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m a p C t A l l Abou GSSEF Camp fees include trained staff supervision, housing, activities, program materials, field trips (admission prices for day trips), meals (unless otherwise noted), transportation costs as described (for day trips) and a patch. Camp sessions offer a variety of core camp elements and outdoor skills, such as fire building, outdoor cooking, swimming, archery (age 8+), canoeing, sing-alongs and sâ€™mores. We think you should know that the camp experiences are unique and fun, but it is different than home and school, because some activities are held outdoors. Our camps are not air-conditioned, and summer in Florida means girls will experience heat and humidity. We take precautions to rest and stay cool too. However, being outdoors can mean exposure to the elements (plants, dirt, water, mud, insects, wind, weather and some whining too). Itâ€™s important to discuss these elements with your girl prior to registration to set the expectations for a great summer experience.
Re sident Camp Camp H20hhh!! What’s wetter is better than ever! Make a super splash in this session designed for campers who are drawn to the blue – and all the adventure that goes with it. Water-wonderful activities will include surfing, canoeing, beach trips, fishing, snorkeling and swimming. Off campus day trips are included too. Grade Level: Brownie – Ambassador (entering 2 – 12 grade) Cost: $450 per girl Location: Camp Welaka Date: Sunday, June 15 – Saturday, June 21 (6 nights) Time: 4 p.m. on Sunday to 10 a.m. on Saturday
Trail mix This session is a mix of outdoor skill building, core camp activities and summer fun! Girls will mix it up with hands-on activities to earn requirements for the Naturalist badges in the great outdoors. Plus, we’re hitting the trails for letter boxing, archery, canoeing, firebuilding and campfire cooking too. Grade Level: Brownie - Ambassador (entering 2 - 12 grade) Cost: $450 per girl Location: Camp Nocatee Date: Sunday, August 3 – Saturday, August 9 (6 nights) Time: 4 p.m. on Sunday to 12 p.m. on Saturday
We ekend Camp Renaissance Weekend The Renaissance was a cultural explosion that spanned the 14th to the 17th centuries. We are bringing it alive this summer with our own unique RenFestthemed camp session. There’s so much to explore - castles, crowns, coat of arms with gargoyles, stained glass and much more! Don’t miss the creative trip back into history. Grade Level: Junior & Cadette (entering 4 - 8 grade) Cost: $50 per girl Location: Camp Telogia Date: Friday, June 27 – Sunday, June 29 (2 nights) Time: 6:30 p.m. on Friday to 10 a.m. on Sunday
Grossology Disgusting or delightful? We say – BOTH! Girls can explore the muddy, wet, creepy-crawly, ooey and gooey too! Get gross at camp with science experiments and exploration. Girls will earn requirements for the Naturalist Series Brownie Bugs badge and Junior Flower badge. Grade Level: Brownie & Junior (entering 2 - 5 grade) Cost: $35 per girl Location: Camp Welaka Date: Saturday, June 28 – Sunday, June 29 (1 night) Time: 10 a.m. on Saturday to 10 a.m. on Sunday
Midnight Mayhem This is a no bedtime camp session for older girls. We would like to introduce girls to a different side of Camp Welaka under the stars using flashlights and the moonlight as our guide. We have night hikes and campfires planned with a mix of astronomy, story-telling and just the right amount of mayhem! Of course, we have sleeping accommodations for those who turn-in early or need to sleep in on Sunday. Grade Level: Cadette - Ambassador (entering 6 - 12 grade) Cost: $35 per girl Location: Camp Welaka Date: Saturday, June 28 – Sunday, June 29 (1 night) Time: 2 p.m. on Saturday to 2 p.m. on Sunday
Art- Rageous Express yourself this weekend! We have loads of art-rageous activities planned while girls earn requirements of the Artist badges: Brownie Painting badge, Junior Drawing badge, Cadette Comic Artist badge, Senior Collage badge and Ambassador Photographer badge. Don’t stop there! Try pottery, poetry, graffiti and even a big dance party. Grade Level: Brownie – Ambassador (entering 2 – 12 grade) Cost: $35 per girl Location: Camp Welaka Date: Saturday, July 5 – Sunday, July 6 (1 night) Time: 10 a.m. on Saturday to 10 a.m. on Sunday
Color Wars Compete to win the Color War this weekend! Color Wars are a classic camp competition that girls love! Teams will be formed on-site and challenged with a variety of problem-solving and hands-on games all weekend long. Teams need girls with all types of skills: strategy, planning, leadership, athleticism and the will to win. So, sign up for big time fun and color-chaos-challenge! Grade Level: Brownie – Ambassador (entering 2 – 12 grade) Cost: $50 per girl Location: Camp Welaka Date: Friday, July 11 – Sunday, July 13 (2 nights) Time: 6:30 p.m. on Friday to 10 a.m. on Sunday
Iron Chef Weekend Outdoor cooking enthusiasts are invited to join this weekend competition brimming with surprises and skill-building. Team challenges include fast fire building, hottest fire and making meals with surprise ingredients. Stand-apart chefs can compete in fabulous culinary challenges for best simple dish, major-league main dish and delicious desserts. Girls will earn requirements towards the Cook badge. Want to learn to cook over a fire and show off your swagger? Get going to Iron Chef Weekend.
Grade Level: Cadette - Ambassador (entering 6 – 12 grade) Cost: $60 per girl Location: Camp Welaka Date: Friday, July 18 – Sunday, July 20 (2 nights) Time: 6:30 p.m. on Friday to 10 a.m. on Sunday
Frozen This is the coolest session yet! Daisies, Brownies and Juniors can come for an extremely unique, snow-themed session where we feature icy “cold” activities. Make snowballs, snowflakes – and even try our version of snow angels and make chilly ice sculptures too.
Grade Level: Daisy - Junior (entering K - 5 grade) Cost: $35 per girl Location: Camp Welaka Date: Saturday, July 19 – Sunday, July 20 (1 night) Time: 10 a.m. on Saturday to 10 a.m. on Sunday
The Hunger Games Time to channel your inner Katniss Everdeen! Are you ready for the ultimate weekend adventure? We have exciting activities planned for Hunger Games lovers just like you. We have our own version of the Districts, the Golden Cornucopia, the Capital and much, much more. Plus, we have our own inflatable movie screen to show campers “Hunger Games – Catching Fire.” Learn archery, canoeing, fire building and get set for surprises.
Grade Level: Cadette – Ambassador (entering 6 – 12 grade) Cost: $60 per girl Location: Camp Nocatee Date: Friday, August 1 – Sunday, August 3 (2 nights) Time: 4 p.m. on Friday to 11 a.m. on Sunday
m p a C y O n e-Da Dude, that’s my Dad! Make more of “Father’s Day” and grab a dad for a fantastic camp experience - together. You and your main man will tackle the camp environment side-byside and spend quality time together trying new things. Planned activities include canoeing, fishing and hiking … and don’t forget about outdoor cooking and singing songs. Price includes dinner, beverages, snacks and s’mores. Participants should bring lunch. Grade Level: All grade levels Cost: $20 per person Location: Camp Welaka Date: Saturday, June 14 Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Note: Adult males must be at least 18 years old; GSUSA registration is not required but is recommended. Registration is limited to fathers, legal step-fathers, grandfathers and/or legal male guardians. One adult may accompany up to two girls. Two-some and three-some registrations should be made at the same time with one payment.
Thanksgiving in June Let’s get cooking – holiday style! This program will teach participants how to create the perfect Thanksgiving feast over an open fire. The menu of the day includes food prep, fire-building, appetizers, turkeys, savory side dishes and classic holiday desserts. Whether you ever decide to host the traditional November feast outside – you will all love this terrifically-turkey-themed day! Girls may earn requirements of the Cook badge. Price includes meals and beverages for the day. Grade Level: All grade levels Cost: $20 per person Location: Camp Welaka Date: Sunday, June 22 Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Badge Daze This big day is for girls who are wild about earning national badges. Activities, based on registering participants, will include the full requirements for badges in Artist, Cook, Citizen, Naturalist and The Girl Scout Way. Girls will select their own track for the day. This is the only summer session where girls will receive any/all of the badges they earn on this day at no additional charge. We supply cold water, snacks and s’mores! Please bring a bag lunch with you. Grade Level: Brownie – Ambassador (entering 2 – 12 grade) Cost: $20 per girl Location: Camp Welaka Date: Sunday, July 27 Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Me & My Mom Calling all Girl Scouts and the women who adore them! We have a day program to let you both explore and enjoy a day at camp together. Planned activities include canoeing, fishing and hiking … and don’t forget about outdoor cooking, crafts and singing songs. You’ll both meet new friends in an easy-going outdoor adventure. Please bring a bag lunch with you. We supply cold water, snacks and s’mores! Grade Level: All grade levels Cost: $20 per person Location: Camp Welaka Date: Saturday, July 26 Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Note: Adult females must be at least 18 years old; GSUSA registration is not required but is recommended. One adult may accompany up to two girls. Two-some and three-some registrations should be made at the same time with one payment.
C a mpfires More Than S'mores A crackling campfire awaits you. This session offers education for cooking up “advanced” outdoor desserts. Families and tag-alongs may register and participate too. Children under 3 are free. Grade Level: All grade levels Cost: $6 per person Location: Camp Telogia Date: Friday, June 20 Time: 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Fairy Tale Campfire This session is just for our Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts who would enjoy a night that blends the great outdoors with the magic of fairy tales. Girls will try basic outdoor cooking and arts-n-crafts – all served up with sticky s’mores and a side of Girl Scout songs! Grade Level: Daisy & Brownie (entering K - 3 grade) … and adults who love them Cost: $5 per person Location: Camp Telogia Date: Saturday, June 21 Time: 6 – 8:30 p.m.
S’mores & More This evening event is the perfect place for your entire group to experience a taste of outdoor camping for the first time with the basics for cooking up outdoor desserts. Families and tag-alongs may register and participate too. Children under 3 are free.
Grade Level: All grade levels Cost: $5 per person Location: Camp Welaka Date: Friday, July 25 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
p m a C D ay Day Camp Girl Scout day camps are all about discovery. Girls have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities and make lasting memories and friendships. Camp Welaka is the ideal place for your Girl Scout to experience the summer outdoors and introduce her to camping without her sleeping away from home. Your Girl Scout will have the opportunity to participate in activities like canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, archery (ages 8+), nature, sports and much more. Breakfast, snacks and water will be provided. Please bring a bag lunch. Transportation will be available from two locations in North Broward County and Central Palm Beach County for an additional fee. Grade Level: All grade levels Cost: $125 per girl, per session Transportation (optional, see information below): $50 per girl, per session Location: Camp Welaka Session 1 Date: Monday, June 23 â€“ Friday, June 27 (5 days) Session 2 Date: Monday, June 30 - Thursday, July 3 (4 days) Session 3 Date: Monday, August 11 - Friday, August 15 (5 days) Time: 8 a.m. â€“ 6 p.m.; times will vary if transportation is required.
Transportation Offered! To and from Camp Welaka for Day Camp only. Pick Up Locations: -Northern Broward County -Central Palm Beach County Only $50 per week!* *Minimum requirement must be met.
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Ca mps at a Glance June Camps Dude, Thatâ€™s My Dad! - Saturday, June 14 Camp H2oHHH!! - Sunday, June 15 - Saturday, June 21 More than S'mores - Friday, June 20 Fairy Tale Campfire - Saturday, June 21 Thanksgiving in June - Sunday, June 22 Day Camp - Monday, June 23 - Friday June, 27 Renaissance Weekend - Friday, June 27 - Sunday, June 29 Grossology - Saturday, June 28 - Sunday, June 29 Midnight Mayhem - Saturday, June 28 - Sunday, June 29 Day Camp - Monday, June 30 - Thursday, July 3
JuLy Camps Art-Rageous - Saturday, July 5 - Sunday, July 6 Color Wars - Friday, July 11 - Sunday, July 13 Iron Chef Weekend - Friday, July 18 - Sunday, July 20 Frozen - Saturday, July 19 - Sunday, July 20 S'mores & More - Friday, July 25 Me & My Mom - Saturday, July 26 Badge Daze - Sunday, July 27
August Camps Hunger Games - Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 3 Trail Mix - Sunday, August 3 - Saturday, August 9 Day Camp - Monday, August 11 - Friday, August 15
GSSEF SUMMER CAMP GENERAL INFORMATION 2014 REGISTRATION:
Registration opens on March 3, 2014 and closes 14 days prior to the first date of each program or when it fills to capacity. Programs are designed for a girlâ€™s specific grade level; please follow grade levels as described. Register girls based on the grade she will be entering for the school year beginning August 2014.
GSSEF programs are available to all girls, ages 5- 17, who are currently registered Girl Scouts (for the 2013-2014 year) unless otherwise indicated in the program description. Any girl can register, at any time, for one annual fee of $15.00. Separate membership forms are required.
GSSEF offers a special summer camp 10 percent sibling discount to a second female child/member, living in the same household, for any session of an equal or lower price. Female siblings are not required to register for the same session. This discount is not available for adults.
Registration is available online at www.gssef.org with a debit or credit card. Make checks payable to: Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida (or GSSEF). Registrations will not be accepted without payment. All program fees must be paid in full when registering; the ONLY exception is summer resident camp which has a payment plan option available. A non-refundable deposit of $100 per resident camp session is required by May 22, 2014. The balance for session is due 14 days prior to the first date of the session.
Financial Assistance is available for all Council-sponsored programs, including summer camp. An application form is available at www.gssef.org. Please allow 3 weeks for processing, prior to specific program deadlines. Discounts may not be combined with Financial Assistance.
Confirmation packets will be sent no later than 14 days prior to the first date of each session. Packets include health forms (available now at www.gssef.org), directions, pick-up /drop-off information, communication procedures for families, packing lists and much more.
CANCELLATION & REFUNDS:
Programs are subject to cancellation 14 days in advance of the program, by GSSEF, if attendance does not meet program requirements. GSSEF policy states that refunds are only given if GSSEF is unable to provide the scheduled program. Resident camp deposits ($100 per girl/per session) are non-refundable unless the program is cancelled by GSSEF. Refunds shall be granted in the cases of extreme and documented illness or injury (a licensed physician letter is required). No refunds shall be granted after June 1, 2014.
HEALTH & SAFETY:
The health and safety of our campers is our highest priority. GSSEF provides either a First Aid trained person and/or a healthcare coordinator for resident camp sessions, who work in partnership with an on-call physician. Meals are planned and approved by a licensed dietician. GSSEF is able to meet the most needs of special diets, mobility considerations, etc. with details provided by June 1 via email to email@example.com. Resident campers are required to submit documentation of a physical examination (by a licensed physician) dated within 24 months prior to the first date of the program. The exam form is included with confirmation packet and is also availble at www.gssef.org right now.
GSSEF Summer Camp Registration Form 2014
Complete one registration form per girl. Registration forms received without a completed, legible form and payment/deposit will not be processed. This form may be copied. Print very clearly.
Grade Entering for Fall 2014:
Adult Contact (this adult will receive all confirmation materials): Contact Address: City:
Contact Adult Email: Day Phone:
RESIDENT CAMP OR WEEKEND CAMP: Give us the name of one girl, of the same grade level, who should be placed in the same unit. Requests will be accommodated based on availability in each unit at the time of the registration.
I (as named above) am the adult contact for this child and by checking this box, I agree that I have read and understand the GSSEF Camp General Information which includes but is not limited to the following: grade-level requirements, required health forms, cancellation procedure and refund policy. Campfires: More Than S’mores: $6 x (# of people) Fairy Tale Campfire: $5 x (# of people) S’mores & More: $5 x (# of people)
Resident Camp:* Camp H2Ohhh!!: $450 Trail Mix: $450 Weekend Camp: Renaissance Weekend: $50 Grossology: $35 Midnight Mayhem: $35 Art-Rageous: $35 Color Wars: $50 Iron Chef Weekend: $60 Frozen: $35 The Hunger Games: $60 One-Day Camp: Dude, That’s My Dad!: $20 x (# of people) Thanksgiving In June: $20 x (# of people) Badge Daze: $20 x (# of people) Me & My Mom: $20 x (# of people)
Day Camp: Session 1: $125 Northern Broward County transportation: $50 Central Palm Beach County transportation: $50 Session 2: $125 Northern Broward County transportation: $50 Central Palm Beach County transportation: $50 Session 3: $125 Northern Broward County transportation: $50 Central Palm Beach County transportation: $50 *A $100 non-refundable deposit is required for registration by May 23, 2014 for each session, per girl.
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Sibling Discount Financial Assistance
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Mail this form to: GSSEF . Attn: Summer Camp . 4701 NW 33rd Avenue . Oakland Park, FL 33309 Fax (with credit card payments only): 954-735-2402 . Se habla Español: 954-513-3786