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Camp Carlson provides a diverse Girl Scout day camp experience for girls entering grades 1-12 where they can meet new friends and have fun in an outdoor environment. Located on 38 acres at the top of South Mountain, the camp overlooks Bristol and the Berkshire Mountains. Sessions offer exciting themes incorporated into general camp program: pool swimming, arts & crafts, sports and games, nature study, hiking, cookouts and more. Leadership opportunities and special programs are available for older girls.

Camp hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Breakfast bunch is available at 7:00 a.m. for an additional fee.

Camp is not open on July 4. Girls enrolled for session 1 or 1A will receive a free camp hoodie and water bottle.

Bus service is provided within or near Bristol, Burlington, Canton, Cheshire, Cromwell, Farmington, Harwinton, Meriden, New Britain, Plainville, Southington, Thomaston, Torrington, Wallingford, and Wolcott.

All girls are welcome - Girl Scouts and non-Girl Scouts.

(800) 922-2770

camp@gsofct.org


 

 Typical Day at Camp
Camp hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Leadership Opportunities for Older Girls:

LEAD (Leadership, Education, Adventure, and Development) - For girls entering grades 9-12 who are ready to take on the leadership role of helping younger girls enjoy all the great experiences at day camp. Participants will receive Program Aide Core Training and LEAD Training to ensure the knowledge, tools, and skills necessary to succeed as a LEAD. LEADs assist Unit Leaders and Program Staff by helping involve campers in program. Find out more about the leadership programs at our camps.

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Financial Assistance - Camperships are available on a limited basis. Click here for an application. The $20 deposit is required to process the camp registration; however, if your camper is not granted financial assistance, the deposit will be refunded. If you have questions about the deposit fee, please call the Registration Department at (800) 922-2770.

Employment Opportunities

Volunteer and Employment Opportunities - We are looking for your special skills, spirit, and appreciation of children. Camp programs include swimming, hiking, campers, nature, sports, games, horseback riding, dramatics, singing, boating, cookouts, canoeing, and living in the outdoors. Enjoy the fun and rewards of meeting and working with other adults and children in the outdoors. Adults will receive training in outdoor skills, teamwork, health, and safety standards. To find out more and to download an application, visit the summer camp employment page. For information on volunteering and an application, click here.


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