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Resident Camp

Girl Scouts of Central Maryland’s summer resident camp at Camp Conowingo, gives girls the chance to experience the outdoors in a safe and caring community, explore the world around them and to thrive in an environment where each girl will build courage, confidence, and character! At Camp Conowingo, girls learn everything from archery and horseback riding to science and leadership in an all-girl environment that encourages fun and friendship.

*Registration for Resident Camp begins: January 6th, 2022 at 8 am*

Camp Registration
Session Dates

 

Session 1 June 20-24, 2022
Session 2 June 26-July 1, 2022
Session 3* July 6-8, 2022
Session 4 July 10-15, 2022
Session 5 July 17-22, 2022
Session 6 July 24-29, 2022
Session 7 July 31-August 5, 2022
Session 8 August 7-12, 2022


Brownies (grades 2-3)

Brownie Bounce

Session 1

Get ready to sing, dance and play all week! 

$450 before February 20

$480 on/after February 20

 

SuperSHEroes

Session 2

Come to camp this week and let your inner SHEro fly! 

$500 before February 20

$535 on/after February 20

 

S’mores and More!

Session 3** MINI WEEK

Camp Conowingo is calling all girls who are ready to give camp a try but for a shorter week! 

$275 before February 20

$295 on/after February 20

 

Mer-tastic

Session 3** MINI WEEK

This mini-week is for the mermaids!  

$275 before February 20

$295 on/after February 20

 

Teddy & Me

Session 4

Head to camp and bring your favorite teddy bear (or stuffed animal) along for an adventure! 

$500 before February 20

$535 on/after February 20

 

Gadgets, Gizmos and Goo!

Session 5

Explore how much fun science is as you make ice cream, glow water, ooey-gooey slime, and fizzy explosions! 

$500 before February 20

$535 on/after February 20

 

Fairies & Fireflies

Session 6

Ride on the wings of a firefly to Camp Conowingo and join us for a week of fairy adventures!

$500 before February 20

$535 on/after February 20

 

Bakin’ Brownies

Session 7

Ready to be your own chef?  Come to camp this week and join other chefs as you cook up all kinds of fun! 

$500 before February 20

$535 on/after February 20

 

Splish Splash

Session 8

Calling all campers who want to spend their week in the water! 

$500 before February 20

$535 on/after February 20

Juniors (grades 4-5)

Junior Jams - Session 1    

This session is jam-packed with a bit of everything for the first-time camper! 

$475 before February 20 or  $510 on/after February 20

 

Wet, Wild & Cool- Session 1

This week, it’s all about the water! 

$475 before February 20 or  $510 on/after February 20

 

Hogwoods: Camp of Magic -  Session 2 & 6

Join your sister magicians at Camp Conowingo for a week filled with adventure and magic! 

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

 

Mermaid Madness- Session 2

You, and your mermaid friends, will do everything “water” this week!

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

 

Junior Explorer- Session 3** MINI WEEK

Come to camp and do it all!

$300 before February 20 or  $325 on/after February 20

 

Outdoor Artisan- Session 3** MINI WEEK

Let nature be your muse this week! 

$300 before February 20 or  $325 on/after February 20

 

Mad Scientist- Session 4

This week, Camp Conowingo will be your laboratory! 

$525 before February 20 or $560 on/after February 20

 

Habitat for Camp!- Session 4

Lend us your helping hands to improve Camp Conowingo’s garden and NEW green house!

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

 

Saddles, Paddles and Arrows- Session 4 & 7

Horses, Archery, Canoeing - Oh my! 

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

 

Mix n’ Match- Session 5

Mix N’ Match your way through the week with a bit of everything for the first-time camper! 

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

 

Adventure Sports- Session 5

During this “extreme” week, you and your team will test your skills on the high ropes course, improve your rock climbing technique, learn the basics of canoeing, and aim for the bull’s eye in archery!

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

 

Create Your Camp- Session 5

Not sure what you want to do at camp? Then this is the session for you! 

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

 

Camp Demigod- Session 6

Join your fellow demigods on a quest to become the best heroes you can be! 

$525 before February 20 or $560 on/after February 20

 

Pajama Party- Session 7

Come discover the world that comes to life at night!

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

 

Art-Rageous- Session 8

This week, camp will be totally ART-rageous! You’ll paint, draw, mold, and more! 

$525 before February 20 or $560 on/after February 20

 

Triple Threat!- Session 8

When camp has so many awesome activities, why choose? 

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

Cadettes (grades 6-8)

Backcountry Adventure-Session 1

Spend one night in platform tents,  then spend a second night  in hammocks before heading into the uncharted Conowingo acres for an overnight camping adventure!

$500 before February 20 or  $535 on/after February 20

 

Girl Power!- Session 1  

Spend a week at camp showing how Girl Scouts do it best! 

$500 before February 20 or  $535 on/after February 20

 

Janky Jurassic- Session 1

Become a dinosaur expert as you spend your week at camp learning about Maryland’s dinosaurs!

$550 before February 20 or  $590 on/after February 20

 

Zombie Invasion- Session 2

Imagine this...your small band of campers is all that’s left of civilization! Now learn how to survive!  

$550 before February 20 or $590 on/after February 20

 

Art in the Dark- Session  2

Stay up late in this glow in the dark ART-venture! 

$550 before February 20 or  $590 on/after February 20

 

Guppy Gulch- Session 2, 4 & 6

Enjoy spending your days at the gulch trying extreme water activities like riding the kayak luge, snorkeling with aquatic life, zip lining into the beautiful quarry water, climbing the floating wall and tons more!

$640 before February 20 or  $685 on/after February 20

 

Conowingo Chillin’- Session 3** MINI WEEK

Relax while enjoying all that camp has to offer.  During this mini-week you decide how you’ll spend your days at camp! 

$325 before February 20 or  $350 on/after February 20

 

H2O Explosion- Session 3** MINI WEEK

This mini-week is all about the amphibious life, and campers will do just about everything but sleep in the water!  

$325 before February 20 or $350 on/after February 20

 

Theater in the Woods- Session 3** MINI WEEK

Dress up for an evening at the Dutch Apple Theater and watch a live performance all while you enjoy dinner!

$375 before February 20 or  $400 on/after February 20

 

Choose Your Own- Session 4

This week, the choice is YOURS - you and your group will choose from all the activities Conowingo has to offer! 

$550 before February 20 or $590 on/after February 20

 

iKayak- Session 4

You will start your adventure by learning all the basics of kayaking on flat water, including rescue and safety techniques and paddle strokes!

$610 before February 20- $640 on/after February 20

 

Risk Taker- Session 5 

Do you love new adventures?  Start your week at camp with team building activities on the low ropes course!

$550 before February 20 or $590 on/after February 20

 

Conowingo CSI- Session 5 

Grab your police tape and magnifying glass, and use your detective skills to perform a camp scene investigation!  

$550 before February 20 or  $590 on/after February 20

 

Rocks, Ropes & Rappelling- Session 5

Spend adventure-filled days at Rocks State Park learning knot tying, belaying techniques, climbing movements and having a total blast! 

$610 before February 20 or $650 on/after February 20

 

Pennsylvania Expedition- Session 5 & 7  

Spend your nights at camp, and your days exploring Pennsylvania Dutch Country!   

$640 before February 20 or  $685 on/after February 20

 

Mix It Up!- Session 6 

Are you ready to develop new camp skills? Take a trip to the stables for instructional horseback riding, spend a morning learning the basics of archery and challenge yourself to get through all the elements in our new high ropes aerial course!

$550 before February 20 or  $590 on/after February 20

 

Conowingo and the Olympians- Session 6  

Come to camp and hone your hero skills in preparation for your next big quest!

$550 before February 20 or  $590 on/after February 20

 

Cast Iron Chef- Session 7  

Are you ready to be a part of Conowingo Cast Iron Chef Season 13?  

$550 before February 20 or  $590 on/after February 20

 

Bull’s Eye!- Session 7  

Take aim with your new friends during this week-long archery session!

$550 before February 20 or  $590 on/after February 20

 

Conowingo’s Dungeons & Dragons- Session 8

Are you and your friends ready for a week of adventuring and learning the basics of playing Dungeons & Dragons?  

$550 before February 20 or  $590 on/after February 20

 

Best O' Wingo- Session 8

Can't decide on a program? No worries....you can do it all! From corral rides and archery to canoeing and high ropes, it is all yours for the taking! 

$550 before February 20 or  $590 on/after February 20

 

Holiday at Harpers Ferry- Session 8

After a night at camp you’ll travel to Harpers Ferry for camping in Maple Tree Campground’s tree houses, hiking along the Appalachian Trail, tubing on a nearby river, exploring shops and restaurants in town and relaxing with new friends! 

$640 before February 20 or  $685 on/after February 20

Seniors & Ambassadors (grades 9-12)

Gone Glamping-Session 1

Schools out and it’s time to relax!  You will pamper yourself this week by turning your unit into a camp spa!

$525 before February 20 or  $560 on/after February 20

 

Amusement Park Overload- Session 1

Spend Monday relaxing at camp and getting ready for your thrilling week! 

$600 before February 20 or  $640 on/after February 20

 

Janky Jurassic- Session 1

Become a dinosaur expert as you spend your week at camp learning about Maryland’s dinosaurs!

$550 before February 20 or $590 on/after February 20

 

You Can’t do THAT at Camp!- Session 2 & 7

Enjoy summer the right way with a week full of movies, songs, late nights, yoga, and pizza delivered to you at camp! 

$575 before February 20 or $615 on/after February 20

 

Guppy Gulch- Session 2, 4 & 6

Enjoy spending your days at the gulch trying extreme water activities like riding the kayak luge, snorkeling with aquatic life, zip lining into the beautiful quarry water, climbing the floating wall and tons more!

$640 before February 20 or  $685 on/after February 20

 

River Runners- Session 2

Get ready for a week full of river adventures!  You’ll travel to Harpers Ferry for a week of camping and river fun! 

$640 before February 20 or  $685 on/after February 20

 

My Choice- Session 3** MINI WEEK

During this mini week at camp you and your new friends will create your own schedule based on everything Conowingo has to offer!

$350 before February 20 or  $357 on/after February 20

 

Risky Business- Session 4

Ready for a week of high-flying adventures?  Start your day at Camp Conowingo with team building activities on our low ropes course!

$575 before February 20 or  $615 on/after February 20

 

Insomniacs- Session 5

Explore the Conowingo nightlife by setting up camp at Hemlock Knoll!

$575 before February 20 or  $615 on/after February 20

 

Pennsylvania Expedition- Session 5  

Spend your nights at camp, and your days exploring Pennsylvania Dutch Country!

$640 before February 20 or  $685 on/after February 20

 

Art Star- Session 6

Camp is your canvas this week as you explore various art mediums! 

$575 before February 20 or $615 on/after February 20

 

Ultimate Water Adventure- Session 6  

Spend your nights at camp, and your days exploring a variety of water adventures!

$610 before February 20 or  $640 on/after February 20

 

Underwater Explorers- Session 7

Have you always fantasized about exploring plane wrecks and other items 30 feet or more below the surface of the water? 

$640 before February 20 or  $685 on/after February 20

 

Conowingo’s Dungeons & Dragons- Session 8

Are you and your friends ready for a week of adventuring and learning the basics of playing Dungeons and Dragons? 

$575 before February 20 or  $615 on/after February 20

 

Project Funway- Session 8

This week get ready for the runway as you learn to make your own line of trash bag dresses and jewelry made out of the finest things found in nature! 

$575 before February 20  

Riding Camp (grades 4-12)

Riding Camp

Session 1,2 & 4-8  | For campers in grades 4-12

At Riding Camp, campers will experience the joy and adventure of English horseback riding in a safe and comfortable environment while under the supervision of Camp Conowingo’s experienced equestrian staff. For more information about Riding Camp, contact camp@gscm.org

$625 if you register before February 20

$670 if you register on/after February 20

Due to the liability on behalf of Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, staff may change the level of girls at any point during the week to assure they are in the level that best suits their riding abilities.

Please note: Horses may not be ridden in excessive heat. If this occurs, other activities will be offered during that time.

Leadership Opportunities (grades 10-12)

For girls in grades 10 - 12. By application Only.

Counselor in Training (CIT) I Sessions 1 & 2 | $650

This program gives you a chance to develop skills as a leader and future camp staff member. Learn to facilitate camp activities, work with younger campers, and just have FUN! Girls will earn a First Aid/CPR certification and their CIT I pins.

Note: This is a two-week program; participants will go home over the weekend.

Wrangler in Training (WIT) I Sessions 1 & 2 | $675

Work behind the scenes at the Camp Conowingo stables with our horse staff. Wranglers-in-Training must have documented experience riding and caring for horses. Only girls with written documentation should apply.

Note: This is a two-week program; participants will go home over the weekend.

Counselor in Training (CIT) II Sessions 5, 6, 7 & 8 | $765

You will work directly with a camp counselor on developing programming ideas, facilitating specialized camp activities, and sharing your knowledge while working with the other CITs. During your 4-week stay you will also get the opportunity to stay at another Girl Scout camp to learn how they run their program. Girls will earn their CIT II pins. Note: This is a fourweek program; participants will go home over the weekends. Girls must complete an application and provide references.

Wrangler in Training (WIT) II Sessions 5, 6, 7 & 8 | $785

You will work directly with the equestrian staff to learn every aspect of the horse program, including horse maintenance, teaching girls and giving input on the program itself. During your 4-week stay you will also get the opportunity to stay at another Girl Scout camp to learn how they run their program.

Note: This is a four-week program; participants will go home over the weekends. Girls will be asked to complete an application and provide references.

Junior Counselor Sessions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 | No cost 

Broaden your leadership skills by discovering what it’s really like to be a counselor at Camp Conowingo. Our Junior Counselors will be assigned programs weekly, have time off each day, and go home on the weekends. This is a great opportunity for girls who dream of becoming a counselor. Space is limited. All Junior Counselors will be interviewed by the Camp Director and placement will be determined based on experience. program is intended to be 6 weeks but exceptions may be made for the right candidate. Note: This is a 6-week program program; participants will go home over the weekends. Girls will be asked to complete an application and provide references. There is no cost for this program.

Work At Camp

Looking for a rewarding and fun summer job? Camp Counselors work with girls and young women in the outdoors to help them realize their full potential, gain self-confidence and become future leaders. Girl Scouts of Central Maryland summer resident camp takes place at Camp Conowingo, a 600-acre property alongside the beautiful Susquehanna River in Cecil County, Maryland. Resident camp programs include swimming, kayaking, rockwall climbing, arts & crafts, travel camps, outdoor cooking, high & low ropes courses and more!

Resident Camp staff is recruited regionally and from around the world. We carefully select staff from within the United States and abroad. We believe a diverse staff offers girls of all ages the opportunity to meet people from near and far, and to learn more about themselves and people who are different from them. All applicants are background checked, fingerprinted and drug screened. Specialty program instructors (lifeguards, horse personnel) have extensive knowledge in their areas of expertise.

Open Positions include:

To Apply: Fill out the application here.

Reference Request: When applying for a job at Camp Conowingo please send out a reference request form found here to at least three non-family/friend references.