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Blue Bay on Your Block

This summer Camp Blue Bay is excited to offer an online program for campers to enjoy some of Camp Blue Bay’s favorite activities and traditions from the comfort of your home. 

Join some of your favorite camp staff on Zoom, Monday-Friday, for an exciting hour long activity with camp friends old and new. Each session will be designed to engage and facilitate interaction between campers and staff.

Registering gives your camper access to their group’s daily live activity plus an additional evening activity. Included in your registration is our awesome Camp Kit. Your camp kit will include the supplies and typed instructions needed for daily activities, a special Camp Blue Bay Trading Post Item, a Camp Blue Bay Song Book and a personal invitation to our Virtual Final Campfire. Also included in your registration is access to online resources for some of our favorite camp activities you and your family can do at home.

Girls will be placed in online groups of 16 girls and 2 staff each week as follows:

10:00am-11:00am        1st to 5th grade girls
11:30am-12:30pm        6th to 10th grade girls

 

Sessions Dates & Themes
GSNC Blue Bay on Your Block Sessions and Themes
Pricing

$100 per week Girl Scout
$125 per week Non-Girl Scout

Typical Day and Logistics

What will a typical Blue Bay on YOUR Block Schedule look like for my daughter?

Each day, Monday through Friday your daughter will participate in a group based on her grade as of September 2020.  The group will be no more than 16 girls, facilitated by two camp staff.  Multiple groups will be formed as necessary.

10:00am – 11:00am             
1st to 5th grade girls                   
11:30am – 12:30pm     6th to 10th grade girls

During this session girls will interact with staff and friends with activities based on the theme for the week.  Each day will start with a welcome, sharing time and then an activity of the day.  Activities will vary each day to include games, arts & crafts, nature, camp craft and STEM throughout the week.

7:00pm each night, girls will be invited to take part in an “All Camp Activity” where all age groups will gather to join in on the fun together. 

Evening Activities each week to include:

  • Unit Campfire (Live on Zoom)
  • Interest Groups (Live on Zoom)
  • Camp Blue Bay Cookout (Pre Recorded in private FB Group)  
  • All Camp (Live on Zoom)
  • Final Campfire (Pre Recorded in private FB Group)

In addition each girl/parent will have the option to join a private Facebook group for your daughter’s specific group for the week.  Here you and your daughter will be able to post pictures of projects and activities completed at home, share ideas, post questions and access additional at home activity resources.

How will all of this work?

One week prior to your daughter’s session you will receive an email with everything you will need to prepare your daughter for a great week of fun.

Information to be included:

  • Zoom group invites for your daughter’s age specific zoom group.
  • Zoom group invite for optional evening “All Camp Activities”.
  • Private Facebook group invite for your daughter’s specific zoom group
  • Weeks schedule of activities for the session
  • List of any household items that you may need to gather prior to the session.

What is included in the “Camp Kit” and what do I need to have to be prepared for my daughter’s session?

Be sure to register early to ensure your daughter’s “Camp Kit” will arrive in time!

When your box arrives it will have most of the items needed to participate in all activities but we may ask you to gather some basic things from around the house.  These items will be on the list sent in the email one week prior.

Items to gather may include but not limited to:

  • Scissors
  • Glue or Glue Stick
  • Ruler
  • Crayons or Markers
  • Cups or bowls for mixing
  • Basic baking supplies, flour, sugar, salt etc.
Registration Availability and Closing Dates
How to Register for Blue Bay on YOUR Block

Girl Scouts of Nassau County is happy to continue our partnership with Campdoc.com  for online camper registration and health information.

The security, confidentiality and privacy of your camper’s personal health information will always be protected. Only Girl Scouts of Nassau County camp health staff will have access to camper health information, and the  Campdoc.com site is secure, encrypted and password protected.

Once you sign up for a Campdoc.com account, you will be able to register your camper, select a session and pay online. Once registered you will receive additional information about how to complete your camper’s information profile.  We are excited to continually evolve, building safer, more productive and more efficient systems to create the best experience for you and your family!

Financial Assistance - If you need financial assistance and reside in Nassau County, please be sure to check the appropriate box during the registration process, complete information online and submit the required documentation. If the award granted does not meet your needs, your deposit will be returned to you.

Camper Information – Please be sure to complete the “Camper Information Tag” along with your registration to provide the important information and permissions needed for your daughter to participate in Blue Bay on Your Block

Online registration link: app.campdoc.com/register/gsnassau   

Camp Policies

Expectations
A Blue Bay Internet Pledge is included with the registration process. Please review the camp internet pledge with your camper before registering, so everyone understands the expectations. Both parent/guardian and camper signatures are required on this document to register for camp.  

Refund Policy
The $50 per session deposit will not be refunded or transferred after camp registration is confirmed. The balance of the fee will be refunded only if the camper does not attend due to illness or injury that is confirmed by physician’s letter. No refunds will be made if a camper cancels, arrives late, leaves early or does not attend the entire session for any reason.

Questions

For Registration Questions Contact:
Laura Bissett-Carr at BissettcarrL@gsnc.org or 631-604-2201

For Program or Online Questions Contact:
Blue Bay Summer Directors at CBBSummerDirector@gsnc.org