Camp Makes a Difference


“The skills, experiences, and memories my daughter gains from camp will stay with her for a lifetime.” –Parent of River Valleys Camper   Backed by more than 100 years of experience, Girl Scout camps provide a unique opportunity for girls to build independence, develop social skills, and explore new interests. Camp is a place for […]

Camp to Your Heart’s Content


Hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, sailing, horseback riding, archery, arts and crafts, campfires, cooking out, laughing, singing, making friends… In short: More activities than can fit in a single summer. Sign up for camp today, and make plans to have the best summer ever. Camp booklets filled with information about our upcoming summer camp opportunities […]

2014 Summer Camp Registration Now Open


We might be just heading into winter, but you can already begin planning for next year’s Summer Camp fun at Girl Scouts. While you’re putting on all those layers this winter season, take a minute to daydream about paddling down a river on a warm summer day, sitting by a crackling campfire, or galloping freely […]

Camp Lockeslea Update


The Metropolitan Council sewer project that led to the closing of Camp Lockeslea is fully underway. To date, the contractor has removed more than 5,000 cubic yards of dirt, which translates to approximately 500 dump truck loads. In addition, they have constructed a temporary causeway into the Mississippi that in conjunction with a construction barge […]

Horse Camp Through the Eyes of a Nine-Year-Old


Nine-year-old Grace captured her feelings about camp, homesickness, and the thrill of riding a horse in an essay for school. She attended a six-day horse camp at Camp Northwoods and is already counting down the days until she can go again. Moments like the one Grace shares in her story happen everywhere at camp. Here […]