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Camp life is the Best Life

Dear Campers and Families,

Camp life is the BEST life and heres


why. GIRLS are GO-GETTERS,
5 reasons
to send your girl to camp:
INNOVATORS, RISK TAKERS and
LEADERS. All of these traits are 1. Shell develop confidence. Youre giving her the
right there inside of a G.I.R.L just opportunity of self-reliance. Growth in confidence and
waiting to pop out and shine. Camp independence happens at camp.
lets her do just that - experiment and 2. Shell experience outdoor fun and adventure. Youre
experience what it feels like to be a giving her the gift of magical childhood memoriesdirt,
G.I.R.L! Our girls develop confidence, adventures, stories, and joke-filled days and nights spent
explore the outdoors, try new things, unplug and relax! Most importantly, with friends outdoors, under the stars, and around the
they make new friends and build life time memories. campfire.
3. Shell relax. Youre giving her a break from the pressures
I had a chance to read our campers reviews from last summer and every
and stress of competitive sports and school.
one of them had the same themes, I love being outside; I love making
new friends, I love rock climbing and hiking. When I dug a little deeper I 4. Shell get unplugged. Youre giving her the chance to unplug
found another common theme, I like helping with Kapers; I like to help my and connect face-to-face with other girls and positive adult
role models.
friends; I like to help with the flag ceremony; and I like to be responsible
for my own things. Our girls feel more confident and independent after 5. Shell become better at making and keeping friends.
spending time at day camp and resident camp. The bonding and friendships that happen at camp are
different from those that occur at school and on sports
Every girl is welcome at our Girl Scout camps. She does not need to be in teams. The intensity of being together and experiencing life
a troop or a current member of Girl Scouts to attend. Often times the only together, without distractions, creates the ideal setting to
experience a girl has with Girl Scouts is going to camp and that is one of the form life-long friendships.
most rewarding experiences. At camp a girl builds a strong sense of self
and positive values, she builds healthy relationships and learns to solve
problems while she seeks challenges. Camps at a Glance
Camp life is the BEST life. I cant wait to see you this summer. General Information..........................................2-5
Day Camps...........................................................6-7
On My Honor, Camp Fury................................................................8
Resident Camps............................................... 9-12
Troop Camps......................................................... 13
She & Me, Operation Red Shirt........................ 14

AKA, Debbie Rich, CEO Girl Scouts Travel................................................. 15


When to Register
Registration for all camps begins
Wednesday, February 15th, 2017.
Sessions fill quickly so register early!

How to Register
Register online through our campdoc.
com system. Detailed instructions can be
found on our website at girlscoutssoaz.
org/camp. For questions or concerns
you may email customercare@
girlscoutssoaz.org with any specific
questions, or call and speak to a Customer
Care Team member at 520-327-2288.

Financial Assistance
All girls should experience the magic
of camp! To apply for financial
assistance, please fill out and submit OPTIONAL
an Opportunity Fund Application found TRANSPORTATION TO
here: girlscoutssoaz.org/camp. This
form must be filled out and submitted by
WHISPERING PINES
Transportation to and from resident camp
a campers parent or guardian online.
is available for an additional charge: $40
Financial assistance will be given on a
round trip and $20 one way. Buses depart
first-come, first-served basis. In an effort
from and return to the Girl Scout Resource
to provide a camp experience to as many
Center at 4300 E Broadway Blvd. If you
girls as possible, financial assistance
would like to take advantage of this option,
may only be granted for up to half of a
please indicate so on the registration page.

General Info
camps cost, and exclude bus fees
Should your transportation needs change,
please notify the Council at least 1 week
Early Registration
prior to the beginning of the camp session.
Girls who register by Friday, April 28th,
Bus schedules will be provided in your
will receive 10% off each camp session!
camp confirmation packet. Bus fees are
non-refundable, unless otherwise stated.
Paying for Camp
To make a payment using Cookie Dough,
NOT A GIRL SCOUT? NOT A PROBLEM! Cookie Credit or any other form of TROOP PROPERTY
payment other than with your credit RENTALS
All girls are encouraged to attend our summer camps! For non-

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card via campdoc.com, please fill out Do you want to spend a weekend at camp?
girl scouts, a $15 dollar fee will be added to your deposit to allow and submit the Camp Payment Form Test your hand at archery, spend some
with your payment to the Girl Scouts of
your camper to enjoy Girl Scout activities throughout the year. Southern Arizona. This can be found at
time in the pool or head out on a hike.
Wherever your interests lie our camps
girlscoutssoaz.org/camp. Campdoc. are an amazing place to spend time with
Special Accommodations Social Media Updates com will allow payments in as many your troop! With camp as your base you
installments as you like. Cookie Dough/ can create your own outdoor experience
Please contact us with special needs such Were crazy about camp and we love to
Cookie Credit cannot be used towards youre in charge of your camp experience!
as severe food allergies, special diets, health show it! We regularly post about camp and
deposits and are not redeemable online. Spaces fill up quickly so reserve today!
CAMP LIFE IS THE BEST LIFE

care, or mobility limitations. We will discuss you will love to read about it. Follow us!
your campers needs and come up with a Go to our webpage girlscoutssoaz.org, AGES: 5-17, please follow Safety
plan to ensure proper care, support, and there you will find the links to our social
Registration Closes Activity Checkpoints for adult/girl
Registration for camp sessions close ratios, as staff will not be present
supervision to allow for a fulfilling camp media accounts. You will find regular
two weeks prior to the start date or COST: Fees vary by property and activities
experience. postings of pictures and happenings,
when a session reaches capacity.
especially on our Facebook page! VISIT: girlscoutssoaz.org/properties
Refund Procedure for more information
All deposits are non-refundable
GIRL SCOUT CAMP LOCATIONS: (NRD), no exceptions, unless noted.
HACIENDA PROGRAM CENTER CAMP WHISPERING PINES Refunds are given only if a written
3101 N. Sabino Canyon Rd Organization Ridge Rd. cancellation is received 30 days prior
Tucson, AZ 85715 Mt. Lemmon, AZ 85619 to a session. Refunds will also be
given in the event of an emergency.
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WEEK 3 JUNE 19TH-23RD

WISHES, WIZARDS, FANDOM CAMP


& WOOKIES! Ages 12+ $250 $25 NRD
Ages 5-11 $250 $25 NRD Explore the world of pop culture and
Get ready to join your favorite embrace your inner geek! Engage in a week
storybook characters in this week- of hands on activities centered around your
long fantasy adventure! Attend favorite SciFi, fantasy and supernatural
potion class with Harry Potter, icons. There will be an optional overnight
swim with mermaids and new friends in our on Thursday night. What will you be? A
Neverland Lagoon, and learn to battle with wizard? A hobbit? A Time Lord? A Vulcan?
a lightsaber at the Jedi Training Academy! A Wookie? The possibilities are endless!
There will be an optional sleepover* for

Day Camps
Brownies and up on Thursday night.

WEEK 4 JUNE 26TH-30TH

#LIKEAGIRL #GIRLSCANDOANYTHING
HACIENDA PROGRAM CENTER Ages 5-11 $250 $25 NRD Ages 12+ $250 $25 NRD
Grab your shoes and lets get Channel your inner BOSS, and
WEEK 1 JUNE 5TH-9TH moving! Dive into the world of spend a week mastering real life
bowling, archery, and science! skills in the kitchen, the garage and
CAMP-O-RAMA Well unwind with yoga, have spa time by the the office. Well spend a week experimenting
Ages 5-11 $250 $25 NRD pool, and learn even more new skills with in the kitchen, fixing up a car, and learning to
If you love everything about camp and if youre not quite sure which camp is for cooking and candle making! Together, lets manage money. Girls really can do anything!
you, dont worry weve got you covered! This week well explore art, animals, and discover how you can do anything #LikeAGirl!
archery; spend time in the pool with new friends, and even go rock climbing! Learn
new skills, participate in a service project, and be prepared to sing at this camp that
covers the whole shebang! Brownies and up are invited to an optional sleepover* on WEEK 5 JULY 10TH-14TH
Thursday night!
ADVENTURELAND PA CAMP
HORSE CAMP BE THE CHANGE CAMP Ages 5-11 $250 $25 NRD Ages 12+ $250 $25 NRD
Ages 5-11 $450 $50 NRD Ages 12+ $250 $25 NRD Get ready for excitement in this week-long Are you a natural leader? Do you consider
In this beginners camp, you will learn how Learn how to make a big impact at this camp adventure in the great outdoors! Learn yourself a role model for younger girls? If
to care for your horse, hit the corral for week-long leadership camp for to pitch a tent, build a fire, and hone your the answer is yes, then this camp is for you!
one-on-one instruction, and learn to ride teens. Complete a Journey Its mad survival skills with fun challenges and This is your chance to shine as you assist
a horse! When not in the saddle, youll Your Story, Tell It!) , learn all about new friends. Practice tried and true recipes our Day Camp Counselors in leading girls to

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have a blast with new friends participating Girl Scouts Highest Awards, in the camp kitchen, and try your hand Discover, Connect and Take Action at camp.
in Camp O-Rama day camp activities and make your community a better place at archery and swimming. Put your new Learn all about the Girl Scout Leadership
like archery and swimming. Drop off is through service projects. The world needs skills to the test at the optional sleepover* Experience as you prepare for your big
at TROT and pick up is at the Hacienda. your leadership let your light shine bright! for brownies and up on Thursday night! teaching debut at the end of the week!
There will be an optional sleepover* for
Brownies and up on Thursday night. WEEK 6 JULY 17TH-21ST
WEEK 2 JUNE 12TH-16TH
CAMP WILD BRAVE GIRLS CAMP
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DESERT OASIS PA CAMP Ages 5-11 $250 $25 NRD Ages 12+ $250 $25 NRD
Ages 5-11 $250 $25 NRD Ages 12+, $250 $25 NRD Lions, Tigers, and bears - oh my! This week Dear Brave Girl, its a tough job
Come to our Desert Oasis at the Are you a natural leader? Do you consider well explore the animal kingdom saving the world. Did you know
Hacienda. We will play, learn and enjoy yourself a role model for younger girls? If on a virtual tour of the African that yoga and art can help to
the water around us! During the answer is yes, then this camp is for you! safari, visit the Desert Museum, relieve stress and boost your
this week at camp, you will This is your chance to shine as you assist meet a veterinarian, and even productivity in daily life? Come re-charge
get extended swim time, while our Day Camp Counselors in leading girls to make treats to share with your favorite pup. with your sister scouts at this week-
still participating in traditional Discover, Connect and Take Action at camp. Round off the week with archery and swim long retreat so you can continue to do
camp activities like archery. At this Learn all about the Girl Scout Leadership time, and youll have the best week yet! good for yourself and for others. We will
camp, water is just the beginning! Experience as you prepare for your big create vision boards, have morning yoga
teaching debut at the end of the week! sessions and connect with nature while
still participating in traditional camp
6 *add-on to registration $25 fee for overnight. activities like archery and swimming. 7
OPEN HOUSE AT CAMP WHISPERING PINES
Sunday, June 4th 1pm-3pm
Come join us for a pre-camp get together where you can meet camp staff and ask all the
questions you were thinking about when considering signing your camper up for resident
camp. Take a guided tour, have a tasty snack, enjoy the cool mountain air and get excited
for the summer! Kids can make a fun craft to take home and can enter a drawing for a
free week at camp!

Resident Camps

Week 1
JUNE 11TH JUNE 16TH
PARTY THEME:
Under the
Sea Luau
MAGIC TREE HOUSE
Ages 7-9 $350 $50 NRD
Discover a magical treehouse in the Camp Whispering Pines forest and get
whisked away on adventures through time and around the world. Use teamwork
to solve problems and complete missions with your Girl Scout sisters. Learn about
letterboxing, write your own enchanting stories, and enjoy traditional camp activities
like archery and outdoor cooking.

CAMP FURY CATCHING FURY CSI (Camp Science CAMP DIVERGENT


May 30th - June 3rd June 24th 9am-6pm Investigator) Ages 9-11 $350 $50 NRD
Ages 15-18 $350 $50 NRD Ages 11-14 $50 Ages 9-11 $350 $50 NRD (ITS BACK!) Join a faction and see what camp
is all about! Each day, you will

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Ready to shatter glass ceilings? At Camp Cadettes! Seize the opportunity to train Get ready to solve the mysteries of
Camp Whispering Pines! You will look for participate in activities for the
Fury, you will join the ranks of firefighters alongside an all-female team of firefighters brave, selfless, honest, peaceful,
fingerprints, decode messages, and use
and law enforcement personnel to learn and law enforcement personnel. Gear-up and intelligent. You will challenge your body
your critical thinking skills while working
how they ensure public safety for our and experience hands-on fire, emergency with your fellow CSI agents. You will also and mind with the low ropes course,hikes,
communities. In this five-day, four night services, and law enforcement activities, participate in traditional camp activities like and martial arts, scavenger hunts, test your
experience, you will practice search and including ladders, hose lines, rappelling, hiking, archery, and campfire. shot at the archery range, and participate in
rescue skills, crime scene investigation compressions only CPR, fingerprinting, a service project.
techniques, and perform physical evidence collection, and blood spatter ZOMBIE SURVIVAL CAMP
fitness drills. Meet women who are patterns. Gain leadership skills, team Ages 12-14 $350 $50 NRD OFF BROADWAY
Zombies are on the way and were going to Ages 13+ $350 $50 NRD
breaking down barriers and stereotypes building skills, and make new friends! Immerse yourself in a week of performance!
in these male-dominated career fields. aim for the head! At CWP you will prepare for
the apocalypse by sharpening your survival Plan and perform your own flash mob, write
At the end of camp, we will celebrate and develop your own play, and learn the
skills and outdoor knowledge. Create your
your accomplishments at a graduation own survival kits, compete in a unique basics of improv and comedy. You will also
ceremony with family and friends. zombie archery challenge, learn how to cook decide when you participate in traditional
in the great outdoors, and go on an outdoor camp activities, like hiking, camping, and
archery.
8 adventure away from camp. 9
Week 2
JUNE 18TH - JUNE 23RD
PARTY THEME:
Boot, Scoot,
Boogie
Week 3
JULY 9TH - JULY 14TH
PARTY THEME:
Dino Disco

FOREST FAIRIES PACKS AND POLES JURASSIC CAMP MOUNTAIN DO!:


Ages 6-8 $175 $25 NRD Ages 9-11 $350 $50 NRD Ages 7-9 $350 $50 NRD Ages 12-14 $350 $50 NRD
Sunday-Tuesday (ITS BACK!) Discover a long lost world of dinosaurs Experience the true outdoors with a CAN
Get ready to sprout your own wings during Plan, prepare, and participate in a hidden among the pines. Create your own DO attitude! You will be the queen of the
this fantastical 3 day adventure. You will backpacking adventure! You will start the fossils, geocache for dino-eggs, and invent mountain with archery, hiking, backpacking,
join us in making your own wings, wand and week off by learning all about outdoor a new species of dinosaur while enjoying rock climbing, and more. Youll practice
tiara! You will also learn about the wondrous cooking, safety, and camping. The week traditional camp activities like archery and your skills in the wilderness and will cap off
creatures around you and take part in your will end with an overnight excursion away hiking. Its a summer camp 65 million years in your amazing experience with an overnight
own tea party and traditional camp activities. from camp. You will also enjoy traditional the making! adventure away from camp.
camp activities, such as archery and arts
and crafts. No backpacking equipment or
MERMAID MYSTIC experience required. IRON CHEF CIT
Ages 6-8 $175 $25 NRD Ages 9-11 $350 $50 NRD (ITS BACK!) $450 July 9th July 21st
Wednesday-Friday Learn how to create delicious dinners and Ages 15-18 $50 NRD
Take a dive into all camp has TO DYE FOR scrumptious desserts, while mastering the Wouldnt it be so amazing to work at camp?
to offer! During this three day Ages 12-14 $350 $50 NRD

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basics and kitchen safety. Build a master This two week counselor preparatory
session, you will make your own Do you ever find yourself wanting funky team of chefs and participate in a cook off program provides you with the opportunity
magnificent mermaid costume, fresh designs that are unique? Then tie-dye challenge to show off your culinary skills. In to plan different aspects of camp. You will
learn about life underwater, and attend an camp is for you! Spend the week mastering between all that taste-testing, enjoy archery, spend the first week focusing on training
undersea tea party, while enjoying traditional the art of the dye, and learning about color, arts and crafts, singing, and other traditional and bonding with your sister Counselors In
camp activities. chemicals, and design. Youll color shirts, camp favorites. Training. The second week, you will be placed
bandanas, and even make your own tie- in a Unit and your knowledge will be put to
dye journal. Youll also have the chance to
LIGHTS, CAMERA, participate in camp favorites such as archery, MUGGLE MAGIC the test! You will learn the leadership skills
ACTION! necessary to make a difference in young girls
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campfire, and the low ropes course. Ages 9-11 $350 $50 NRD
Ages 9-11 $350 $50 NRD lives while you get a behind-the-scenes look
Discover the wizarding world atop Mount
in to everything that goes into the creation
Were you born to be a star? Come create Lemmon. Youll be sorted into your own
and perform your own play, song, or dance HAVE IT YOUR WAY house and will participate in herbology,
of an amazing summer at Camp Whispering
Ages 13+ $350 $50 NRD Pines.
for the Camp Whispering Pines community. defense against the dark arts, and potions.
You will own the drama closet and work with Be in charge of your camp This week youll also find yourself racing
other girls to create a fabulous performance experience! Plan your week through a quidditch tournament while taking
to showcase your talents. When not on by working together with your part in traditional camp activities such as
stage, you will spend time at the art shack, fellow campers. You will choose arts and crafts and archery.
archery range, and low ropes course. No from many activities, such as overnight
performance experience is necessary. adventures away from camp, canoeing, and
rock climbing, all while enjoying the more
traditional aspects of camp life.
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troop camp
Have fun camping with a
minimal amount of leader
planning and preparation.
Encourage girls to experience
resident camp, where they
will grow as individuals and
the troop will bond even
closer as a group. Take
your troop on an adventure
that theyll remember for
the rest of their lives!

Week 4
JUNE 9TH JUNE 11TH
ADVENTURE WEEKEND!
Ages 7+ $120 (leaders free per Safety Activity Checkpoint girl adult ratio
PARTY THEME: requirements, additional adults $100) $25 NRD
Pirate Prom Experience a little bit of everything at camp. Try low ropes, crafts,
JULY 16TH - JULY 21ST archery, hiking, campfire cooking, songs, and more. We provide
PARTY THEME: trained program staff to lead you through activities, recipes, and so
Safari Social many songs itll be hard to remember them all! Perfect for troops
FORGET ME KNOTS NIGHT OWLS new to camping or for troops just wanting to have a ton of fun.
Ages 7-9 $350 $50 NRD (ITS BACK) Ages 9-11 $350 $50 NRD
Travel back in time and enjoy mountain life, Stay up late to enjoy the magic of camp at
pioneer style! You will experience life similar night! You will experience traditional camp
to that of a pioneer while making your own activities like archery and the low ropes JUNE 23RD JUNE 25TH
soap, candles, and even a toy. You will learn course during the day, but after the sun sets 5TH ANNUAL CWP AMAZING RACE

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the basics of outdoor cooking and learn to is when the true adventure begin. Youll have Ages 7+ $120 (leaders free per Safety Activity Checkpoint girl
make your own bread, butter, and jam. You the chance to discover the things that go adult ratio requirements, additional adults $100) $25 NRD
will enjoy hiking, archery, and drama games. bump in the night. You get to stay up late and
Find your way through camp in search of the final pit stop! Troops
Come experience life as it was in the 1800s. sleep in the next morning, hike by moonlight,
will work together to search for clues, decipher codes, and perform
and follow clues on a late night treasure hunt! PARTY THEME:
fun and silly challenges. Friday night will be the pre-PARTY to
SISTERS OF Team Spirit pump you up for the next days adventure! Saturday night we
SURVIVAL (SOS) MOON SHADOWS will celebrate the race with a campfire and awards ceremony.
Ages 9-11 $350 $50 NRD Ages 12-14 $350 $50 NRD
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Play the ultimate game of Survivor Theres nothing better than


by testing your skills in challenges camping under the stars! Have a
blast enjoying night time activities JULY 21ST JULY 23RD
that build confidence, trust, and
teamwork! At this camp you will try your from flashlight tag to a glow-in-the-dark CWPS GOT TALENT
luck at building a shelter, cooking over an scavenger hunt. Plan a stargazing sleepover Ages 7+ $120 (leaders free per Safety Activity Checkpoint girl adult ratio
open flame, and camping in the wilderness. and explore the night sky for shooting stars requirements, additional adults $100) $25 NRD
You will join a tribe of fellow campers and and constellations. Come enjoy all that Camp Come share your troop talent with all of camp in this super fun
compete in challenges together. Become Whispering Pines has to offer during the day PARTY THEME: filled troop camp! Enjoy camp activities of your troops choosing
one with nature and learn all about animal and at night. Hollywood and marvel at the bond that outdoor experiences gives your troop!
tracking and first aid. Survivors ready? Soiree

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She & Me
July 7th July 9th Multi-Generational
Ages 5+ $120 per person $25 NRD
At She and Me, you will
experience all the fun of camp
PARTY THEME:
with your She (a registered
Girl Scout mom, grandmother, Fairytale
aunt, sister, mentor, etc.). As a Fantasy
pair youll choose programs to
enjoy together such as low ropes,
archery, geocaching, arts and crafts, and
more.
Girl Scout Destinations
are the ultimate adventure for
girls ages 11 and older!

Operation Red Shirt


FREE TO GIRLS FROM MILITARY
FAMILIES
June 30th July 2nd Ages 7-17
$25 NRD to guarantee your spot
Do you have a parent or caregiver
in the military? If so, Operation PARTY THEME:
Red Shirt is for you! This is a FREE Patriotic
weekend camp experience where Party
you will enjoy the sisterhood
that comes from the adventures
of resident camp with fellow Girl Scouts Choose from lots of different tripsfrom surfing camp
who are also from military families. From on the east coast and breathtaking hikes out west, to the
hiking, low ropes, and archery, to arts crazy-cool wonder of new cultures abroad!
and crafts and a dance party, you will be
sure to have a weekend to remember! Make new friendstravel with girls from
all over the country!
USE YOUR
TRAVEL
BUCKS!
Getting Started Is Easy

2017 Camper Care Package


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1. Visit girlscouts.org/destinations. 4. Go on your amazing trip!


2. Choose up to four trips that spark 5. Bring back phenomenal memories
Surprise your camper this summer during her stay at Camp Whispering your WOW. to share.
Pines on Mt. Lemmon by sending her a Camper Care Package!
3. Complete the application process.
The cost per package is $25 and all orders All packages include a GSSoAZ backpack
must be placed in advance! Quantities are to hold all your campers goodies, which
limited, so it is important to get your order include; fun patch, CWP water bottle,
in as soon as possible. Orders must be journal, stuffed animal and bracelet. Colors
received a minimum of one week prior to will vary on all items. No exchanges or
your camper attending resident camp. refunds available. Packages sold as is.
Order with your camp registration!
Nonprofit Org
U.S. Postage
PAID
Tucson, AZ
Permit No. 663
4300 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, Az 85711-3506
520.327.2288 / 1.800 331.6782
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