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I can’t wait to go to Girl Scout Summer Camp!

2014 SUMMER CAMP GUIDE


Table of Contents and Location Map Camp Locations and Service Centers

Girl Scouts of Western New York Day Camp Dates:

Bus Transportation:

Bus transportation is available at all three day camps and will operate throughout the season. Additional information on our GSWNY day camps and bus transportation can be found on pages 4-8. Resident Camp busing can be found on page 12.

Camp Piperwood: will operate Monday, July 7 to Friday, August 8, 2014. Camp Seven Hills/ Lakeside: Â will operate Monday, July 7 to Friday, August 1, 2014. Camp Windy Meadows: will operate Monday, July 7 to Friday, August 1, 2014.

Girl Scouts of Western New York Resident Camp Dates:

Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear: will operate Sunday, July 6 to Friday, August 15, 2014. Camp Timbercrest: will operate Sunday, July 6 to Friday, August 15, 2014.

Table of Contents Letter from Camp Manager, Mission Statement, Summer Camp Goals, and Outcomes................................. 1

Grades 6-8............................................................................ 17-18

Day Camp and Resident Camp Dates, Open House Information.............................................................2

Grades 7-12..........................................................................19-22

Trip Programs for Grades 7-12............................................ 23-25

Day Camp Programs at a Glance.............................................3 Day Camp General Information.............................................. 4 Day Camp Bus Schedules......................................................5-6 Day Camp Programs | Grades K-6......................................7-8

.Grades 7-8...............................................................................9

.Grades 9-10............................................................................ 9

Resident Camp Programs at a Glance...........................10-11 Resident Camp Bus Schedules..............................................12 Resident Overnight Camp Programs

.Grades 1-3...............................................................................13

Grades 4-6........................................................................14-17

Leadership Programs for Ages 13-17....................................... 26 Troop and Family Programs.........................................................27 General Information, How to Register, Early Bird Discounts.............................................................. 28 Camp Open Houses....................................................................... 29 Understanding Camp Financial Assistance.......................30 2014 Day Camp Application................................................. 31-32 2014 Resident Camp Application.....................................33-34 2014 Group Camp Application..........................................35-36 Checklist................................................................................................37

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Dear Parents & Guardians,

I Can’t Wait To... This is our yearlong theme for the 2013-2014 Girl Scout season. It’s a great way to capture the excitement of Girl Scout summer camp. I can’t wait to…..meet and make new friends; I can’t wait to…..experience awesome programs for the first time such as horseback riding, the new ropes challenge course elements “Islands in the Sky” and “Centipede”, scuba diving and whitewater rafting; I can’t wait to….meet caring positive adult role models who encourage me to do anything that I put my mind to; I can’t wait to…… experience independence, build my self-esteem, self-worth and self-respect; I can’t wait to…. have FUN!!! Girl Scout summer camp also provides alternative educational camp activities such as nature walks, canoe races, cookout menu planning or cabin chats that help children to grow and develop academically. Through a quality program like Girl Scout summer camp, girls can form positive relationships with their peers and compassionate adults; they can stay fit and active; and they can develop creativity and innovation. These are all very important aspects that help to improve a child’s academic achievements. When you sit down with your daughter and look at all of the new and exciting programs in our 2014 Girl Scout summer camp catalog — archery, arts & crafts, swimming, kayaking, horseback riding, scuba diving, outdoor cooking and out-of-camp trips — remember that you are providing her with an opportunity to have fun this summer. So much fun that she will be saying to you “I can’t wait to….. tell you and my friends all about the great things I accomplished at Girl Scout summer camp”, and “I can’t wait to….go back to Girl Scout summer camp next season!” Remember, you can check availability and reserve space immediately by registering online! So don’t delay, sign your daughter up for another great Girl Scout summer camp experience.

See you all at camp! Janet M. DePetrillo Camp Manager Girl Scouts of Western New York, Inc.

Girl Scouts of Western New York Mission Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

Summer Camp Goals • •

At Girl Scout camp we will provide opportunities for all campers to develop and improve on leadership skills. At Girl Scout camp we will nurture and develop personal accomplishments and personal responsibility of all campers.

Girl Scout Leadership Experience and Summer Camp Outcomes • • • • •

Girls develop a strong sense of self. Girls seek challenges in the world. Girls promote cooperation and team building. While at camp girls will have tried two to three new activities and improve on an existing skill. Girls will be able to list two to three activities (they participated in) that gave them an increased belief in their leadership abilities

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Girl Scouts of Western New York Day Camp Dates: Camp Piperwood: will operate Monday, July 7 to Friday, August 8, 2014. Camp Seven Hills/ Lakeside: will operate Monday, July 7 to Friday, August 1, 2014. Camp Windy Meadows: will operate Monday, July 7 to Friday, August 1, 2014.

Bus Transportation:

Bus transportation is available at all three day camps and will operate throughout the season. Additional information on our GSWNY day camps and bus transportation can be found on pages 4-9.

Girl Scouts of Western New York Resident Camp Dates: Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear: will operate Sunday, July 6 to Friday, August 15, 2014. Camp Timbercrest: will operate Sunday, July 6 to Friday, August 15, 2014.

Bus Transportation:

Bus transportation is available at Camp Timbercrest and will operate sessions 3-5. Additional information on our GSWNY resident camps and bus transportation can be found on page 12.

Camp Open Houses:

Day Camps: Camp Piperwood: Monday, June 30, 2014 7-8:30 p.m. Camp Seven Hills/Lakeside: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 7-8:30 p.m. Camp Windy Meadows: Thursday, July 3, 2014 7-8:30 p.m.

Resident Camps:

Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. w/ Chiavetta’s Chicken BBQ Camp Timbercrest: Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. w/picnic Additional information regarding the open houses can be found on page 29.

Camp Discounts:

Don’t forget to take advantage of our early bird discount and more the merrier discounts. Look on page 28 for more information.

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My Day Camp Programs at a Glance

Camps Piperwood, Seven Hills/Lakeside & Windy Meadows

Girls in Grades K-6, Fall of 2014

Crazy for Crafts

Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance

Silly Scientists

The Great Camp Cook-Off!

Keeping it Low to the Ground (Grades 2-3 Piperwood Only)

Girls in Grades 4-6, Fall of 2014

Tight Rope Walkers and Flying Monkeys (Piperwood Only)

Girls in Grades 7-8, Fall of 2014

Program Aide

Girls Ages 13-15 Only

Jr. CIT

Camp Piperwood

Girls in Grades K-6, Fall of 2014

On My Honor

Girls in Grades 4-6, Fall of 2014

Tight Rope Walkers and Flying Monkeys

Girls in Grades 7-8, Fall of 2014

Program Aide

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Session 1 7/7-7/11

Session 2 7/14-7/18

Session 3 7/21-7/25

Session 4 7/28-8/1

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X X X X X X X X Session 5 8/4-8/8 X X X

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Girl Scouts of Western New York Day Camps July 7 to August 8, 2014 (Camp Piperwood)

July 7 to August 1, 2014 (Camps Seven Hills/ Lakeside & Windy Meadows)

Camp Seven Hills/Lakeside (Holland, NY)

Camp Piperwood (Perinton, NY) Camp Windy Meadows (Cambria, NY) Camp sessions revolve around weekly themes that involve the entire camp population. Programs operate Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Campers who are entering 4th grade or higher in the fall of 2014 are also eligible to camp overnight each Wednesday night.

Before & After Care:

Parents, put your mind at ease and take advantage of the before and after care program at our day camp facilities. You may drop your child/ren off at camp no earlier than 8:00 a.m. and pick her up no later than 5:30 p.m. An afternoon snack will be provided. A piece of mind and convenience for only $30.00 a week per-camper. Please indicate before and after care on the camp registration form. Early Drop Off — 8:00 a.m. M,T,W,TH,F Late Pick Up — 5:30 p.m. M,T,W,TH,F $30.00 per-week

Girls staying overnight on Wednesday will be sleeping in tents on the ground or A-Frames. Staff will sleep, likewise, in separate tents, but very near the girls. Each tent sleeps four girls. The $6.50 fee for the overnight includes dinner, evening snack and breakfast Thursday morning. Please indicate on the registration form if your daughter will be staying for the overnight program. Parent/guardians please understand that you are making the decision that your child is old enough to handle an overnight camp experience. You also understand that if for some reason your child has a hard time adjusting to the overnight camping experience and you receive a call from the camp director indicating your daughter’s difficulty, you will be required to pick your child up from camp – no matter what time of night it is. To assure a smooth overnight experience for your daughter we strongly encourage you to take the “Ready for Camp Quiz” located on our website at www.gswny.org/pages/ Camps.aspxpg Camp Seven Hills/Lakeside ONLY — Boating will be done throughout the week & swimming will be available once a week at Seven Hills/Goodyear — our resident camp program.

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GSWNY Day Camp Programs for 2014 Bus Transportation Bus transportation is available at our day camp facilities for an additional fee of $40 per girl per week. The schedules are listed by time, place and bus stop. Please note that any bus stop stated in this brochure may be cancelled due to an insufficient number of boarding passengers. In this instance, the bus fee will be refunded. Bus refunds will not be given for any other reason or circumstance. Bus transportation is provided morning and afternoon, Monday through Friday. Please indicate on the application if you will need bus service and carefully select the bus stop that will be best for your daughter. We recommend that you arrive at the bus stop at least 10 to 20 minutes early. The times printed in this brochure are estimated and may be subject to delay (10-20 minutes) pending weather and traffic conditions. Parents, if you are not at the bus stop when the bus arrives, your daughter will remain on the bus until it reaches the bus terminal. You will then have to pick her up at the bus terminal.

Camp Seven Hills/Lakeside Bus Schedule 2014 SESSION 1: JULY 7 – 11, 2014 SESSION 2: JULY 14 – 18, 2014 SESSION 3: JULY 21 – 25, 2014 SESSION 4: JULY 28 – AUGUST 1, 2014

South Towns

North Towns

Bethel Presbyterian Church 682 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna Pick-Up – 7:05 a.m. Drop-Off- 6:20 p.m.

Clearfield Recreation Center 15 Plaza Dr., Williamsville Pick-Up – 7:00 a.m. Drop-Off- 6:15 p.m.

Hamburg Village Community Center 107 Prospect Ave., Hamburg Pick-Up – 7: 25 a.m. Drop-Off- 6:00 p.m.

Hispanics United of Buffalo 254 Virginia St., Buffalo Pick-Up – 7:25 a.m. Drop-Off- 5:50 p.m.

St. John Lutheran Church 962 Gold St., Angola Pick-Up – 7:50 a.m. Drop-Off- 5:35 p.m.

Mount Olive Baptist Church 701 E. Delevan Ave., Buffalo Pick-Up – 7:45 a.m. Drop-Off- 5:30 p.m.

St. Johns Community Church of Eden 2871 East Church St., Eden Pick-Up – 8:10 a.m. Drop-Off - 5:15 p.m.

Girl Scout Service Center 3332 Walden Ave., Suite 106, Depew Pick-Up – 8:05 a.m Drop-Off- 5:05 p.m.

Shop ‘n Save of Gowanda 10 Buffalo St., Gowanda Pick-Up – 8:35 a.m. Drop-Off- 4:50 p.m.

Orchard Park Presbyterian Church 4369 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park Pick-Up – 8:25 a.m. Drop-Off- 4:30 p.m.

Walmart Supercenter 317 S. Cascade Dr., Springville Pick-Up – 9:00 a.m. Drop-Off- 4:25 p.m.

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GSWNY Day Camp Bus Schedules Camp Piperwood Bus Schedule

SESSION 1: JULY 7 – 11, 2014 SESSION 2: JULY 14 – 18, 2014 SESSION 3: JULY 21 – 25, 2014 SESSION 4: JULY 28 – AUGUST 1, 2014 SESSION 5: AUGUST 4-8, 2014

North West Area

Kohl’s Department Store 4100 Ridge Road West, Greece Pick-Up – 7:00 a.m. Drop-Off- 6:15 p.m. Tops Supermarket 27 Slayton Ave., Spencerport Pick-Up – 7:30 a.m. Drop-Off- 6:00 p.m. Wegmans, 2301 Lyell Ave., Rochester (pick up & drop off near light pole #15) Pick-Up – 7:55 a.m. Drop-Off- 5:30 p.m. Tops Supermarket 450 West Ave., Rochester Pick-Up – 8:15 a.m.

Drop-Off- 5:00 p.m.

Al Sigl Community of Agencies 1000 Elmwood Ave., Door 5, Rochester Pick-Up – 8:30 a.m. Drop-Off- 4:30 p.m.

North East Area

Walmart 6265 Brockport Spencerport Road, Brockport Pick-Up – 7:00 a.m. Drop-Off – 6:00 p.m. Walmart 1490 Hudson Ave., Rochester Pick-Up – 7:45 a.m. Drop-Off- 5:00 p.m. Baytown Plaza 1900 Empire Blvd., Webster (Town of Penfield) Pick-Up — 8:15 a.m. Drop-Off – 4:30 p.m.

South East Area (offered Session One only) St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church 5015 Lakeville Road, Geneseo Pick-Up – 7:30 a.m. Drop-Off – 5:30 p.m. Save-a-Lot 7277 West Main Street, Lima (pick up & drop off near the front of parking lot near benches) Pick-Up – 8:00 a.m. Drop-Off – 5:00 p.m. Tops Supermarket 1100 Jefferson Road, Henrietta Pick-Up – 8:30 a.m. Drop-Off – 4:30 p.m.

Camp Windy Meadows Bus Schedule

SESSION 1: JULY 7 – 11, 2014 SESSION 2: JULY 14 – 18, 2014 SESSION 3: JULY 21 – 25, 2014 SESSION 4: JULY 28 – AUGUST 1, 2014

Niagara Falls Area

Hyde Park, Niagara Falls Parking Lot at corner of Linwood & Robins Drive Pick-Up – 7:30 a.m. Drop-Off — 5:35 p.m. Kalfas Magnet School 1800 Beech Ave., Niagara Falls Pick-Up – 7:45 a.m. Drop-Off- 5:15 p.m. The Rathgaber Center 3820 Lockport-Olcott Road, Lockport Pick-Up – 8:15 a.m. Drop-Off- 4:40 p.m. Lockport Opportunity Project 319 West Ave., Lockport Pick-Up – 8:35 a.m. Drop-Off- 4:20 p.m.

North Buffalo & Tonawanda Area SESSION 1: JULY 7 – 11, 2014 SESSION 2: JULY 14 – 18, 2014 Kmart 1001 Hertel Ave., Buffalo Pick-Up — 7:45 a.m.

Drop-Off – 5:30 p.m.

Augustana Lutheran Church 3143 Eggert Road, Tonawanda Pick-Up – 8:05 a.m. Drop-Off- 5:05 p.m. Gander Mountain 880 Young Street, Tonawanda Pick-Up – 8:15 a.m. Drop-Off- 4:50 p.m. Amherst Senior Center 370 John James Parkway, Amherst Pick-Up - 8:35 a.m. Drop-Off – 4:30 p.m.

Route 31 Area

SESSION 3: JULY 21 – 25, 2014 SESSION 4: JULY 28 – AUGUST 1, 2014 Save-a-Lot, 63 Geddes Street, Holley Pick-Up – 7:30 a.m. Drop-Off – 5:25 p.m. Walmart, 13858 State Highway 31, Albion Pick-Up - 7:55 a.m. Drop-Off – 5:05 p.m. Tops Supermarket, 11170 Maple Ridge Road, Medina (pick up & drop off near the orchard) Pick-Up – 8:10 a.m. Drop-Off- 4:50 p.m. Hartland Bible Church, 8110 West Ave., Gasport Pick-Up – 8:35 a.m. Drop-Off- 4:25 p.m.

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GSWNY Day Camp Programs Grades K-6 Please note that 2014 camp T-shirts and patches are now included with your daughter’s registration. Please indicate the size she will need on her camp application.

The journey theme for this season is

It’s Your World Change It!

Programs are for girls at least 5 years old or entering grades K-6 in the fall of 2014. Fee: $195 per-girl/per-session (fee now includes t-shirt and patch)

Session One – July 7 to July 11, 2014

Crazy for Crafts Girls, this program is a whole week dedicated to crafts. Let your creativity flow as you design and create crafts that are exciting, crazy and fun. You will work with clay, fabric, beads, yarn, and other interesting materials. Show off your creations at the family art show on Friday afternoon. After you are done there will still be time left to explore the other great activities that camp has to offer.

Session Two – July 14 to July 18, 2014 NEW! Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance Girls get into the beat of the music. Create your own dance from one of your favorite songs or tell a story through creative dance expressions. Learn what dances were popular years ago and what dances are popular today. Has anything changed? End your week with a camp wide dance party. Girls will earn requirements towards the following petal and legacy badges — Daisy – Clover’s Petal (Use Resources Wisely) Brownie – Dance Junior – Musician Cadette – Public Speaking

Girls will earn requirements towards the following petal and legacy badges — Daisy – Zinni’s Petal (Considerate and Caring) Brownie – Painting Junior – Drawing Cadette – Comic Artist

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GSWNY Day Camp Programs Grades K- 6 Session Three – July 21 to July 25, 2014

NEW! The Great Camp Cook-Off! There is nothing like cooking a meal over a campfire or baking a cake in a Dutch oven. Girls will experiment with different cooking methods, create their favorite recipes, make it and test it out on their fellow campers during the great camp cook-off at the end of the week. Recipe books will also be created so girls can take home their favorite dishes and share them with family and friends. Girls will earn requirements towards the following petal and legacy badges Daisy – Mari’s Petal (Responsibility for What I Say and Do) Brownie – Snacks Junior – Simple Menus Cadette – New Cuisines

Session Five– August 4 to August 8, 2014 (Camp Piperwood Only)

NEW! On My Honor This week is dedicated to celebrating the history and traditions of Girl Scouting. Girls will spend time learning popular songs from early Girl Scout years, making traditional crafts and creating delicious traditional Girl Scout meals and snacks. All this plus games, hiking, archery, laughter and friends. Girls will earn requirements towards the following petal and skill builder Daisy – Vi’s Petal (Sister to Every Girl Scout) Brownie – Brownie Girl Scout Ways Junior – Junior Girl Scout Ways Cadette – Cadette Girl Scout Ways

Session Four– July 28 to August 1, 2014

NEW! Silly Scientists Attention little scientists, it’s time to work in the lab to make really cool and exciting science experiments. Have fun with your fellow scientists as you create mixtures such as bubbles, crystals or rock candy. Oh the creativity and experiments will be endless! At the end of the week share all of your creations at the camp wide science fair. Girls will earn requirements towards the following petal and skill builder Daisy – Gloria’s Petal (Respect Myself and Others) Brownie – Home Scientist Junior – Jr. Entertainment Technology Cadette – Science of Happiness

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GSWNY Day Camp Programs Program Aide

Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 Open to girls entering grades 7-8 in the Fall of 2014 Here is an opportunity to get a jump start on being a future camp staff member. Spend one or two weeks at camp earning leadership hours and developing valuable skills through hands-on experience working with younger campers. At the same time you will assist our unit staff with program planning. There is no fee for the day program held at camp. Girls wanting to stay overnight on Wednesday must pay the $6.50 fee. PREREQUISITE: Girls must take the Program Aide Training w/ Program Aide Camp Component offered March 29-30, 2014 at Camp Windy Meadows, April 5-6, 2014 at Camp Piperwood or May 3-4, 2014 at Camp Seven Hills/Lakeside OR previously have taken Program Aide Training. Training will start Friday night at 7 p.m. and will end Sunday at noon. Each location will have 20 spaces available and is on a first come first serve basis. Girls must be currently in 6th, 7th or 8th grade in order to take this training. • • •

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Girls who have taken Program Aide Training are not required to take the training again. Program Aide Training is available on a first-come, firstserved basis, so don’t delay. The Program Aide Training fee is $20. There is no fee for the program Aide summer camp program. However, girls that want to utilize either bus transportation, before/after care and/or the overnight program must pay the required fee for each. Program Aides must register separately for both the training session and for summer camp. Attending the training does not guarantee placement at summer camp. Girls must be a registered Girl Scout. Girls can sign up for Program Aide at camp prior to taking the training. Space is limited so don’t delay. Sign up soon. Girls wanting to sign up for Program Aide Training can register through E-Biz.

Two-Weeks! NEW!

Junior CIT Sessions 1-2 and 3-4

For girls entering grades 9-10 in the Fall of 2014 Begin training to become a camp counselor. Junior Counselors in Training (CIT’s) 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 CIT’s 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 day camp program. No application, interview or references required. Fee: $195 per person

Special programs at Camp Piperwood Only: Tight Rope Walkers and Flying Monkeys Sessions 2, 3 & 5 Open to girls entering grades 4-6 in the fall of 2014 Calling all thrill seekers who like to climb! You will complete the low ropes course then test your thrill seeking skills on the swing-shot and flying squirrel. You can do all of this while still enjoying the splendors of camp life. Girls will earn the Piperwood ropes course patch along with the activity rider for the Swing-Shot and Flying Squirrel. Fee: $290 per person Keeping it Low to the Ground Sessions 1 & 4 Open to girls entering grades 2-3 in the fall of 2014 Experience the thrill of the Mohawk — Walk and the Whale Watch all elements of Piperwood’s exciting Low Ropes Challenge Course. This program is the first step in challenging yourself to bigger and better adventures. Splash pad, campfires and all the best of camp are included. Fee: $290 per person

NOTE: For the 2014 Summer Camp Season, girls may register as a Program Aide for a maximum of two weeks only.

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My Resident Camp Programs at a Glance

Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear

Girls in Grades 1-3

It’s My First Time (Mini-Session Sun-Wed) X X X Keeping it Low to the Ground (girls in grades 2-3 only) X Mollie’s Tales X X Paws and Claws X Pony Pals X X X Silly Scientists X X

A Horse of Course X X Camping……My Way X X X X Canter Up X X X X Climbing, Climb Away X X Discover the Fun X X Gross-Ology X Islands in the Sky X X High Adventures X X OnYour Mark, Get Ready, CAMP! X X Sneak a Peek (Mini-Session Sun-Wed) X X Survivor Girl X X The Outdoor Gourmet X X Tower Climbers X Where’s Your Spirit X X

Aqua Girls Discover the Great Outdoors (at Letchworth St. Pk.) The Amazing Babysitters Club X

Girls in Grades 7-12

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Crazy for Horses X X Dances with Branches X X X Duct Tape Art X X Fun in the Sun X X Heads Up, Heals Down X X X X High Wire Adventures X X Imagine and Connect X Just a Sampling X X Night Owls on the Prowl X X Survivor…..Camp Style X X The Great Cupcake Challenge X X Under the Sea w/ Overnight X X

Trip Programs Girls in Grades 7-12

Backpacking the Alleghany National Forest X X Bippity, Boppity, Boo…NYC Here We Come! X Scuba Diving Explorers X The Extreme Tree and Kayak Adventures! X X

CIT CIT/Riding Instructor Jr. CIT X X

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Session 1 Session 2 7/6-7/11 7/13-7/18

Session 3 7/20-7/25

Session 4 7/27-8/1

Session 5 8/3-8/8

Session 6 8/10-8/15

Girls in Grades 4-6

Girls in Grades 6-8

X X X X X

Leadership Programs Girls Ages 13-17

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My Resident Camp Programs at a Glance

Camp Timbercrest:

Girls in Grades 1-3

Bernadette’s Great Water Adventures

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It’s My First Time (Mini-Session Sun-Wed)

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Pony Pals

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Silly Scientists

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Girls in Grades 4-6

Bridles and Bits

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Camping…..My Way

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Double Your Fun

Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance

Session 1 Session 2 7/6-7/11 7/13-7/18

Session 3 7/20-7/25

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Session 4 7/27-8/1

Session 5 8/3-8/8

Session 6 8/10-8/15

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Gross-Ology

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Ride Em Cowgirl

Row, Row Your Canoe

Sneak a Peek (Mini-Session Sun-Wed)

Survivor Girl

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The Adventures of Sherwood Forest

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Girls in Grades 6-8

A Canoeing We Will Go

Archers and Anglers

Aaarg…Pirate Island

The Amazing Babysitters Club

Girls in Grades 7-12

Camp Adventures

Duct Tape Art

It’s a Sailors Paradise

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Just a Sampling

Midnight Madness

Saddle Up

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Survivor……Camp Style

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The Great Pastry Chefs

Timbercrest by Design

Wranglers

Trip Programs Girls in Grades 7-12

Extreme Expeditions

Just My Backpack, My Pony and Me

Leadership Programs Girls Ages 13-17

CIT

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CIT/Riding Instructor

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Jr. CIT

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GSWNY Resident (Overnight) Camps July 6 to August 15, 2014 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear & Camp Timbercrest

Our resident camps offer a variety of activities and programs for individual growth and exploration. Resident camp hours: Camp operates from Sunday at 1 p.m. to Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Visiting Camp:

Family members, friends and general visitors can meet the staff and tour the camp when girls are brought to camp on Sunday.

Our Resident Camp Themes: Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6

It’s Your World Change It! The Fabulous Camp Olympics Campers Plan This Week Campers Plan This Week Around the World in 6 Days! Bring Out Your Disney Flare!

Camp Timbercrest Bus Information and Schedule

Bus Transportation Bus transportation is available to Camp Timbercrest for an additional fee of $40 per girl per week. The schedule is listed by time, place and bus stop. Please note that any bus stop stated in this brochure may be cancelled due to an insufficient number of boarding passengers. In this instance, the bus fee will be refunded. Bus refunds will not be given for any other reason or circumstance. Bus transportation is provided Sunday morning/afternoon and again on Friday evening. Please indicate on the application if you will need bus service and carefully select the bus stop that will be best for your child. We recommend that you arrive at the bus stop at least 10 minutes early. The times printed in this brochure are estimated and may be subject to delay (10-20 minutes) pending weather and traffic conditions. Parents, if you are not at the bus stop when the bus arrives, your daughter will remain on the bus until it reaches the bus terminal. You will then have to pick her up at the bus terminal.

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Buffalo:

Sessions 3, 4 & 5 JULY 20 & JULY 25, 2014 JULY 27 & AUGUST 1, 2014 AUGUST 3 & AUGUST 8, 2014 Mount Olive Baptist Church 701 E. Delevan Ave., Buffalo Pick-Up – 11:55 a.m. Drop-Off- 10:00 p.m. Hispanics United of Buffalo 254 Virginia Street, Buffalo Pick-Up – 12:15 p.m. Drop-Off- 9:40 p.m. Girl Scout Service Center 3332 Walden Ave., Suite 106, Depew Pick-Up – 12:35 p.m. Drop-Off- 9:15 p.m. Dunkirk High School 75 W 6th Street, Dunkirk Pick-Up – 1:35 p.m. Drop-Off- 8:15 p.m. Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena 319 W. 3rd Street, parking lot that is on Jefferson St. between 3rd and 4th Streets, Jamestown Pick-Up – 2:15 p.m. Drop-Off- 7:30 p.m.

Rochester:

Sessions 3, 4 & 5 JULY 20 & JULY 25, 2014 JULY 27 & AUGUST 1, 2014 AUGUST 3 & AUGUST 8, 2014 Walmart 1490 Hudson Ave., Rochester Pick-Up – 9:45 a.m. Drop-Off- 10:35 p.m. Wegmans 2301 Lyell Ave., Rochester (pick up & drop off near light pole #15) Pick-Up – 10:05 a.m. Drop-Off- 10:05 p.m. Al Sigl Community of Agencies 1000 Elmwood Ave., Door 5, Rochester Pick-Up – 10:35 a.m. Drop-Off- 9:30 p.m. Olean Center Mall 400 North Union Street, Olean (pick up & drop off near Key Bank location) Pick-Up – 1:00 p.m. Drop-Off- 7:30 p.m.

Trip Orientation Night:

These meetings are mandatory for ALL parents/guardians and their daughters who are participating in offsite camp trips. Trip vendors will be present to answer questions and discuss the trip itineraries in detail. A reminder will be e-mailed to campers in May. All trip orientation night meetings will be held at our Buffalo service center, located at 3332 Walden Ave. Suite 106, Depew. Please check the Seven Hills/Goodyear or Timbercrest parent guides for more information. Girl Scouts of WNY Summer Camp Guide 2014


GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Grades 1-3 NEW! Learn to Swim — Dear Parents & Guardians, our resident camp programs will now offer swim lessons. If you would like your daughter to have swim lessons while she is at camp please indicate this on her camp application form. The cost will be $5 per person.

Programs for girls entering grades 1-3 in the fall of 2014

Please note: Girls will be placed in sleeping lodges with staff supervision and participate in activities as a group and are always accompanied by qualified staff.

ments will be endless. At the end of the week share all of your creations at the camp wide science fair. Girls will earn requirements towards the following petal and skill builder Daisy – Gloria’s Petal (Respect Myself and Others) Brownie – Home Scientist Fee: $280 per person

It’s My First Time Mini Sessions 1, 3 & 5 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear It’s My First Time Mini Sessions 5 & 6 Camp Timbercrest First time campers spend four days and three nights taking advantage of the very best that resident camp has to offer! Sleep in our cool Brownie Lodge or Jackman Lodge while you enjoy swimming, games, arts & crafts, cookouts and other samples of camp life. Don’t forget to bring your best friend along with you.

NEW! Mollie’s Tales — Sessions 2 & 6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Bernadette’s Great Water Adventures — Session 6 Camp Timbercrest Ahoy all water lovers! Molly the Whale (Seven Hills) and Bernadette the Turtle (Timbercrest) want you to join them for a fun filled week of fun water activities. Girls will float, boat, swim and play their days away in this aqua program. There will be lots of time for fun dry-land activities like arts & crafts, games, overnight camping, songs and making s’mores. Swim lessons from the American Red Cross “Learn to Swim” program will be provided during this week.

Mini-Sessions Only – Sunday to Wednesday

Fee: $290 per person

Fee: $175 per person NEW! Pony Pals Sessions 2, 4 & 6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Pony Pals Session 5 Camp Timbercrest This introductory program will help girls get to know the basic “ins and outs” of the horse program. Girls will get their first introductory horse lesson, take a tour of the barn, meet the horses, and start from the ground up with proper grooming, feeding, mounting, dismounting and tack care. All of the “extras” of camp will complete this exciting week. Show your family and friends what you learned at Friday’s mini horse demonstration. Girls will have at least one introductory horse lesson and one guided horse ride.

Paws and Claws Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear — ­­ Session 5 Girls, do you love animals? Do you have a favorite pet at home? Do you want to learn more about animals? During this week you will tour the horse barn, spend time with the horses and speak to the riding director about what it takes to care for these beautiful animals. You will also learn about animal habitats, proper food and proper care needed for all different kinds of animals. Make your own terrarium, identify plants that are edible for both animals and humans and help your unit care for the unit mascot! Make your favorite furry friend a toy to bring home. During this special week you will take a day trip to the Buffalo Zoo to see how other animals live and are cared for. Don’t forget swimming, arts & crafts and lots of laughter is also included.

Girls must wear long pants and boots with ¾ inch heel

Fee: $330 per person

Fee: $340 per person

Keeping it Low to the Ground Session 4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Experience the thrill of the Wild Woozy, Swinging Log or the Tension Traverse – all elements of our exciting Low Ropes Challenge Course. This program is the first step in challenging yourself to bigger and better adventures. Swimming, campfires and all the best of camp are included. Girls must be entering 2-3 grade in the fall in order to participate in this program.

NEW! Silly Scientists Sessions 1 & 4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Silly Scientists Session 4 Camp Timbercrest Attention little scientists, it’s time to work in the lab to make really cool and exciting science experiments. Have fun with your fellow scientists as you create mixtures such as bubbles, crystals or rock candy. Oh the creativity and experigswny.org | 1.888.837.6410

Fee: $290 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Grades 4-6 Programs for girls entering grades 4-6 in the fall of 2014

Please note: Girls will be placed in sleeping tents with other girls (4-5 per-tent). Staff will have separate sleeping tents within the same unit near or adjacent to the girls’ tents.

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Sneak-a-Peek Mini-Sessions 2 & 6 — Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Sneak-a-Peek Mini-Session 3 — Camp Timbercrest This program is for those who enjoy all the fun of camp, but would like to spend only a few days to check it out. Enjoy swimming, boating, arts & crafts, outdoor cooking, songs and making new friends. Mini-Session Only – Sunday to Wednesday Fee: $175 per person NEW! Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance Sessions 1 & 6 — Camp Timbercrest Girls get into the beat of the music. Create your own dance from one of your favorite songs or tell a story through creative dance expressions. Learn what dances were popular years ago and what dances are popular today. Has anything changed? End your week with a camp wide dance party. Girls will earn requirements towards the following petal and legacy badges — Junior – Musician Cadette – Public Speaking Fee: $280 per person Gross-Ology Session 2 Camp Seven Hills/ Goodyear Gross-Ology Session 5 Camp Timbercrest Do you think goo and slime and mud are cool? Do you like messes and experiments? Then join us as we raise gross to an art form! Make concoctions like glow-in-the dark slime and gummy snacks. Are you brave enough to eat “Dirt”? What is ooblek and will you be successful in creating it? Come to camp and be a triple G - Gross Goop Guru! Fee: $290 per person

NEW! Camping….My Way Sessions 1, 2, 5 & 6­— Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Camping…..My Way Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 — Camp Timbercrest This is all about you the camper. You choose the activities that are perfect for you. You can choose more of the traditional activities from swimming, boating, arts & crafts, sports and archery. Or choose specialized activities provided by our seasonal staff. Seasonal staff activities will vary depending on their skill set. Fee: $280 per person NEW! Where’s Your Spirit? Sessions 2 & 3 — Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Girls are sure to be excited as they create cheers and exciting formations, design their team uniform, make pom-poms and then put on a new routine at the end of the week for the entire camp to enjoy. Fee: $280 per person The Outdoor Gourmet Sessions 2 & 3 — Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Calling all creative cooks! This week is dedicated to creating your very own version of “The Iron Chef” — Girl Scout camp style. Try your hand at two or three different camp cooking methods — choose from campfire, reflector oven, camping stove, Dutch oven, vagabond stove w/ buddy burner, hobo pie irons, or stick cooking – the possibilities are yummy! Show off a sampling of your creations at the Camp Seven Hills Cook-Off. Plan an All Camp Feast to show off your culinary creations. Don’t worry, all of the “extras” of camp are included. Fee: $290 per person NEW! The Adventures in Sherwood Forest Sessions 1 & 4 Camp Timbercrest This program is open to all girls who want to learn the fundamentals of archery. Go back to the days of Maid Marion, Robin Hood and Little John and practice shooting a bow and arrow. Go for the Bulls Eye and become a member of the Golden Arrow Club. Learn to set up an archery ring and find out what necessary safety equipment is needed. You’ll still have time to enjoy swimming, boating, nature and cookouts. Fee: $280 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Grades 4-6 One Week Ropes Challenge Course Programs

Girls should be in good physical condition in order to participate. The ropes course programs are done in a progression. Girls will start the week with team building and trust games, progress to the low course and finish out their week on the high course. Girls will have time to participate on the high course elements at least one time. All low and high course element usage is contingent on the weather. NEW! Islands in the Sky! Sessions 1 & 6 — Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear This program is designed for thrill seekers everywhere! Girls, this is your opportunity to master your balancing and maneuvering skills on our new ropes course element “Islands in the Sky.” Shuffle yourself across platforms suspended in the air – do you have the balance to conquer this new element? From there it’s on to the Two-Line and Burma Bridge then Zip your way down the zip-line on our high ropes challenge course. It’s up to you. You can do 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 the Islands in the Sky, Two-Line, Burma and Zip-Line.

Tower Climbers Session 4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Experience the ultimate thrill of climbing and repelling from our three sided 20 foot-high climbing tower! Start with our basic low ropes course and master your way up to the challenge of the Climbing Tower. Girls will earn the Seven Hills ropes course patch along with the activity rider for the Tower. Fee: $290 per person

One Week Outdoor Camping Programs:

Survivor Girl Sessions 4 & 5 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Survivor Girl Session 1 Camp Timbercrest Imagine you’ve been sailing around the world when an unexpected storm suddenly destroys your sailboat and strands you and your friends on a deserted island. How will you survive until help arrives? Spend your week at camp learning skills of a survivor girl. Build your own shelter and tools using rope, tarps, and materials you find in the natural environment around you. How will you obtain potable water? What is a solar still? You will find out as you make a solar still for you and your fellow survivors. Put your skills to the test. Are you a survivor Girl? All this and other fun stuff at camp await you.

Fee: $290 per person

Fee: $290 per person

NEW! Climbing, Climb Away Sessions 2 & 5 — Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Calling all thrill seekers who like to climb! Test your thrill seeking and climbing skills on our new element the Centipede. This element consists of a series of vertical boards, suspended in the air. The higher the climber climbs the more challenging this element becomes. How high can you climb? You will then test your balancing skills on the Catwalk or Dangle Duo then fly down the adventurous zip-line. You can do 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 either the Catwalk and Dangle Duo, Centipede and Zip-Line.

On Your Mark, Get Set, CAMP! Sessions 1 & 6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Girls, this introductory on-site trip program will get you “ready” for future out of camp trips. Time will be spent learning the importance of low-impact camping through the seven principals of Leave No Trace. You will plan your meals, prepare an itinerary, identify the necessary equipment needed for out of camp trips, pitch tents and, hike as a group on one of our many challenging Camp Seven Hills trails. Swimming, arts & crafts, games and songs included. Girls who participate in this program will earn a segment of the new Camp Seven Hills Trip Program Patch.

Fee: $290 per person

Campers will be hiking and camping on the other side of camp – Lakeside. This is an introductory program to Discovering the Great Outdoors at Letchworth State Park Fee: $280 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Grades 4-6 NEW! Row, Row Your Canoe Sessions 2 & 5 Camp Timbercrest This is an introductory on-site trip program that will prepare you for “A Canoeing We Will Go” program and other out of camp trips. Time will be spent learning the fundamentals of canoeing as you guide your way through Kyser Lake. You will also learn the importance of low impact camping through the seven principals of Leave No Trace. Plan meals, learn the requirements for a detailed itinerary, pack your canoe and paddle to a special location where you will pitch tents and spend time with your fellow canoe mates around the campfire at night. Swimming, arts & crafts, songs and lots of fun are also included in this great new program. Girls who participate in this program will earn a segment of the new Camp Timbercrest Trip Program Patch. This is an introductory program to A Canoeing We Will Go. Fee: $280 per person

One Week Horse Programs:

Groupings will be based on riding ability and rated by the riding staff. No riding experience necessary in order to participate in our horse programs, but girls must be comfortable around horses. Canter Up Sessions 1, 2, 5 & 6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear English Riding This riding program is open to riders at ALL LEVELS – beginner to advanced. The emphasis will be on the rider's position, control of the horse and stable management, including basic barn chores, grooming, cleaning of the stalls, and feeding of the horses. Lessons will be given based on ability and girls will perform a small horse presentation at the end of the camp week. Campers will earn the horse patch with rider level/s. Swimming, arts and crafts, cookouts and all of the fun of camp are included.

outs and more! Campers will earn the horse patch with rider level/s. Campers should be able to ride at a walk without assistance. Fee: $405 per person

Two-Week General Programs: Girls participating in the two week programs will remain at camp the entire two weeks. Two-Weeks!

Discover the Fun Sessions 3-4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Discover fun and adventure with your closest friends at Camp Seven Hills. We offer you two weeks of swimming, boating, crafts, outdoor cooking, songs, laughter and fun. We’ll provide the activities or you suggest an activity. Plan the program that is right for you. Fee: $490 per person

Two-Weeks!

Double Your Fun! Sessions 3-4 Camp Timbercrest Double your fun and adventure with your closest friends at Camp Timbercrest by spending not one but two weeks at camp. We offer you two weeks of swimming, boating, crafts, outdoor cooking, songs, laughter and fun. We’ll provide the activities or you suggest an activity. Plan the program that is right for you. Fee: $490 per person

Fee: $405 per person Bridles and Bits Sessions 1, 2, 5 & 6 Camp Timbercrest Western Riding Saddle up and spend your days riding the horse trails of Timbercrest and learning the basics of Western riding techniques and management including basic barn chores, grooming, cleaning of the stalls, and feeding of the horses. Pack a lunch and spend the day out on the trail, or pack your bed roll and spend the night under the stars. Lessons will be given based on ability and girls will perform a small horse presentation at the end of the camp week. This complete camp program also includes swimming, campfires, cook 16

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Two-Week Horse Programs: Girls participating in the two week programs will remain at camp the entire two weeks. No riding experience necessary in order to participate in our horse programs, but girls must be comfortable around horses. Groupings will be based on riding ability and will be rated by the riding staff. Two-Weeks!

Ride ‘Em Cowgirls! Sessions 3-4 Camp Timbercrest Saddle up and spend your days learning the fundamentals of western riding. Time will be spent on horse management and care, proper riding techniques and trail riding amongst our many vast horse trails. Girls will receive lessons based on their riding ability and will end their two-weeks with a rodeo show for family and friends. This complete program also includes swimming, campfires, cooking laughter and fun. Girls will spend the entire two weeks at camp. Campers will earn the horse patch with rider level/s. Campers should be able to ride at a walk without assistance. Fee: $630 per person

Two-Weeks!

A Horse of Course Sessions 3-4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear This equestrian program includes ALL LEVELS of horseback riding. Lessons will focus on balance, seat equitation, control at a walk & trot (canter for more advanced riders) skills and horse management including basic barn chores, grooming, cleaning of the stalls, and feeding of the horses. At the end of your two weeks have a Mini Horse Show for family and friends and win prizes for showmanship and sportsmanship. Campers will earn the horse patch with rider level/s.

Grades 4-6, Grades 6-8

Two-Weeks!

High Adventures Sessions 3-4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Spend your first week balancing, climbing and repelling from all of your favorite ropes challenge course elements like the Burma Bridge, Zip-Line, Cat-Walk, Two-Line, Dangle Duo or our new Elements Islands in the sky or Centipede while your second week you will experience the ultimate thrill of rock climbing and repelling from our three-sided 20 foot high Climbing Tower! Swimming, cookouts, overnights and more will sweeten this great deal. Girls will earn the Seven Hills ropes course patch along with the activity rider for each ropes course element that they complete. Fee: $500 per person

Programs for girls entering grades 6-8 in the fall of 2014

Please note: Girls will be placed in sleeping tents with other girls (4-5 per-tent). Staff will have separate sleeping tents within the same unit near or adjacent to the girls’ tents.

One Week Programs –

NEW! Aaargh…..Pirate Island Session 3 Camp Timbercrest Ahoy mateys! Keyser Lake is a callin’ you. Meet up with your fellow pirates to create and design your pirate disguises and flag. Then rig up a ship worthy of your journey and follow your pirate map as you look for clues that will lead you to Timbercrest’s buried treasure. Aaargh.. . .don’t worry there will be plenty of time for all of the other great stuff at Timbercrest.

Fee: $630 per person

Fee: $280 per-person

Two-Week Ropes Challenge Course Programs: Girls should be in good physical condi-

NEW! The Amazing Babysitters Club Sessions 1 & 6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear The Amazing Babysitters Club Session 6 Camp Timbercrest This program is designed to prepare you to become a certified American Red Cross babysitter. Learn how to care for children and infants, be a good leader and role model, make good decisions, and learn how to handle emergency situations and much more. Girls will also receive their American Red Cross First Aid and CPR. Girls will have plenty of time to enjoy all of the other aspects of camp.

tion in order to participate. The ropes course programs are done in a progression. Girls will start the week with team building and trust games, progress to the low course and finish out their week on the high course. Girls will have time to participate on the high course elements at least one time. All low and high course element usage is contingent on the weather.

Fee: $ 305 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs NEW! Aqua Girls (American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard) Sessions 4 & 5 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear This program is designed to prepare girls to become future lifeguards. Participants will work on building a foundation of knowledge, skills and attitude. Junior Lifeguard training will focus on the following: fitness, prevention, response, professionalism and leadership. All of the essential skills needed to become successful lifeguards. All of the great camp activities are also included in this week. Participants will receive their American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard card upon completion of the program. Participants must be in good physical condition and be an intermediate swimmer. Intermediate swimmer must be able to do the following: Swim the front crawl for at least 25 continuous yards. Have the ability to tread water for at least one minute using both the arms and legs. Must have the ability to submerge and swim a distance of at least 10 feet underwater. Fee: $ 315 per-person NEW! Archers and Anglers! Sessions 2 & 4 Camp Timbercrest Girls will spend their week learning the fundamentals of archery and fishing! Practice and improve your archery skills by shooting at different and creative archery targets and games. When not at the archery range become a budding angler as you relax on the banks of Jackman Bay casting your lines out into Keyser Lake. End your week with a beach party and cookout. Time will also be available for swimming, boating, friendships and laughter. (Any fish caught at Keyser Lake will be released back into the lake). Fee: $280 per-person

Grades 6-8

NEW! Discover “The Great Outdoors” at Letchworth State Park – Sessions 2 & 3 Camp Seven Hills/ Goodyear Discover the beauty of Letchworth State Park, located in Castile, New York. Spend 2 nights and 3 days participating in team building activities, exploring the beautiful scenic views of the Letchworth Gorge and the falls. You will also spend time learning the fundamentals of backpacking, compassing, knot tying, fire building, shelter building, learning the basics of Leave No Trace, outdoor cooking and low impact camping. You will develop an itinerary, pack your backpack and hike the trails. Just the stuff you need to prepare yourself for “Backpacking the Alleghany National Forest.” Girls who participate in this program will earn a segment of the new Camp Seven Hills Trip Program Patch. Prerequisite: Girl must take either On Your Mark, Get Ready Set CAMP; Row, Row Your Canoe or have some type of canoeing, backpacking, kayaking or tent camping experience. This program is a prerequisite to Extreme Tree & Kayak Adventures, Extreme Expeditions and Backpacking the Alleghany National Forest. Fee: $ 330 per person NEW! A Canoeing We Will Go Sessions 1 & 5 Camp Timbercrest Discover the beauty of Alleghany State Park, located in Salamanca, New York. Spend 2 nights and 3 days learning the fundamentals of canoeing as you explore the wonders of the Alleghany reservoir. When you are done canoeing for the day you will pitch your tent and together with your fellow canoe mates you will learn the basic principles of Leave No Trace and share stories, laughter and friendship around the campfire. Just the stuff you need to prepare yourself for Extreme Expeditions. Girls who participate in this program will earn a segment of the new Camp Timbercrest Trip Program Patch Prerequisite: Girl must take either On Your Mark, Get Ready Set CAMP; Row, Row your Canoe or have some type of canoeing, backpacking, kayaking or tent camping experience. This program is a prerequisite to Extreme Tree & Kayak Adventures, Extreme Expeditions and Backpacking the Alleghany National Forest. Fee: $330 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Programs for girls entering grades 7-12 in the fall of 2014

Please note: Girls will be placed in sleeping tents with other girls (4-5 per tent). Staff will have separate sleeping tents within the same unit near or adjacent to the girls’ tents

One Week Programs:

Just a Sampling Sessions 1 & 3 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Just a Sampling Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 Camp Timbercrest This program is just what is says – a sampling. You can sample a little bit of everything from swimming, boating, arts & crafts, hiking, drama to nature and more. We will provide the activity or you suggest one. Sample it all or just a little, the choice is yours to make. Fee: $280 per person It’s a Sailor’s Paradise Sessions 2 Camp Timbercrest Become your own captain and whisk yourself away on the shores of Keyser Lake. Together with your friends you will learn the fundamentals of sailing. Do the wind dance and rig up one of our Camp Timbercrest Sunfish Sailboats and take a relaxing sail and a leisurely lunch. Get the entire camp involved as you challenge your fellow camp mates to a friendly sailing completion across Keyser Lake. Make your way around the lake and host your very own all-camp sunset beach party. All of the other fun activities of Camp Timbercrest are also part of this great program. Fee: $280 per person Night Owls on the Prowl! Sessions 1 & 6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear 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, play glow in the dark games, have a glow in the dark party, plan a kitchen raid and shop in the Tuck Shop all at night. Oh yeah, you will also take a trip to Lasertron for games, laughter and pizza. 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. Fee: $330 per person

Grades 7-12

NEW! Midnight Madness Sessions 2 & 5 Camp Timbercrest Are you ready to experience nature's nightlife? Study the stars and learn about the constellations. Make your own telescope and use it to look at the Timbercrest night sky. Can you find the Big Dipper or Orion’s Belt? Host a night party with your camp friends and show them all of the cool things that happen at night under the stars. Play glow in the dark games, hike the trails by flashlight and plan a kitchen raid. Looking for more “midnight madness”? Then take a trip to the Jamestown Bowling Company for night bowling and pizza. After a hard night of play, sleep late the next morning with time to enjoy your favorite camp activities in the afternoon. Fee: $330 per person NEW! The Great Pastry Chefs of Timbercrest Sessions 3 & 6 Camp Timbercrest Just a spoonful of sugar, a big dash of friendship, and a cup of laughter are the perfect ingredients for a delicious week at camp. Learn the basics of baking as you prepare yummy snacks and desserts. Decorate cupcakes you make from scratch, indulge in chocolate fondue and make your own special creation for the entire camp to see and taste. Create you very own pastry cookbook that you can take home and use with family and friends. Then take a trip to Ecklol Bakery in Jamestown, New York and enjoy a behind the scene’s tour of how the professionals do it and enjoy a pastry and beverage while you are there. Fee: $330 per-person NEW! The Great Cupcake Challenge Sessions 2 & 5 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Calling all aspiring bakers! Do you want to be the next Candace Nelson, the Founder of Sprinkles or Sally Camacho, the Top Chef’s Just Desserts finalist? If you enjoy baking and want to learn more, this program is for you. Spend your week “spicing” it up in the kitchen at Camp Seven Hills. Girls will work with our head cook preparing a variety of different cupcakes and desserts. Take a trip to Fire Fly Cupcakes in East Aurora and enjoy a behind the scene’s tour of how the professionals do it. Decorate your own cupcake and enjoy a beverage of your choice with your cupcake friends. At the end of the week compete in the Seven Hills Cupcake Challenge as you display your cupcake creation for your fellow campmates to try and vote on. Fee: $330 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Grades 7-12 NEW! Timbercrest by Design! Session 2 Camp Timbercrest Calling all future designers, spend your time at camp designing and bringing back to life the overnight lean-to shelters for all campers and staff to enjoy. What ideas can you come up with? Do the lean-to shelters need vibrant colors, a simple repair, or something built from already existing materials? The possibilities are endless and the choices are up to you…. the designer. All of the other great activities at camp are also included in this great week. Fee: $290 per person Duct Tape Art Sessions 1 & 4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Duct Tape Art Sessions 1 & 4 Camp Timbercrest For girls with an artistic eye, this is the week and the place to create, well just about anything, using duct tape. Use your imagination and creativity and make a purse or a wallet, or even jewelry. The possibilities are endless with just a little imagination and lots of duct tape! Cookouts, hiking, s’mores, laughter, swimming and so much more are also included. Fee: $290 per person NEW! Survivor — Camp Style Sessions 3 & 4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Survivor — Camp Style Sessions 1 & 6 Camp Timbercrest With buffs in hand and teams determined, you will compete in mental and physical challenges for group rewards. If your group loses you could face the doom of “exile island”. All of the other great camp activities such as swimming, boating, outdoor cooking and more are also included. Want to know what you’re playing for? Find out during this exciting week of camp. Will you be the sole survivor? Fee: $290 per person

NEW! Imagine and Connect! Session 5 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Use your imagination! This week is dedicated to being creative. Create fun craft projects using a variety of supplies such as Lego and/or K’nex Kits and natural materials. Create miniature theme park activities to show off to your friends and take some home with you. You will also get to see your creative park creations come to life when you take a trip to Darien Lake with your fellow Imagine and Connect friends. All this and the other great camp activities are included (i.e., swimming, hiking, camp songs, arts & crafts, cookouts, laughter, friends and s’mores). Fee: $330 per-person

One Week Horse Programs: No riding experience necessary in order to participate in our horse programs, but girls must be comfortable around horses. Groupings will be based on riding ability and rated by the riding staff. Saddle Up! Sessions 1, 2 & 5 Camp Timbercrest Western Riding Saddle up and spend your days learning the fundamentals of Western riding. Girls will learn the ins and outs of Western riding, trail riding, corral demonstrations and stable management including basic barn chores, grooming, cleaning of the stalls, and feeding of the horses. Girls will receive lessons based on their riding ability and will perform a small horse presentation at the end of the camp week. Also included is a trail lunch and overnight. Campers will earn the horse patch with rider level/s. Campers should be able to ride at a walk without assistance. Fee: $405 per person Heads Up & Heels Down! Sessions 1, 2, 5 & 6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear English Riding This program is open to riders with skills at ALL LEVELS – beginner through advanced. The emphasis will be on the rider's position, how to control your horse and stable management including basic barn chores, grooming, cleaning of the stalls, and feeding of the horses. Girls will receive lessons based on their riding ability and will perform a small horse presentation at the end of the camp week. Campers will earn the horse patch with rider level/s. There will be lots of time for swimming, arts and crafts, overnights and much more. Fee: $405 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Grades 7-12 One Week Ropes Challenge Course Programs Girls should be in good physical condition in order to participate. The ropes course programs are done in a progression. Girls will start the week with team building and trust games, progress to the low course and finish out their week on the high course. Girls will have time to participate on the high course elements at least one time. All low and high course element usage is contingent on the weather. NEW! High Wire Adventures Sessions 2 & 5 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear This program is designed for thrill seekers everywhere! Girls, this is your opportunity to master your balancing and maneuvering skills on our new ropes course element “Islands in the Sky.” Shuffle yourself across platforms suspended in the air – do you have the balance to conquer this new element? From there it’s on to the Two-Line and Burma Bridge then Zip your way down the zip-line on our high ropes challenge course. It’s up to you. You can do 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 the, Islands in the Sky, Two-Line, Burma and Zip-Line.

Two-Week General Programs:

Girls participating in the two week programs will remain at camp the entire two weeks.

Two-Weeks!

Camp Adventures Sessions 3-4 Camp Timbercrest We offer two week camp adventures in swimming, boating, crafts, outdoor cooking, songs, laughter and fun. We will provide the activity or you suggest one and plan the programs you want. Fee: $490 per person

Two-Weeks!

Fun in the Sun Sessions 3-4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Challenge yourself to feel more comfortable in the great outdoors. We offer two weeks of swimming, boating, crafts, outdoor cooking, songs, laughter and fun. We will provide the activity or you suggest one and plan the programs you want. Fee: $490 per person

Fee: $290 per person NEW! Dances with Branches Sessions 1, 3 & 6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Calling all thrill seekers who like to climb! Test your thrill seeking and climbing skills on our new element the Centipede. This element consists of a series of vertical boards, suspended in the air. The higher the climber climbs the more challenging this element becomes. How high can you climb? You will then test your balancing skills on the Catwalk or Dangle Duo then fly down the adventurous zip-line. You can do 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 either the Catwalk and Dangle Duo, Centipede and Zip-Line. Fee: $290 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Grades 7-12 Two-Week Horse Programs:

Girls participating in the two week programs will remain at camp the entire two weeks. No riding experience necessary in order to participate in our horse programs, but girls must be comfortable around horses. Groupings will be based on riding ability and will be rated by the riding staff.

Two-Weeks!

Wranglers Sessions 3-4 Camp Timbercrest Western Saddle up and spend your days learning the fundamentals of western riding. Time will be spent on horse management and care, proper riding techniques and trail riding amongst our many vast horse trails. Girls will receive lessons based on their riding ability and will end their two-weeks with a rodeo show for family and friends. This complete program also includes swimming, campfires, cooking, laughter and fun. Campers will earn the horse patch with rider level/s. Girls should be able to ride at a walk without assistance. Fee: $630 per person

Two-Week Specialty Programs:

Girls participating in the two week programs will remain at camp the entire two weeks.

Two-Weeks!

Under the Sea with Overnight! Sessions 3-4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear 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 your 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. • •

Two-Weeks!

Crazy for Horses Sessions 3-4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear English This equestrian program includes all levels of horseback riding. Lessons will focus on balance, seat equitation, control at a walk & trot (canter for more advanced riders) skills and horse management including basic barn chores, grooming, cleaning of the stalls, and feeding of the horses. At the end of your two weeks have a Mini Horse Show for family and friends and win prizes for showmanship and sportsmanship. Campers will earn the horse patch with rider level/s. Fee: $630 per person

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The open water dive will take place over a two day time period at Windmill Quarry. It is at this time that girls will stay overnight. Participants must meet the basic swim requirements and health requirements set by Dip N’ Dive. If they do not, they will be placed in an alternate program at camp. (basic swim consists of 200-yard swim, treading water for 10 minutes and floating for 10 minutes.) Upon successful completion of the training, girls 1214 year of age will receive Scuba School International Certification as a Junior Open Water diver and girls 14 and older will receive Scuba School International Certification in Open Water Diver. The Junior Open Water Diver Certification allows you to dive with a certified diver only. Open Water Diver may dive independently. Participants who complete the entire course will receive their open water SCUBA certification Fee includes the rental of all SCUBA equipment, mask, fins, snorkels, booties, open water dive and certifications. All participants are required to attend a Scuba orientation on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Girl Scout Service Center.

Fee: $605 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs Grades 7-12 Trip Programs for girls entering grades 7-12 in the fall of 2014

Girls should be in Good Physical Condition in Order to participate in our Trip Programs. NEW! “Bippity, Boppity, Boo”….. NYC Here We Come! Session 2 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Spend the week adding glitter and elbow grease to what it takes to become a rising star. Learn some of the “ins and outs” of the theatre -- try your hand at set design, make-up, designing costumes and more. Spend Tuesday and Wednesday of this special week traveling to NYC to see the Broadway production of Cinderella and partake in a Disney “Broadway Classroom” with professionals from the cast of Cinderella. You will recreate a true Broadway rehearsal taken right from a scene of the famous musical. Time will be left to visit Central Park Zoo and the Girl Scouts of the USA headquarters along with a little shopping. Swimming, arts and crafts, s’mores, laughter and friends are also included. • Registration for this program closes April 1, 2014. Don’t miss out on this great program ­— Sign up now and take advantage of the early bird discount. • Girls and parents must attend a pre-trip orientation meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Girl Scout Service Center. Fee: $420 per person (registration closes April 1, 2014)

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NEW! Scuba Diving Explorers Session 6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Girls who currently have their Jr. Open Water or Open Water scuba certification will continue their underwater journey as they spend 3 days and 2 nights at Windmill Quarry located in Fort Erie, Canada, earning diving modules towards their advance diving certification. Girls will dive 2 to 3 times a day with professional scuba instructors from Dip N’ Dive where they will work on completing the navigation and night dive modules. Time will also be available for exploring and independent diving. When you surface, there will still be time for all of the other great activities at Seven Hills. • Girls will spend Monday of this week in the pool refreshing their scuba knowledge and skills. • All diving will take place at Windmill Quarry Tuesday Thursday. It is at this time that girls will stay overnight. Girls will return to camp on Thursday afternoon. • Dip ‘n Dive instructors will work with parents/guardians on the additional modules that are needed for their daughters to earn the advance diving certification. • Participants who complete this week will earn the night module and navigation module towards their advance diving certification. • Fee includes the rental of all SCUBA equipment, mask, fins, snorkels, booties, all dives and modules earned. • All participants are required to attend a Scuba orientation on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Girl Scout Service Center. Fee: $380 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs ages 13- 17 Two-Weeks !

NEW! The Extreme Tree and Kayak Adventures! (For girls 13-17 only) Sessions 3-4 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Wow! What an exciting opportunity for girls to spend the first week at camp taking part in our Seven Hills ropes course program fine tuning their balancing skills. You will need it for part of the second week as you put your adventurous side to the test and experience the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course, located in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of Bolton Landing, NY. Girls, you will spend 1-2 days at the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course testing your skills on approximately 10-17 different obstacles from rope swings, hanging nets, wobbly bridges and suspended elements and will then spend your evenings at Camp Meadowbrook near Lake George. You will continue your quest for adventure by taking an exciting Kayak ride down beautiful Lake George with guides from the Lake George Kayak Company, also located in Bolton Landing, NY. Enjoy all this along with starlit skies, campfires, friendships and memories that will last a lifetime. Are you ready for the Extreme Tree and Kayak Adventures? • • •

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Girls must have taken either a Seven Hills ropes course program or something similar before participating. Parents must sign “permission to participate” forms in order for their girls to participate in this program. Girls will receive a 30 minute demo training prior to participating at the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course. Girls must demonstrate the ability to use the equipment properly before they will be allowed to leave the demonstration area. Girls are required to be able to reach the tips of their fingers to a height of 5'11" (180 cm) while keeping their feet flat on the ground. Girls will also receive kayak instruction prior to participating in the kayak tour No pre-trip orientation is needed for this trip. Information will be mailed to campers and parents prior to the start of the camp program.

Fee: $630 per person

Just My Backpack, My Pony and Me Session 6 Camp Timbercrest This program is for the more experienced rider (intermediate to advanced only) What a better way to spend a week than at Timbercrest putting your horse skills to the test. Spend time exploring the trails at camp as you prepare for a more challenging adventure off the property. Girls will spend 2 days and 1 night navigating the trails of Pineapple Junction, located in Randolph, New York. During the day girls will take exciting trail rides along Pine Loop, Hooks Trail, Frog’s Run, Creekside, Zig Zag and more while at night they will hitch up their horses, pitch tents, cook over an open fire and share s’mores, laughter and fun with their friends. All of the other fun activities of Camp Timbercrest are also part of this great program. • Girls must be at an intermediate or advanced level of horseback riding in order to participate in this program Fee: $405 per person

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GSWNY Resident Camp Programs ages 13- 17 Two-Weeks!

NEW! Backpacking the Alleghany National Forest Sessions 5-6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear Sign up for this program and put your camping skills to the test. Develop and file your itinerary with the forest ranger, plan your meals, pack your backpack and together with your friends lead the way as you backpack the Alleghany National Forest’s North County Trail through New York and Pennsylvania. At the end of the day pitch your tents, cook over an open fire, share stories around the campfire and discover new exciting adventures. Girls who participate in this program will earn a segment of the new Camp Seven Hills Trip Program Patch. • Girls must be in good physical condition and have taken either Ready, Set, Camp; Row, Row Your Canoe, A Canoeing We Will Go, the Great Outdoors at Letchworth Sate Park or have some type of experience in primitive camping in order to participate in this program. • Girls and parents must attend a pre-trip orientation meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 19, 2014, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Girl Scout Service Center. Fee: $330 per person

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NEW! “Extreme Expeditions” (For girls 12-17 only) Sessions 2-3 Camp Timbercrest Are you looking for a change? Do you want a challenging or exhilarating thrill? Well look no further. You can find it all right here in the “Extreme Expeditions” program. Professional guides from Adventure Calls Outfitters will take you on an 8 day 7 night “extreme expedition through Letchworth State Park, the Salmon River in Pulaski, New York and the Genesee River in Allegany County just to name a few. Campers start your quest and challenge yourself with a tethered hot-air balloon ride, in Letchworth State Park, seek thrilling heights at Sky High Aerial Adventure Park along with a casual trail ride and cookout at The Crosspatch both in Ellicottville and finish your quest with a thrilling kayak, canoeing and white-water rafting trip on the Salmon River. Enjoy all this in the midst of starlit skies, campfires, friendships and memories that will last a lifetime. Take the leap and sign up now. •

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Girls must meet the basic swim requirement. If girls do not meet basic requirements, they will be placed in an alternate program at camp. (Basic swim consists of one length of a designated area in the lake doing front and back crawl, as well as treading water for five minutes) Girls should have some type of canoeing, backpacking or tent camping experience in order to participate in this program Parents must sign “permission to participate” forms in order for their girls to participate in this program. Girls will receive instruction on all activities Girls and parents must attend a pre-trip orientation meeting scheduled for Monday, June 9, 2014, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Girl Scout Service Center. Additional information will be sent at a later time.

Fee: $635 per person

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GSWNY Leadership Programs ages 13- 17 Leadership Programs for girls age 13-17

Four Weeks!

A CIT exchange will take place with your sister Girl Scouts from Camp Timbercrest or Camp Seven Hills/ Goodyear. Girls will go to camp in two week intervals and be picked up at the end of the two week cycles. Look for more information in the Camp Confirmation Packet.

CIT (Counselor In Training) Sessions 3-6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear & Camp Timbercrest (Prepare yourself for future summer camp staff positions) For girls 15 - 17 years of age This four week course will concentrate on the fundamentals of the Girl Scout Camping program, counseling techniques, leadership, self-esteem, and provide skills that are necessary when working with younger campers. Participants will plan and assist with the supervision of activities, as well as assist with instruction supervised by senior staff. The CIT program is a recognized training program throughout the country and is a recommended prerequisite for summer camp employment. CIT’s will receive certification in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR upon successful completion. Counselors In Training will receive their CIT pins upon successful completion of this program. Prospective CIT's will receive an additional application packet that must be completed before being accepted into the program. A CIT exchange will take place with your sister Girl Scouts from Camp Timbercrest or Camp Seven Hills/ Goodyear. Girls will go to camp in two week intervals and be picked up at the end of the two week cycles. Look for more information in the camp confirmation packet.

Prospective RCIT’s receive an additional application packet that must be completed for the start of your RCIT program.

Fee: $605 per person

Two Weeks!

Junior CIT Sessions 1-2 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear & Camp Timbercrest For girls 13-14 years of age Begin training to become a camp counselor. Junior Counselors in Training (CIT's) 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 CIT's can access all of the basic camp programs, (e.g., swimming, exploring nature, arts & crafts and relaxing around campfires.) This is a two week program, but girls go home over the weekend. No application, interview or references required. Fee: $490 per person

Fee: $605 per person

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CIT/Riding Instructor: Sessions 3-6 Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear & Camp Timbercrest (Prepare yourself for future summer camp staff positions) For girls 16 – 17 years of age This four week riding program is for girls who wish to teach riding at the camp level. Concentration will include extended riding and teaching skill training, as well as counseling techniques, leadership, self-esteem and ways to work with younger campers. Riding Counselors in Training (RCIT) will receive certification in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR upon successful completion. RCIT’s will receive their CIT pins after successful completion of this program. You must be at the intermediate to advanced levels of riding for this program. RCIT’s will earn the horse patch with rider level/s. •

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Family Events and Troop Camp Opportunities Camp Timbercrest Trail Riding Family Camp Weekend Make it a family affair at Camp Timbercrest. Enjoy swimming, boating, horse riding or leisurely walks. Spend the evening around the campfire toasting marshmallows and chatting with family and friends. • Open to all girls and their families. • Children four and under are free. • Arrival time is Friday, July 11, 2014 at 8 p.m. and departure is Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. • Families will be placed in platform or cabin tent units only. Each sleeping tent sleeps four to five people. A family of six or more will be placed in two (2) sleeping tents. • Horseback riding is on a first come first serve basis. • Riders must be able to ride without assistance • Riders must be at least 6 years of age or older

Troop Camp Weekend Bring your troop to Camp Timbercrest for a fun filled summer weekend. Troops will have the chance to plan their weekend around several camp activities. Certified staff will be provided for swimming, boating and archery. A Saturday night campfire and all-camp challenge is also provided during the weekend. • Open to all registered Girl Scouts • Arrival time is Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8 p.m. and departure is Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. • Troop Leaders will receive their Level 1 Troop Camp training by participating in this weekend. Program Fee: $60 per person

Program Fee: $60 per person

Camp Seven Hills/ Goodyear Climb High & Swing Low Family Camp Weekend Make it a family affair at Camp Seven Hills. Navigate the low ropes course and challenge yourself on one of our exciting high course elements. If challenge and heights are not your thing then enjoy swimming, boating, arts & crafts or leisurely walks. Spend the evening around the campfire toasting marshmallows and chatting with family and friends. • Open to all girls and their families. • Children four and under are free. • Arrival time is Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8 p.m. • Departure is Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. • Families will be placed in platform or cabin tent units only. Each sleeping tent sleeps four to five people. A family of six or more will be placed in two (2) sleeping tents. • The ropes course program is limited to space and is on a first come first served basis. • Participants must be in good physical condition • Ropes course participants must be at least 6 years of age or older. • Ages 6 to 8 are eligible to participate in the low course • elements only. • Ages 9 and older can participate in both low and high course elements.

Troop Camp Weekend Bring your troop to Camp Seven Hills for a fun filled summer weekend. Troops will have the chance to plan their weekend around several camp activities. Certified staff will be provided for swimming, boating and archery. A Saturday night campfire and all-camp challenge is also provided during the weekend. • Open to all registered Girl Scouts. • Arrival time is Friday, July 11, 2014 at 8 p.m. and departure is Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. • Troop Leaders will receive their Level 1 Troop Camp training by participating in this weekend.

Program Fee: $60 per person

Program Fee: $60 per person

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General Information Girl Scout camps are open to every girl in grades K-12. Girl Scouts value inclusiveness and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, national origin, or physical or developmental disability. Girls attending Girl Scout summer camp must register as members of Girl Scouts of the USA. A Children’s Camp in New York State brochure listing NYS standards for camp operations will be available in all camp confirmation packets.

How to Register

The quickest, easiest and most convenient way is to register online using eBiz! If registering using a paper form please submit your completed camp application form (both sides) and a $25, non-refundable deposit for each camp session, to either our Rochester or Buffalo office (by mail, fax or hand delivery). The $25 deposit is being applied toward the camp fee. No walk-in registrations at camp will be accepted. If you are applying for financial aid, a $25 non-refundable deposit must be sent with your financial aid and camp applications. Any application that is not completed in full can result in delays or denial of financial assistance. If your child cannot be placed in a program, the registrar will call you to discuss other program options. If you register your child for camp between February and June 6th your camp payment must be paid in full by June 6th. If you register her for camp after June 6th, your payment must be paid in full upon submission of her camp application. • Cookie Credits may be used towards your camp balance by submitting them to a council office or put “on account” at the camp tuck shops (Seven Hills/ Goodyear and Timbercrest only). Cookie Credits cannot be used towards your camp deposit. • All deposits and camp balances can be paid by money order, check (made out to Girl Scouts of Western New York), Visa, Master Card, Discover or American Express. Online payments must be made by credit/ debit card. • Each program must have a minimum of five (5) participants. This may vary depending on the program and vendor request. • If your child is not yet a registered Girl Scout, please purchase the 2014 membership product online, or check the appropriate box on the camp registration form and pay the additional $15 Girl Scout registration fee. • Parents/Guardians: Summer Camp is very popular and our programs can fill up very quickly. So to ensure that your child is placed in her favorite camp program we strongly recommend that you register online and early. We will accept camp registrations throughout the summer, but cannot guarantee availability. Our online registration site will show current availability.

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Early Bird Discounts

Available for registered Girl Scouts of Western New York only. To receive the Early Bird Discount of $20 for all GSWNY day camps and resident (overnight) camps, registration forms must be received at the our Girl Scout office, on or before Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Applications received after 4:30 p.m., will be considered the next day’s business and ineligible for the discount. Online registration prior to the early bird deadline will automatically be charged at the discount price. Please note: Family Camp and Troop Camp weekend events are not eligible for the Early Bird Discount.

More the Merrier Discount

This discount applies to resident and day camp programs for registered Girl Scouts of Western New York, Inc. only. The first registered girl pays the full camp fee. Each additional session or sibling may deduct $10. All registration forms for multiple sessions and/or siblings must be received at the same time. Bus transportation, Before/After Care, Open House Picnic/ BBQ, Family Camp and Troop Camp weekend events ARE NOT eligible for the More the Merrier Discount.

Receipt of Registration:

Your camp registration confirmation will be mailed or emailed to parents/guardians upon the acceptance of your daughter’s camp application and $25 deposit. If you do not have computer and/ or printer access, please indicate this on the camp application form and receipt of registration and confirmation packet will be mailed to you.

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Camp Open Houses Camp Open House Day Camps:

Camp Piperwood: Monday, June 30, 2014 7-8:30 p.m. Camp Seven Hills/Lakeside: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 7-8:30 p.m. Camp Windy Meadows: Thursday, July 3, 2014 7-8:30 p.m.

Camp Open House Resident Camps:

Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. w/ Chiavetta’s Chicken BBQ • Tours on Goodyear side of camp are ongoing throughout the evening • Dinner is from 5:30-7:30 and is optional; please order online or on the camp application by Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Dinner is available at $8.00 per-person, children under 12 are $7.00 per-person • Walk-ins will be accepted, however we cannot guarantee availability of meals Camp Timbercrest: Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. w/picnic • Tours are ongoing throughout the afternoon • Picnic is from 12:30-2 p.m. and is optional; please order online or on the camp application by Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Picnic is available at $5.00 per-person, children under 12 are $4.00 per-person • Walk-ins will be accepted, however we cannot guarantee availability of meals

Parent/Guardian Camp Orientation Webinar:

Parent/Guardian Camp Orientation Webinar is intended for parents/guardians of campers who will attend day or resident camp for the first time or are looking for additional information on camp. The orientation webinar will focus on health and safety issues, equipment, clothing and other camp needs, and how to prevent homesickness. This is a very informative webinar where the camp directors from each camp will discuss the camp program and answer your questions and concerns regarding a particular program or camp process. Sign in instructions will be sent via e-mail closer to the presentation date to all parents/guardians that have registered their daughter/s for camp.

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Parent/Guardian Orientation Webinar Date and Time: Wednesday, March 12, 2104 – Day Camp presentation 6-7 p.m. and Resident Camp presentation 7:308:30 p.m. The webinar will be recorded and available for viewing on our council webpage for parents/guardians who are unable to attend the live presentation.

Refund Policy • •

No refunds given without three weeks prior notice of scheduled camp session. No refunds given if a camper attends part of a session, then wants to go home. Have you reviewed or taken the “Ready for Camp” quiz? It is located on our website at www.gswny.org/pages/Camps.aspx No refunds given if a camper arrives for a camp session late or leaves a camp session early.

Refunds will be considered for the following reasons only: • The registrar is notified three (3) weeks prior to the start of a girl’s camp session. The refund consists of camp program fees minus the $25 non-refundable deposit. • A girl has a health issue (supported by physician’s written recommendation) that prevents her from attending camp. Every effort will be made to place her in an alternate week of camp or a full refund of the registration and camp fees will be made. • If the service on a particular bus route is cancelled due to low registration. If your child is unable to attend due to cancellation of bus transportation a full refund will be provided. • If a girl cannot be placed in the program(s) of her choice, a full refund of camp fees will be made. • If a camper must attend summer school, as verified in writing by the school, a refund of camp fees less the $25 deposit will be made.

Campers that Require Reasonable Accommodations

Parents & Guardians — The Girl Scouts of Western New York wants to provide a positive summer camp experience to every girl. If your child requires special accommodations while at camp please contact Janet DePetrillo, Camp Manager at (716) 935-6063 or summercamp@ gswny.org to discuss the possible accommodations that could safely and reasonably be made for your child.

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Understanding Summer Camp Financial Assistance 2014 Financial Aid Information:

Our Financial Assistance Fund is available to help defray camp costs for registered Girl Scouts of Western New York, Inc. The assistance is intended to supplement the applicant’s own contribution to the cost of camp. Applicants must provide all the requested financial information, make an honest appraisal of their need for assistance, and request a specific dollar amount. All information will remain strictly confidential. Applications not fully completed and received without the required documentation will result in delays or denial of request. An application is on back of the Day/Resident Camp Registration form and must be returned to the Girl Scout Service Center two weeks before the intended camp session to be eligible or Monday, June 16, 2014 if your child is attending Camp Piperwood ONLY! Applications received after that date risk not having their request funded. Note: Financial aid is available for only one (1) program choice per girl. To be considered for financial assistance, you must meet the following criteria: 1. Applicants must NOT be delinquent in payments to the Council for cookies, QSP merchandise, Programs & Camp. 2. The applicant MUST be a registered Girl Scout member of the Girl Scouts of Western New York (girls can register as members with their camp registration).

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Did You Know…..?

Funding is also available from Social Services for day and resident camp. Call Janet DePetrillo, Camp Manager at 1-888837-6410, or email: summercamp@gswny.org for more information. Campers will be notified of FA Award amounts by email or US Mail. Phone confirmations cannot be given. Please wait to receive confirmation before sending final camp payment.

Steps to Apply for Assistance:

1. One application per girl 2. Applicants must provide a copy of their family’s 20131040 Tax Report or W-2’s, or 1099 or another form of income verification 3. Mail the completed – 2014 Summer Day Camp or 2014 Summer Resident Camp Application form and a $25 deposit to either our Buffalo or Rochester office: Girl Scouts of Western New York, Inc. 3332 Walden Ave, Suite 106 Depew, New York 14043 Attn: Summer Camp FA Awards Girl Scouts of Western New York, Inc. 1000 Elmwood Ave, Door #9 Rochester, New York 14620 Attn: Summer Camp FA Awards

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2014 Summer Day Camp Application Parents / Guardians please complete all parts of the application. Sign and mail with your $ 25 per session non-refundable deposit to: Rochester Service Center | 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Door 9 | Rochester, NY 14620 | Fax: 585.292.1086 OR Buffalo Service Center | 3332 Walden Avenue, Suite 106 | Depew, NY 14043 | Fax: 716.706.1359 Register for camp online! Visit us at www.gswny.org/ebiz CAMPER INFORMATION RCSD# (if applicable)_____________________________________ Camper’s Name___________________________ Current Age______________Grade in school (9/2014)________ DOB ___/___/_____ Address______________________________ City/State/Zip ___________________________________________ County______________ Troop # (if applicable)_________ Home Phone: (______)_________________________ Family E-mail __________________________ Applicant lives with:

m Both parents m Foster parents m Mother m Father m Legal Guardian m Other: _________________ Have you moved within the past year? ❍ m Yes ❍ m No If yes, previous address __________________________________________ Is the camper a registered Girl Scout? ❍ m Yes ❍ m No If no, please enclose the $15 registration fee on a separate check /MO PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATION (if different from campers) # 1 Parent Full Name___________________________ # 2 Parent Full Name___________________________________________________ Daytime Phone_______________________________ Daytime Phone________________________________________________________ Cell Phone____________________________________ Cell Phone____________________________________________________________ Email________________________________________ Email_________________________________________________________________ Do you have access to a computer? m Yes ❍ m If yes, you MUST download your camp confirmation packet from our website at gswny.org/camps. If no, a confirmation packet will be mailed to you. CAMPER PROGRAMS/SESSIONS CHOICES Please check choice of Day Camp Location. Then print neatly all of the Program Name(s); Bus Stop Requested; Buddy Name and place an “X” in the boxes for the other items which you are requesting. *08/04-08/08 Camp Piperwood Only.

Buddy Name

Tax Letter

m WINDY MEADOWS F/A Request

Bus Stop Requested

Overnight $6.50

Program Name

m SEVEN HILLS – LAKESIDE Before/ After $30

Session Date(s)

m PIPERWOOD Bus $40

DAY CAMPS

Only one T Shirt will be provided per camper/per summer.

Program Aide

Please indicate (free) T-Shirt size: ❍ YM ❍ YL ❍ AS ❍ AM ❍ AL

7/7-7/11 7/14-7/18 7/21-7/25 7/28-8/01 8/04-8/08*

Program Aide: Only 2 weeks service per summer per PA; MUST have completed appropriate PA training prior to camp. FORM OF PAYMENT ❍ m Check ❍ m Money Order ❍ m Master Card ❍ m Visa ❍ m Discover ❍ m AMEX Credit Card Account #_______________________________________Exp. Date_________ Amount $_____________ CVV#____________ Print Name of Cardholder__________________________________________________ Signature of Cardholder____________________________________________________ Address of Cardholder ______________________________________________________________________________________________ *IMPORTANT: All Camp registrations require a signature, located on back of this form* gswny.org | 1.888.837.6410

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2014 Summer Day Camp Application FINANCIAL AID GSWNY has various sources of summer camp financial aid available for our girls. Please fill out both pages 1 and 2 of this Registration Form completely so that we can offer your girl the most financial assistance available to her. Please provide a copy of your 2013 1040 Tax Report (include both front and back page) OR W-2’s, OR 1099 OR another form of income verification. If this application is not complete or does not include a form of income verification, it could result in delays or rejection of your application.

m We registered and paid the minimum $25 non-refundable deposit online via eBiz on (date) m We are registering and paying the minimum $25 non-refundable deposit via this paper registration form.

FINANCIAL AID - WORKSHEET $ Camp Fee $ Bus Fee, Before and After Care $ Wednesday Overnight Fee $ Early Bird Discount $ More the Merrier Discount $ Camp Cookie Credit $ Deposit Paid $ Parent/Guardian Contribution

FINANCIAL AID - FAMILY INCOME INFORMATION Annual Family Combined Income: # of adults supported by income: # of children supported by income: Parent/Guardian 1 Name: m Employed ❍ m Self-Employed Parent/Guardian 2 Name:

m Unemployed ❍m Student m Disabled

m Employed ❍ m Self-Employed m Unemployed ❍m Student m Disabled (other than deposit) $ Total of Camp Cost FINANCIAL AID - LETTER OF REQUEST (attach a separate sheet of paper if necessary) On the lines below, please explain why you are requesting financial assistance. Please be specific about your present financial obligations. Your application cannot be processed without this information. All information included on this form is held strictly confidential.

PARENT/GUARDIAN AGREEMENT (All Campers) • • • • • •

GSWNY Member and Camp Regulations: I hereby register my child for designated session(s) at one of the GSWNY summer camp(s) and I authorize my daughter to become a member of Girl Scouts of Western New York, my daughter and I have read and understand the information in the camp brochure and agree to cooperate with all camp regulations. Camp Confirmation Packet: I will read the Camp Confirmation Packet upon registration and understand I am responsible for following the camp policies including but not limited to payment procedures and deadlines, parent/camper behavior agreement, internet policies and camp hours of operation. Participation Permissions: I give full permission for my daughter to attend and participate in all camp activities, including out-of-camp trips/hikes. I give consent for my child to take part in field trips or excursions off camp property under proper supervision. Photographs: I give consent that GSWNY may use photographs, slides, and video of my child, as may be needed for its records or promotional purposes including website material to promote the interest of Girl Scouting. This includes photos for the American Camp Association and any and all grants. Deadlines and Forfeiture of Registration: I further understand that my child’s spot is reserved only upon receipt by GSWNY of the fully completed registration form and health information, and the $25 per child registration fee and that failure to pay balance due by the deadline, may forfeit my child’s registration. Inherent Risk Statement: I understand that GSWNY has taken the necessary steps to provide the appropriate training, the necessary equipment and skilled seasonal staff for my child’s camp experience. I also acknowledge that there are inherent risks associated with camp activities such as ropes challenge course, horseback riding, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, swimming, and boating/canoeing/ kayaking and other components of camp and I am aware that by participating in any of these activities that my child could be injured. As the parent/guardian accountable for my child, I assume and accept the full responsibility for her participation at camp. I am also aware of and assume the risks associated with camp and agree to release and hold harmless Girl Scouts of WNY, Inc., its employees (full, part-time and seasonal), agents and volunteers from any and all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my child’s participation at any of the GSWNY camps.

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2014 Summer Resident Camp Application Parents / Guardians please complete all parts of the application. Sign and mail with your $ 25 per session non-refundable deposit to: Rochester Service Center | 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Door 9 | Rochester, NY 14620 | Fax: 585.292.1086 OR Buffalo Service Center | 3332 Walden Avenue, Suite 106 | Depew, NY 14043 | Fax: 716.706.1359 Register for camp online! Visit us at www.gswny.org/ebiz CAMPER INFORMATION

RCSD# (if applicable)_______________

Camper’s Name____________________________ Current Age________ Grade in school (9/2014)___________ _ DOB ___/___/_____ Address______________________________ City/State/Zip ___________________________________________ County______________ Troop # (if applicable)_________ Home Phone: (______)_________________________ Family E-mail __________________________ Applicant lives with:

m Both parents m Foster parents m Mother m Father m Legal Guardian m Other: _________________ Have you moved within the past year? ❍ m Yes ❍ m No If yes, previous address ___________________________________________ Is the camper a registered Girl Scout? ❍m Yes ❍ m No If no, please enclose the $15 registration fee on a separate check /MO PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATION (if different from campers) # 1 Parent Full Name___________________________ # 2 Parent Full Name___________________________________________________ Daytime Phone_______________________________ Daytime Phone________________________________________________________ Cell Phone____________________________________ Cell Phone____________________________________________________________ Email________________________________________ Email_________________________________________________________________ Do you have access to a computer? m Yes ❍ m No If yes, you MUST download your camp confirmation packet from our website at gswny.org/camps. If no, a confirmation packet will be mailed to you. CAMPER PROGRAMS/SESSIONS CHOICES Please check choice of Resident Camp Location. Then print neatly the Program Name; Bus Stop Requested; Buddy Name and place an “X” in the boxes for the other items which you are requesting.

Tax Letter

Bus Buddy Name Stop (Must be in the same program; F/A Request

Bus $40

Session Program Date(s) Name

m TIMBERCREST

Swim Lesson $5

□□ m SEVEN HILLS – GOODYEAR Timbercrest only

RESIDENT CAMPS

Timbercrest tents are not reserved; Only first come – first served)

7/6-7/11 7/13-7/18 7/20-7/25 7/27-8/01 8/03-8/08 8/10-8/15

m Open House – Timbercrest: Sun, June 29, 2014 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. # adults ($5 ea.) _______ # children ($4 ea.) _______ m Open House – Seven Hills – Goodyear: Wed, July 2, 2014 5:30 to 9 p.m.

# adults ($8 ea.) _______ # children ($7 ea.) _______

FORM OF PAYMENT ❍ m Check ❍ m Money Order ❍ m Master Card ❍ m Visa ❍ m Discover ❍ m AMEX Credit Card Account #_______________________________________Exp. Date_________ Amount $_____________ CVV#____________ Print Name of Cardholder__________________________________________________ Signature of Cardholder____________________________________________________ Address of Cardholder_______________________________________________________________________________________________ *IMPORTANT: All Camp registrations require a signature, located on back of this form* gswny.org | 1.888.837.6410

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2014 Summer Resident Camp Application FINANCIAL AID GSWNY has various sources of summer camp financial aid available for our girls. Please fill out both pages 1 and 2 of this Registration Form completely so that we can offer your girl the most financial assistance available to her. Please provide a copy of your 2013 1040 Tax Report (include both front and back page) OR W-2’s, OR 1099 OR another form of income verification. If this application is not complete or does not include a form of income verification, it could result in delays or rejection of your application.

m We registered and paid the minimum $25 non-refundable deposit online via eBiz on (date) m We are registering and paying the minimum $25 non-refundable deposit via this paper registration form. FINANCIAL AID - WORKSHEET FINANCIAL AID - FAMILY INCOME INFORMATION $ Camp Fee Annual Family Combined Income: $ Bus Fee # of adults supported by income: $ Early Bird Discount # of children supported by income: $ More the Merrier Discount $ Camp Cookie Credit Parent/Guardian 1 Name: m Employed ❍ m Self-Employed m Unemployed ❍ m Student $ Deposit Paid $ Parent/Guardian Contribution (other than deposit) Parent/Guardian 2 Name: $ Total of Camp Cost m Employed ❍ m Self-Employed m Unemployed ❍ m Student

m Disabled m Disabled

 FINANCIAL AID - LETTER OF REQUEST (attach a separate sheet of paper if necessary) On the lines below, please explain why you are requesting financial assistance. Please be specific about your present financial obligations. Your application cannot be processed without this information. All information included on this form is held strictly confidential.

PARENT/GUARDIAN AGREEMENT (All Campers) • • • • • •

GSWNY Member and Camp Regulations: I hereby register my child for designated session(s) at one of the GSWNY summer camp(s) and I authorize my daughter to become a member of Girl Scouts of Western New York, my daughter and I have read and understand the information in the camp brochure and agree to cooperate with all camp regulations. Camp Confirmation Packet: I will read the Camp Confirmation Packet upon registration and understand I am responsible for following the camp policies including but not limited to payment procedures and deadlines, parent/camper behavior agreement, internet policies and camp hours of operation. Participation Permissions: I give full permission for my daughter to attend and participate in all camp activities, including out-of-camp trips/hikes. I give consent for my child to take part in field trips or excursions off camp property under proper supervision. Photographs: I give consent that GSWNY may use photographs, slides, and video of my child, as may be needed for its records or promotional purposes including website material to promote the interest of Girl Scouting. This includes photos for the American Camp Association and any and all grants. Deadlines and Forfeiture of Registration: I further understand that my child’s spot is reserved only upon receipt by GSWNY of the fully completed registration form and health information, and the $25 per child registration fee and that failure to pay balance due by the deadline, may forfeit my child’s registration. Inherent Risk Statement: I understand that GSWNY has taken the necessary steps to provide the appropriate training, the necessary equipment and skilled seasonal staff for my child’s camp experience. I also acknowledge that there are inherent risks associated with camp activities such as ropes challenge course, horseback riding, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, swimming, and boating/canoeing/ kayaking and other components of camp and I am aware that by participating in any of these activities that my child could be injured. As the parent/guardian accountable for my child, I assume and accept the full responsibility for her participation at camp. I am also aware of and assume the risks associated with camp and agree to release and hold harmless Girl Scouts of WNY, Inc., its employees (full, part-time and seasonal), agents and volunteers from any and all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my child’s participation at any of the GSWNY camps.

PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE: DATE:

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2014 Group Camp Application 2014 SUMMER TROOP/FAMILY CAMPS Leaders/ Parents / Guardians please complete all parts of the application. Sign and mail your full payment to: Rochester Service Center | 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Door 9 | Rochester, NY 14620 | Fax: 585.292.1086 OR Buffalo Service Center | 3332 Walden Avenue, Suite 106 | Depew, NY 14043 | Fax: 716.706.1359 Register for camp online! Only $60 per person (ages 5 +) Visit us at www.gswny.org/ebiz (Family Camping only – Children under 5 yrs. are free!) CAMP SEVEN HILLS/GOODYEAR: CAMP TIMBERCREST:

Troop Camp Weekend (July 11-13, 2014) Troop Camp Weekend (August 8-10, 2014)

Family Camp (August 8-10, 2014) Family Camp (July 11-13, 2014)

LEADER / ADULT CAMPER INFORMATION - Please PRINT clearly and include area code with phone numbers Troop Leader/Adult Camper Name Address City/State/Zip County Home Ph.: (

)

Cell Ph.: (

)

Work Ph.: (

)

Family/Troop E-mail Troop # (if applicable)

Service Unit (if applicable)

Do you have access to a computer? m Yes m No If yes, you MUST download your Troop/Family camp confirmation packet from our website at gswny.org/camps. If no, a camp confirmation packet will be mailed to you. TROOP CAMP INFORMATION – Please fill in camp roster on the back of this form Number of Adult(s) Number of Camper(s) Name of First Aider Name of Adult with CPR FAMILY CAMP INFORMATION - Please fill in camp roster on the back of this form Number of Adult(s) Number of Camper(s) EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION (FAMILY + TROOP CAMPS) Emergency Contact Name Relationship Home Ph.: ( ) Cell Ph.: ( ) Work Ph.: ( ) AUTHORIZATION AND PAYMENT INFORMATION We will make every effort to place you with your troop/family friend request. We cannot always guarantee placement in the same sleeping unit. LEGIBLY print first and last names of all adults and girls that will be in attendance on this form. Enclosed is the full amount for my troop/family to attend Camp Seven Hills/Goodyear or Camp Timbercrest Events. I understand that if I have access to a computer/printer. I MUST download a camp confirmation packet from the council website (gswny.org/camps). I understand that I am responsible for bringing all permission to participate forms and health forms for each person in my troop/ family and who agree to abide and follow all safety guidelines and regulations set forth at camp. Inherent Risk Statement: I understand that GSWNY has taken the necessary steps to provide the appropriate training, the necessary equipment and skilled seasonal staff for my child’s camp experience. I also acknowledge that there are inherent risks associated with camp activities such as ropes challenge course, horseback riding, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, swimming, and boating/canoeing/kayaking and other components of camp and I am aware that by participating in any of these activities that my child could be injured. As the parent/guardian accountable for my child, I assume and accept the full responsibility for her participation at camp. I am also aware of and assume the risks associated with camp and agree to release and hold harmless Girl Scouts of WNY, Inc., its employees (full, part-time and seasonal), agents and volunteers from any and all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my child’s participation at any of the GSWNY camps. Parent/Guardian or Troop Leader Required Signature: gswny.org | 1.888.837.6410

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2014 Group Camp Application FORM OF PAYMENT

m Check m Money Order m Master Card m Visa m Discover m AMEX

Credit Card Account # Exp. Date Amount $ CVV# Print Name of Cardholder Signature of Cardholder Address of Cardholder TROOP/FAMILY CAMP ROSTER All participants must be listed below. Legibly print all first and last names here. (Use additional pages if needed) Please indicate ADULT CPR / FIRST AIDER NAME(S) – TROOP CAMP ONLY Adult(s) Names: Relationship to Girl/Child: Girl/Child Names: Girl/Child DOB + Age:

UNIT PLACEMENT – Placement is not guaranteed! Name of troops or families you wish to be in the same unit with

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Summer Camp @ GSWNY Checklist! Camp Registration m Camp registration form filled out completely (both sides) signed and dated m T-shirt size checked (for day camp only) m If my camper is not currently a Girl Scout I have included the $15 membership fee or have registered her with GSWNY

online for 2014

m Payment or camp deposit ($25 per session) attached or payment online if using eBiz

Financial Aid Request m Financial aid section on the camp registration form(s) filled out completely m 1040 tax form or W-2, or 1099 or other income verification must be attached m Request letter/statement filled out on form m Request due to council office two weeks before the start of camp (address on camp registration/FA form)

Camp Piperwood only – due Monday, June 16, 2014

m Camp registration filled out on front of FA form and $25 deposit included

Health and Parent Forms on CampDoc.com m Review camp confirmation packet online at www.gswny.org m Health forms to be filled out on CampDoc.com. You will receive an email notification from CampDoc.com to create an

account. If you already have an account you can just update your camper’s information.

m Parent info, emergency contacts, and insurance parent to fill out on CampDoc.com m Diet and activity, health history, allergies, parent to fill out on CampDoc.com m Immunizations-parent fills out or scans and uploads to CampDoc.com m Medications form to be filled out by physician then parent upload to CampDoc.com m Medical exam form from physician (resident camp only) upload to CampDoc.com m Authorization/pick up form to be filled out by parent on CampDoc.com

Camp Payments m $25 deposit required for each camp session m Camp balances due by 06/06/2014 m Payment can be made online on eBiz, by mail or in person at any council office

Start week before camp … m Review camp confirmation packet on www.gswny.org m Check drop off times for camp in camp confirmation packet/or bus times if applicable m Make sure all medical/parent forms are filled out on campdoc.com m Review camp packing list in the camp confirmation packet Remember to Register for GSWNY Summer Camps Using eBiz!

gswny.org | 1.888.837.6410

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NON-PROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID BUFFALO, N. Y. PERMIT NO. 4586

Buffalo Service Center, Headquarters 3332 Walden Avenue, Suite 106 Buffalo, NY 14043 gswny.org | 1.888.837.6410

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