Camping with Girl Scouts of Nassau County is fun!
Camping is a fun and great way to build new skills, participate in camp activities, get a sense of community, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. Whether you go to a day camp, weekend camping during the winter, or a week or longer at sleep away camp, Girl Scout Camp gives you an opportunity to grow, explore, and have fun-always under the guidance of caring, trained adult volunteers or camp counselors. Every girl should have a chance to camp!
Ways to Participate in Camping with the Girl Scouts!
Camping Opportunities throughout the Year
Camp Blue Bay Sleepaway Camp located in East Hampton, New York, provides girls an outdoor experience in which campers can choose to live in a Troop House or go Tent Camping. A variety of program choices are available for one or two week sessions. Girls will participate in general camp activities including swimming, boating, crafts, nature, campfires and more. The summer season runs from first week of July to third week of August. Girls can sign up as individual campers or go with a friend. Registration begins in January of 2013. Click to learn more about Girl Scouts of Nassau County's Summer Sleepaway Camp.
Summer Fun Day Camp at Wantagh Park will run for eight sessions during the 2013 summer camp season. The sessions of Summer Fun Day Camp at Wantagh Park will Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Each week girls participate in camp activities such as swimming, games and crafts, in addition to the themed activites for the week. Girls may sign up as individual campers or go with friends for as many sessions as they choose. Registration begins in January of 2013. Click to learn more about Girl Scouts of Nassau County's Summer Day Camp.
Camping Opportunities throughout the Year:
Troop/Group Camping is a camping experience planned and carried out by a group of girls and their camp-trained advisors/leaders. Registration is ongoing by season, be sure to check the application submission dates and availability before submitting your application.
Summer Adventures - Troop Camping provides an opportunity for Troops to camp during the summer months and take advantage of the activities offered at summer camp; including swimming, boating, nature, arts & crafts, campfires and more. No training required for the adults
Program Weekends at Camp are organized and run by staff/volunteers, who sometimes provide all the logistical arrangements such as food, project supplies, a first-aider, and experienced camp trained adults when needed. Program weekends are advertised through Girlfriends and this web site each season. Be sure to check back often to see what is available.
Parent/Child Overnight Camping allows girls and their parent to spend an overnight at camp. You may choose to participate in a variety of planned activities, enjoy a local attraction or just relax and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of East Hampton. Overnights take place late August and early September, registration opens April each year.