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Camp Kateri is a sleep-away camp for girls in grades 2-12. 

You can register for any of these sessions online or by calling our Customer Service team at 877.764.5237 or by submitting a registration form. If you register online you must first create a username and password and then start the registration process. Click here to register online. Please be sure to review our refund policy before registering. 

We offer sessions for the following grade levels:

Entering 2nd-3rd grade
Entering 4th-5th grade
Entering 6th-8th grade
Entering 6th-12th grade
Entering 8th-10th grade
Entering 8th-12th grade
Entering 9th-12th grade

Mom and Me Grades 1-12

 

Entering 2nd-3rd grade

Little Mermaids Week 1 (June 8-13) and Week 4 (June 29-July 3) 
Join a splash with mermaid friends for swim lessons and water games! Plus, learn how mermaids take care of the water world – and how you can, too.  Cost: $400

Jungle Safari Week 2 (June 15-20)
Go on a safari through Kateri! We’ll meet exciting zoo friends, and discover how to be the best kind of friend to them – what food they eat, what habitat they like, and how to care for them.  Cost: $425

Around the World Week 5 (July 6-11)
Friendship spans the world! Try foods and games from lands near and far while filling out your Kateri passport. Discover the power of friendship in making the world a better place! Cost: $400

Mad Scientist Week 6 (July 13-18)
Welcome to Kateri laboratories where the latest in the land is being tested. Join us for some ooey gooey fun as we experiment with some wacky solutions and foamy fun! Come create your very own silly putty and hey you might be the first to create a new, never before used substance! Cost: $400


Entering 4th-5th grade

AquaGirls Week 1 (June 8-13)
Have a wet and wild week with friends! If it involves water, you’ll experience it! Swimming, canoeing, water relays and panning for shark’s teeth are a few of the activities you will experience this week. End the week with your friends as you take your water experience off side to Wild Waters Water Park. Cost: $475

Ooey Gooey Week 2 (June 15-20)
Good luck staying clean in this messy session: you’ll be up to your elbows in oobleck! Learn the science of goo, then party with friends at the camouflage and mud parties at the lake – and the Pudding vs Whipped Cream showdown! Bring old clothes; this is a messy week! Cost: $425

Glamour and Glitz Week 3 (June 22-27)
Learn about fashion and make your own pieces – including “upcycling” a garmet you bring from home! Get high-fashion tips on make-up, take your modeling headshots, then step into the spotlight on the Kateri Runway at the end of the week. Cost: $425

Energize, Investigate, Innovate Week 3 (June 22-27)
Use teamwork to create your own innovate project and take action to educate and inspire others. Investigate how animals use energy and learn from them in their natural habitat. Get active and find how your energy can save the Earth’s energy. Cost: $425

Moonlight Mayhem Week 4 (June 29-July 3)
Stay up late at night with friends! This week includes going on moonlit hikes, learning about constellations, stargazing with SkyScouts and telescopes, playing glow-in-the-dark games, studying nocturnal animals, and hunting treasure at midnight! Cost: $425

Showtime! Week 5 (July 6-11)
There’s no business like show business! Wonder what it takes to be a superstar? During this week of camp you will learn about singing, dancing, and improvisation. Put it all together at the end of the week when you’ll perform together in the Camp Kateri talent show. Cost: $450

The Science of Art Week 6 (July 13-18)
Use scientific experiments to make things bubble and ooze onto canvas to create abstract art, build your own kaleidoscope and explore the intricacies of the color wheel as you make your own stationery – with shaving cream! Cost: $425

Saddle Up (Level 1) Week 1 (June 8-13) and Week 5 (July 6-11)
Never been around a horse but think it might be fun? Spend the mornings at the barn, including skills such as riding, tacking up, tacking down, horse care, and barn maintenance. Make new friends and enjoy your afternoons with classic camp activities! Little to no riding experience is needed. Cost: $500

Take the Reins (Level 2) Week 2 (June 15-20)
If you’ve ridden before, meet up with friends to take it to the next level. Pick up the pace and learn arena patterns. Use your best grooming techniques to make your horse beautiful for the Barn Runway during the Horseshoe Fashion Show on Friday! $500
 

Entering 6th-8th grade

Hang Ten Week 2 (June 15-20)
Let your toes hang off the edge of a surfboard and find out what it’s like to breathe underwater. Spend the night near the ocean, take surf lessons and get an introduction to scuba diving. You’ll have tons of time in the water swimming, canoeing and sailing at Camp Kateri too. Cost: $500

Supersitters Week 2 (June 15-20)
Earn the American Red Cross Babysitter certification. Then put what you’ve learned to work by assisting the girls in the Lily Pad unit. Campers will earn the First Aid and Babysitter badges. Girls must be 11 years old. Cost: $450

I Robot Week 3 (June 22-27)
Ever had a desire to travel to the future? Do you have a brilliant idea waiting to come out? Dream big and see how far you can take your idea into the future. This is your chance to join expert teams to program robots to meet the transportation challenges thrown your way. Cost: $425

Mission Possible Week 4 (June 29-July 3)
There’s a Kateri mystery you’ll need to solve with friends. Spend your week searching for clues geocaching and on scavenger hunts. You and your team will use fingerprinting and forensics to find the answers and solve the Kateri mystery. Cost: $425

Silver Screen  Week 5 (July 6-11)
Filmmaking is all about friendship. Work on writing a script, designing sets and making your very own movie. At the end of the week present your work of art and walk the red carpet at the first ever Kateri Film Festival! Cost: $450

MEdia Week 6 (July 13-18)
How will you share your message with the world? Examine the media outlets and how media stereotypes affect girls and young women. Then join friends to craft your own powerful story that you can share with camp and your community. Cost: $475

Program Aide Week 6 (July 13-18)
Become a fully-trained Program Aide (PA) during this week at camp! Learn leadership and event planning skills then put what you learned into action working with younger Brownie and Junior campers. You’ll still have time for building friendships and making camp memories! Cost: $425

Entering 6th-12th grade

Kateri Games: Districts Week 1 (June 8-13)
Survival is fittest when you can rely on friends. While you won’t fight to the death, you will stretch your abilities in Kateri’s take on this survival game: improve and test your archery, canoeing, fire-building and other survival skills. Cost: $450

Kateri Games: The Capitol Week 1 (June 8-13)
The tributes in the Kateri Districts need mentors, escorts and stylists to help them win. Prep them for the parade, assist the Gamemakers in planning surprises and don’t forget the victory feast at the end of the Games! Cost: $450

Entering 8th-10th grade

Sow What? Week 4 (June 29-July 3)
Local grown foods – check. Campfire to cook on – check. Your week-long food adventure awaits as you and your new friends investigate where your food comes from and how far it travels to get to you. Then go straight to the source to get the ingredients you need to make a campfire dinner masterpiece. Cost: $475

Trail Blazers (Level 3) Week 4 (June 29-July 3)
Study proper technique, try horse gymnastics, and learn horse first aid with friends. Previous experience is required. Campers must submit the Horse Questionnaire. To be considered for the first round, applications must be received by March 28, 2014. Cost: $550

Entering 9th-12th grade

Kateri Apocalypse Week 2 (June 15-20)
Build zombie apocalypse survival kits, practice taking out googly-eyed creatures at the archery range and learn survival skills that will help you make it out alive. Dress up and do your best zombie shuffle and go on a nighttime zombie hunt through camp. Cost: $450

Flying High Week 5 (July 6-11)

The ultimate adrenaline rush! Go zip lining through the forest, fly on the trapeze, and test your skills while rock climbing. This week of high adventure will leave you ready to take on any challenge. Cost: $550

Counselor in Training I June 22-July 18 (campers arrive on Sundays and go home on Fridays)

Learn the skills necessary to be a great camp counselor! Spend three weeks developing your leadership, communication, camping, and interpersonal skills while you prepare for an internship as a counselor. Visit a nearby ACA camp to learn more about the camping industry and other programs. Cost: $700

Pre-requisite: Campers must submit a CIT Application and references. To be considered for the first round, applications must be received by March 28, 2014. The Camp Director will contact applicants for an interview. Successful applicants will be notified of acceptance into the program beginning April 4, 2014, with rolling admissions, based on availability, thereafter.

Counselor in Training I Advanced June 22-July 3 (campers arrive on Sundays and go home on Fridays)
Spend a week brushing up on the leadership, communication, camping, and interpersonal skills you learned during CIT I. Spend your second week assisting in a unit.Cost: $450

Pre-requisite: Completion of CIT I. Campers must submit a CIT Application and references. To be considered for the first round, applications must be received by March 28, 2014. The Camp Director will contact applicants for an interview. Successful applicants will be notified of acceptance into the program beginning April 4, 2014, with rolling admissions, based on availability, thereafter.  

Wrangler in Training Week 5 (July 6-11)
Can’t get enough of horses? Spend the week at the barn learning from the equestrian staff! Find out more about horse nutrition and help with lessons for the younger girls. During your downtime, get some lessons of your own! Campers should have some previous experience and be able to work with younger girls. Cost: $400

Pre-requisite: Campers must submit Horse Questionnaire and CIT Application. To be considered for the first round, applications must be received by March 28, 2014. The Camp Director will contact applicants for an interview. Successful applicants will be notified of acceptance into the program beginning April 4, 2014, with rolling admissions, based on availability, thereafter.

Counselor in Training II June 8-July 3 (campers arrive on Sundays and go home on Fridays)
Spend your first week reviewing all your camp and leadership skills, then put them to use in specialized areas for the next three weeks. Specialization areas include: counselor, equestrian, waterfront, craft, program, or administrative positions. CITIIs are eligible to apply for available camp staff positions for the remaining weeks of camp; however, acceptance is not guaranteed.   Cost: $450

Pre-requisite: Completion of CIT I. Campers must submit a CIT Application and references. To be considered for the first round, applications must be received by March 28, 2014. The Camp Director will contact applicants for an interview. Successful applicants will be notified of acceptance into the program beginning April 4, 2014, with rolling admissions, based on availability, thereafter.  

Mom and Me

Ages 6-17
Come to camp for fun and laughter with your favorite female adult role model. Archery, canoeing and hiking are just a few of the activities you can enjoy together. You won’t want to miss the luau Friday night! Note: Participants can chose Friday night or Saturday morning arrival. All adults must complete a volunteer appliction, be background screened and register as a Girl Scout. Click here to start the process.  Cost: $30 per person

Refund Policy

THE $25.00 DEPOSIT CANNOT BE REFUNDED AFTER CAMP REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CONFIRMED

If a refund is administered, it will not include the non-refundable $25.00 deposit. For campers not registered as members of Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, an additional $15 is non-refundable.

The balance of the camp fees are refundable only under the following conditions:

- In the event of severe illness or death in the family. Documentation must be attached to the written request for a refund. Requests for refunds must be made within two weeks after the start date of the camping session.
- For medical reasons. A letter from a physician must be attached to the written request for a refund. Requests for refunds must be made within two weeks after the start date of the camping session.
- If Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Inc. receives a written cancellation at least four weeks prior to the beginning of the session date. Your timely cancellation will enable a girl on the waiting list to attend the program.
- If the session is canceled by Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Inc. or a camp session is full, a full refund will be issued.

NOTE: Refunds will not be made if the camper voluntarily withdraws or is removed from camp during the session for any reason. If a refund is administered it will not include the non-refundable $25.00 deposit for the camp session.

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