 Lantern Rd, Fishers

  Hamilton Southeastern D35

Fall Creek Intermediate School

12011 Olio Rd, Fishers



First Trinity Lutheran Church

5321 E 42nd St, Indianapolis



Castleton United Methodist Church

7160 Shadeland Station, Indianapolis

(use lot at address above, NOT 71st and Shadeland)

8170 Hague Rd, Indianapolis


Faith Presbyterian Church

  Session #6: July 14-18 � Andrea Dillon, volunteer director � Survivor   Service unit


Bus stop location

Bus stop address

  Carmel Central


Smoky Row Elementary School

900 W 136th St, Carmel



Fairview Presbyterian Church

4609 N Capitol Ave, Indianapolis (use back 1/4 of parking lot)

  Fountain Square


Paul I. Miller School #114

2251 Sloan Ave, Indianapolis



Lincoln Middle School

5353 W 71st St, Indianapolis


D43 D44

Nora Elementary School Eastwood Middle School

1000 E 91st St, Indianapolis 4401 E 62nd St, Indianapolis



Southport High School

971 E Banta Rd, Indianapolis

  Session #7: July 21-25 � Donna Killian, volunteer director � Dellwood University   Service unit


Bus stop location

Bus stop address



Avon Intermediate School East

174 S SR 267, Avon

  Franklin Township


Franklin Township Middle School

6019 S Franklin Rd, Indianapolis



Christ United Methodist Church, Westfield

318 N Union St, Westfield


D49 D50

Craig Middle School Belzer Middle School

6501 Sunnyside Rd, Indianapolis 7555 E 56th St, Indianapolis



Wal-Mart Supercenter Store

2500 Progress Pkwy, Shelbyville

  Winding Trails

D52 D53

Crooked Creek Elementary School Spring Mill Elementary School

2150 Kessler Blvd W Dr, Indianapolis 8250 Spring Mill Rd, Indianapolis



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