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Day Camp


Want your girl to experience the fun of camp, but she’s not sure about resident camp? Check out our NEW Day Camp! Each two-week session will inspire children through hands-on experiences to exercise creativity in cooking and textile art.

Session 1: July 6-17 in Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, Parkton MD

Session 2: July 20-31 at GSCM Program Center

Session 3: August 3-14 at Camp Woodlands

Cost per two-week session

$400.00 before March 15

$425.00 after March 15

Cost per one-week session

$205 before March 15

$215 after March 15 


Day Camp will run from 9am-3pm M-F, rain or shine.

Before and After Care will be offered for an additional weekly fee.

Before Care: 8am-9am, $10/week

After Care: 3pm-4:30pm, $25/week

Before AND After Care: $30/week

Week One

Get out and play in the garden! We will take a look at the wonders of food and examine what can grow from a little dirt, water, sun and fun. During this fulfilled week, girls will examine the science behind the seed; explore environmental impacts of our food supply; and delve into the impact of food on our health and lives.  Girls will spend a portion of the week germinating seeds, propagating plants, harvesting crops and transforming our harvest into delectable dishes. 

Week Two

What does a farm have to do with fashion? We will answer that very question during the second week of day camp as we explore the origins of fibers and how to transform various fibers into useful everyday items. Girls will examine how everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways; explore sustainable clothing options and ponder how the maker movement will change the world. In addition to traditional day camp activities, girls will meet some animals, transform fibers and put those fibers to good use making some useful textile art.

General Information

Girls will participate in a mix of theme based activities, as well as traditional camp programs. All activities may not be offered to each group of campers, as activities will be tailored to reflect general skills and abilities of each age group. Each session will participate in at least one field trip and girls will have an opportunity to work with and learn from skilled professionals. Programmatic experiences may include, but are not limited to, any of the following: cooking, editable art, cheese making, soap making, candle making, gardening, animal care, textile arts, sewing, quilting, art of natural dyes, archery, canoeing, sling-shot, nature hikes, animal visits, outdoor games, and more. At the conclusion of each camp session, campers will be provided with a list of badge requirements that have been completed; however, badges (other than the Day Camp fun patch) will not be provided.

Campers will need to bring a packed lunch, complete with an ice pack, and a reusable water bottle on a daily basis. A light morning and afternoon snack will be provided.

Campers must wear closed-toe shoes fit for camp (i.e. sneakers). Campers should dress to get dirty in clothes that are appropriate for camp (i.e. shorts, capris, t-shirts). Camps should apply sun-screen prior to arriving at camp in the morning and should provide their own sun-screen for afternoon application. It is highly recommended that girls bring “spray” sun-screen that may easily be applied. Girls are also encouraged to wear bandannas or hats. All items should be labeled. Girls should not bring items that would be missed if lost or misplaced (i.e. phone, iPod, etc.), as GSCM, Camp Directors, Counselors and Volunteers, will not be responsible for these items. There is no need for girls to bring electronics or toys as they will not be permitted to use these items during camp.

Transportation is not provided to and from camp. Campers will need to be dropped-off and picked-up by authorized individuals before and after camp. More details will be provided at a later date.

Please send any questions about Day Camp to