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Year of the Outdoors

On the fence about renewing your membership? Girl Scouts will keep you engaged and active, so make sure you renew now! 

Each month throughout winter and spring, we’ll bring exciting, hands-on activities to your girls virtually and in-person—including:

  • a weeklong exploration of women in outdoors careers
  • outdoors-based Girl Scout Week and Earth Week activities
  • a focus on STEM in the outdoors and Citizen Science
  • another Great GSNYPENN Camp In Camp Out in June

Be sure to check back here for more info and how to register for events as we get closer—you won’t want to miss these amazing opportunities to get outdoors!


Girl Scouts Love the Outdoors Challenge
May 20-September 12, 2021

Cost: Free (purchase your patch once completed

Girls can take the national Girl Scouts Love the Outdoors Challenge! Based on your grade level, complete a select number of fun outdoor activities provided on the activity sheet to earn a national patch. The challenge ends with Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend on September 12. 

Troop Core Camp
Amahami: Friday-Sunday, June 25-27, 2021 | Register now!
Comstock: Friday-Sunday, June 11-13 & 18-20, 2021 | Session Full (June 11-13), Register now (June 18-20)
Trefoil: Friday-Sunday, June 11-13 & August 6-8, 2021 | Session Full (June 11-13) , Session Full (August 6-8)
Cost: $65 per girl, first 2 adults free, $20 per each additional adult

This camping experience is for Girl Scouts and troop leaders to enjoy a fun, community-based camping weekend. Girls and troop leaders will enjoy all the classic camp activities as camp staff facilitate programming, such as archery, waterfront, nature and more! Troops do not need to have First Aid or Simply Successful Camping training to attend. Masks and social distancing in effect. Registration opens April 19

Family Camp
Amahami: Friday-Sunday, August 13-15, 2021 |
 Session Full
Trefoil: Friday-Sunday, June 18-20, 2021 | Session Full
In-person, paid events
Cost: $20 per person

Enjoy a weekend of family fun at Camp Trefoil! This program runs from 4 p.m. on Friday through 10 a.m. on Sunday. Activities include archery and slingshots, fishing, boating, swimming, arts and crafts, and candle making. Each family will receive an activity schedule upon check-in. Your family will also have down time to relax and enjoy the property. Masks and social distancing in effect. 

Overnight on the Island
Hoover: Saturday-Sunday, July 17-18, 24-25 & 31-August 1 & August 7-8 & 21-22, 2021
In-person, paid events
Cost: $35 per person

Ready to put your camping skills to the test? After learning the basics and safety of paddling, we’ll head over to Hoover's private island for a night of primitive camping. We’ll sleep in tents, cook on a camp stove and will NOT have access to formal bathrooms. Dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday will be provided. This is NOT a camping trip for beginners! All participants should have previous camping experience. (Masks and social distancing in effect.) Register now!

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