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Council Camping Programs

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 Individual Girl Camping Opportunities

Individual Girl Opportunities include transportation from the Girl Scout Service Center to camp and back—we provide the volunteers. 

Camp Aide Training

If you enjoy the outdoors and like working with younger girls, consider becoming a Camp Blue Bay Camp Aide. Pack your lunch and join us for leadership training that will prepare you to work with younger girls. This training will include a variety of hands-on activities and role-playing.

After the successful completion of this training, you can apply to volun­teer for one week at Camp Blue Bay. There is a cost of $200 to volunteer at Camp Blue Bay which includes the cost of transportation and all meals. Be sure to register quickly, training is limited to 16 participants.

Camp Blue Bay Camp Aide Information and Registration Form.

Counselor-in-Training

This two-week Counselor-In-Training for Ambassador Girl Scouts will allow you to complete an outdoor leadership course while observing and assisting counselors at camp. There will be time for training as well as an opportunity to work directly with younger campers. Participants will live in a tent unit and work together as part of the CIT Team. To be considered for this pro­gram, interested girls must complete the application process and have a personal interview. This training is limited to 12 participants.

To request an application packet, contact Laura Bissett-Carr, Director of Camping Services, at BissettCarrL@gsnc.org or 631.604.2201.

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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!

Give Back, Get Back Weekend

May 10-12, 2019

It’s Spring! So time to rake leaves, clear paths, spread wood chips and plant some beautiful flowers at Camp Blue Bay.  Is your troop looking to earn some service hours? Join us to lend a hand sprucing up camp while enjoying time in the outdoors.  Give some time Saturday morning completing the projects then get to treat yourself to a fun-filled afternoon. After the work is done, it’s time to make a craft project perfect for the Mother’s Day holiday and pamper yourself with assorted spa activities.

Open to Junior, Cadette, Senior, or Ambassador Troops with appropriate coverage and individual adult volunteers. No camp training required

Troops can choose to arrive Friday night or Saturday morning. No training required for adults, but we do ask that you limit the number of adults to allow more girls to attend. Indoor space and tents will be assigned based on the number of people in your group; troops will be expected to share sites.

Cost:  $30 per person (Includes Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and Sunday breakfast plus activities)

Give Back, Get Back Camping Weekend Flyer and Registration Form.

Spring Weekend

Due to scheduling, we are unable to offer a Spring Weekend this year.  Be sure to check out the troop opportunities planned for fall 2019!

 

 

Summer Troop Adventures

“A program designed especially for your Troop!”

Feel a little nervous about camping? Not sure it’s your “thing,” but, your Troop is excited and the girls would love to camp together in the summer time? Not to worry, we have the solution.

Summer Adventures allows your Troop to take advantage of the activities offered at summer camp, including swimming, boating, nature, arts & crafts, campfires and more. We make it easy. Once registered, we will design a program especially for your Troop. Troops only need to have one adult per each 8 girls attending and no training is required.

When you arrive, a summer staff member will greet you, assist your group in settling in and be with you throughout your stay to guide you through the activities. No need to worry about food; all meals will be served in the Dining Hall. Accommodations are in tents (4 girls per tent) or dormitory style indoors (12 girls to a room)

Who: Girl Scout Troops Brownie – Ambassador 
One adult needed for each eight girls - No training required

Dates: View the Summer Adventures Availability Chart for available dates.

Cost: $100 per person 
$25 per person non-refundable deposit required to register.
 
Balance due June 15, 2019

Registration: 
Will be on a first-come first-served basis by submitting the required non-refundable deposit and Summer Adventures Troop Camping Registration Form.

Fall Weekend

Camp Blue Bay Troop Halloween Weekend
October 18-20, 2019

Design your costumes; bring along your swaps; grab some treats and plan to celebrate at the Halloween party at Camp Blue Bay. Spend the day Sat­urday enjoying the great outdoors: take a hike to the beach, make a candle, create a fall decoration and play some games. After dinner, it’s time to party! Take part in the costume contest, enjoy some activities, show us your moves on the dance floor and share your treats.

Troops can choose to arrive Friday night or Saturday morning. No training required for adults, but we do ask that you limit the number of adults to allow more girls to attend. Indoor space and tents will be assigned based on the number of people in your group; troops will be expected to share sites.

Cost: $45 per person. Includes Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday breakfast


Registration will open May 15, 2019.

Centennial Troop Camping Weekend

September 20-22, 2019

Calling all Troops! Join Camp Blue Bay as we celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting in Nassau County.  During this weekend event, explore how the Past, the Future, your Self and our Community have impacted Girl Scouting (and camping!) in Nassau County. Take part in an array of workshops designed to help you finish up the requirements for the Centennial Patch Program all while enjoying your favorite camp activities.  

Troops can choose to arrive Friday night or Saturday morning. No training required for adults, but we do ask that you limit the number of adults to allow more girls to attend. Indoor space and tents will be assigned based on the number of people in your group; troops will be expected to share sites.

Cost:  $45 per person (Includes Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday breakfast plus activities)

Registration will open May 15, 2019.

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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 56 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.

View our Camp Blue Bay Mommy & Me Winter Camping Series on our Programs & Events page.

Camp Blue Bay Mommy & Me Winter Camping Flyer and Registration Form.

Date

Level/Session Title

January 11-13, 2019

Daisy - Snow Much Fun!  

January 18-20, 2019

Brownie- Camping Fun!
At Capacity

February 8-10, 2019

Junior- Winter Wonderland
At Capacity

February 22-24, 2019

Cadette- Got Science?

March 8-10, 2019

Daisy - Fairy Tales
At Capacity

March 29-31, 2019

Brownie - Go Green! 
At Capacity

April 5-7, 2019

Junior - Color Me Happy!
At Capacity

 

 

 

Parent/Child Overnights

August 24-25, 2019 or September 7-8, 2019

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, enjoy a local attraction or just relax and enjoy the beautiful natural surround­ings of East Hampton. 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 accommodations are available. Registrations are processed on a first come first served basis as they arrive with payment.

Who: All registered GSNC girls with a parent/guardian
Cost: $30.00 per person

Registration will open April 15, 2019

 

 

 

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Camp Blue Bay Adult Camping Opportunities
Fall Adult Weekend

Camp Blue Bay Fall Adult Weekend Blast from the Past

October 11-13, 2019

As part of our GSNC Centennial Celebration, Camp Blue Bay will look back on 100 years of Girl Scouting in Nassau County during this weekend designed just for adults.  Discover your past self; bring along your favorite Girl Scout and camping memorabilia to display and stories to share around the campfire.  After we are done reminiscing take a leap into the future to explore where Girl Scouting is headed in the next 100 years. Participate in a variety of fun and engaging activities throughout the weekend. All meals included!

Join us for the weekend or the day, it’s up to you! Sleep in a tent or Troop House, your choice! All Adult Volunteers and Camp Blue Bay Alum welcome!

Registration will open May 15, 2019

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