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4.3.2. Resident Camp

Resident Camp

Want to call camp “home” for a while? This year, Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois is partnering with Dubois Center, Camp Ondessonk, Touch of Nature, and Land for Learning to give our girls some amazing resident camp opportunities!

Check out our new interactive Resident Camp Flipbook - Clicking the title of each Resident Camp will take you directly to the calendar event where you can find the "Register Now" button!

 

Have you been looking for a Resident Camp for 2019? Well, look no further - it’s here! This year, Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois has partnered with Touch of Nature (Little Grassy Lake), Camp Ondessonk (Ozark, IL), Land of Learning (Little Grassy Lake)  and Dubois Center (DuBois, IL) to give our girls some amazing resident camp opportunities!

 At Touch of Nature girls can attend a mini-session (four days/three nights) or week long session (seven days/six nights). Girl will stay in cabins with electricity and air conditioning. Girls will use flush toilets and covered shower houses during their time at camp. Camp activities may include swimming in Little Grassy Lake, canoeing, hiking, archery, environmental education, high adventure programs (older girls), camp crafts, badge work and, of course, Girl Scout songs and campfires!  If girls need help finding a ride to camp they can jump the Girl Scout bus for free!

  At Camp Ondessonk girls will stay for a week long session (seven days/six nights).  Girls will stay in rustic, three sided cabins. Girls will use latrines in their unit but have access to flush toilets and shower houses nearby. Camp activities may include swimming in Lake Saint Isaac, canoeing, archery, riflery, handicrafts, hiking, horseback riding, challenge courses, overnight campout under the stars, Girl Scout songs and campfires and an all-camp marathon to end the week!  If girls need help finding a ride to camp they can jump the bus for free!

  At Land for Learning girls will set forth on resident camp expedition (four days/three nights).  Girls will head out for a trip down the river by day and campout under the starts during the night.  This high adventure camp where girls will leave the lake and head out to the 11 Point River.  As we paddle down the river girls will still have a chance to earn badges, sing songs, and become a Leave No Trace Master!

  At DuBois Center girls will have the chance to spend the week (6 days/ 5nights) being a cowgirl. Girls will stay in the rustic village in screened in cabins with celling fans and electricity.   Girls will use latrines in their unit but have access to flush toilets and shower houses nearby. Girls will get to ride a horse once a day and still find time to go canoeing, hiking, archery, swimming and earn badges.

Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. If you would like to help another Girl Scout have the opportunity to attend camp, please contact us and make a donation to our campership fund.

Resident Camp Financial Assistance Form: http://bit.ly/2Cbnuv8