Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Summer Day Camp 2022


What is Summer Day Camp?

An awesome, week-long summer day camp. The theme this year is 


Daily activities include swaps & crafts, science, dance, music, and sports. Our day camp fills up fast because it's so fun, so register as soon as registration opens!

Day Camp is planned and organized by Girl Scout Troops 2256 and 4727 multi-level Girl Scout troops from Pima Neighborhood (part of Girl Scouts―Arizona Cactus-Pine Council, Inc.). Camp activities are led by volunteer Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts and supervised by adult volunteers. 


We have  scheduled camp for for July 11-15 (Monday-Friday), 9 am-2 pm daily.  Girls can be dropped off starting at 8:45 each day so that they camp day can start promptly at 9 am.


Girl Scout Camp will be held at Notre Dame Preparatory.

Who Can Attend?

Day Camp is limited to 100 campers who are registered in a Pima neighborhood troop (Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Girl Scouts, who have just completed K-5 grades in May). An independent girl member living in our area may also attend. Our staff will be 20 older girl volunteers (grades 8+) and at least 20 adult volunteers (18+ years). 

If your daughter is in a troop outside of the Pima Neighborhood, she may attend day camp but you must be a registered and background checked volunteer who is willing to volunteer for at least two days to assist us in meeting girl/adult ratio. Cost for out-of-neighborhood Girl Scouts is $150 and registration begins May 1st for non-Pima girls.

**Girls must have current membership with Girl Scouts.** 

Girls living in the Desert Mountain High School complex or who attend Pinnacle Peak, Sonoran Sky, or Grayhawk elementary schools who are not Girl Scout members may also attend but will be required to join Girl Scouts. Membership is $25 and girls need not join a troop (although we are happy to assist you in finding a permanent Girl Scout home).  

Program Aide Program for Grades 6+

Girl Scouts who have just completed grades 6-9 may register for a special older girl program.  This program is designed to give them the leadership skills to be camp counselors and to assist with other neighborhood programs.  Girls who enroll in this program will earn their Program Aide award during the week.  This program is limited to the first 20 registrants.  If your daughter is just completing 5th grade, she may opt to be a camper or for this new PA program.  Please think about the choice carefully; a very mature 5th grader will do fine in this program but many girls this age will "fit" better in the regular camp program. 

What is the Cost?


We need adult volunteers who are registered/background checked members of GSUSA.  To guarantee a spot for your camper, agree to help as an adult volunteer!  (Adult volunteer link is here.)

How Do I Register?

gister here.

Could Camp Be Cancelled?

We used to guarantee camp would happen, but the advent of COVID-19 in our world has changed all the rules.  We do not anticipate a cancellation because of the pandemic but we do reserve the right to limit camp numbers or cancel in the event that we do not get enough adult volunteers to meet our safety ratios.

If cancelled, all campers will be notified and registration fees refunded. You can help us out by giving us a day or two of your time! (Adult volunteer link is here.)

What Does my Girl Scout Need to Bring?

Everyone should bring their own sack lunch Monday through Friday. Everyone should also bring a bottle of water each day.  Refrigerators and microwaves are not available.  

Girls need to wear closed-toe shoes and we encourage girls to according to the theme each day.

 The themes for the week are as follows:

  • Monday: Prehistoric Times
  • Tuesday:  Ancient Civilizations
  • Wednesday: Renaissance
  • Thursday: Revolutionary Era: the 18th and 19th centuries  
  • Friday: The Future

Drop Off, Pick Up, and Safety

We will strive to meet every Girl Scout safety recommendation.  All girls must be signed in and out by a parent/guardian each day.  If she is going home with someone else, we must receive a note from the parent.  Please pick up your camper on time.  No supervision will be provided before 8:45 or after 2:15 pm.  

What About...?

For more information, please contact Girl Scout Troop 2256 at girlscouttroop2256@gmail.com