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To register for family camping events, use the Family Event Registration Form (program number listed below description) or contact the Outdoor Program Department and request a packet. These events are designed for the whole family! Every girl participant 5 years and older must be registered for the 2016-17 membership year or pay the additional $30 registration.* Adults (men and women over 18) are encouraged to become registered Girl Scouts by paying the $15 adult registration fee. Packing lists will be sent prior to the weekend *Includes $15 GSUSA Membership Fee and $15 GSOFCT Council Service Fee. Membership valid until 9/30/17.



 
Family camps at a glance
In addition to the opportunities on our properties, there are also two nights we encourage you to camp on your own! Join girls all over Connecticut for a one-night overnight. Choose your own location. Patch included.
Jump into Spring Campout
Fee: $4 per girl
Date: Friday, May 5-Saturday, May 6
Register by: April 21

Great Girl Scout Campout
Fee: $4 per girl
Date: Friday, September 22-Saturday, September 23
Register by: September 11

  Pattagansett Staycations
Candlewood Staycation
Just for Girls at Candlewood
Dates June 30-July 2 OR
Aug. 25-27
July 28-30
Sept. 22-24
Arrive 6 p.m. Fri. 6 p.m. Fri. 6 p.m. Fri.
Depart 10 a.m. Sun. 10 a.m. Sun 9 a.m. Sun.
Price $65 per family of five
$65 per family of five
$70 per person
Lodging Platform tents
A-frame cabins
A-frame cabins
Food Options Prepare your own meals, or go out to eat! Prepare your own meals (shared fridges avail.)
Sat. breakfast through Sun. breakfast in dining hall
Bathroom Facilities Shared portos Shared portos Shared portos
Water Activities** Swimming, boating Swimming, boating Boating
Land Activities** Archery, explore the camp Archery, explore the camp Archery, crafts


**Not an inclusive list. Some activities may be rescheduled or modified in the case of inclement weather.


Expanded Descriptions

Pattagansett Staycations
East Lyme, CT
Spend the weekend at Camp Pattagansett with your family. Accommodations include a platform tent site with picnic tables and port-o-lets. You can relax at camp or take day trips out. Swimming, boating, and archery activities will be available. Participants are responsible for their own meals, which may be cooked at camp, or enjoy some of the local restaurants. Camp units will be shared.
Fee: $65 per tent site/family of five

July 4th Staycation
Date: Friday, June 30, at 6:00 p.m.-Sunday, July 2, at 10:00 a.m.
Register by: June 19

Almost Labor Day Staycation
Date: Friday, August, 25 at 6:00 p.m.-Sunday, August 27, at 10:00 a.m.
Register by: August 7
 


Candlewood Summertime Staycation
New Fairfield, CT

Spend the weekend at Camp Candlewood with your family. Accommodations include an A-frame camp site with picnic tables and latrines. You can relax at camp or take day trips out. Swimming, boating, and archery activities will be available. Participants are responsible for their own meals, which may be cooked at camp, or enjoy some of the local restaurants. Camp units will be shared.
Fee: $65 per campsite/family of five
Date: Friday, July 28, at 6:00 p.m.-Sunday, July 30, at 10:00 a.m.
Register by: July 3

Just for Girls at Candlewood
New Fairfield, CT

A fun-filled weekend for girls to bring mom or their significant adult female family member over the age of 21 (substitutions may be made, contact facilitator). We will have many activities such as cake decorating, boating and archery (weather permitting), crafts, campfires, s’mores, and much more. This is a rain or shine event. Register soon as event fills quickly.
Fee: $70 per person
Date: Friday, September 22, at 6:00 p.m.-
Sunday, September 24, at 9:00 a.m.
Register by: September 1
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