Why Camp is Good — for All of us!

What comes to mind when you think of camp? Summer? Lakes? Campfires? S’mores? All are great traditions we have at each of our camps, but more and more, our members want to know the value of an activity. In other words, am I (or my daughter, my troop) getting what we expect at this program? […]

You Snow Girl!


Girls in grades K-12 came out to Camp Lakamaga this weekend for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, art, and ice fishing at You Snow Girl! We had loads of girls out at the lake most of the afternoon, and several of them had luck catching fish. (We captured some of them with photos.) Every time someone thought […]

A Wonderful January Weekend at Camp Northwoods!


The Rosewood Service Unit returned to Camp Northwoods for their annual Older Girl Winter Campshare. This service unit older girl winter adventure has been a tradition for the past 20 plus years. The girls in grades 6-12 look forward to this weekend away from home each year. They love exploring the camp, creating fun, and […]

My Awesome Time at Camp


Hello, my name is Olivia. I am 14 years old and I’ve been a Girl Scout going on nine years. One of my favorite things to do as a Girl Scout is go to camp. This past summer I tried a new camp—Northwoods. I was a little apprehensive about going to a new camp without […]

Girl Scout Bronze Award: Wood Duck Houses


Fifth grade Edina Girl Scout Junior Troop 12211 from Normandale French Elementary School got together in the fall of 2009 to start working on the Bronze Award and agreed early on that they wanted to do a project related to the environment, ideally something that would “help the animals and nature.” After earning the necessary […]