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Council Camping Programs


At Girl Scouts of Nassau County, the health and safety of our members is our number one priority. The dates and programs will be re-evaluated and are subject to change based on the trajectory of the Covid 19 pandemic and recommendations of mitigation from the CDC, Department of Health, and other federal, state, and local agencies.Be sure to check our website and/or our Camp Blue Bay Facebook for updates.

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Never been to camp and want to check it out? Been camping with your troop and craving more? We have a Council Camp opportunity for you!

No training required, all meals provided! Experiencing the outdoors can be easy and fun! Thanks to our many dedicated volunteers, our Council camp programs are hugely popular.

There are always new programs being offered. Be sure to check back often for the most up-to-date list and registration information or log on to the OLC to view upcoming camp opportunities and request notifications.

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Camp Blue Bay Troop Camping Opportunities

For Troop Opportunities, you provide the girls and adult coverage—we will do the rest!

Novice Weekend Camping Since 1912

May 20-22 or June 10-12 

Are you looking to experience camping with your troop but haven’t had the opportunity to participate in the required Outdoor Training? We have an opportunity just for you, where your troop can enjoy a trip to Camp Blue Bay and you can participate in the training while at camp.

Arrive at camp with your troop on Friday night and move into one of our tent units; volunteers and staff will be on hand to help get you settled in, and give you a Camp Blue Bay Orientation. Troops registering for the event will need to have the appropriate adult coverage as per Safety Activity Checkpoints in addition to the adult(s) wishing to participate in the Outdoor Training. Please note adults taking the training will be required to take Virtual Trip Training and attend a Pre-plan meeting prior to the event date. Saturday, Girl Scouts and adult coverage will participate in a variety of activities led by volunteers and staff as they learn all about the traditions of Girl Scout camping. Pizza will be provided for lunch. Meanwhile, Outdoor Training Adults will spend the day learning everything they need to know about Troop Camping from our Outdoor Trainers. It will be a day filled with great suggestions and ideas as well as important instructions on how to camp safely with your troop, including cooking lunch over a fire. Everyone will join up for dinner in the Dining Hall, followed by a big campfire in the field, complete with S’mores! Sunday morning, Outdoor Training Adults will meet up once again with the trainers to cook breakfast and finish up the training. Girl Scouts and adult coverage will enjoy breakfast at the Dining Hall and a morning activity.

Who: Girl Scout Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior or Ambassador Troops

Cost: $55 per person, includes Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Snack and Sunday Breakfast

Registration Opens March 1, 2022  

Complete the Novice Weekend Application

Upload Completed Novice Weekend Application 

Trail Adventure

October 1-2, 2022

Earn your Trail Adventure badge at Camp Blue Bay! Outdoor adventures are exciting and there is no place better for yours than Blue Bay. Pack your bags, plan, prepare, and train for a day full of hiking and trail exploration. Open to all registered GSNC Brownie and Junior troops with appropriate adult coverage. No camp training required. Indoor space and tents will be assigned based on the number of people in your group; groups will be expected to share sites.

Who: Brownie and Junior troops

Cost: $45.00 per person (Includes Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast, plus activities and Trail Adventure badge)

Registration Opens May 15, 2022

 

Shoot for the Stars

November 4-6, 2022

During this weekend event, spend some time exploring camp and the stars! Spend Saturday learning the basics of archery, the science behind it, and getting some practice in. Then explore our solar system, make a craft, and take a hike down to the beach. Finish the day with some stargazing around the campfire. Open to all Cadette and Senior troops with appropriate adult coverage. No camp training required for adults. Accommodations are indoor only for this event. Troops will be expected to share sites. Groups can choose to arrive Friday night or Saturday morning.

Who: Cadette and Senior Girl Scouts

Cost: $55.00 per person (Includes Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday breakfast plus activities) 

Registration Opens May 15th, 2022

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Camp Blue Bay Parent/Child Camping Opportunities

Parent/Child Overnights are just for you and your daughter(s).

Mommy & Me Winter Series

Looking for something special to do with your daughter? Come join us at one of our Mommy and Me Weekends! You and your daughter will have free time to explore the camp, make new friends and participate in scheduled activities based on your Girl Scout level. Go on a nature/science adventure, get crafty with your daughter, and so much more...

Choose to arrive Friday evening or Saturday morning. Limited to 30 participants per weekend, participants will stay in one of the two Troop Houses. All meals (Saturday breakfast, lunch & dinner and Sunday breakfast) will be served in the Activity Building.

Mommy & Me series is currently at capacity.

 

Parent/Child Overnights

August 27-28 or September 17-18, 2022

If you and your daughter(s) cherish quality time together, this is the perfect opportunity for you. At the Parent/Child Overnight, you may choose to take part in a variety of planned camp activities Saturday morning, then enjoy a local attraction or just relax and enjoy the beautiful natural surround¬ings of East Hampton for the afternoon. Bring along your lunch for Saturday. Dinner, evening snack and Sunday breakfast will be served in the Dining Hall.

The event can accommodate up to 200 people in platform tents. Limited indoor space (dormitory style Troop Houses) available upon request.

Who: All registered GSNC girls with a parent/guardian.

Cost: $40.00 per person

Registration Opens April 11, 2022 

Fall Family Festival Overnight

October 15-16, 2022

Get excited for the changing of the seasons and fall into autumn at Camp Blue Bay. On Saturday morning, take part in a fall science experiment and create a festive decoration. After that it’s time to spend some time in the great out- doors, eat your packed lunch on the sports field, and take a hike to the beach. After dinner, spend time in your campsite with the family painting or carving pumpkins, and end the night with s’mores around the campfire.

Open to all registered GSNC girls and their families. No training required for adults. Indoor space and tents will be assigned based on the number of people in your group; groups will be expected to share sites. All participants will be required to follow all Camp Blue Bay rules and procedures.

Who: Open to all registered GSNC Girl Scouts and their families.

Cost: $40.00 per person (Includes Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast plus activities)

Registration Opens May 15, 2022

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Have questions about camp? Contact the Camp Program Managers, Aisling Green at greena@gsnc.org or Kirsi Moseman at mosemank@gsnc.org.