Summer Camp 2017

Summer is all about getting outdoors, having fun, making friends, and of course, s’mores! Check out all the camp sessions available at our seven camps below. Download the 2017 Camp Guide here or view it on Issuu here!

Day Camps

Mountain House
Shelly Ridge
Valley Forge

 

Resident Camps

Laughing Waters
Mosey Wood
Shelly Ridge Resident Camp
Wood Haven

 

Mountain House 

ENTERING GRADES K–3

Make New Friends
June 19-23
$220

Want to experience all that camp has to offer? If so, this is the perfect week for you! Play gaga, go on a hike, spend time at the pool, and make crafts. Enjoy a campfire, and much more all while making new friends and lifelong memories! Brownies, earn your Making Friends badge.

Mermaid Madness
June 26-30
$225

Calling all mermaids! Splish-splash your way through camp this week while spending extra time by the pool. Make under-the-sea art creations and play water games with all of your friends! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.

Me & My Doll: Camp Adventures
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4)
$190

Dress your favorite doll in her outdoor clothes and go camping together! You and your doll will go hiking, create new crafts, and make delicious snacks. Bring your doll to the Mountain House Salon, where you both will get matching hairdos. End the week with a special tea party. Together, you’ll have a great time!

Ooey, Gooey & Slimy
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4)
$190

Love all things squirmy, slimy, and messy? Well, you’ve picked the right week of camp! Build an exploding volcano, try your hand at shaving cream art, and make some messy (but delicious) treats in the kitchen. You’ll end your gooey week by throwing pie at your counselors!

Sweet Treats
July 10-14
$230

Some very delicious goodies await you at Mountain House. Spend the week learning how to make candy, cupcakes, and lollipops. You’ll follow recipes to bake your favorite sweet treats and create an ice cream flavor that you’ll present to the Mountain House Ice Cream Wars competition judges. You’ll even get to take home a book filled with all of the recipes you make at camp!

Summer Scientists
July 17-21
$215

Science can be super fun! Come experiment at camp as you make your own Silly Putty and a cloud in a jar. Snack on homemade ice cream and compete in an egg-drop competition. Take home instructions for the experiments so you can wow your parents and friends with your scientific skills! Brownies, earn your Home Scientist badge.

Artsy Gals
July 24-28
$220

Do you love glitter, paint, glue, and markers? Join us at Mountain House for a week filled with crafty fun! You’ll work with Model Magic to create a sculpture, use things you find in nature to make works of art, and design your own tie-dye T-shirt to take home with you. Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.Brownies, earn your Painting badge.

Animal Crackers
July 31- August 4
$230

Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! Join us for a week of camp dedicated to animal adventures. You’ll look for creatures hidden in the woods, create your own animal masks, and take a special trip to the Lehigh Valley Zoo to learn more about caring for animals and their habitats. Brownies, earn your Pets badge.


Get Moving!
August 7-11
$215

Get up and get moving as you dance, run, and jump your way through camp this week. You’ll practice new Zumba moves, play baseball and soccer, and spend extra time at the gaga pit. You and your friends will learn games from around the world and be able to share your new moves with friends and family back at home! Brownies, earn your Fair Play badge.

 

ENTERING GRADES 4-5

Camp Classics
June 19-23
$220

Get ready to enjoy all your favorite things about camp in one exciting week! Arts and crafts, camp songs, making lunch over the campfire, archery, and swimming are just some of the classic camp activities you’ll experience at Mountain House! Get ready, get set, camp!

Starfish and Seahorses
June 26-30
$225

Water, water, everywhere! Spend your days splashing around as you enjoy extra time at the pool playing lots of water games. Learn about creatures in the sea, make your own aquarium in a jar, and take home some sea slime. End the week with a counselor versus camper water battle! There’s no better way to beat the summer heat! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.

Mischief Managed
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4th)
$190

Riddles, mysteries, and clues, oh my! It’s a fun week of solving exciting challenges and working together to overcome obstacles. You’ll compete in an archery competition and practice team building during a top secret misison. Twists and turns will keep you guessing all week as you enjoy all the mysterious fun of Mountain House. Good luck! Juniors, earn your Detective badge.

Sweet Treats
July 10-14
$230

Candy, cupcakes and lollipops are just a few of the very delicious goodies that await you at Mountain House. Spend the week learning how to follow a recipe, measure, and bake your favorite sweet treats. Work together to create an ice cream flavor that you’ll present to the Mountain House Ice Cream Wars competition judges. You’ll even get to take home a book filled with all of the recipes you make at camp!

Pop! Bang! Fizz
July 17-21
$215

Science can be messy, but that’s what makes it so fun! Come experiment at camp as you make your own Silly Putty, build a volcano, snack on homemade ice cream, and compete in an egg-drop competition. Take home instructions for the experiments so you can wow your parents and friends with your scientific skills!

Mixed-Media Madness
July 24-28
$220

Are you an artist at heart? Come try out different art forms, such as sculpting, origami, oil pastels, and weaving. Design your own tie-dye T-shirt to take home and practice food art as you decorate your own cupcake. There will be plenty of time to enjoy traditional camp activities as well! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25. Juniors, earn your Drawing badge.

Animal Lover
July 31- August 4
$230

Are you crazy about animals? Then, come to Camp Mountain House for some critter filled fun! Make your own birdfeeder to take home, bake homemade dog treats to donate to a shelter, and learn more about the animals and creatures that live right in our backyard. Take a special trip to the Lehigh Valley Zoo and explore the many habitats the animals call home! Juniors, earn your Animal Habitats badge.

Sporty Girls
August 7-11
$215

Kick, run, jump, and dive your way through camp this week. You’ll play some familiar sports and learn new ones from across the world. Get into an intense game of gaga, navigate your way through an obstacle course challenge course, and compete in an archery tournament. Get up and get in the game!

 

ENTERING GRADES 6-10


S’mores & More
June 19-23
$220

Sit back, relax, and enjoy all of the wonderful things Camp Mountain House has to offer. Spend the afternoon by the pool, cook lunch over the fire, brush up on your archery skills, and sing your favorite camp songs, all while making new friends and reconnecting with old ones. This will be the perfect start to your summer!

 

Water Explorers
June 26-30
$225

Do you love water? Spend this week at camp getting your fill of H2O. You will spend extra time by the pool, learn about creatures in the sea, compete in a water relay race, and make your own fruit-infused water. You’ll end your week with a counselor versus camper water battle! Get ready to get wet! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.

Ready, Set, Archery!
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4th)
$190

Can’t get enough archery? Then, this is the week for you! Spend your days at camp perfecting your archery skills, playing archery games, making special archery art, and learning all about the parts of a bow and arrow. The end of the week will feature a head-to-head archery competition between you, your fellow campers, and your counselors! Cadettes, earn your Archery badge.

 

Sugar, Sugar
July 10-14
$230

Ready for a sugar rush? Whip up some new sweet treats! Learn how to operate kitchen equipment, make your own recipe book, and bake a delicious snack for the whole camp to enjoy. You’ll work with your group to come up with a unique ice cream flavor to present to the judges at our Mountain House Ice Cream Wars competition. All things sweet await you at camp!

Camp Half-Blood
July 17-21
$215

Calling all Percy Jackson fans! Always wanted to go to Camp Half-Blood? This is your chance to train like Poseidon, shoot archery like Artemis and build things like Hephaestus. You’ll play capture the flag and make your own beaded necklace to remember the summer. At the end of your training, consult the Oracle and go on a quest across camp!

Mixed Media Madness
$220
July 24-28

Are you an artist at heart? Come try out different art forms, such as sculpting, origami, oil pastels, and weaving. Design your own tie-dye T-shirt to take home and practice food art as you decorate your own cupcake. There will be plenty of time to enjoy traditional camp activities as well! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.

Challenge Accepted
July 31- August 4
$230

If you like the thrill of a good challenge then this week is for you! Take a blindfolded walk through our nature trail, follow the clues to solve the mystery, and work as a team to complete any challenge your counselors throw at you. Once you master your skills, you’ll take a day trip to try the ropes challenge courses at Camp laughing Waters.

Sports Mania
August 7-11
$215

Kick, run, jump, and dive your way through camp this week. You’ll play some familiar sports and learn new ones from across the world. Get into an intense game of gaga, navigate your way through an obstacle course, and compete in an archery tournament. Get up and get in the game!

TRAVEL PROGRAMS

ENTERING GRADES 6-12


Ghost Busters
June 26-30
$330

Who you gonna call? Spend your week traveling and exploring paranormal activity in some of Pennsylvania’s most famously haunted spots. You’ll visit the Eastern State Penitentiary, ghost hunt in Valley Forge, and take a step back in time in Gettysburg. You’ll even sleep over at Mountain House on Thursday night, where you will conduct your own paranormal investigation!

Animal Adventure
July 10-14
$310

Spend the week learning about and interacting with animals! Stroll through the Lehigh Valley Zoo, spend a day at the Adventure Aquarium, and visit Wood Haven to learn all about caring for horses. You’ll make some homemade dog treats and toys to donate to a local animal shelter!

 

Passport to Pennsylvania
July 24-28
$310

Chow down on cheesesteaks while you visit the Liberty Bell. Head to the Lancaster countryside to check out the Turkey Hill Experience and get your adrenaline pumping at Knoebel’s Amusement Park. There is so much to do and see! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.

 

Lehigh Valley Foodies
July 31-August 4
$305

Not afraid to try new foods and be an adventurous eater? Come sample some of the best food in the Lehigh Valley. Pick your own produce, visit a farmers’ market, and whip up a tasty treat for the whole camp to enjoy! New food, new friends, and new adventures await!

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

ENTERING GRADES 7-9


Day Camp Program Aide Training
June 19-23
$160

Are you a returning camper who wants to be more involved? During this week-long training, you will work as part of a team to design and lead activities for younger girls. Enjoy songs and games while learning about teambuilding, personal growth, and the basics of leading a group of girls. You will fulfill GSEP requirements for the Program Aide Training Course. Girls will not be able to earn the Program Aide pin at camp, but they will complete many of the requirements. Completing Camp Program Aide Training does not guarantee a spot as a Program Aide each week, as space is limited.

Day Camp Program Aides
June 19-August 11
$60 per week

Program Aides can assist with as many week-long sessions as they choose. Girls must register for and be able to attend each session in its entirety. As Program Aides, girls will develop leadership skills while enjoying traditional camp activities. Participants will lead activity sessions for the younger girls. Girls must have successfully completed the Program Aide Training Course.

ENTERING GRADES 9-11

Camp Intern Training
June 26-30 & July 3-7 (No Camp July 4) Must attend both weeks
$315

Learn the basics of leadership, childcare, safety, and general day-camp management. During this two-week program, you will also get the opportunity to increase your knowledge of camp songs, games, and crafts while learning how to work with girls. You will rotate through different units and specialty activities where you will be able to use your skills as a “counselor” for younger girls. Applicants must demonstrate maturity, commitment, leadership potential, and be able to work well with others to maintain a positive environment. Camp Interns will also enjoy traditional camp activities.

Interested girls will be required to provide references and proof of leadership experience. An interview will be scheduled with each applicant within two weeks of registering for the program; past participation in Camp Program Aide does not guarantee a spot as a Camp Intern, as space is limited. Candidates not accepted into the program will be refunded their payment for the program. Upon successful completion of this program, girls will earn the Camp Intern pin.

Camp Interns
June 19-August 11
$60 per week

Camp Interns may assist with as many week-long sessions as they choose. Girls must register for and be able to attend each session in its entirety. As Camp Interns, girls will shadow in specialty areas such as arts and crafts, pottery, archery/adventure, songs/games or be assigned to shadow a Unit Counselor with a group of younger girls. Must have successfully completed and earned the Camp Intern pin.

Camp Shelly Ridge

ENTERING GRADES K–3


Let’s Try Camp!
June 26-30
$215

Are you looking to try camp for the first time? If so, this session is for you! Sample everything camp has to offer! Swim in the pool, play games, participate in special camp activities, attend a campfire, take home your art project, and explore our nature areas. Brownies, earn your Outdoor Adventurer badge.

 

Splash Stars
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4)
$172

Splash around during this week of water fun! Enjoy extra pool time to improve your swimming skills and play pool games. Jam to the beat at a sprinkler dance party and enjoy other water-based activities.

Fairytale Frenzy
July 10-14
$225

Bring your favorite fairytales to life as you explore the science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) behind them. Work together to engineer happier endings to your favorite fairy tales as you design a house that can’t be blown down, construct a bridge that keeps three goats safe from the troll, and build a chair even Goldilocks can’t break. Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.

Animal Adventurers
July 17-21
$240

Do you love animals? Come tell us all about your favorites! Create a personal zoo and learn all about what makes each creature unique. From the land to the sea, have fun pretending and making stories featuring the animals you love. You will go on an out-of-camp animal adventure and use your senses when you go on a scavenger hunt in our woods! Brownies, earn your Senses badge.

Puppet Masters
July 24-28
$225

Become a master puppeteer! Together with your new camp friends, create your own puppets and design and build the backdrop for your story—the scene, the costumes, and even special effects. At the end of the week, put on a show for all the campers and counselors! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.

Characters in Costume
July 31-August 4
$215

If you dream of being like Elsa, casting spells like Harry Potter, and surviving the outdoors like Katniss, this week is for you! Each day offers the opportunity to dress up like your favorite movie or literary character and participate in activities they would enjoy! Sing along with Frozen, play Quidditch, hone your outdoor skills, and much more.

Fun N’ Games
August 7-11
$215

Come out and play as we explore all types of group games and challenges. Show good sportsmanship as we laugh and play in the sun and water, scramble through obstacle courses, and learn card games! You’ll finish out the week by planning and leading games for all of camp! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25. Brownies, earn your Fair Play badge.

Pottery Princesses
August 7-11
$230

Be creative with clay! Get your hands dirty as you work on pottery projects that you can show off at the end of the week! Learn how to make something with your hands, and dabble in other types of art forms, too.

Under the Big Top
August 14-18
$215

Use activity tickets to play your way through a week of crafts, games, prizes, face painting, dancing, and much more! Enjoy popcorn and other yummy snacks throughout the week. End the week with a camp carnival as we say goodbye to summer! Brownies, earn your Making Games badge.

ENTERING GRADES K-10

Girls will be grouped by age level

Dumbledore’s Army
July 17-21
$215

Welcome to a week of wizardry adventures! Delve into oozing potions, medicinal plants, and a little bit of magic, just like Harry Potter. Spend time conquering your fears with your friends and competing for house points on the Quidditch field! Brownies, earn your My Family Story badge. Juniors, earn your Animal Habitat badge.

Music Mania
August 14-18
$215

Get your groove on all week long with songs, music, and musical instruments! Learn the best camp songs, master the art of lip-syncing, make your own musical instruments, and dance to your favorite tunes! You and your friends will create a dance to share, make costumes, and star in the all-camp dance party. Juniors, earn your Musician badge.

 

ENTERING GRADES 4-8

Girls will be grouped by age level


Adventures Abound
June 26-30
$215

Conquer the low-ropes challenge course, go swimming, practice archery, and experience what it may have been like to be an adventurer many years ago. Learn how to understand your surroundings, read a map, and make a plan. Then, use your new skills to create a scavenger hunt and seek out buried treasure in the woods of Shelly Ridge! Earn segments of the Archery and Adventurer patches.

Splash Stars
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4)
$172

Splash around during this week of water fun! Enjoy extra pool time to improve your swimming skills and play pool games. Jam to the beat at a sprinkler dance party and enjoy other water-based activities.

Mystery Madness
July 10-14
$230

WANTED: CAMP DETECTIVES. Follow clues and unravel a week-long mystery! Solve exciting puzzles and riddles, decode fingerprints, and extract DNA. Learn tips from professionals then put them to use when you investigate a crime scene, follow leads, and interview suspects. Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25. Juniors, earn your Detective badge.

Pottery Princesses
July 17-21
$240

Be creative with clay! Get your hands dirty as you work on pottery projects that you can show off at the end of the week! Learn how to make something with your hands, and dabble in other types of art forms, too.

Artists-in-Training
July 24-28
$230

Calling all artists-in-training! Get creative as you explore different media, including paint, paper mache, and mosaics. You will even get to try out some fashion and jewelry design! End the week with an art show where your fellow campers can admire your work. Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25. Juniors, earn your Jeweler badge.

Shelly Ridge Inventors
July 31-August 4
$215

If you’re a problem solver, join us for out-of-the-box thinking to reach solutions! Learn about engineering and how things work, create Rube Goldberg machines, and make unique inventions to help your fellow campers. Try out your skills at teamwork, too, as you do timed challenges! Juniors, earn your Product Designer badge.

Girls in the Game
August 7-11
$215

Enjoy all your favorite physical activities this week. Aim and shoot at the archery range, challenge your friends to a gaga competition, play volleyball, practice yoga, conquer the rock wall, and take a dip in the pool. Create your own games and rules and test your balance on the low-ropes challenge course. Juniors, earn your Practice with Purpose badge. Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.

 

ENTERING GRADES 6-10

I Wanna…
June 26-30
$215

Make your voice heard! Work together with your new friends to design much of your schedule for the week. Swimming, archery, nature hikes, cooking over a fire, art projects, and so much more! The possibilities are endless!

On The Ropes
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4)
$230

Work as a team and conquer the Shelly Ridge low-ropes challenge course! You’ll start on the low ropes at the beginning of the week before taking a day trip to experience the high-ropes challenge course at Camp Laughing Waters! Experience disc golf and other physical activities while visiting our sister resident camp. Earn segments of the Adventurer patch.

Babysitting Basics
July 10-14
$230

Make friends and learn how to be a great babysitter, all while experiencing classic camp activities! Learn tips and tricks to use with kids, games, activities, and how to manage even the worst boo-boos. By the end of the week, you’ll have your Infant and Child CPR Certification, too! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25. Cadettes, earn your Babysitter badge.

Girl Naturalist
July 17-21
$215

Become one with nature! Celebrate the beautiful surroundings at Shelly Ridge by hiking trails, seeking out wildlife, and participating in a nature scavenger hunt! You’ll also get to take a trip to a local nature spot to seek out more incredible sights and sounds. Cadettes, earn your Trees badge.

Make Your Mark
July 24-28
$215

Camp is a place that many of us call home each summer. Create a permanent artwork, help maintain the trails, and lead an all-camp activity to show your love for camp! Get your hands dirty digging and planting flowers in our camp garden and leave your mark at camp this week! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25.

Yes, She Can!
July 31- August 4
$230

Girls love science, technology, engineering, and math! Work in a team to discover what’s behind everyday products before designing a product of your own. Put your engineering skills to the test as you build a bridge, and become a forensic scientist as you extract DNA, learn fingerprinting, and more.

Pampered Camper
August 14-18
$225

Sit back, relax, and get pampered! Spend the week making face masks, lotions, soaps, and candles. Learn how to do new styles with hair and makeup. Get tips on how to keep yourself healthy and active as the new school year approaches and enjoy extra time relaxing by the pool! Cadettes, earn your Eating for Beauty badge.

 

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

ENTERING GRADES 7–9

 

Day Camp Program Aide Training
June 26-30
$160

Are you a returning camper and want to be more involved? During this week-long training, you will work as part of a team to design and lead activities for younger girls. Enjoy songs and games while learning about team building, personal growth, and the basics of leading a group of girls. You will fulfill GSEP requirements for the Program Aide Training Course. Girls will not be able to earn the Program Aide pin at camp, but they will complete many of the requirements. Completing Camp Program Aide Training does NOT guarantee a spot as a Program Aide each week, as space is limited.

 

Day Camp Program Aides
June 26-August 18
$60 per week

Program Aides can assist with as many week-long sessions as they choose. Girls must register for and be able to attend each session in its entirety. As Program Aides, girls will develop leadership skills while enjoying traditional camp activities. Participants will lead activity sessions for the younger girls. *Girls must have successfully completed the Program Aide Training Course.

 

ENTERING GRADES 9–11


Camp Intern Training
June 26-30 & July 3-7 (No Camp July 4)
Must attend both weeks
$315

Learn the basics of leadership, childcare, safety, and general day-camp management. During this two-week program, you will also get the opportunity to increase your knowledge of camp songs, games, and crafts while learning how to work with girls. You will rotate through different units and specialty activities where you will be able to use your skills as a “counselor” for younger girls. Applicants must demonstrate maturity, commitment, leadership potential, and be able to work well with others to create a positive environment. Camp Interns will also enjoy traditional camp activities.

Interested girls will be required to provide references and proof of leadership experience. An interview will be scheduled with each applicant within two weeks of registering for the program; past participation in Camp Program Aide does not guarantee a spot as a Camp Intern, as space is limited. Candidates not accepted into the program will be refunded their payment for the program. Upon successful completion of this program, girls will earn the Camp Intern pin.


Camp Interns
June 26-August 18
$60 per week

Camp Interns can assist with as many week-long sessions as they choose. Girls must register for and be able to attend each session in its entirety. As Camp Interns, girls will shadow in specialty areas such as arts and crafts, pottery, archery/adventure, songs/games or be assigned to shadow a Unit Counselor with a group of younger girls. Must have successfully completed and earned the Camp Intern pin.

Valley Forge

ENTERING GRADES K-3


Game On
June 19-23
$215

Games are the best! Play group games and team building challenges on the field and in the pool. Go on a scavenger hunt all around camp and put your own spin on classic party and board games. It’s all building up to the big finish: planning and leading games for all of camp! Brownies, earn your Making Games badge.

Musical Sensations
June 26-30
$215

Put all of your senses to work and make some music! Use tasty drinks and recycled materials to make instruments. Sing karaoke, learn to play the boomwhackers, and dance to your favorite music. Brownies, earn your Senses badge.

Girl Innovators
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4th)
$185

Put your creativity to the test as you invent the next must-have gadget! Learn about the ladies who invented things we love, like the chocolate chip cookie, and become an inventor yourself. Work as a team to design an invention to make summer better than ever before! Brownies, earn your Inventor badge.

Sweet Snackers
July 17-21
$220

Mmm, snacks sure are sweet! Bake, boil, mix, and chop this week as you make sweet treats like cupcakes and fruit sorbet from scratch. Learn ways to make snacks that taste sweet and are healthy, too. Bring home a recipe book so you can wow your family and friends. Recipes and hands-on cook time will vary based on camper’s experience. Brownies, earn your Snacks badge.

Friendly Fairies
July 31 – August 4
$215

Camp Valley Forge is full of fairies that want to share their magic with you! Discover the world of fairies as you create crafts and solve riddles. Make fairy houses and create clues to help other campers find them and visit the fairies too! Brownies, earn your Letterboxer badge.

ENTERING GRADES K-5


Silly Science
June 19-23
$215

Science can be super fun! Come experiment at camp as you create bubbles, make your own silly putty, and blow things up into the air! This is sure to be a fun-filled week of camp. Brownies, earn your Home Scientist badge.

Adventures with Animals
June 26-30
$230

Calling all animal lovers! It’s time to explore the amazing adventures you can have with animals—as pets, service animals, or exotic creatures at the zoo. Discover the places animals call home here at camp, and then get up close and personal with animals on a visit to the Elmwood Park Zoo. Brownies, earn your Pets badge. Juniors, earn your Animal Habitats badge.

Once Upon a Mouse
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4th)
$185

This is the week when the most magical place on earth (camp, of course) mixes with a little pixie dust and Disney magic! Each day’s theme and activities will be inspired by a different movie—we’ll even make our own ears to channel our inner mouse. Get ready to try things with the bravery of a princess, determination of a clown fish, pride of a lion, and support of your best friends. Brownies, earn your Making Friends badge.

A Pirate’s Life
July 17-21
$215

Climb aboard our ship—it’s a pirate’s week for you! Find out why pirates wear eye patches and talk like a pirate. Make a boat to float in Privateer’s pool, and go on a modern-day treasure hunt. Search for pirates in the all-camp Pirate Hunt—then make the mutinous ones walk the plank! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25. Juniors, earn your Geocacher badge.

American Girl Extravaganza
August 7-11
$215

Bring your best doll friend for an exciting week at camp together! Get in touch with the past as you play games and try crafts that American Girls from years ago enjoyed. Make matching teddy bears and tie dye tops for you and your doll, and then put on your fancy dress for a tea party! Brownies, earn your My Best Self badge. Juniors, earn your Playing the Past badge.

ENTERING GRADES K-10

Girls will be grouped by age level.

I Heart Art
July 10-14
$215

Create amazing masterpieces during this art-centric week! Take photos, pinch clay, and try different drawing and painting techniques. You’ll even work together to decorate some of the spaces at camp, including the new art room. Brownies, earn your Painting badge. Juniors, earn your Digital Photographer badge. Cadettes, earn your Comic Artist badge.

Outdoor Artists
July 24-28
$215

You’ve never created art like this before—totally outdoors! Look to nature for inspiration as you paint, craft, and make music. Create pieces to enhance the beauty of nature and use found items to help build your masterpieces. Brownies, earn your Outdoor Art Creator badge. Juniors, earn your Outdoor Art Explorer badge. Cadettes, earn your Outdoor Art Apprentice badge.

 

Dumbledore’s Army
July 31 – August 4
$215

Welcome to a week of wizardry and adventures! Start with a celebration for Harry’s birthday then delve into Hogwarts-style “classes.” Make oozing and exploding potions, discover helpful plants, and try some self-defense against the Dark Arts. Spend time conquering your fears with your friends as you play Muggle Quidditch and compete in the Camp Tri-Wizard Cup. Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25. Cadettes, earn your Trees badge.

 

ENTERING GRADES 4-5

Top Chef
June 26-30
$220

Are you a food whiz and up for a little competition? Test your skills in Top Chef-style quick-fire challenges, try different cooking techniques, and get new recipe ideas from your camp friends! Optional sleepover Thursday night for an additional $25. Juniors, earn your Simple Meals badge.

 

Imagineers
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4th)
$185

Tap into your creativity and imagine all the amazing things you can do with science! Build a bristlebot, craft a catapult, and get inventive with magnetic circuits and LEDs. We provide the materials and you provide the imagination! Juniors, earn your Entertainment Technology badge.

 

ENTERING GRADES 4-10

Girls will be grouped by age level.

DIY Dreamers
June 19-23
$230

If you like to use your hands and creativity to make things, this is for you! Dive into do-it-yourself projects and create our own lip gloss, make a paper bowl, and dream board for keeping track of your next amazing idea. Then head to Goggleworks Center for the Arts for hands-on workshops with the tools of DIY dreamers everywhere. Juniors, earn your Jeweler badge. Cadettes, earn your Woodworking badge.

 

Mighty Gals
July 10-14
$225

Who’s your favorite heroine? This week, hone the skills it takes to survive anywhere as a mighty girl. Shoot archery like Katniss, take risks on the low-ropes challenge course like any girl from Dauntless, and solve puzzles using your wit like Hermione. Become the heroine of your camp week on an extended-day field trip to Camp Mosey Wood, where you’ll boat on the lake, master the rock wall, and tackle the zip line (grades 6+)! Juniors, earn segments of your Archery patch. Cadettes, earn your Archery badge.

Fueled by the Force
July 24-28
$215

Is the force strong with you? Find out in this Star Wars-inspired camp experience. Test your DNA for midichlorians and train your body and mind to harness the force. Explore the galaxy in our Star Lab and make working light sabers to defend against foes! At the end of the week, you’ll have the skills to become the Jedi or Sith you were meant to be! Juniors, earn your Detective badge.

 

Sporty Scouts
August 7-11
$215

Are you an athlete? Do you like competitive sports? Spend your week at camp playing on a team and learning ways team keep your body strong. Make healthy smoothies and rewrite the rules of girls on the field! Juniors, earn your Staying Fit badge. Cadettes, earn your Field Day badge.

 

ENTERING GRADES 6-10


You Are What You Eat
June 26-20
$220

You may not turn into a pizza, or a slice of watermelon, but what you eat impacts more than just your hunger. Work with a team to try different cooking methods and sample new foods. Then put your knowledge to the test by creating a menu of dishes that taste delicious and are good for you, too! *Optional sleepover Thursday night for an addtional $25.Cadettes, earn your Eating for Beauty badge.

Camp Try It
July 3-7 (No Camp July 4)
$195

For the girl who wants it all! Cook out, swim, hike, archery, arts and crafts projects, and even at trip out to Camp Laughing Waters to master the high-ropes challenge course. This week features a little bit of everything camp has to offer so you won’t have to pick just one favorite activity!

 

On the Ropes
July 17-21
$230

Build your teamwork and balance on the low-ropes challenge course! Spend time each day on the course and then work up your courage to try the high-ropes challenge course on a trip to Camp Laughing Waters. You’ll also enjoy other fun camp activities during the week. Cadettes and Seniors, earn segments of your Adventurers patch.

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

ENTERING GRADES 7-9


Day Camp Program Aide Training
June 19-23
$160

Are you a returning camper and want to be more involved? During this week-long training you will work as part of a team to design and lead activities for younger girls. Enjoy songs and games while learning about team building, personal growth, and the basics of leading a group of girls. You will fulfill GSEP requirements for the Program Aide Training Course. Girls will not be able to earn the Program Aide pin at camp, but they will complete many of the requirements. Completing Camp Program Aide Training does not guarantee a spot as a Program Aide each week, as space is limited.

Day Camp Program Aides
June 19-August 11
$60 per week

Program Aides can assist with as many week-long sessions as they choose. Girls must register for and be able to attend each session in its entirety. As Program Aides, girls will develop leadership skills while enjoying traditional camp activities. Participants will lead activity sessions for the younger girls. Must have successfully completed Program Aide Training Course.

ENTERING GRADES 9-11


Camp Intern Training
June 19-23 & June 26-30 Must attend both weeks
$315

Learn the basics of leadership, childcare, safety, and general day-camp management. During this two-week program, you will also get the opportunity to increase your knowledge of camp songs, games, and crafts while learning how to work with girls. You will rotate through different units and specialty activities where you will be able to use your skills as a “counselor” for younger girls. Applicants must demonstrate maturity, commitment, leadership potential, and be able to work well with others to create a positive environment. Camp Interns will also enjoy traditional camp activities.

Interested girls will be required to provide references and proof of leadership experience. An interview will be scheduled with each applicant within two weeks of registering for the program. Past participation in Camp Program Aide does not guarantee a spot as a Camp Intern, as space is limited. Candidates not accepted into the program will be refunded their payment for the program. Upon successful completion of this program, girls will earn the Camp Intern pin.

Camp Interns
June 19-August 11
$60 per week

Camp Interns can assist with as many week-long sessions as they choose. Girls must register for and be able to attend each session in its entirety. As Camp Interns, girls will shadow in specialty areas such as arts & crafts, archery/adventure, or songs/games or be assigned to shadow a counselor with a group of younger girls. Must have successfully completed and earned the Camp Intern pin.

Laughing Waters

ENTERING GRADES 1-3

(Not all of the activities listed will be done by girls participating in the half week program.)


Enchanted Forest
June 25–30, July 16-21 (CABIN)
$365

Camp is full of fairies who want to share their magic with you! Discover the world of the wood fairies and their magical friends while enjoying crafts, creating fairy houses, playing games, and going on adventures including a pony ride on our camp unicorns. Let your imagination run wild as you find out what makes Camp Laughing Waters so magical! Brownies, earn the Outdoor Adventurer badge.

Summer Scientists
JUNE 25-30 (CABIN)
$380

Let out your inner scientist. Spend the week making magic milk, goo, cloud in a jar, and much more. Feed your hunger for knowledge as you make ice cream in a bag and create your own Play-Doh. Brownies, earn your Home Scientist badge.

Make New Friends
JULY 2-5, JULY 16-19 (CABIN)
$200 (1/2 Week)

Are you a first-year camper eager to see what Girl Scout camp is all about? If so, this is the perfect session for you! Play games, make crafts, go swimming, and sing along at campfire all while making new friends and lifelong memories.

Mermaids
JULY 2-7, JULY 16-21, JULY 30 – AUGUST 4 (CABIN)
$365

Calling all mermaids! Splish-splash your way through camp this week by spending extra time in the pool to improve your swimming skills. Enjoy lunch by the pool side, go for a night swim, and spend some time in our very own Laughing Waters Creek discovering animals that love the water just like you! Brownies, earn your Making Friends badge.

My Little Pony
JULY 2-7, JULY 23-28, AUGUST 6-11 (CABIN)
$425

Giddy up, y’all! Pack your favorite pony stuffed animal and join us at the CLW corral for some horsing around. Visit the barn daily to learn about horses and perfect your riding skills. When you’re not at the barn, do pony crafts, make horse treats, play pony games, as well as experience traditional camp activities. Earn segments of the GSEP Horseback Riding patch.

Slumber Party
JULY 9-14 (CABIN)
$365

Grab your stuffed animals, pajamas, and fuzzy slippers and come to the ultimate slumber party. During the day, splash in the pool, play a game of gaga, and hike around camp. In the evening, keep the fun going with nail painting, dance parties, stargazing and even a movie night! Meet new friends and have tons of fun experiencing all that camp has to offer. Brownies, earn your My Best Self badge.

Outdoors and S’mores
JULY 9-14, JULY 23-28, AUGUST 6-11 (CABIN + 1 NIGHT IN TENTS)
$365

Come enjoy the outdoors! Use your hiking skills as you take a stroll on the trails, enjoy time with your friends at campfires, splash around in the pool, play games, and create art projects. Even try sleeping in the tents one night for the ultimate overnight experience (weather permitting). Brownies, earn your Hiker badge.

Dance Party
JULY 30-AUGUST 4 (CABIN)
$365

Dance the summer days away. Listen to music and feel the groove as you learn fun routines, play dancing games, and even have a special performance at the end of camp to show off your new moves. Brownies, earn your Dancer badge.

Nature Artist
AUGUST 6-11 (CABIN)
$365

Mother Nature loves her…. artists! Get creative and inspired as you transform nature into your own work of art. Work on projects that you will get to take home, as well as other that will stay in nature and become a part of Laughing Waters. Brownies, earn your Outdoor Art Creator badge.


ENTERING GRADES 4-5

(Not all of the activities listed will be done by girls participating in the half week program.)


Saddle Up
JUNE 25-30 (TENTS), JULY 2-7 (TENTS),
JULY 23-28 (CABIN)
JULY 30-AUGUST 4 (TENTS), AUGUST 6-11 (CABIN)
$425

Grab your boots and head up to the barn. Spend the week learning all about horse care, trying new skills on horseback, and working in the arena. Take a trail ride on your new equine friend and leave with an appreciation and love for the dedication it takes to care for horses. Earn segments of the GSEP Horseback Riding patch. Juniors, earn your Horseback Riding badge.

Wild Things
JUNE 25 – 30 (TENTS)
$365

Go where the wild things are. Spend a wacky week taking part in backward day, crazy hair day, and other zany activities just for your group. Perform messy science experiments, create edible art, make a lovable monster to take home, and create your own twists on camp activities!

 

Starfish
JUNE 25-30 (CABIN), AUGUST 6-11 (TENTS)
$375

Spend your days swimming in the pool, playing water games, and competing in water relays. You won’t even have to leave the pool for meals as you enjoy a poolside lunch. You’ll also take a trip to Green Lane Park for a canoeing adventure. What better way to beat the summer heat! Earn segments of the GSEP Waterfront patch.

Cycle-mania
JUNE 25-30 (TENTS)
$375

Hit the camp trails on two wheels and practice your biking skills as you ride to all your favorite camp activities. Then take a day trip to a local park, where you’ll ride while enjoying the sites. Campers must bring their own bikes and bike safety gear. Campers should be comfortable riding on uneven and rugged terrain. Juniors, earn your Practice with a Purpose badge.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!
JULY 2-5 (CABIN), JULY 16-19 (TENTS), JULY 23-26 (TENTS)
$200 (1/2 Week)

Ever wonder what camp is like? Can’t decide if it’s right for you? This is the perfect session to try it out if you’re a first-time camper. Meet new friends while trying out camp’s best activities and making lifelong memories. Make food over a fire, take a hike, enjoy swimming, conquer the rock wall, and much more. Juniors, earn your Camper badge.

Trail Mix
JULY 2-7 (CABIN), JULY 16-21 (TENTS)
$365

Create your own camp adventure! You and your group will pick most of your activities throughout the week. Choose from creek hikes, games on the sports field, horseback riding, floating lunch, adventure elements, canoeing, archery, a sleep out, and more. It’s all there waiting for you! Juniors, earn your Camper badge.

Mind, Body and Spirit
JULY 2-7 (TENTS), JULY 30-AUGUST 4 (TENTS)
$365

Relax, rejuvenate and reenergize! Investigate the ingredients in food, ways to eat nutritionally, and how to distressed-stress through aerobics, yoga, and other fitness activities. Juniors, earn your Staying Fit badge.

Saddle and Paddle
JULY 9-21 (2 WEEKS; TENTS)
$900

Enjoy two weeks of fun with horseback riding and water adventures. Your weeks will be filled with daily riding lessons and adventures to local lakes for canoeing. We’ll even spice it up with funyaks and kayaks! You will also enjoy pool time, creek walks, and trail rides. Girls will stay the weekend. Earn segments of the GSEP Horseback Riding patch and Waterfront patch. Juniors, earn your Horseback Riding badge.

Top Chef
JULY 9-14 (CABIN), JULY 30-AUGUST 4 (CABIN)
$385

Are cookouts the highlight of your camp experience? This week you will be chef-ing up a storm! Try out new cooking methods in the kitchen and over the fire, visit a local farm stand, try new ingredients, and take a tour of a profession kitchen with our very own camp cook! Juniors, earn your Simple Meals badge.

Animal Crackers
JULY 9-14 (TENTS)
$390

Deer, squirrels, turkeys… what else will you find? Explore the natural habitat camp provides for all its woodland creatures. You’ll spend time observing camp’s natural surroundings and then take a trip to a local zoo to compare animal homes! Create fun animal crafts, play animal games, and learn about how animals survive in the wild. Juniors, earn your Animal Habitats badge.

Ultimate Dance Off
JULY 9-14 (TENTS)
$365

Can you feel the beat, rhythm, and excitement of dance? Explore different styles of music and dance, from classical to contemporary. Learn musical numbers and create props and costume pieces for your ultimate dance performance. Juniors, earn your Musician badge.


Fireflies
JULY 16-21 (TENTS), JULY 23-28 (TENTS)
$375

As the moon rises and camp settles down, you will enjoy a nighttime twist on some of your favorite activities: swimming, glow-in-the-dark archery, hikes, climbing the rock wall, and more. Learn about the stars by watching the night sky and invent some of your own constellations. Don’t worry. You will enjoy all of camp’s daytime activities as well after you sleep-in!

Art Attack
JULY 23-28 (TENTS)
$400

Is art your passion? Enjoy art all around camp as you set out on a color hike. Throw an art party, and get creative as you spruce up your cabin! Make your own jewelry and tie-dye, and learn different painting and drawing techniques. Wrap up all the fun with a trip to the Crayola Factory for even more creativity. Juniors, earn the Drawing badge.

 

Spa
JULY 23-28 (CABIN), AUGUST 6-11 (CABIN)
$375

Turn your bunk into the ultimate day spa. Make your own spa essentials, like lip gloss and lotion, as well as make healthy snacks and smoothies. Enjoy some active relaxation with water aerobics, yoga, fitness activities, and leisurely walks in the woods.


Game Time
JULY 30- AUGUST 4 (TENTS)
$375

Want to try new sports and learn new games? Play volleyball, soccer, horseshoes, croquet, tetherball, disc golf, and archery. Compete in relay races both on land and in the water, complete challenges on the low-ropes challenge course, and even try your skills on the rock wall. New this summer: learn skateboarding basics and tricks from professional skateboard instructors. Earn segments of the GSEP Adventure patch. Juniors, earn your Practice with a Purpose badge.


Bull’s-Eye
AUGUST 6-11 (TENTS)
$370

Learn the skills it takes to master the archery range. Pick up your bows and arrows for the ultimate archery experience every day. Try all kinds of targets, including water balloons and paint to hone your precision. Earn segments of the GSEP Archery patch.


ENTERING GRADES 6-9

 

Summer Sampler
JUNE 25-30 (TENTS), JULY 9-14 (CABIN), JULY 30- AUGUST 4 (TENTS)
$365

Come discover the best of Laughing Waters! Enjoy all your favorite activities such as canoeing, swimming, hiking, and archery. Play disc golf, conquer the ropes courses, including the new rock wall. Enjoy horseback riding, and more.

All About Horses
JUNE 25-30 (CABIN), JULY 2-7 (TENTS), JULY 9-14 (CABIN)
JULY 16-21 (TENTS), AUGUST 6-11 (TENTS)
$425

Head up to the barn for a fun horse-filled adventure. Take daily lessons, focused on riding, stable care, grooming, and more. Create special horse treats, make horse-inspired art projects, and still have plenty of time for traditional camp activities. Earn segments of the GSEP Horseback Riding patch.

 

Climb On!
JUNE 25-30 (TENTS), JULY 16-21 (TENTS)
$375

Come enjoy all the high-flying adventure at camp as you spend the week in the trees. Work together as a team to overcome challenges on the low-ropes challenge course, spend time pushing yourself on the high-ropes challenge course, and even work on your climbing skills on the rock wall. Earn segments of the GSEP Adventure patch.


Make it New
JUNE 25-30 (CABIN)
$365

Take recycling to a whole new level! Design imaginative pieces of art out of recycled materials. Learn about up-cycling by creating your very own T-shirt bag, fun accessories, and other craft projects. Bring a few pieces of old clothing and any special recycled materials you want to work with.

 

Spa 2.0
JULY 2-7 (CABIN)
$400

Spend a relaxing week at camp being pampered and having fun. You and your friends will spend your days chilling at the pool, making your own lotion, getting facials, and drinking smoothies. You’ll even take trip to get pampered at a local salon.

Camp Magic
JULY 2-7 (TENTS), AUGUST 6-11 (TENTS)
$410

“Do not pity the dead, Harry.” Pity those who don’t come to camp! Immerse yourself in the magical world of Harry Potter! Learn about herbology, experience the science of potion making, play Muggle Quidditch, learn to care for some of camps mythical creatures, and study astronomy as you sleep under the stars. Take part in CLW’s version of the Tri-Wizard tournament, finishing with a journey to the maze. You’ll be sure to manage lots of mischief throughout the week!

Wild Waters
JULY 2-7 (TENTS), JULY 16-21 (TENTS)
$440

It’s going to be hot, hot, hot, so spend your time cooling down. Get extra time at the pool, then take trips to enjoy even more water activities. Head to a local park for some canoeing fun and visit Dutch Springs for a day water rides. Finish off your week with a river tubing trip. Earn segments of the GSEP Waterfront patch.

 

Trip and Travelers
JULY 9-14 (TENTS), JULY 23-28 (TENTS), AUGUST 6-11 (TENTS)
$495

Love coming to camp, but still want to travel around the Key State? Spend a week at camp and explore local attractions. Visit a corn maze and adventure farm, go mini-golfing, take a canoe and hiking trip, and even head to an amusement park for the day! In between trips, you will get to participate in your favorite camp activities.

Moon on the Meadow
JULY 9-14 (TENTS), JULY 23-28 (TENTS)
$375

Take part in all your favorite camp activities with a nighttime twist. Stay up late and enjoy the wonders of a starry sky. Go on night hikes, learn about nocturnal animals, sleep under the stars, play fun nighttime games, and sleep in almost every day! Cadettes, earn your Night Owl badge.

Summer Cook-Off
JULY 16-21 (CABIN)
$380

Take the challenge of creating dishes, both in the kitchen and over the fire. Use unique ingredients to create new dishes and foods from other countries. Then put your experience to the test by helping to prepare and serve meals in the dining hall for all your fellow campers. Cadettes, earn your New Cuisines badge.

Lights, Camera, Action!
JULY 23-AUGUST 4 (2 WEEKS; CABIN)
$800

Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting? Maybe you’ve been in plays and dream of being on stage? Come to camp for two weeks and practice your acting skills though improv games. You’ll also work behind the scenes designing costumes and sets, and write your own play to perform for campers, family, and friends. Afterward, take a trip to see a local production. Girls will stay the weekend. Cadettes, earn your Screenwriter badge.

Trot, Canter, Gallop
JULY 23- AUGUST 4 (2 WEEKS; TENTS)
$900

One week with the horses not enough? How about two! Join us for double the fun as you learn new skills, refine your riding techniques, and enjoy life at the stables. Head off camp to see a horse show and then compete in your own show back at camp! Must be an intermediate or advanced rider. Girls will stay the weekend. Earn segments of the GSEP Horseback Riding patch.

Let’s Tri It!
JULY 30- AUGUST 4 (TENTS)
$385

Can’t choose between running, swimming, and biking? Tri them all! This week you will be the star at Cheetah Club and Polar Bear! Spend time biking all the trails at camp! Once you have mastered the trials, head out on a bike trip to Valley Forge for an overnight, followed by a day of hiking. Campers must bring their own bike and biking gear, along with an extra inner tube. Must be comfortable biking on uneven terrain.

Shoot Like a Girl
AUGUST 6-11 (TENTS)
$370

Head to the archery range, where you’ll learn the skills it takes to be a master archer. Test your aim and precision on various targets and participate in archery games and exercises. Show the world what you can do! Cadettes, earn your Archery badge as well as segments of the GSEP Archery patch.

Tune and Melody
AUGUST 6-11 (CABIN)
$365

Bring your favorite instrument to camp and work with the staff to learn how to play campfire songs, popular radio tracks, and more. Improve your skills, learn from each other, and provide the soundtrack to camp for the entire week! Campers must have basic music skills, be able to play standard cords, and bring their own instrument.

ENTERING GRADES 9-12


Get Outdoors!
JUNE 25-30 (TENTS)
$375

Come enjoy wide-open spaces, starry night skies, and the great outdoors. Spend the week enjoying all your favorite camp activities: swimming, canoeing, archery, ropes, and cooking, and more. You’ll even take a special trip for an overnight adventure.

Come Together
JULY 23-28 (TENTS)
$425

Spend your week building leadership skills and bonding with fellow campers as you navigate the low- and high-ropes challenge courses, head out on the lake for a canoeing adventure, and learn other outdoor survival skills. You and your group will set goals and challenge yourselves to reach them. Take a trip to a local tree-adventure course for even more high flying fun! Earn segments of the GSEP Adventure patches.

Teen Travelers
JULY 30- AUGUST 4 (TENTS)
$600

This week will be nonstop travel as you enjoy amusement parks, water rides, and more. You’ll head to Dorney Park, Dutch Springs, and Hershey Park, and even enjoy a camp-out during your travels. Wrap up the week exploring the Pennsylvania underground as you crawl through the Lost River Caverns.  You will need a vacation after all your travels!

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

ENTERING GRADES 7-9


Resident Camp Program Aide
JULY 9-21 (2 weeks; TENTS)
$405

Are you a returning camper who is looking to become more involved at camp? During these two weeks, you will work as a team to design and lead resident camp activities for younger girls. You’ll explore a number of areas, including camp crafts, the pool, adventure activities, horseback riding, and more. Enjoy themed days and special events, and learn about teambuilding, personal growth, and leadership basics. Girls will go home on the weekend. You will fulfill the GSEP requirements for the Program Aide Leadership course. Girls will not earn the Program Aide pin but will complete many of its requirements; LiA and leadership hours will need to be completed independently in order to earn the pin.

ENTERING GRADES 8-9

Take Charge
JULY 30-AUGUST 11 (2 WEEKS; TENTS)
$405

This program is designed for girls who have taken Camp Program Aide and want to continue their experience. During your two weeks at camp, you will fine-tune the skills you learned in your Camp Program Aide training as you continue your work with younger campers and cultivate your leadership skills. You may choose areas of special interest: the barn, the pool, arts and crafts, nature, and team building. Girls will go home on the weekend. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Camp Program Aide.

 

ENTERING GRADES 10-12

CIT-I
JUNE 25- JULY 21 (4 WEEKS) *GIRLS WILL STAY THE WEEKEND OF JULY 14-16 (TENTS)
$535

Learn about leadership, safety, risk management, childcare, and all that it takes to be a camp counselor. The first two weeks of this program will focus on leadership skills and tips and tricks to be a successful counselor. During the second two weeks, you will participate in an internship where you will be able to use your skills as a counselor-in-training for younger girls. Applicants must demonstrate maturity, commitment, and leadership potential, as well as be able to work well with others to create a positive environment. CITs will also enjoy traditional camp activities during their stay. Applicants will be required to pass an interview with the camp director prior to final acceptance into the program. Upon successful completion of this program, girls will earn the CIT I pin.


ENTERING GRADES 11-12

CIT-II
JULY 23-AUGUST 11 (3 WEEKS)
$475

Have you already earned your CIT-I pin and are looking for more experience in a special activity area? If so, then CIT-II is for you! Girls will go home on the weekend. *Prerequisite: Must have successfully completed CIT-I and obtained permission from the camp director.

Waterfront: To qualify, you must be a lifeguard by the beginning of your session. In this area, you will help supervise and give swim lessons and lead water games and creek hikes.

Horseback Riding: To qualify for this program, you must have four years of riding experience. In this program, you will work with the barn staff to lead lessons and care for horses and the stable.

Arts and Crafts: To qualify for this program, you must have experience with different art techniques, such as drawing, painting, sculpting, sewing, etc. You will help plan and lead lesson, and come up with projects of your own.

Adventure: To qualify, you must have previous experience participating in ropes courses. You will learn how to assemble and take down the rope courses and help facilitate different teambuilding activities.

Mosey Wood

ENTERING GRADES 1-3

Not all of the activities listed will be done by girls participating in the half-week program.


Silly Science
JUNE 25-27, JUNE 28-30, JUNE 25-30
$205 (1/2 Week) Grades 1–3
$365 (Full Week) Grades 2–3

Science can be super fun! Come experiment at camp as you make your own Silly Putty, launch rockets, and blow up soda! This is sure to be a fun, science-filled week, where you’ll explore how things work. Brownies, earn your Home Scientist badge.


Super Sampler
JUNE 25-27, JUNE 28-30, JULY 23-25,
JULY 26-28 
JUNE 25-30, JULY 23-28
$205 (1/2 Week) Grades 1–3
$365 (Full Week) Grades 2–3

Come enjoy all your favorite activities including boating, swimming, hiking, campfires, cookouts, sleeping under the stars and more. Brownies, earn your Hiker badge.

Frozen Frenzy
JULY 2-4, JULY 5-7
JULY 2-7
$205 (1/2 Week) Grades 1–3
$365 (Full Week) Grades 2–3

What does Olaf like most about the summer? Camp, of course! Come and explore camp with other Frozen fans! You’ll enjoy frozen drinks by the lake and have a Frozen-themed ball to dance the night away. Hopefully, no one breaks out the magical ice to ruin the ball!

Diggin’ the Dinos!
JULY 9-11, JULY 12-14
JULY 9-14
$205 (1/2 Week) Grades 1–3
$365 (Full Week) Grades 2–3

Do you love dinosaurs? Come to camp and have fun with dinos all week long! You’ll get to hatch a dino egg, play dino games, and make dino crafts. Whether you like T-Rex or brachiosaurus, this week is for you!

Happy Hiker
JULY 9-11, JULY 12-14
JULY 9-14
$205 (1/2 Week) Grades 1–3
$365 (Full Week) Grades 2–3

Put your hiking shoes on and get ready for an adventurous week in the woods! Learn how to read a map, which tools you’ll need when go hiking, and other survival tips. Brownies, earn your Hiker badge.

Under the Sea
JULY 16-18, JULY 19-21
JULY 16-21
$205 (1/2 Week) Grades 1–3
$365 (Full Week) Grades 2–3

We don’t have an ocean at camp, but we do have a pretty cool lake! Swim in the lake like a mermaid, boat on the lake like an Olympian, and learn about what animals and plants live under the water! This will be a fantastic week of water fun!

Teddy Bear Picnic
JULY 23-25, JULY 26-28
JULY 23-28
$210 (1/2 Week) Grades 1–3
$370 (Full Week) Grades 2–3

Start your week off by making your very own stuffed animal! You’ll name your animal friend and even dress it up in handmade clothes that you create. Many adventures will be had with your stuffed animal, including boating, hiking, and even a picnic!

Dance Party
JULY 30-AUGUST 1, AUGUST 2-4
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$205 (1/2 Week) Grades 1–3
$365 (Full Week) Grades 2–3

Get ready to move your feet and dance the day away! Try line dancing, hip-hop, ballet, and other types of dance to create an unforgettable performance that you’ll show off to the rest of camp during the big dance party! Brownies, earn your Dancer badge.

Pirates of the Pond
AUGUST 6-8, AUGUST 9-11
AUGUST 6-11
$205 (1/2 Week) Grades 1–3
$365 (Full Week) Grades 2–3

Arghhh! Do you like pirates or playing pretend? Come design your own eye patch, create a boat to float in Brownie Bay, and find buried treasures. More fun awaits as you search for pirates in the all-camp Pirate Hunt and make them walk the plank! Brownies, earn your Letterboxer badge.

 

ENTERING GRADES 4-5

Be Brave!
JUNE 25-30
$365

Being a princess isn’t always about glitter and fancy dresses. To achieve greatness, sometimes you just need to be true to yourself, like Merida. Now is your chance to follow in her footsteps. Increase your current archery skills or learn how to shoot an arrow! Play archery games while making your own “magic potions and cakes” using plants found around camp.

S’mores & More
JUNE 25-27, JULY 16-18, July 19-21, JULY 28-30, July 30-August 7, August 2-4
$205 (1/2 Week)
July 30-August 7, August 2-4
$365 (Full Week)

New to camp or can’t decide which program you want to do? Try a little bit of everything that Mosey Wood has to offer, including outdoor cooking, swimming, archery, sports, boating, crafts, songs, games, and much more! Juniors, earn your Camper badge.

Junior Adventurer
JULY 2-7
$365

Like adventure? Start your week out scaling the rock wall and bouldering, and then work with your sister Scouts to complete some of the low-ropes challenge course elements.

Sporty Girl
JULY 2-7, AUGUST 6-11
$365

Are you an athlete? Here is your chance to enjoy a variety of sports including basketball, rollerblading, archery, volleyball, hockey, lacrosse, and swimming. But, wait, there’s more. Keep yourself moving by hiking, boating, organizing cookouts, and navigating the water on our stand-up paddleboards! See swimming prerequisites.

BAM!
JULY 9-14, AUGUST 6-11
$370

It’s time to kick up your cooking skills! Try new recipes as you whip up new snacks, fun appetizers, tasty main courses, and yummy desserts! Take home your own recipe book for indoor and outdoor cooking and work with the camp chefs to create a treat for the whole camp! Juniors, earn your Simple Meals badge.

Junior Explorer
JULY 9-21 (2 WEEKS)
$730

One week of camp not enough? Try two! Camp out on the Yellow Trail, where you’re sure to run into woodland creatures that call the campgrounds home. Climb to the top of both climbing walls, hike to Hawk Falls, and go swimming. The exploring will be endless!


In Search of Treasure
JULY 16-21
$365

Spend your week at camp searching for treasure! Go on a scavenger hunt to solve camp mysteries. Use a GPS to find geocaches all over camp and take a hike to nearby Boulder Field. The search is never-ending for treasures this week! Juniors, earn your Geocacher badge.


Beach Camper
JULY 23-28
$365

Bet you didn’t know Mosey Wood had a beach! Come explore it while you spend extra time swimming, building sand castles, making sand art, and more. Then get ready for a luau at the beach under the sun!

Night Owls
JULY 23-28
$365

The fun doesn’t end when the sun goes down! Stay up late to explore the night. You’ll go stargazing, take a night hike, throw a dance party, and cook out under the night sky. Sleep in and rest up before enjoy traditional camp activities during the daytime.

Spy Camper
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$365

Camp will be filled with mystery this week. You and your fellow sleuths will have to solve the Mosey Wood mishap. Gather evidence, interview witnesses, and build your case! You’ll also enjoy traditional camp activities, too! Juniors, earn your Detective badge.

ENTERING GRADES 6-8

OPTIONAL RAFTING TRIP: During their first week, girls in these programs can participate in a guided rafting trip down the Lehigh River for an additional $35. Registration and payment for this option occur during check-in; the required release form is available online.

Adventure Sports
JUNE 25-30, JULY 16-21, AUGUST 6-11
$365

Work as a team to complete different elements on the low-ropes challenge course. Hike to Hawk Falls, create your own obstacle course, and participate in stand-up paddle boarding on the lake! The adventure doesn’t end there because you’ll still have time to challenge yourself on the high-ropes challenge course and fly across the lake on the dueling zip lines! Spend a night sleeping out under the stars to round out your adventure! See swimming prerequisites.

Camp Half-Blood
JUNE 25-30, JULY 23-28
$365

Calling all Percy Jackson fans! Always wanted to go to Camp Half-Blood? This is your chance to train to canoe like Poseidon, shoot archery like Artemis and build things like Hephaestus. You’ll play capture the flag and make your own beaded necklace to remember the summer. At the end of your training, consult the Oracle and go on a quest across camp!

 

Extreme Adventure
JUNE 25-JULY 7 (2 WEEKS)
$730

The name says it all! Start off scaling the climbing wall and enjoying team-building games before you take on more extreme team activities. Work together on the low-ropes challenge course and navigate around the lake on stand-up paddleboards! You’ll also get to explore local wildlife by paddling around beaver lodges. Finish out your extreme adventure on the high-ropes challenge course and fly across the lake on the zip line. This adventure is sure to be extreme!

Hanging Around
JUNE 25-JULY 7 (2 WEEKS)
$740

Spend two weeks climbing around Mosey Wood and beyond. Start your adventure on the rock climbing wall and move on to the high-ropes challenge course to practice rappelling. You’ll finish your rock climbing adventure outside of camp on a real rock face. You’ll also have time for lots of traditional camp activities too!

 

Iron Chef
JUNE 25-30, JULY 23-28
$370

Love to cook and show off your skills? Work in small groups and compete with your fellow Girl Scout chefs to create tasty dishes with a secret ingredient. Counselors will taste test and judge the best dish! Work with the camp chefs to make a delicious treat for the entire camp and take home a recipe book to keep on cooking when you go home! Cadettes, earn your New Cuisines badge.

 

SUPsational
JUNE 25-30
$365

Spend your week on the stand up paddleboards (SUPs)! Practice your paddling skills, work with your group on team-building activities, have a relay race, play tag, and even learn tricks— all while riding a SUP! You will have plenty of time to enjoy the traditional camp activities too.


Backpack Primer
JULY 2-7
$370

Want to go on a backpacking trip? Learn the basics of packing, hiking safety, and cooking on the trails. Spend a day and night backpacking outdoors! Prerequisite: Campers must be in good physical condition and have broken- in hiking boots, but no prior backpacking experience is needed. Bring your own or use one of camp’s backpacks. Cadettes, earn your Trailblazing badge.

 

Challenge Accepted
JULY 2-7, JULY 23-28
$365

If you like the thrill of challenge courses, this week is for you! Start with team building on the low-ropes challenge course, climb the wall, and attempt to conquer the high-ropes challenge course. Zoom across the lake on the zip line to be the first team to complete the challenge!


Fun for Sail
JULY 2-7, AUGUST 6-11
$365

Have you always wanted to sail on Mosey Wood Lake? Here is your chance! This is a great opportunity for girls just learning to sail or those who want to improve their skills. You’ll also spend time trying out the stand-up paddleboards and enjoying traditional camp activities. See swimming prerequisites.

HP and the Tri-Camper Tournament
JULY 2-7, JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$365

Ever dream of going to the school of witchcraft and wizardry to compete in the Tri-Wizard Tournament? Start by getting sorted into your houses and then compete for house points throughout the week. In addition to potions, herbology, and a game of Quidditch, you and your friends will participate in the Tri-Camper Tournament, a magical day of wizard games. Wands at the ready!

Katniss Kamp
JULY 2-7, AUGUST 6-11
$365

Welcome to Panem! Try your hand practicing survival techniques that Katniss Everdeen used to win the Hunger Games. Learn archery, discover medicinal plants, bake bread from the District 12 bakery, and so much more. May the odds be ever in your favor!


Climb, Splash, and Soar!
JULY 9-14, JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$365

Soar to new heights on the AquaClimb, the Aquatower, and the high-ropes challenge course. Make a splash as you jump into the water off of the AquaClimb, Wibbits, and blob. The week wouldn’t be complete without soaring over the lake on the dueling zip lines! Join your sister Scouts for a week of action and adventure! See swimming prerequisites.

 

Dare to be Different!
JULY 9-14
$365

Are you brave like Tris? Be daring as you climb the challenge tower and zip across the lake. Bake and eat chocolate cake like the Dauntless and make the jump off of the Giant’s Swing. Can your group unlock the five sided box to reveal the secret hidden inside? Come test your skills?


Mosey Wood Aces
JULY 9-21 (2 WEEKS)
$730

Spend two weeks experiencing all of the adventure that Mosey Wood has to offer. Compete in friendly competitions, show off your archery skills, go boating and swimming, create arts & crafts, tackle the high-ropes challenge course and go climbing, and more! Spend a day hiking at nearby Hickory Run State Park.


Showtime
JULY 9-21 (2 WEEKS)
$955

Lights, camera, action! Work on sets, create props, and help write a script for a play you’ll perform for some of your fellow campers. During rehearsal breaks, take a trip to a local theater to see a live production before heading to New York City, the theater capital, where you’ll attend a live Broadway performance!

Set Sail
JULY 9-21 (2 WEEKS)
$735

Learn how to rig a sunfish, captain a craft, and navigate the high seas. Set sail and master maritime activities over a two-week period. You’ll get a chance to sail on a larger body of water to show off all you have learned. See swimming prerequisites.


Blast from the Past!
JULY 16-21
$365

Celebrate the history of Mosey Wood when you take a trip back in time! Camp out on grounds used long ago, sing songs from decades past, and even try an old-fashioned Mosey Wood meal. You’ll also be able to enjoy modern camp activities too!


Midnight Madness
JULY 16-21
$365

Stay up late and hang out with your friends as you explore Mosey Wood at night. Go stargazing, take a night hike, organize a dance party, and cookout over the fire. You’ll hang out till the stars shine bright and then sleep in for some important beauty rest. During the daytime, enjoy traditional camp activities as well!

Climb It
JULY 23- AUGUST 4 (2 WEEKS)
$870

Take your climbing skills to a new level by spending time at three different climbing areas around Pennsylvania. Do some bouldering, top-rope climbing, and rappelling, too! You are sure to reach new heights in this program!


Definitely Disney
JULY 23-28
$365

Do you love everything Mickey Mouse? Do you know all the words to Disney songs and love all the pirates and princesses? Well, this program is for you! We’re doing everything Disney all week long! From a mermaid-themed luau to a Mulan-like climb, camp truly is the happiest place on earth!

Club MoWo
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$375

Come be a pampered camper for a week. Practice yoga, get a facial with homemade products, relax as you get a pedicure, and pick out colors for your spa manicure! You’ll even have time for traditional camp activities such as swimming, boating, and campfires.


Project Runway
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$375

Spend your week designing clothing, jewelry, hair, and more. Fashionistas-in-training will spend the week putting their design skills to the test with daily challenges. Create a fashion line through sketches, put a new spin on old styles, and make unique clothing and accessories for the big fashion show. Bring along an old pair of jeans to make over.

Fueled by the Force
AUGUST 6-11
$370

Will you give in to the dark side or become a Jedi master? Learn to use the force as you participate in activities on land, water, and in the air. Make a light saber and train like a Skywalker! May the force of camp be with you.

Lake Explorers
AUGUST 6-11
$365

Spend your week exploring the Mosey Wood Pond. Pick blueberries from stand-up paddleboards, take kayaks to the overflow, and explore the life of beavers and carnivorous plants that call the pond home. You’ll even do team building while floating on boats and paddle canoes out to the camp site where you’ll sleep out under the stars.

Still Singin’ at 100!
AUGUST 6-11
$365

GSEP turns 100 in 2017! Over the last 100 years, there have been hundreds of songs sung around campfires in Eastern Pennsylvania. Take the time to learn songs old and new. Even learn a basic guitar progression. You’ll have a blast singing songs that were written before you were born!

 

ENTERING GRADES 6–12

OPTIONAL RAFTING TRIP: During their first week, girls in these programs can participate in a guided rafting trip down the Lehigh River for an additional $35. Registration and payment for this option occur during check-in. The required release form is available online.

I ♥ Art
JUNE 25-30, JULY 9-14
$375

Do you love art? Tap into your creative mind by practicing a week of painting, sculpting, origami, and weaving. Design your own tie-dye T-shirt and decorate a cake. There will be plenty of time to enjoy traditional camp activities as well.


MW Roadies
JUNE 25-30, JULY 16-21, AUGUST 6-11
$475

Time for a new day-tripping program at Mosey Wood! Spend a day hiking at the beautiful Bushkill Falls, raft down the Lehigh River, and play a round of mini-golf. You’ll also spend time relaxing at the Kalahari water park.


P
ocono Extravaganza
JULY 2-7, JULY 23-28
$475

See what the Poconos have to offer with a series of day trips. Raft on the Lehigh River, hike and explore Hawk Falls, ride a mountain bike down the Lehigh Gorge, and go to an indoor water park.


Road Trip
July 9-14, July 30-August 4
$475

Time to hit the road to explore the Poconos! Take day trips to check out the historic Jim Thorpe Jail, raft down the Lehigh River, spend a day at Knoebels Amusement Resort, and shop ’til you drop at the nearby outlets! Bring shopping money.

Saddle and Paddle
JULY 23-AUGUST 4 (2 WEEKS)
$795

Spend your first week at Mosey Wood participating in activities on the Lake. Try your hand at paddleboats, rowboats, canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards. Over the weekend, travel to Camp Wood Haven and spend your second week grooming and riding horses. You get the best of both worlds in this tour of two camps!


Choose Your Own Adventure
July 30-AUGUST 4, AUGUST 6-11
$365

Want to try a little bit of everything that Mosey Wood has to offer? Pick this program and each day you’ll get to decide which activities you want to do! You can try high ropes, the climbing wall, boating, art and crafts, archery, rollerblading and much more. Make your own choices and design your ultimate camp experience!

ENTERING GRADES 8–12

OPTIONAL RAFTING TRIP: During their first week, girls in these programs can participate in a guided rafting trip down the Lehigh River for an additional $35. Registration and payment for this option occur during
check- in. The required release form is available online.

All of the programs in this section will be housed in Lou’s Lodge!

Appalachian Adventure
JUNE 25-JULY 7 (2 WEEKS)
$870

Have you ever hiked through an entire state? After you finish this program, you will have those bragging rights! Spend your first few days in camp learning the skills you need for the trail, like how to fit and pack your backpack, use camp stoves, leave no trace, and more. Then head out for a five-day excursion along the Appalachian Trail. Start your journey in Pennsylvania, hike throughout the state of Maryland, and complete your journey in West Virginia!


Canoe It
JUNE 25-JULY 7 (2 WEEKS)
$845

Spend your first week at camp learning how to maneuver a canoe, then get ready for even more adventure. You’ll spend five days paddling on the beautiful Delaware River, taking in the scenic waterways and learning about wildlife native to the area. See swimming pre-requisites.


Cape Henlopen
JUNE 25-JULY 7 (2 WEEKS)
$920

Enjoy history and adventure on the beach! Learn to windsurf on the bay, stand up paddleboard near the beach, and relax on a water taxi tour. Explore Fort Miles from World War II and enjoy disc golf all while camping at the beach! If you are lucky, you might even see the dolphins swimming just off the coast at sunrise!

On the Loose
JUNE 25-JULY 7 (2 WEEKS)
$900

Try a little bit of everything during these two weeks at camp! Go on a two-day rock climbing trip, a two-day canoeing trip, and a two-day backpacking trip. In between trips, you’ll spend plenty of time zip lining, boating, and trying out the AquaClimb! You will be on the loose during this program, free to choose what you want and still have time to enjoy traditional camp activities too!


Adirondack Adventure
JULY 9-21 (2 WEEKS)
$920

Hike, backpack, and canoe your way through the wilderness of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Visit the Lake Placid Olympic Center. Prerequisite: Campers must be in good physical condition and have broken-in hiking boots, but no prior backpacking experience is needed. Bring your own or use one of camp’s backpacks.


Assateague Adventure
JULY 9-21 (2 WEEKS)
$920

Head to the Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and explore this fascinating area. Camp on the beach with the Assateague ponies, tour state and national forests by bike, learn the pirate lore of the area, and explore a salt marsh by kayak.

Extreme Road Trip
JULY 9-21(2 WEEKS)
$870

For two weeks, explore Lost River Caverns, raft down the Lehigh River, visit Dorney Park and Wild Water Kingdom, and splash around at H2Ooooh! Don’t worry, you’ll still leaves plenty of time to enjoy traditional camp activities.


Maine Mayhem
JULY 9-21 (2 WEEKS)
$1170

Set out an adventure to the scenic Acadia National Park in Maine. Tour the park by land and sea, climb and hike around the beautiful national treasure, and even follow the Acadia Earth cache. You’ll get to explore the first Eastern National Park and travel to the highest point on the North Atlantic seaboard. Spend the night on the ride up and back camping at different New England state campgrounds.

Adventure Bound
JULY 23-AUGUST 11 (3 WEEKS)
$1350

Feel the need for even more adventure? Try a week of canoeing to prepare for an out-of-camp trip, where you’ll navigate the waters and go rock climbing at Ralph Stover. Finish off the program with an off-site backpacking trip. Must be in good physical condition and have broken-in hiking boots. No prior backpacking experience needed. Bring your own backpack or use one of ours. See swimming prerequisites.

River Rats
JULY 23-28, AUGUST 6-11
$460

Spend a week on the water. Raft and kayak down the Lehigh River and tube down the Delaware River. While at camp, you will get to explore the waterways using stand-up paddleboards. It will be one wet week for sure!

Rocks and Boats
JULY 23- AUGUST 4 (2 WEEKS)
$830

Spend these two weeks floating and climbing. Go on a three-day climbing trip to Ralph Stover and an overnight river trip on the Delaware. You will have plenty of time back at camp to try out the AquaClimb, climb up and zip down the challenge tower, and explore the lake on stand-up paddleboards. Climb and float your days away!


Shipped to Shenandoah
JULY 23- AUGUST 4 (2 WEEKS)
$1100

Spend part of your two weeks on a six-day excursion to Shenandoah National Park. See the beautiful vistas along Skyline Drive, camp in the park, and explore the Shenandoah Earth cache. Hike to the highest peak and enjoy all the wild beauty of this National Park.


Nearly Niagara
JULY 30-AUGUST 11 (2 WEEKS)
$1100

Spend five days on an out-of-camp excursion to Niagara Falls. Climb aboard the Maid of the Mist, get up close and personal with the Cave of Winds, hike along the beautiful gorge, and travel aboard the trolley through the scenic Niagara area. Explore America’s oldest state park through and through.


Float, Fly, and Climb
AUGUST 6-11
$425

Spend a week of adventure at Mosey Wood and beyond! You’ll float down the Delaware River on a tube, climb rock faces at Ralph Stover State Park, and fly down the zip line at camp!

ENTERING GRADES 9–12

OPTIONAL RAFTING TRIP: During their first week, girls in these programs can participate in a guided rafting trip down the Lehigh River for an additional $35. Registration & payment for this option occur during check-in. The required release form is available online.


Big Apple Happenings
JULY 2-7
$640

Time to take a bite out of the Big Apple! Spend a day sightseeing in New York City. Visit sites chosen by you and your counselors such as the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Empire State Building, the September 11th Memorial & Museum, and the American Museum of Natural History.

 

HP and the Campers of Mosey Wood
JULY 9-14
$365

Calling all Harry Potter fans! Come join us for a week of wizarding fun! Get sorted into houses and compete for house points. The victors win the house cup! Join in on potions, herbology, and a game of Quidditch. At the end of the week, sit for your OWL exams.


Destination D.C.
JULY 30–AUGUST 4
$650

Travel to our nation’s capital to explore and dig into our country’s history. Visit the Smithsonian and the National Zoo, and then head over to the Washington Monument. Girls will spend one night in a D.C. hotel.


Vertical Limits
AUGUST 6-11
$365

Go vertical as you climb the rock wall and hike to the top of Jacob’s Ladder for lunch. Reach for the sky while being launched off the blob and then head to the multi-level high-ropes challenge course to spend extra time exploring the treetops. Finish your adventure by soaring through the sky on the dueling zip lines! The sky is the limit in this program! See swimming prerequisites.

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

OPTIONAL RAFTING TRIP: During their first week, girls in these programs can participate in a guided rafting trip down the Lehigh River for an additional $35. Registration & payment for this option occur during check-in. The required release form is available online.

ENTERING GRADES 7-9

Resident Camp Program Aide
JULY 9-21, JULY 23-AUGUST 4 (2 WEEKS)
$405

Are you a returning camper and want to be more involved? During these two weeks, you will work as part of a team to design and lead activities for younger girls. Enjoy songs and games while learning about team building, personal growth, and the basics of leading a group of girls. You will fulfill GSEP requirements for the Program Aide Training Course. Girls will not be able to earn the Program Aide pin at camp, but they will complete many of the requirements. LiA and leadership hours will need to be completed independently to earn the pin.

ENTERING GRADES 10–12

CIT I
JUNE 25–JULY 21 (4 WEEKS)
*Girls go home the weekend of July 7-9
$535

Learn about leadership, safety, risk management, childcare and all that it takes to be a camp counselor. The first two weeks of this program will focus on leadership skills and tips and tricks for being a successful counselor. During the second two weeks, you will participate in an internship where you will be able to use your skills as a “counselor” for younger girls. Applicants must demonstrate maturity, commitment, leadership potential, and work well with others to create a positive environment. CITs will also enjoy traditional camp activities during their stay. Applicants will be required to pass an interview with the camp director prior to final acceptance into the program. Upon successful completion of this program, girls will earn the CIT I pin.

ENTERING GRADES 11–12

CIT II
JULY 23–AUGUST 11 (3 WEEKS)
Girls go home weekend of August 4-6
$475

Have you already earned your CIT-I pin and are looking for more experience in a special activity area? If so, then CIT-II is for you! *Prerequisite: Must have successfully completed CIT-I and obtained permission from the camp director.

Waterfront: You must be a lifeguard or qualify to take the lifeguard training prior to the start of camp (first weekend in June at Mosey Wood) and be a minimum of 16 years old. To qualify for training, you will be expected to swim 550 yards using the freestyle and breast strokes, retrieve a 10lb block from the bottom of the lake and tread water for 10 minutes with hands out of the water. After successfully completing the Waterfront Lifeguard course, you will spend your time reviewing and practicing what your learned in CIT I and continue your internship on the lake at both boating at swimming!

Adventure/Teambuilding: This program is designed for girls who are experienced campers and like the adventure elements of camp. In this training, you will learn how to facilitate the rock wall and ropes course as well as learn how to implement various teambuilding exercises with younger girls. Plan and lead hikes, help teach survival skills, geocache, and more as you work with the staff to provide adventure programs for the younger campers.

Shelly Ridge Resident Camp

ENTERING GRADES 1–5

(Not all of the activities listed will be done by girls participating in the half-week program.)


Anything Goes
JUNE 25-27, JUNE 28-30
JUNE 25-30
$183 (1/2 Week)
$365 (Full Week)

Eager to try camp but not sure a full week is for you? Try our half-week option and sample all the best that Shelly Ridge has to offer! Play in the activity center, swim in our pool, practice your aim in archery, take a nature hike, and make a crafts project to take home. You will have so much fun, we bet you’ll come back for more!

Game Time
JULY 2-4, JULY 5-7
JULY 2-7
$183 (1/2 Week)
$365 (Full Week)

Play volleyball, soccer, and archery, as well as compete in relay races both on land and in the water. Create your own team colors and accessories to cheer each other on. Brownies, earn your Fair Play badge. Juniors, earn your Practice with Purpose badge.


K
itchen Scientists
JULY 9-14
$380

Put your culinary skills to the test this week as you cook up some tasty treats and learn the science behind preparing food! Experiment with different cooking techniques, try your hand at outdoor cooking, and compete in some friendly Top Chef-style competitions with your new friends. You’ll also have lots of fun with non-culinary experiments too! Brownies, earn your Snack badge.

Little Critters
JULY 16-21
$365

Find out who lives at camp with you! Learn about the critters living around camp and look for clues to discover where they hide and play. Practice your owl call and communicate with a catbird. Create a plaster casting of animal prints and play fun critter games. Brownies, earn your Bugs badge.

Artsy Divas
JULY 23-28
$375

Let your creativity run wild this week! Using camp as your inspiration, experiment with different art techniques and see your ideas brought to life through drawings, paintings, pottery and much more! Use your imagination as you create special art pieces to share with your camp friends. Brownies, earn your Outdoor Art Creator badge. Juniors, earn your Outdoor Art Explorer badge.

 

Silly Science
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$365

Science can be super fun! Come experiment at camp as you make your own Silly Putty and a cloud in a jar. Snack on homemade ice cream and compete in an egg-drop competition. Take home instructions for the experiments so you can wow your parents and friends with your scientific knowledge.


Dance Party
AUGUST 6-11
$365

Dance the summer days away. Listen to music and feel the groove as you learn fun routines, play dancing games, and even have a special performance at the end of camp to show off your new moves. Brownies, earn your Dancer badge.

 

ENTERING GRADES 6–10

(Not all activities described will be done by girls participating in the half week program.)


Ridge Archer
JUNE 25-30
$365

Become a master at the archery range! Pick up your bows and arrows daily for the ultimate archery experience as you sharpen your aim using targets such as water balloons, paint, and more. Cadettes, earn your Archery badge.


Games Galore
JULY 2-4, JULY 5-7
JULY 2-7
$183 (1/2 Week)
$365 (Full Week)

Do you like to play games and sports? Grab some friends and get ready for broom hockey, volleyball, basketball, and much more. Create your own rock, paper, scissors tournament and jump in the pool to enjoy swimming and water relay races. Work as a team to complete the low-ropes challenge course and climbing wall. Cadettes, earn your Field Day badge. Seniors, earn your Game Visionary badge.

 

Happy & Healthy
JULY 9-14
$380

This week is all about taking care of you and others! Learn First Aid and CPR skills and meet professionals from the community who keep us safe and healthy. Spend some time relaxing while being pampered and having fun. Get active in the pool, make your own facials and beauty products, practice relaxation techniques, and create your healthy cookout menu. Cadettes, earn your Eating for Beauty badge.


Native and Creative
JULY 16-21
$365

Travel back in time and use your surroundings in everything you do this week! Create useful tools to use around camp, cook meals over an open fire, and create craft projects using materials found in nature. Hear stories from a native storyteller and learn new songs and games. Cadettes, earn your Outdoor Art Apprentice badge.

 

Art Smart
JULY 23-28
$375

If you like to use your hands to make things, Art Smart is for you! Get creative as you try your hand at pottery, photography, and jewelry making. Make a clay piece to fire in the kiln while learning about the properties of clay. Show off your masterpieces at the end of week during the art show.

 

Shelly Ridge Stars
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$365

Starlight, star bright, can you find the constellations at night? Keep your head above the clouds this week as you learn all about astronomy. Create your own solar system, use a telescope to get a closer look at our galaxy, and meet a professional in the field who can tell you about what it’s like to study the stars for a living. Afterward, enjoy an evening sleep-out under the stars. You will be sure to impress your friends and family with all of your newfound knowledge! Seniors, earn your Sky badge.


Cool Careers
AUGUST 6-11
$365

Marie Curie, Clara Barton, Sally Ride, and Juliette Low were all pioneers in their fields and now it is your turn! Come explore various careers as you get a chance to meet female professionals from all walks of life. You and your new friends will also work throughout the week to bring your business ideas to life! Cadettes, earn your Entrepreneur badge. Seniors, earn your Business Etiquette badge.

Wood Haven

ENTERING GRADES 1–3

(Not all activities described will be done by girls participating in the half week program.)

Mini Adventure Camp
JUNE 25–27, JULY 2-4, JULY 9-11, JULY 16-18, JULY 23-25, JULY 30-AUGUST 1, AUGUST 6-8
$200 (1/2 WEEK)

This pint-sized adventure is just right for the new camper! Get a little taste of sleeping away from home. Make new friends as you create tie-dye T-shirts, eat s’mores, cook out over a campfire, play at the pool, visit the alpacas, and take a nature hike.


Animal Crackers
JUNE 25–30
$365

Calling all animal lovers! Spend a week at camp getting up close with all of Wood Haven’s animals: alpacas, horses, and more. Make animal snacks, take a horseback ride, and have a barn lunch. Don’t forget swimming, arts and crafts, archery and lots of laughter! Brownies, earn your Pet badge and Alpaca patch.

Sea Horses
JULY 2-7, JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$365

Explore Wood Haven by both horse and water! Ride the horses, visit the alpacas, play water games, splash in the pool, enjoy a creek lunch, and explore Teardrop Island. You will also have plenty of time to enjoy your camp favorites including s’mores, cookouts, and campfires with your new friends. Brownies, earn your Making Friends badge and Alpaca patch.

 

Equestrian Lovers
JULY 9-14, AUGUST 6-11
$395 Grades 2-3

Giddiup, y’all! There’s plenty of horsing around for our girls this week. Bring your favorite stuffed pony with you to join in on the games, crafts, and a special pony lunch! Visit the on-site stables every day for a lesson and to learn about the horses. Plus, check out the alpacas at the Critter Cabin. When you’re not at the barn, participate in other activities camp has to offer. Girls of all riding abilities, including Western and English riders, are accepted into this program. Earn the Outdoor Adventure badge, segments of the GSEP Horseback Riding patch and the Alpaca patch.

 

Camp Crawlers
JULY 9–14
$365

Do you like spending time outdoors? Come to camp and learn about the tiny critters you find in the woods every day. Get up close and personal with harmless bugs, try to catch a butterfly, and build a bug box. Take a night hike to catch fireflies and look for the owls. Brownies, earn your Bugs badge.

 

Little Mermaids
JULY 16–21
$365

Here’s your chance to escape the heat and make a splash. Join your fellow mermaids during a water-filled adventure week! Swim, slip and slide, play water games, explore Teardrop Island, enjoy a pool lunch, and even meet a mermaid. Everything this week is about water—even the crafts! Brownies, earn your Senses badge.

 

Outdoor Art
JULY 23-28
$365

Discover the world of art all around you at camp! Have fun with nature and then bring it indoors to create your own wind chimes, window art, T-shirts, and more! When you aren’t crafting, enjoy all your other camp favorites. Brownies, earn your Outdoor Art Creator badge.

Friends in Fairyland
AUGUST 6-11
$365

Experience the magic all around camp! Create a fairy garden, get a visit from the unicorn, go on a fairy hike, and keep an eye out for the mermaids at Teardrop Island. The magic is hidden around every corner at camp. Brownies, earn your Making Games badge.


ENTERING GRADES 4–5

(Not all activities described will be done by girls participating in the half week program.)


Junior Equestrian Riders
JUNE 25-27, JULY 9–11, JULY 23–25, AUGUST 6–8
JUNE 25-30, JULY 2-7, JULY 9-14, JULY 16-21, JULY 23-28, JULY 30-AUGUST 4, AUGUST 6-11
$225 (1/2 Week)
$415 (Full Week)

Spend three hours at the barn every day and learn all about horses and grooming, as you improve your riding skills at your own pace. Our riding staff will assess and place you with a group of riders with similar abilities. Weather permitting, you will have five mounted lessons either in the ring or on the trail. Don’t worry! You’ll also have time to enjoy all the other camp activities you love. Attend one session or come back for multiple. All skill levels are included each week. All riding abilities and both English and Western riders are welcome. Juniors, earn the Horseback Riding badge, a segment of the GSEP Horseback Riding patch and the Alpaca patch.

 

Happy Campers
JUNE 25-27, JULY 9-11, AUGUST 6-8
JUNE 25-30, JULY 9–14, AUGUST 6-11
$225 (1/2 Week)
$365 (Full Week)

Discover what camp is all about! Take a dip in the pool, work as a team on the low-ropes challenge course, shoot archery, and enjoy cookouts and arts and crafts. Take a trail ride and even visit Teardrop Island for some creek fun. Juniors, earn your Camper badge.


Moonlight Mischief
JUNE 25-30, JULY 23-28
$365

Not an early bird? Why not stay up late and sleep in? Enjoy late-night snacks, “glow” fun, and take a night hike to learn about nocturnal critters. You’ll make camp come alive at night! Spend the rest of your time taking part in camp’s daytime activities. Juniors, earn your Animal Habitats badge.


Spy Camp
JUNE 25-30
$365

Calling all secret agents! Spend your week at camp solving mysteries and decoding secrets. Learn about forensic crime scenes, try your hand at fingerprinting, and write your own secret code. Use your knowledge to solve the Great Wood Haven Mystery. Juniors, earn your Detective badge.


Animal Lover
JULY 2–7, JULY 16-21
$400

Are you crazy about animals? To the CWH Critter Cabin and barn you go! Learn about dogs, alpacas, horses, and other animals. Have a barn lunch, learn pet first aid, make pet treats, ride a horse, explore the wildlife both in the creek and on Teardrop Island. You’ll even take a trip to the zoo. Juniors, earn your Animal Habitats badge and Alpaca patch.

 

Messy Mayhem
JULY 2-7
$365

Come to camp and create all the messy fun you can imagine. Experiment with slimy goo, stomp around the creek, look for bugs, build catapults, try the mud slide, make marshmallow shooters, and even have an egg drop hunt. All you need is a sense of adventure and a little soap to clean up! Juniors, earn your Geocacher badge.

 

Spa Wood Haven
JULY 2-7
$375

Lay back and relax! Enjoy homemade facials, make your own lip gloss and lotion, and have fun painting your nails. When you are not pampering yourself, participate in martial arts, yoga, and aqua aerobics. Enjoy healthy snacks like smoothies as you learn what foods are good for you and why. You’ll also enjoy lots of other traditional activities that camp has to offer. Juniors, earn your Outdoor Art Explorer badge.

Be Brave
JULY 9–14, JULY 23–28
$365

Ready to learn how to shoot with a bow and arrow and ride a horse? You’ll learn to aim like a pro as you hit different targets during the day and at night. When you aren’t on the archery field, ride horses and learn how to care for them and their habitats. Show off your new skills at the end of the week with an archery competition. Juniors, earn your Practice with a Purpose badge and segments of the GSEP Archery patch.


Ultimate Survival
JULY 9–14
$380

Do you want to learn what it takes to survive in the wild? Go on a hike and explore the woods around camp to find your food, pitch a tent, learn about the animals that live in the forest, cook over a fire, and make your own survival kit. Put your skills to the test when you spend a night sleeping out. Juniors, earn your First Aid badge.


Camp Out Loud
JULY 23-28
$365

Camp your way! Want to sample arts and crafts? Sit by the pool? Explore the outdoors? Get a little bit of everything, including cooking over a campfire, practicing and sleeping under the stars. At the end of the week, write a camp song with your group about all the fun you had and present it at the campfire and closing ceremony. Juniors, earn your Camper badge.

 

Cupcake Wars
JULY 16-21
$385

Just a spoonful of sugar is the perfect ingredient for a delicious week at camp. Put on your apron and get out the oven mitts. Learn the basics of baking as you prepare yummy snacks and desserts. Decorate cupcakes and compete in a cupcake competition. Create your very own recipes that you can take home and share with family and friends. In between taste tests, enjoy other camp activities like swimming and archery! Juniors, earn your Simple Meals badge.


Harriett Potter
JULY 16-21, JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$365 

Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? On the first night of camp, get sorted into your houses and spend the week earning house points. Take a potions class, defend against the dark arts, and learn astronomy and herbology to take care of magical creatures. Eat a meal in the Great Hall and try your hand at Quidditch. When you are not practicing wizardry skills, participate in traditional camp activities. Juniors, earn your Flowers badge.

 

Make a Splash
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$365

On a hot summer day, there is no better place to be than at the pool! Have a blast playing water games, enjoy a floating lunch, and celebrate at your very own luau. Continue your refreshing water activities with a creek hike, lunch at Teardrop Island, and a trip to Sweet Arrow Lake for canoeing. See swimming prerequisites. Juniors, earn a segment of the GSEP Waterfront patch.

 

Pioneer Girls
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$380

Take a trip to a different era, as you become a pioneer. Cook your meals over a fire, create your own toys, take a ride on a horse, and make candles. Stay in the Conestoga Wagons and even take a trip to the Daniel Boone Homestead to see how the pioneers lived. Juniors, earn your Playing the Past badge.

 

Art Explorers
AUGUST 6-11
$365

Use the nature at camp for your inspiration as you explore, design, and create your own works of art. Design art to wear, make an outside nature project and create a mural to hang in the nature center. Juniors, earn your Art Explorer badge.


Minion Madness
AUGUST 6-11
$365

Calling all minions to camp! Try hands-on mad science experiments while discovering the wonders of science all around you. When not cooking up an experiment, participate in all the traditional camp activities such as swimming, archery, and more. Juniors, earn your Camper badge.

ENTERING GRADES 6–12

All girls participate in Older Girl Option every Monday-Thursday. Within a two-hour block, choose from an array of activities and build your own schedule. Choices include non-traditional camp activities such as: martial arts, slack-lining, arts and crafts (knitting, journaling and more), guitar/ukulele club, extreme gaga, pool time, chill on the hill,
and more.


Amusement Park Mania
JUNE 25-30, JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$540

If you can’t get enough of roller coasters and log flumes, we have just the program to get your adrenaline pumping! Visit Hershey Park, Dorney Park, and Knoebels all in one week and push your adrenaline to the max. Take a break between trips to enjoy traditional camp activities. Girls must be 48 to 54 inches tall to ride the roller coasters.

 

Chillin’ Out
JUNE 25–30
$375

The school year can be stressful, and camp is the perfect place to chill out! Design your very own summer get-away as you make your own schedule. Sleep in, hang out at the pool, climb to the top of the climbing wall, express yourself through arts and crafts, aim for the bull’s eye, discover the breathtaking views at the 501 lookout! The choice is yours! Don’t forget to plan a trip to play mini golf and get some ice cream.


Extreme Equestrian
JUNE 25-30, JULY 23-28
$415

Are you an experienced horseback rider looking to spend time refining your skills? Join us this week for an extreme week of horseback riding. When you are not hanging out at the barn or riding in the ring, jump into your other favorite camp activities. Earn segments of the Equestrian patch. Girls in this program must be able to ride at the intermediate level or above. See riding prerequisites.


Older Girl Equestrian Riders
JUNE 25-30, JULY 2-7, JULY 9-14, JULY 16-21, JULY 23-28, JULY 30-AUGUST 4, AUGUST 6-11
$415

Spend at least three hours every day at the barn and learn all about horses and grooming as you improve your riding skills at your own pace. Our riding staff will assess and place you with a group of riders with similar abilities. Weather permitting, campers will have five mounted lessons either in the ring or on the trail. Don’t worry! You’ll also have time to enjoy all the other camp activities you love. Attend one session or come back for multiple, as all skill levels are included each week. All riding abilities and both English and Western riders are welcome. Earn a segment of the GSEP Horseback Riding patch and the Alpaca patch.

 

It’s Your Adventure
JUNE 25- 30, JULY 9-14, JULY 23-28,
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$365

You choose! Your own camp adventure will begin each day with morning choices from the Older Girl option. In the afternoon, try the treetop ascension element, challenge yourself on the climbing wall, enjoy free swims, or extra arts and crafts. In the evening, the fun continues as you choose to enjoy an evening dance party, a late-night dessert fest, Brooklyn Wink, or glow gaga.


Bit & Bridle
JULY 2-14 (2 WEEKS)
$830

Is one week of horseback riding just not enough? Why not two! During this two-week program, try your hand at different styles of riding, learn more about caring for a horse, take a trip to a horse show or rodeo, and even host your very own horse show at camp. Earn a segment of the Equestrian patch and the Alpaca patch.


Girl on Fire
JULY 2-7, JULY 16–21
$365

What would you do if you were lost in Panem? Travel to a world where you’ll use your survival skills. Focus on outdoor survival such as self defense, archery, first aid, building shelters in the woods, creek exploration, and finding edible plants. Enrich your days with climbing adventures, swimming, and even sleeping out one night. Come join us in the arena for the competition! Cadettes, earn your First Aid badge and a segment of the Archery and Adventure patch.

Midnight Madness
JULY 2–7, AUGUST 6-11
$390

The camp fun gets going when the sun goes down! Enjoy exciting activities with an after-dark twist. Venture out on night hikes and go for evening of stargazing, swimming, bowling, glow games, and more. Don’t forget about pajama breakfasts! Cadettes, earn your Night Owl badge.

On the Road
JULY 2–7
$450

Want to try something new? Join us for a week of out-of-camp adventures! Go to Lancaster and visit the Amish country, eat your fill at Shady Maple, and visit the Turkey Hill Experience. Then travel to Knoebels and take a trip to Crystal Cave. When you aren’t traveling, spend time at camp shooting some archery, swimming in the pool, and so much more.

Property Sisters
JULY 2-14 (2 WEEKS)
$770

Do you want to design a project for camp for everyone to enjoy? Discover the basics of gardening and woodworking to build a fairy garden for camp. Learn how to safely use tools like hammers, drills, and handsaws, and then design what you want the garden to look like. Take a trip to check out gardens, nurseries, and workshops to help you gain inspiration.

Up in the Trees
JULY 2-7, JULY 16-21
$405

Get a bird’s eye view of camp! Spend your days above the ground on the low-ropes challenge course, climbing wall, the treetop ascension element and slack lining. Enjoy your nights high above the rest of camp in the trees at Birdsong, Wood Haven’s tree house unit! Learn how to use a GPS to navigate through the water and the woods as you seek hidden treasures in and out of camp at Sweet Arrow Lake and the Appalachian Trail. Earn a segment of the Adventurer patch.

Divergent
JULY 9-14, JULY 23-28

$365

What faction do you belong to? Take a test that will help determine your destiny. Then learn the basics of martial arts and archery. Choose your side as you play an exciting game of glow-in-the-dark capture the flag. Face your fears as you encounter different challenges throughout the week. Enjoy general camp activities with a divergent twist. Cadettes, earn your Archery badge.


Mountain Girls
JULY 9-14, JULY 23-28
$380

Like a true mountain girl, you’ll spend time around the campfire learning new and different ways to make yummy treats. When you aren’t cooking, boat to Sweet Arrow Lake, try the treetop ascension element, and take an overnight hike out of camp. Cap it all off with evenings spent staying in the Wood Haven Conestoga Wagons. Cadettes, earn your Trailblazer badge.

Outdoor Art Experience
JULY 9-14
$385

It’s time to see the planet through the eyes of an artist—you! Start off your week going to the Banana Factory in Allentown to see artists at work in their studios. Then explore nature around you and design and create an artwork that will be installed permanently at Camp Wood Haven. Cadettes earn your Outdoor Art Apprentice badge and Seniors, earn your Outdoor Art Master badge.

 

Paws & Claws
JULY 9-14, AUGUST 6-11
$400

Do you want to learn more about animals and how to help them? Care for Wood Haven’s very own animals, travel to the Philadelphia Zoo, visit a veterinarian, and take a trip to the Red Creek Wildlife Center. At camp, spend time at the barn and, of course, don’t forget about the alpacas! Earn the Alpaca patch. Cadettes, earn your Animal Helpers badge. Seniors, earn your Voice for Animals badge.

Camper Sampler
JULY 16-21, AUGUST 6-11
$365

Discover the best of Wood Haven! Enjoy sleeping outside, boating, swimming, hiking, climbing the wall, shooting some archery, and so much more! Take time to enjoy nature, climb a tree, and even ride a horse (weather permitting).


Epic Adventure
JULY 16-28 (2 WEEKS)
$800

Travel throughout camp and beyond on a wild adventure, but watch out for detours! Join forces to navigate through a race that will require skill, knowledge, and teamwork as you forge ahead. Solve clues, riddles, and puzzles and complete physical challenges to make it to the next stop in the race. Travel to other GSEP camps, Harrisburg, the Appalachian Trail and more on your journey.

Take the Reins
JULY 16-28, JULY 30-AUGUST 11 (2 WEEKS)
$830

Improve your riding skills at this two-week camp designed to make you a better rider. Learn how to care for and groom horses. Get paired with your very own horse and care for him or her while you’re at camp. Horseback riders of all experience levels are welcome in the ring! Earn a segment of the GSEP Equestrian patch and the Alpaca patch.

Extreme Cuisine – Snack Style
JULY 23-28
$380

Are you ready to become an extreme chef? With your team at your side, use your imagination to create snacks featuring interesting ingredients. Try out different cooking methods to see what you and your team will make with the ingredients in the pot. Cadettes, earn your New Cuisines badge.

Paddle and Saddle
JULY 23-AUGUST 4 (2 WEEKS)
$775

Can’t decide between balancing on paddleboards or riding horses? Now you don’t have to! Enjoy your first week at Camp Wood Haven riding horses and doing traditional camp activities. Then head to Camp Mosey Wood for your second week of adventure, where you’ll boat, swim, and explore more exciting activities. End your experience back where you started at Wood Haven. All horseback riding levels are accepted. Boating activities will be dependent on meeting Mosey Wood’s prerequisites. The optional Jim Thorpe rafting trip from Mosey Wood is a separate charge. See swimming prerequisites. Earn a segment of the GSEP Equestrian and Waterfront patch.

Iron Chef
JULY 30-AUGUST
$380

Try your hand at competitive cooking! Work as a team to create a dish for the judges using a secret ingredient. Put together your own cookbook so you can recreate your masterpieces at home. Talk with a professional about the culinary business and finish the week with the Wood Haven Camp Cook Off. Cadettes, earn your New Cuisines badge.

Run Amok!
JULY 30-AUGUST 11 (2 WEEKS)
$775

Are you into backpacking, hiking, and wilderness survival? Is one week of camp just not enough? Try this two-week program designed to teach you about lashing, knots, fire building, outdoor cooking, edible plants, animals, and tent pitching. Take a hike out on the Appalachian Trail to put your new skills to use. While at camp, stay in Birdsong, our tree house unit. Cadettes and Seniors, earn your First Aide badge.


Archery Aces
AUGUST 6-11
$375

Take your archery skills to the next level! Spend extra time at the archery range sharpening your shot. Try glow-in-the-dark archery, floating archery, balloon archery, and more. Create your own archery challenge to finish off the week. Cadettes, earn your Archery badge and a segment of the Archery patch.


Spa-Haven
AUGUST 6-11
$365

It’s time to slow down and relax! Try homemade facials, pedicures, and manicures and even make your own lotion. Plan a schedule that works for you! Sleep in, stay up late, and, of course, don’t forget the smoothies! Cadettes, earn the Eating for Beauty badge.

ENTERING GRADES 7–12


Riding Thru History
JULY 16-21
$535

Giddy up! Go to Gettysburg, the site of the largest Civil War battle and one of the most haunted places in the United States. Ride the battlefield (weather permitting), explore historic Gettysburg, and take a candlelight ghost tour! Back at camp, take part in the riding program, shoot archery, swim, and more. There is no riding prerequisite for this program. Earn a segment of the Equestrian patch.


Ghostbusters
JULY 30-AUGUST 4
$525

Who you gonna call? You! First, take a trip to Philadelphia and the Eastern State Penitentiary for a behind-the-scenes tour. Then, take a two-night trip to explore the mysteries of Gettysburg, one of the most haunted places in the United States. Go on the Ghosts of Gettysburg tour—voted the #1 ghost tour in the world—and hunt for paranormal activity in a hands-on ghost investigation at Spooky Riley’s Black Cat Tours. Don’t forget to bring your cameras! During the day, visit the Gettysburg Visitor Center, tour the battlefield, explore the Jenny Wade House, and more.

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

ENTERING GRADES 7–9

Resident Camp Program Aide
JULY 16-28 (2 WEEKS)
$405

Are you a returning camper who wants to be more involved? During this two-week-long training, you will work as part of a team to design and lead activities for younger girls. Enjoy songs and games while learning about teambuilding, personal growth, and the basics of leading a group of girls. You will fulfill GSEP requirements for the Program Aide Training Course. Girls will not earn the Program Aide Pin at camp, but they will complete many of the requirements; LiA and leadership hours will need to be completed independently in order to earn the pin.

ENTERING GRADES 8–9

Take Charge
JULY 30 – AUGUST 11 (2 WEEKS)
$405

This program is designed for girls who have taken Camp Program Aide and want to continue their experience-—you can even take it more than once! During your two weeks at camp, you will fine-tune the skills you learned in your Camp Program Aide training as you continue your work with younger campers and cultivate your leadership skills. You may choose areas of special interest—the barn, pool, arts and crafts, and nature. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Camp Program Aide.

ENTERING GRADES 10–12

CIT-I
JUNE 25–JULY 21 (4 WEEKS)
*Girls go home the weekends of June 30-
July 2 and July 14–16
$535

Learn about leadership, safety, risk management, childcare and all that it takes to be a camp counselor. The first two weeks of this program will focus on leadership skills and tips and tricks of being a successful counselor. During the second two weeks, you will participate in an internship where you will be able to use your skills as a “counselor” for younger girls. Applicants must demonstrate maturity, commitment, leadership potential, and be able to work well with others to create a positive environment. CITs will also enjoy traditional camp activities during their stay. Applicants will be required to pass an interview with the camp director prior to final acceptance into the program. Upon successful completion of this program, girls will earn the CIT I pin.

ENTERING GRADES 11–12

CIT-II

JULY 23-AUGUST 11 (3 WEEKS)
*Girls go home the weekend of July 28-30

July 30-August 11 (2 weeks)

$405 (2 weeks)
$475 (3 weeks)

Have you already earned your CIT-I pin and are looking for more experience in a special activity area? If so, then CIT-II is for you! Prerequisite: Must have successfully completed CIT-I and obtained permission from the camp director.

Waterfront: You must be a lifeguard, or qualify to take the lifeguard training prior to the start of camp. To qualify you will be expected to swim 550 yards using freestyle and breaststrokes, retrieve a 10 lb. brick from the bottom of the lake or pool, and tread water with hands out of the water for 10 minutes.

Horseback Riding: This program is designed for the experienced rider with at least four years of extensive horse experience. Training includes shadowing members of the riding staff and observing from behind the scenes. In addition, you will learn advanced horse and stable management skills, herd care, and horse psychology. You’ll also discover techniques for teaching and supervising horseback riding students, and learn equine medical emergency skills. Once this is completed, you will put your newly acquired skills into practice.

Teambuilding: Designed for girls who like the adventure elements of camp. In this training, you will learn how to facilitate teambuilding activities, the rock wall and ropes courses, and how to implement various backpacking techniques. Once completed, you will work with younger girls to help them experience the thrill of adventure.

Arts and Crafts: This program is designed for girls who are experienced in different types of arts activities i.e. drawing, painting, ceramics, weaving, or knitting.

Environmental/Nature: You will work with the Environmental Education Specialist to plan and lead girls on creek exploration hikes, track finding, and science experiments. You will also spend time at the Critter Cabin, teaching girls about the alpacas and other animals found there.


WEEKEND STOWAWAY

ENTERING GRADES 4–12

Weekend Stays
JULY 7-9, JULY 21-23, AUGUST 4-6
$90

Stow away at camp between sessions! Once your first session ends, hang out at camp overnight to rest up for your next adventure. Have a movie night, pool party, and explore camp after everyone else has gone home. This program is only open to campers registered for the following sessions: (Session 2: JULY 2-7 and Session 3: JULY 9-14), (Session 4: JULY 16-21 and Session 5: JULY 23-28) and (Session 6: JULY 30-AUGUST 4 and Session 7: AUGUST 6-11). *If you are signed up for a two-week session, your weekend is part of the original rate and you do not need to sign up for the Weekend Stay.

Girls who want to start their camp stay early must arrive at 5PM on the Friday of their weekend stay. Girls that are extending their stay should be picked up Sunday at 1:30PM.