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Girl Scout Camp Registration Open to All Girls
Summer Camp Open to Girls Entering Grades 1-12
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 • Posted May 18, 2011

Austin, TX, May 11 — Girl Scouts of Central Texas is currently registering girls, entering grades 1-12, for summer camp. Girls do not need to be currently registered members of Girl Scouts.Summer camps begin June 12 and continue through mid July at Camp Kachina on Lake Belton; Camp Texlake on Lake Travis; and Camp Wood Lake on Lake Brownwood. Camp sessions are overnight and range in length from two nights to five nights. Most camp sessions begin Sunday and end on Friday.Girls who attend Girl Scout camp have the opportunity to explore nature and discover the amazing experience of summer camp. Activities available at Girl Scout camp include canoeing, horseback riding, swimming, dance and more.At Girl Scout camp, girls can explore their interests, make new friends and develop independence in the safe setting of Girl Scouts. Qualified staff members help girls learn and grow while having fun by embracing and encouraging the principals of the Girl Scout Law: honesty, fairness, consideration for others, caring, courage, strength, personal responsibility, respect, resourcefulness, service and friendship.“For many girls, Girl Scout camp is the best week of their summer,” said Maranda Ribera, Camps Manager for Girl Scouts of Central Texas. “And for parents, it’s a safe, reliable experience that teaches their daughters life lessons and keeps the family budget balanced.”Camp fees include all activities, food, housing and supervision. Girl Scout summer camp sessions begin at $150 per session. Non-Girl Scouts who register for Girl Scout summer camp will become registered Girl Scouts and a $12 registration fee will be added to camp fees.Exact descriptions of camp sessions at, including dates and fees, can be found online at www.gsctx.org. Registration is currently open and parents are encouraged to register their daughter for camp as soon as possible.Visit our Facebook page on May 17th to enter our camp contest. By answering a Girl Scout trivia question, you could win a free week at a summer camp of your choice. For more information regarding the Girl Scouts of Central Texas, Girl Scout membership, camps or volunteer opportunities, visit www.gsctx.org or call (800) 733-0011.About Girl Scouts of Central Texas:Girl Scouts of Central Texas serves nearly 20,000 girls in grades K-12 and nearly 12,000 adult volunteers in 46 Central Texas counties. Headquartered in Austin, Girl Scouts of Central Texas has program centers in Brownwood, Bryan, Killeen, San Angelo and Waco. Through outcomes-based leadership opportunities, girls discover their own potential, connect with others and take action to improve their communities. Girl Scouting offers an array of fun, educational programs focusing on fine arts, science and technology, math, the environment, community service and life skills. Girl Scouts lead with courage, confidence and character, to make the world a better place. For more information, visit www.gsctx.org.

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