Summer Resident Camps

Camp Kateri: The Power of Friendship
Your summer adventure at Camp Kateri has finally arrived! Discover the leader in you as you support and encourage your fellow campers to do the same. Enriching activities like camping, hiking, canoeing, singing, dancing, art, challenging games and natural exploration will set the most exciting backdrop for you to explore, identify and honor the unique set of skills and qualities that make you, you.  Celebrate the new talents, interests and friends you discover at camp that will last a lifetime. Find your favorite session in our 2014 Camp Brochure!

Financial Assistance is available to currently registered Girl Scouts. Apply here.

The Camp
Camp Kateri is a 550-acre facility located just 30 minutes southeast of Gainesville, Florida. Camp Kateri has offered fun-filled programs for 50 years, in which campers not only get to experience new adventures, but also grow in their personal skills. Camp Kateri is a sleep-away camp with week-long sessions beginning on Sunday and ending on Friday. During their stay at Camp Kateri, girls live in cabins, platform tents and treehouses. Each unit has flush toilets, running water and electricity in the unit houses. Camp Kateri is owned and operated by the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Inc.

The Staff
Campers will spend their days with fun-loving, safety-conscious camp staff. For many girls, there is nothing better than getting to know these young adults—role models who are confident enough to dress up and sing silly songs, who can mediate a dispute, who can make such an impression that they are remembered 20 years later. All staff are trained in First Aid, CPR, counseling, emergency procedures, and more.

“Thank you for providing a camp that helps build my daughter's self-esteem, confidence and challenges her. Also, thank you for finding delightful young ladies to work as counselors that model appropriate behavior my daughter can strive to emulate. We will definitely be returning to camp Kateri next year.” –Parent of a 2013 Camper

Contact the Camp Director, Lindsay Fox, at 904.406.7102 or

Camp Kateri Sessions
In 2014 Camp Kateri: The Power of Friendship will run for six weeks beginning June 8th.  Each session is themed and age appropriate with the goal of girls discovering who they are, connecting with others and taking action to make the world a better place, all while having fun in nature . The 2014 sessions are availble here. The sessions begin on Sunday afternoon and end on Friday.  Check out our daily schedule to learn more about what a typical day at Camp Kateri looks like.

You will also find more information in our 2014 Camp Brochure. Registration begins March 24.

Camp Kateri Open House
We will host an Open House at Camp Kateri on Sunday, April 27 from 3:00pm-5:00pm. This is an opportunity for you and your daughter to see camp, meet some of the staff and learn more about our sessions.  There is no cost for the Open House, but please RSVP by calling 1.877.764.5237 so we know how many people to expect.