What are the pick-up and drop-off times for Camp Alice
Drop-off at Camp Alice
Pittenger is on Monday from 3pm to 4pm and pick-up is between 10am
What are the daily pick-up and drop-off times for Camp Echo?
At Camp Echo,
drop-off is between 8:30am and 9:15am. Pick-up is from 4:30pm and
5:15pm. Please let the Camp Director know if you need to pick-up or
drop-off your camper outside of that timeframe.
What are the arrival and departure times for Camp
Arrival at Camp Ta-Man-a-Wis
is 3pm to 4pm. Departure on the last day of your session will be at 11am.
What happens if I get put on a waitlist?
As camps fill, we have a
waitlist. You will go through the registration process and although
your credit card information is collected, the deposit is NOT
charged. If a slot opens up, the Camp Registrar will call waitlisted
campers in the order in which they signed up. At that time, you may
choose to accept or refuse the slot.
How do I get the “Early Squirrel” discount?
To receive the Early Squirrel
discount, register for camp before April 15 th . You only need to put down
the $50 non-refundable deposit to secure the Early Squirrel pricing.
My girl isn’t in a Girl Scout troop, can she still go to
All girls are welcome to join any of our camp sessions. Simply
register for camp and a Girl Scout staff member will reach out to
sign your girl up for a Girl Scout membership. Girl Scout
memberships cost $40 to $55 a year and allow girls to attend fun
activities throughout the school year in addition to camp. Financial
aid is available.
Can my camper have her cell phone, smart watch, tablet, gaming
device, pager, or other electronic device at camp?
By disconnecting and leaving
all electronics at home, girls are able to create friendships, build
independence, connect with nature and discover new skills. In case
of an emergency at home, please call or email the Camp Director and
we will connect you with your camper.
Can I send my camper with snacks and food?
At Camp Alice Pittenger and
Camp Ta-Man-a-Wis, we provide three meals a day plus snacks. We do
not allow any outside food at camp, please do not send additional
food for your camper.
At Camp Echo, we provide two snacks a day. Please send your camper
with a lunch.
What should I pack for camp?
For Camp Echo, please send
your camper daily with a backpack, lunch, water bottle, face mask
and sun protection. On the first day of camp, the Camp Director will
send home a list of which days your camper needs special items like
a bathing suit or tie-dye shirt.
For Camp Alice Pittenger and Camp Ta-Man-a-Wis, you will receive a
full packing list in the spring.
What if my camper has food allergies or dietary restrictions?
We strive to provide
all campers with delicious and healthy foods regardless of dietary
restrictions. When registering for camp, please list all your
camper’s dietary needs so we can prepare for her arrival. Please
speak with your camper about advocating for her dietary needs when
she is at camp. If your camper has menu changing dietary needs (such
as gluten free, vegan, vegetarian or egg free), there is a $20 fee
to cover the cost of the special items we are purchasing. We do not
allow any outside food at camp, please do not send additional food
for your camper.
What if my camper takes daily medication?
We have systems in place to
make sure each child gets the medication they need. No camper is
permitted to keep medications of any kind on them or in their cabin.
EpiPens and inhalers are the ONLY exceptions. This includes
prescription drugs and over-the-counter items such as Tylenol,
Sudafed or cough drops. All medications that are brought to camp
will be given to the qualified camp health staff on drop-off day.
All prescription and over-the counter medications need to be
sent in the original
bottle with the doctor’s name, dosage, and usage instructions on the bottle,
if applicable. Please put all medication bottles to be used during
camp in a clear zip-lock bag with your child’s name and instructions
for administration on it. Qualified camp staff will dispense all
necessary medications as needed. All medications will be returned to
you when you pick up your child.
Do campers earn Girl Scout badges at camp?
Yes! We will send home all
completed Girl Scout badges with your camper!
My camper ordered a sweatshirt/t-shirt/care package, when will she
Your camper will receive all
her camp swag on the first day of camp.
Can my camper come with a buddy or her friend?
Yes! The more the merrier!
Camp is so much fun when you get to build and share the memories
with friends. Please list your camper’s buddy on her registration
form so we can place them together in a cabin. We try to accommodate
all buddy requests.
Where will my camper be sleeping at overnight camp?
At Camp Alice
Pittenger, campers sleep in non-electric cabins on bunk beds. At
Camp Ta-Man-a-Wis, campers sleep either in non-electric cabins or in
My Girl Scout earned a $100 camp certificate in the 2020 cookie
program, how do we use that credit?
If you earned the $100
camp certificate from the cookie program, please
contact customer care to apply your credit to your camp session.
With the Covid-19 pandemic still ongoing, what actions are you
taking to keep our Girl Scout campers, families, and staff safe this
summer at camp?
Using guidance from the CDC, American Camp Association, Girl
Scouts of the USA and local health districts, we are taking safety and
preventative precautions to keep everyone at camp healthy and safe.
This summer you will see-
· Increased handwashing and hygiene practices
· Increased sanitation practices
· Increased number of camp staff
· Smaller group sizes- operating our camps at half capacity
· Outdoor based activities and meals
· Wearing masks
· Property improvements to help increase social distancing
As the pandemic is still ongoing prior to your camp session, all
families registered will receive our most up-to-date information on
our Communicable Disease Plan for camp, how we are keeping
everyone healthy and steps your family can take to set your camper up
Cancellation/Refund Policy: In anticipation of a camper’s
attendance, various expenses are incurred, such as supplies,
equipment, registration, and camp staffing costs. Accordingly, there
is a non-refundable deposit as follows: $50 deposit per camper. Group
sessions, deposit is per group (Core, Me & My Gal). Refunds will
be considered on a case-by-case basis. A request for the refund must
be submitted in writing to the Camp Registrar via email@example.com.
No refunds are given if a girl returns home during camp because of
homesickness, inappropriate behavior, and/or other circumstances.
Circumstances when payment will automatically be refunded: if GSSSC
cancels a session for any reason. If you did not receive the
campership amount requested, you can receive a full refund of
payments, including deposit. If your camper becomes ill or is under
quarantine and cannot attend the session, and it is not possible to
move to a new session, your payments will be refunded less the $50
non-refundable deposit. We will make every effort to find a new camp
session for your camper to attend.
Merchandise Cancellation/Refund Policy: During the camp
registration process, camp merchandise like hoodies and care packages
are available for purchase to be delivered to your camper while she is
at camp. At any time prior to May 1, 2021, you may cancel or change
your merchandise selection. Merchandise will not be automatically
refunded if you cancel your camp session. Between May 1 and August 15,
2021, seasonal camp merchandise may be returned or exchanged through
our Silver Sage Retail Store. After August 15, all seasonal camp
merchandise sales are final.