Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Summer Camps – Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan offers summer camps for all girls in grades 1 through 12 – whether she is currently a Girl Scout or not. With four camp properties located throughout the state and two incredible overnight camps, Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan offers lots of options for any girl. Camp Linden, located in Linden, Michigan, and Camp Merrie Woode, located in Plainwell, Michigan, both offer a variety of girl-led programming suited for girls at any level of comfortability with time in the outdoors and away from home.
UPDATE 5/27/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this camp is currently offering virtual summer camps for the summer of 2020..
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Summer Camps 2020
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan overnight summer camp programming runs from June 28 through July 31, with sessions ranging from three days long to two weeks long. Prices range from $230 to $650 depending on the length and type of session. There are many options to fit your busy summertime schedule. All sessions and information can be found in the Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan 2020 Summer Camp Guide on their website.
What is “girl-led”? Girl-led is what sets Girl Scout programming apart. The girl-led philosophy is that girls can and should choose their own adventures and experiences. Doing so allows girls to build confidence, practice decision-making skills, and grow into the bold leaders they are destined to be. At camp, this means that girls get to choose how they want to spend their time. Each evening, they decide as individuals what they want to do the next day. Girl Scout Camp is so much more than a day care or something to do for a week – it’s a life-changing experience for your girl.
During week-long sessions, girls spend time swimming, boating, practicing target sports, rock climbing, doing arts and crafts, singing, laughing, and so much more. Girls choose what their week looks like.
If your girl wants to try overnight camp, but she isn’t ready for a whole week away from home, Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan offers “Mini Camps” – a three day session where she can see what camp is all about. During mini sessions, girls get to do everything they would do during a full session, but in a few days instead of a whole week.
Some of the most popular camp sessions are horse sessions. Also available in mini or week-long sessions, horse camps give girls the option to spend quality time riding and caring for horses.
Some overnight camp options for older girls also include travel opportunities. The following trips are scheduled this summer
- Sleeping Bear Dunes/South Manitou Island
- Pictured Rocks
- Manistee River Paddle Trip
- Porcupine Mountain Trip
- Upper Peninsula Road Trip
Summer Camps Locations 2020
5285 Hogan Rd, Linden, MI 48451
Director – Audrey Reynolds (email@example.com)
Camp Merrie Woode
12584 Burchette Rd, Plainwell, MI 49080
Director – Brad Peltz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Camp O’ the Hills
2100 Pink St, Brooklyn, MI 49230
Director – Kori Swieter (email@example.com)
Registration for all of Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Camp programs can be found at girlscoutcamp.org. Specific details for all of the dates, times, costs, and sessions, can also be found on the site. Have questions? Call 1-800-497-2688 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Summer Camps
For more info on Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Summer Camps, visit girlscoutcamp.org