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There's No Place like Girl Scout Camp

110 Years of Campfire Stories

From the backyard to the backcountry, Girl Scouts has a long and storied history of getting every girl outdoors. In fact, many Girl Scouts tell us “camping trips” are one of the best things about their Girl Scout experience. It’s true: connecting with the great outdoors in a girl-led setting is a big benefit of belonging to Girl Scouts.

When girls spend quality time outdoors and increase their exposure to nature, they thrive physically, emotionally, and intellectually.

Outdoor Program is important to our Girl Scout Experience and that is why improving our Camps is a priority for Gateway Council. Over the last year we have made some improvements to our facility and grounds.

Girl voices matter, and they have spoken up.  They see needs at camp and we want to help meet those needs to make camp the best outdoor experience by improving equipment, adding new activities,  dorms, and maintenance of our facilities.

Girl Scout outdoor programming helps girls who need it most. Of girls who started the study with room to grow, 70% increased their confidence, interest, and environmental stewardship, and 80% increased their competence.


For 110 years, Girl Scouts have been breaking down barriers, climbing mountains, solving problems, helping others, running their own cookie businesses, making lifelong friendships, and so much more. Generations share the lasting memories of Girl Scout camp. 

If you think that’s incredible, just see what Girl Scouts do next! Make your gift today and support Girl Scouts who are making the world better every day.