Girl Scouts of Nassau County Camp Brochure 2022

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Camp Blue Bay 2022 Build skills. Create memories. Make new friends.


Hi everyone! We would like to take a moment to introduce ourselves (especially for our new parents thinking “OMG how could I trust these strangers with my daughter for a week!”) For starters, we have been a part of the Camp Blue Bay community for 15 years, both as Girl Scouts of Nassau County alums and Long Island residents. Our friendships with fellow campers, the counselors, and of course the activities kept us coming back to camp year after year. We were both campers, then worked together as CITs before transitioning to counselors. On November 1, 2019 a mutual dream of ours came true! We became the Camp Directors at Camp Blue Bay. We’re so excited for the Summer 2022 season! Every summer brings new joys and challenges which is why we want to take a moment to thank all of our Camp Blue Bay families, campers and our incredible staff for a successful 2021 season after being virtual for summer 2020. Now, whether you’re a prospective camper or a fourth year camper looking for your photo in the brochure, Camp Blue Bay has a new experience for you! We would like to take a moment to share what we’re most excited for about camp. l Campfires on the beach! l Taco night! l Swimming! l Eating s’mores! l The independence gained! l Shooting stars! l Spending time in nature! l Dance parties! l Watching campers grow! As always we welcome your comments and suggestions and look forward to a summer filled with laughs and adventure! Happy Camping! Aisling Green and Kirsi Moseman 2

Camp Blue Bay is a welcoming, safe space. At Blue Bay we continue to focus on creating a community for all girls to thrive. Which is why we ask everyone to do their best to think, speak, and act in ways that ensure everyone at Camp Blue Bay feels they belong and can meaningfully participate in all aspects of Girl Scouting, regardless of ability, age, culture, education, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.


“I was nervous about my first time at a sleepaway camp, but everyone made me feel at home. I loved all

“Meeting new friends and making awesome memories that will last a lifetime! I felt safe, welcomed, and comfortable the entire week!”

the activities and sports that we did. It was the best summer ever!”

“I liked meeting new kids from different places and making new friends.”

“My counselors were amazing, funny, and kind.”

“Our daughter was so proud that she made this leap in independence and got to make new friends.”

“They (the counselors) were awesome and I loved having fun with them and my fellow campers! Can’t wait to go back next summer!”

Pictures in this brochure were taken both pre pandemic, and at Camp Blue Bay in the summer of 2021 following CDC COVID-19 Guidelines.

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CAMP INFORMATION NIGHTS Camp Information Nights will give you the opportunity to meet with representatives from Camp Blue Bay to learn more about our summer camp programs. Parents, bring along your daughter to learn about a typical day at camp and get answers to any questions you may have.

The safety and health of our campers and staff is always the highest priority at Camp Blue Bay. We will continue to adapt our COVID-19 policies in accordance with NYS guidelines, CDC guidance, and the Suffolk County Department of Health to provide the best and safest summer camp experience for our families. Please note either proof of COVID-19 vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 test may be required to attend camp.

l Thursday, January 20, 2022 on Zoom l Tuesday, February 1, 2022 on Zoom

TABLE OF CONTENTS

l Monday, February 28, 2022 in person at GSNC Service Center*

6 Camp Blue Bay Sessions

l Wednesday, March 9, 2022 on Zoom

9 Camp Blue Bay Special Sessions

l Wednesday, March 30, 2022 in person at GSNC Service Center*

10 Pricing/Camp Gift

TIME: 7:30 PM-8:30 PM | Register online at gsnc.org

11 How to Register/Camp Policies

GSNC Service Center| 110 Ring Road West, Garden City, NY 11530

12 Traditional Troop Camping

* Please note limited capacity

14 Council Camp Programs

Camp Blue Bay Open House If you are considering a sleepaway camp experience for your child for Summer 2022, we’d like to invite you and your family to take the drive out to East Hampton for our open house event. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to come up and see our beautiful property, meet the Summer Camp Directors, get the answers to your questions, and experience some of the same activities your daughter would engage in as a camper. Choose either to come for the day with our Day Tripper option or get the full camper experience at our Taste of Camp Overnight.

Day Tripper: Enjoy a self-guided tour of our campgrounds. Our Summer Camp Directors and volunteers will be available to answer any questions you may have. Dates: Saturday, April 30 or Sunday, May 1, 2022, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Registration will open March 21, 2022 REGISTER ONLINE AT gsnc.org

Taste of Camp Overnight: During the day, take a self-guided tour around camp and sign up for some of our traditional camp activities led 4

by summer camp staff. Bring a picnic lunch, join us for dinner in the Dining Hall, and finish off the day with s’mores and campfire songs! Taste of Camp Overnight cost: $40.00 per person (Includes Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast plus activities) Date: Saturday, April 30-Sunday, May 1, 2022 Registration will open March 21, 2022 REGISTER ONLINE AT gsnc.org

Arrange for a visit to Camp Blue Bay that works for you! Not everyone’s schedule will work for the open house to meet the Summer Camp Director. Feel free to contact Laura Bissett-Carr, Sr Director Operational Risk Management & Special Programs, at the Camp Blue Bay office at BissettCarrL@gsnc.org or 631-604-2201 to arrange a date and time to take a self-guided tour of the facility at your convenience.


Camp Blue Bay Enjoy the great outdoors on 179 scenic acres in East Hampton, featuring Gardiner’s Bay beachfront and numerous hiking trails.

ACTIVITIES l Campfires

l Swimming

l Corcling

l Cookouts

l Baking

l Archery

l Nature Programs l Sports

l Fishing

l Low Ropes

l Kayaking

l GaGa Ball

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l Row Boating

l Yoga

l Songs

l Canoeing

l Team

l Games

l Paddle Boarding Building

l Arts and Crafts

l Sailing

l Outdoor Skills

TYPICAL BLUE BAY DAY A Day in the Life of a Blue Bay Camper 7:15 AM.......................................................... Wake-up 7:50 AM............................................... Flag Ceremony 8:00 AM........................................................ Breakfast 9:00 AM............................................ Activity Period* 10:30 AM........................................... Activity Period* 12:30 PM.............................................................Lunch 1:30 PM.........................................................Rest Hour 2:30 PM............................................. Activity Period* 4:00 PM............................................. Activity Period* 5:50 PM............................................... Flag Ceremony 6:00 PM............................................................. Dinner 7:30 PM.........................................Evening Activity** *Daily activities are dependent on age level, swimming ability, and session. **Evening activities include traditional campfires, unit time, interest groups, theme nights, all camp activities, and more.

TRANSPORTATION Campers are transported via deluxe motor coach that leaves from and returns to Hofstra University in Hempstead.

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CAMP SESSION DESCRIPTIONS Date and Grades (grade as of fall of 2022)

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Session One Session Two Session Three Session Four July 7-July 14 July 14-July 21 July 21-July 28 July 28-Aug 4

S’More Fun (Troop House)

Sugar and Spice (Troop House)

S’more Fun (Tent)

Session Five Aug 4-Aug 11

Doodle Bugs S’More Fun (Tent) (Troop House)

Session Six Aug 11-Aug 18

Little Dippers (Tent)

Fun in the Fun in the Wonders of Fun in the Sun DIY-namite Fireflies Sun Sun Water (Troop House) (Troop House) (Troop House) (Troop House) (Troop House) (Troop House)

6-8

Fun in the Sun (Tent)

Art-venture (Tent)

Fun in the Sun (Tent)

Let’s Grow! (Tent)

9-11

Girls Want Fun (Tent)

Grades 3-5 S’more Fun: Looking to get a taste of all that Camp Blue Bay has to offer? Look no more. This session gives campers a chance to try all of our favorite camp activities: swimming, boating, cookouts, singing, games, arts and crafts, and making new friends. Sugar and Spice: Are you a first-time cook? Or do you love helping out in the kitchen? Either way, try out some new recipes at camp! Learn how 6

Night Owls (Tent, Two-Weeks) Girls Want Fun (Tent)

Making Waves (Tent)

Fun in the Sun (Tent)

Space is the Place (Tent)

Pajama Party (Troop House)

Camp Cafe (Tent)

Have a Ball (Troop House)

Operation Sails & Trails Outdoor (Tent) (Tent)

to cook and bake over a campfire and in the kitchen. When you’re done enjoying your treats, it’s time to hit the trail and get a taste of the other camp activities. Doodle Bugs: Grab your magnifying glass and crayons for a week of art inspired by the beauty of nature! Paint with mud, try a recycled craft, and make a new bug friend during this nature and art filled week. After you’ve put away the paint, there will be plenty of time to enjoy all of the other camp activities.

Girls Want Fun (Tent)

Little Dippers: Get your swimsuits on, it’s time to take a dip in the bay and soak up the sun! Enjoy a special “floating” lunch on the creek, fishing, and sandcastles during this water-filled week! After you dry off, get ready to enjoy all the other traditional camp activities!


Grades 6-8 Fun in the Sun: Thinking you would like to try everything? This session includes a selection of all your favorite camp activities: swimming, boating, cookouts, arts and crafts, sports and games. Experience the outdoors while DIY-namite: Unleash your inner meeting new friends. DIYer during this DIY-namite week Wonders of Water: Do you love at camp! Explore your creative side all things water? Swimming, while designing and creating funcboating, even rain? Dive into a tional pieces of art to take home. week of all things water—take a Then, hop over to STEM to learn dip in the bay, a boat ride at the about volcanoes and watch them creek, and explore the wonders of explode! Spend time enjoying other water! When you’re ready to dry traditional camp activities, like off, you will also have time for all swimming, boating, nature, and the other wonders of camp. campfires. Let’s Grow! Get to the root of all Making Waves: During this week things green this week. Get digof water-filled fun, get on board ging in the garden, design your with all types of boating, create a own planter, and go on a nature synchronized swimming routine, walk to admire all of Camp Blue learn to fish, and have a polar bear Bay’s flora and fauna. Don’t forget, swim! When you are back on land, there’s plenty of time for the tradi- there will be plenty of time for all tional Camp Blue Bay activities! other traditional camp activities. Art-venture: Spark your creativi- Pajama Party: Did someone say, ty and ignite a fire during this art “PJ party?” Pack your favorite PJs adventure themed week! Learn for this week-long Pajama Party. A about constellations while starmovie night, pillow craft, fashion gazing and painting the night sky. show, and sweet snacks will make Take a shot at archery, color with this a Pajama Party to remember! natural materials, and make your Don’t forget to pack some T-shirts own fossils. Don’t forget, there’s and shorts to enjoy all of the tradiplenty of time for the traditional tional Camp Blue Bay activities! Camp Blue Bay activities.

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design a special program for the group, as well as make individual Girls Want Fun: Girls like to have a choices. The possibilities are endless: say in what they do at camp. All sesswimming, sailing (dependent on sions start with a first night planning swimming ability), night hikes, sleepmeeting to design a unique week ing late, dancing, sports, arts and for the group. The possibilities are crafts, stargazing, and sleeping under endless: swimming, boating, night the stars. Also don’t forget, there’s hikes, sleeping late, dancing, sports, plenty of time for the traditional arts and crafts, or stargazing. Don’t Camp Blue Bay activities. forget there’s plenty of time for the traditional Camp Blue Bay activities: Sails & Trails: Learn the ropes cookouts, campfires, singing, games of sailing or sharpen the skills you already have! Once you and all camp programs. and your crewmates are back Night Owls: During this TWO-WEEK on shore, explore the trails and session, girls will be able to plan and navigate your way through all

Fireflies: Grab your flashlight and enjoy some time with the fireflies this session. Spend the week going on a night hike, stargazing, and taking some time at night to relax and unwind in the Troop House. During the day, there will be time for boating, baking, swimming, and other Camp Blue Bay activities. Camp Cafe: Cooking at camp is a piece of cake! Make your own pot holder, cook over a fire, and get creative at a Blue Bay bake-off! Once you’ve enjoyed your treat, there will be plenty of time for all of the traditional camp activities. Space is the Place: Earth to campers! Join us on a space adventure to learn all about the moon, create space-inspired art, and spend an evening gazing at the stars! And when you’re ready to get back to earth, there will be plenty of time for all other traditional camp activities. Have a Ball: Basketball, kickball, beach ball? You choose! This week is all about having fun on the sports field; with your unit, decide on what sports you want to conquer, or maybe you’ll even come up with something new! When you’re ready for a water break, enjoy all the other traditional camp activities.

of our traditional camp activities. Operation Outdoor: New this summer campers can participate in an in-tents outdoor training, where they will be taught fire-building, orienteering, shelter-building and more. Once they have mastered their skills, campers will compete in teams for a place on the Camp Blue Bay Council. Activities include outdoor cooking, a canoe expedition, daily challenges and more! This special themed week will dive into outdoor skills, please note not all traditional Camp Blue Bay activities will be offered. 7


Benefits of Summer Camp If you’re a former camper, you know firsthand the positive effects of the camp experience. However, if you’ve never had the opportunity to attend camp as a child, you may be wondering exactly what the benefits of camping are, and what your child will gain from the experience. Here are the top ten most important reasons to send your child to camp. At camp, children: l Make true friends l Explore nature l Learn social skills l Enjoy free time l Gain independence l Develop lifelong skills l Unplug from technology l Gain resiliency l Experience success l Spend their day being physically active We think one of the biggest takeaways from a summer camp experience is the chance girls have to build resilience—which is needed now more than ever. Resilience is learned and developed from facing setbacks and challenges that girls face in nature. Having the tools to learn from these challenges are essential in gaining character, confidence, and courage.

Camp Blue Bay features l Platform tents with cots l 4 campers per tent l 8 tents to a unit supervised by 4 to 5 counselors

in 2 tents

l Modern indoor bathrooms l Or live dormitory style in Troop Houses l 24 girls in 2 rooms with bathrooms and

common area, supervised by 3 to 4 counselors in 2 rooms l On-site Director l Minimum ratio of 8 girls to one adult,

exceeding NY State standards

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Mini Sessions Who: Girls entering Grades 1-6 Perhaps a week at camp is too long or maybe you just want to give it a try! Then our mini sessions are just for you! Board the bus and enjoy four days and three nights of fun and adventure at Camp Blue Bay. Campers will stay indoors in a Troop House. Experience all we have to offer. Swimming, boating, arts and crafts, games, and campfires are just a few of the many activities available. Date: July 25-28, 2022 Accommodations: Troop House Cost: $550 Girl Scout $590 Non-Girl Scout Mini Session Plus Want all of the above plus one extra night of adventure? Our Mini Session Plus is just for you! Enjoy five days and four nights of all your favorite traditional camp activities. Date: July 21-25, 2022 Accommodations: Troop House Cost: $630 Girl Scout $670 Non-Girl Scout

Counselor-in-Training (CIT) This two-week Counselor-in-Training for Girl Scout Ambassadors will allow you to complete an outdoor leadership course while observing and assisting counselors at camp. There will be time for training as well as an opportunity to work directly with younger campers. Participants will live in a tent unit and work together as part of the 2022 CIT Team. To be considered for this program, interested girls must complete the application process and have a personal interview. This training is limited to 12 participants.

Rookie Day In an effort to give prospective campers a head start on the road to confidence and independence and to foster a smoother adjustment to camp life, we are starting the tradition of “Rookie Day.” Rookie Day is a program designed for campers entering grades 1-5 to participate with other prospective campers and our current camp staff in fun camp activities.

Who: Individual Girl Scouts entering grades 11 or 12 in September 2022 Date: July 28-Aug 11, 2022 Place: Camp Blue Bay, East Hampton Cost: $960 per Girl Scout $1,000 per Non-Girl Scout Apply: Contact the Camp Directors to request an application packet. cbbsummerdirector@gsnc.org.

Registration opens March 21, 2022

Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 4:00 PM-5:30 PM Place: Wantagh State Park Cost: $15 Register online at gsnc.org.

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2022

Registration opens for Mini Sessions and Mini Session Plus on February 7, 2022

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Camp Readiness Quiz Do you enjoy staying over at a friend’s house without missing your family or feeling sad? 1. No way!

2. Maybe

3. Yes!

Can you brush your own hair and teeth? 1. No way!

2. Maybe

3. Yes!

Can you see bugs or animals without jumping on a chair and screaming? 1. No way!

2. Maybe

k -Wee Multi ount* Disc

PRICING PER WEEK Girl Scout†

Non-Girl Scout

1 Week

$760 per week

$800 per week

2 Weeks

$710 per week

$750 per week

3 Weeks

$685 per week

$725 per week

4-6 Weeks

$670 per week

$710 per week

Mini Session

$550

$590

Mini Session Plus

$630

$670

†To qualify, a girl must be a registered Girl Scout by February 7, 2022. *Must register for all weeks at the same time to utilize the multi-week discount. Weeks do not need to be consecutive.

3. Yes!

Can you survive without technology for a week—no phones, iPads, video games, or computers? 1. No way!

2. Maybe

3. Yes!

Do you like to try new things? 1. No way!

2. Maybe

3. Yes!

Do you enjoy making new friends? 1. No way!

2. Maybe

3. Yes!

Do you enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, playing outside, sleeping in a tent, and swimming? 1. No way!

2. Maybe

3. Yes!

Are you comfortable asking for help when you need it? 1. No way!

2. Maybe

3. Yes!

Do you like participating in group activities like day camp programs, team sports, or youth organizations? 1. No way! 2. Maybe

3. Yes!

Are you really excited to go to camp? 1. No way!

2. Maybe

2022 Camp Gift Send your camper a big cozy hug with our newest camp gift—this year’s Camp Blue Bay full zip hoodie.

$30

Let this soft fleece full zip hoodie sweatshirt wrap your Girl Scout in the warmth of your love. Available in youth and adult sizes.

3. Yes!

SCORING: 10-17 This summer a Mini Session or a Council Camp Program would be the perfect opportunity for you to experience camp. Visit Camp Blue Bay’s open house or check out our Rookie Day and learn more about camp! 18-30 GET PACKING! You love adventure, trying new things, and making new friends. It sounds like you are ready for a one or more week-long session! 10

ONLINE SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION OPENS UP FEBRUARY 7, 2022!


HOW TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMP

Online Summer Camp Registration Opens February 7, 2022. Girl Scouts of Nassau County is happy to continue our partnership with CampDoc.com for online camper registration and health information. The security, confidentiality, and privacy of your camper’s personal health information will always be protected. Only Girl Scouts of Nassau County camp health staff will have access to camper health information, and the CampDoc.com site is secure, encrypted, and password protected. Once you sign up for a CampDoc.com account using the link on our website gsnc.org, you will be able to register your camper, select a session, order your camp gift and pay online. Once registered, you will receive additional information about how to complete your camper’s health profile. We are excited to continually evolve, building safer, more productive and more efficient systems to create the best experience for you and your family! We can’t wait to see you this summer.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE If you need financial assistance and reside in Nassau County, please be sure to check the appropriate box during the registration process, complete information, and submit required documentation. If the award granted does not meet your needs, your deposit will be returned to you.

HEALTH INFORMATION Camp Blue Bay campers are required to submit a Health Examination Form including physical and immunization dates to be completed by a physician. Parents will need to upload the forms and complete a health history online using CampDoc.com.

COOKIE CREDITS Cookie Credits can be used toward camp by completing, signing, and submitting the “Cookie Credit Redemption Form” available online at gsnc.org to the Camp Office.

SIBLING DISCOUNT Receive a $10 per session discount for each additional daughter attending camp. BRING A FRIEND REBATE Returning campers can receive a $25 rebate for referring a friend who has never attended Camp Blue Bay before. Rebate checks will be issued at the end of the summer.

CAMP POLICIES EXPECTATIONS A Camper Code of Conduct is included in the registration process. Please review the camp guidelines with your camper before registering, so everyone understands the expectations. Both parent/guardian and camper signatures are required on this document to register for camp. Note: Our camp is an electronics-free zone. No cell phones permitted. REFUND POLICY The $50 per session deposit will not be refunded or transferred after camp registration is confirmed. The balance of the fee will be refunded only if the camper does not attend due to illness or injury that is confirmed by a physician’s letter. No refunds will be made if a camper cancels, arrives late, leaves early, or does not attend the entire session for any reason. Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc., an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Agency, is a member of Long Island’s United Way, United Community Fund of Great Neck, and The Community Chest of Port Washington. Camp Blue Bay is American Camp Association Accredited and operates under a Children’s Camp Permit issued by the Suffolk County Department of Health. Health Department inspection records are on file at the Suffolk County Department of Health, 360 Yaphank Ave., Suite 2A, Yaphank, NY 11980.

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Traditional Troop Camping Troop Camping has been part of the Girl Scout experience since its inception. Camping is fun and a great way to build new skills and develop a deeper appreciation for nature with your friends. Traditional Troop Camping is planned and carried out by a group of girls and their camp-trained volunteers/leaders. Girls help decide what activities they want to do, what they want to eat, and what new skills or adventures they want to try while at camp. Registration is ongoing by season. Tent units and Troop Houses are available spring and fall; Troop Houses are also available in the winter. To check availability and download a Troop Camping Application, visit gsnc.org.

Outdoor Training for Adults Training is provided to help Girl Scout volunteers prepare themselves and the girls to enjoy outdoor experiences together. Training will introduce progression in the out-of-doors, review camp facilities, and provide basic skills for outdoor programs. Under the guidance of trained and enthusiastic adults, girls may take their first hike, build their first campfire, and sleep under the stars for the first time. This training is required for a troop to participate in Traditional Troop Camping at Camp Blue Bay. For more information and to register for this training, visit gsnc.org.

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CAMP RESOURCES Camp Blue Bay has a variety of resources available to help make your visit to camp a fun and easy experience for both you and the girls that you work with.

Rental Kits Can you imagine arriving at Camp Blue Bay with your troop and the cooking gear you need is already at your site? You can arrange to rent a cooking set, dish and silverware set, and/or beverage set. Visit gsnc.org for the Equipment Flyer and Rental Form.

Camp Kits Compass, knots and nature kits are available to borrow at no cost. Enjoy teaching your girls important outdoor skills.

Fun Things to Do

Basic Camping Supplies

Safety First

On the sports field, girls will enjoy the Gaga Pit, Nine Square in the Air, and a variety of other sports equipment: volleyball, soccer, basketball, tetherball to name a few, as well as a supply of jump ropes, frisbees, and hula hoops are available for a day of fun and physical activity.

Troops will be able to preorder three basic camping supplies to be onsite when they arrive at camp. Items available: charcoal, small propane containers, and bundles of firewood. Visit gsnc.org to learn more.

For your convenience, you will find basic First Aid Kits positioned all around the camp: Tent units, Troop Houses, Activity Building and Dining Hall.

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Council Camp Programs No training required. All meals provided! Thanks to our many dedicated volunteers, our council camp programs are easy and fun!

TROOP OPPORTUNITY!

Trail Adventure

Shoot for the Stars

Earn your Trail Adventure badge at Camp Blue Bay! Outdoor adventures are exciting and there is no place better for yours than Blue Bay. Pack your bags, plan, prepare, and train for a day full of hiking and trail exploration.

During this weekend event, spend some time exploring camp and the stars! Spend Saturday learning the basics of archery, the science behind it, and getting some practice in. Then explore our solar system, make a craft, and take a hike down to the beach. Finish the day with some stargazing around the campfire.

Open to all registered GSNC Brownie and Junior troops with appropriate adult coverage. No camp training required. Indoor space and tents will be assigned based on the number of people in your group; groups will be expected to share sites. Who: Brownie and Junior troops Cost: $45.00 per person (Includes Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast, plus activities and Trail Adventure badge) Date: October 1-2, 2022 Registration Opens May 15, 2022

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TROOP OPPORTUNITY!

Open to all Cadette and Senior troops with appropriate adult coverage. No camp training required for adults. Accommodations are indoor only for this event. Troops will be expected to share sites. Groups can choose to arrive Friday night or Saturday morning. Who: Cadette and Senior Girl Scouts Cost: $55.00 per person (Includes Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday breakfast plus activities)

Parent/Child Overnight August 27-28 or September 17-18, 2022 If you and your daughter(s) cherish quality time together, this is the perfect opportunity for you. At the Parent/Child Overnight, you may choose to take part in a variety of planned camp activities, enjoy a local attraction, or just relax and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of East Hampton. Bring along your lunch for Saturday. Dinner, evening snack, and Sunday breakfast will be served in the Dining Hall. The event can accommodate up to 200 people in platform tents. Limited indoor space (dormitory style Troop Houses) available upon request. Who: All registered GSNC girls with a parent/guardian. Cost: $40.00 per person (includes Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast plus activities)

Date: November 4-6, 2022 Registration Opens May 15, 2022

Registration Opens April 11, 2022


Fall Festival Family Overnight Get excited for the changing of the seasons and fall into autumn at Camp Blue Bay. On Saturday morning, take part in a fall science experiment and create a festive decoration. After that it’s time to spend some time in the great outdoors, eat your packed lunch on the sports field, and take a hike to the beach. After dinner, spend time in your campsite with the family painting or carving pumpkins, and end the night with s’mores around the campfire. Open to all registered GSNC girls and their families. No training required for adults. Indoor space and tents will be assigned based on the number of people in your group; groups will be expected to share sites. Who: All levels Cost: $40.00 per person (Includes Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast plus activities) Date: October 15-16, 2022 Registration Opens May 15, 2022

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110 Ring Road West Garden City, NY 11530

Non-Profit Organization U.S. Postage PAID Garden City, NY Permit No. 28

Online Summer Camp Registration opens February 7, 2022!

Camp was amazing! I gained self-confidence and made new friends!