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Summer Resident Camp

Introducing the Camp Conowingo Gift Card!

This holiday season you can give your favorite Girl Scout the gift of summer camp by purchasing a gift card that your Girl Scout can use towards the camp session of her choice.

To give the gift of camp for your Girl Scout, click here.

Information about 2019 camp sessions will be available soon!

About

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.

Session 1 June 17-21
Session 2 June 23-28
Session 3 June 30-July 3
Session 4 July 7-12
Session 5 July 14-19
Session 6 July 21-26
Session 7 July 28-August 2
Session 8 August 4-9


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Brownies (grades 2-3)

Camp and More!

Session 1 | $375 if you register by February 20; $394 after February 20

School is OUT! This session gives first-time campers a chance to sample camp activities like swimming, crafts, songs, making s’mores around the campfire, playing fun games and having lots of fun with new friends at camp!

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Gadgets, Gizmos and Goo!

Session 2 | $415 if you register by February 20; $444 after February 

Explore the fun of science as you make ice cream, glow water, ooey-gooey slime, and fizzy explosions! Discover how to grow crystals, capture the energy in the air and make a hovercraft hover. Turn your days inside out with crazy fun while you enjoy Camp Conowingo with new friends. Remember to take a break from experimenting to enjoy some of your favorite camp activities such as swimming, hiking, crafts and more!

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Brownie Bounce (Mini Week)

Session 3 | $285 if you register by February 20; $305 after February 20

Get ready to sing and dance and play all week! You and your new friends will spend the week learning dance moves, hula hooping, singing karaoke and camp songs, and coming up with a group show to perform at the annual Conowingo Creativity Show! One night there will be a very special Brownie-only dance party. And it obviously wouldn’t be a good party without ice cream and tons of toppings to make your own sundaes! Of course, you will have to rest those dancing feet with breaks at the pool, arts and crafts and nature activities.

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Mer-tastic (Mini Week)

Session 3 | $285 if you register by February 20; $305 after February 20

This mini-week is for the mermaids! Explore the waters of Camp Conowingo, search for magical creatures on a creek hike, enjoy a floating lunch and slide your way down the giant Slip n’ Slide. To top it all off, you will celebrate your water-filled week at the All-Camp Luau, with water games and a chance to sink the pirates’ canoe in the pool! If you’re feeling waterlogged, dry off by climbing the rockwall, tiedying or going on a nature hike.

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Teddy & Me (Mini Week)

Session 3 | $415 if you register by February 20; $444 after February 20

Head to camp and bring your favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal along for an adventure! After spending time at the pool, making crafts, singing songs and exploring nature, you will find out where all the teddy bears go for their picnic at Camp Conowingo. Make a new teddy bear friend to take home and enjoy treats at the teddy bear picnic.

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Bear Necessities

Session 5 | $415 if you register by February 20; $444 after February 20

Mowgli knows his bear necessities; this week, come to camp to find out about the Girl Scouts’ bear necessities! Search for wild creatures on a creek hike, enjoy a floating lunch and slide your way down the giant Slip n’ Slide. Learn basic archery skills and get your team in the canoes for some paddle time. If you need a break from the bear necessities, you can try climbing the rockwall, tie-dying or going on a scavenger hunt.

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SuperSHEroes

Session 6 | $415 if you register by February 20; $444 after February 20

Come to camp this week and let your inner SHEro fly! You will spend your week at camp traversing the low ropes course, climbing to new heights on the rockwall and learning how to hit the bull’s eye at archery. When you’re not helping your fellow superSHEroes, spend time tie-dying, floating down the creek or even eating s’mores around the campfire.

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Get a Clue!

Session 7 | $415 if you register by February 20; $444 after February 20

Meet new friends this week and together solve a whodunit type mystery! Who took the last dessert? Who took the last of the friendship string? Use science, technology, and your intuition to analyze clues, examine fingerprints, question witnesses and decode a secret message that will help you solve the mystery. You’ll also take a break from crime-solving when you go on hikes, make some crafts and relax by the pool.

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Water Extravaganza

Session 8 | $415 if you register by February 20; $444 after February 20

Come meet new friends this week and together solve a whodunit type mystery! Who took the last dessert? Who took the last of the friendship string? Use science, technology and your intuition to analyze clues, examine fingerprints, question witnesses and decode a secret message that might lead you to solve the mystery. Take a break from crime solving when you go on hikes, make some crafts and relax by the pool. 

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Treasure Hunt

Session 8 | $415 if you register by February 20; $444 after February

Are you ready to discover all the treasures Camp Conowingo may be hiding? Spend the week with your new treasure-hunting friends going on different scavenger hunts all around camp. Your group will work together, get clues, and find the treasure! You’ll even get the chance to make your own treasure box! When you need to relax from all the hunting, stop by the pool, try climbing the rockwall or spend some time doing arts & crafts.

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Juniors (grades 4-5)

Camp Time!

Session 1 | $417 if you register by February 20; $444 after February 20

Come to camp and do it all! Designed for both first-timers and returning campers, this session lets you have fun at camp for a short week. Sing songs, cook over a campfire, go swimming, hiking and more! You will get the chance to make new friends, do cool arts & crafts projects, play fun games, and try everything that is Camp Conowingo. Don’t forget to try the s’mores!

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Adventure Sports 

Session 1 & 7 | $417 if you register by February 20; $446 after February 20

During this “extreme” week, you and your team will test your skills on the ropes course, improve your rock climbing technique, learn the basics of canoeing, and aim for the bull’s eye in archery. Your group will also choose from a variety of other fun activities such as non-stop cricket, pool volleyball, hula hooping, basketball and soccer. All of this on top of your favorite camp activities like swimming, creek hikes and more!

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Pony Tails

Session 1, 4, 6 & 8 | $445 if you register by February 20; $475 after February 20

If you have never been horseback riding before, or if it’s been a long time, this camp is the perfect introduction. Enjoy riding as you learn the basics of mounting, dismounting, walking, and steering. Work towards your Horse Fan badge while you groom, tack and take care of the horses. Take breaks from the corral with a daily dip in the pool and enjoy other camp activities such as arts and crafts, hiking, sports and a trip up the rockwall. (Horses may not be ridden in excessive heat. If this occurs, other activities will be offered during that time.)

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Junior Jams

Session 2 & 7 | $435 if you register by February 20; $460 after February

This session is jam-packed with a bit of everything for the first-time camper! Get creative with arts and crafts, spend a session canoeing, learn about nature, get on a horse and go on a corral ride, challenge yourself to get up the rockwall, and meet new friends while roasting s’mores around the campfire. This is a great introduction for new campers. (Horses may not be ridden in excessive heat. If this occurs, other activities will be offered during that time.)

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Art in the Dark

Session 2  | $300 if you register by February 20; $315 after February 20

Stay up late in this glow in the dark art-venture! You and your night owl friends will create self-portraits with glow-in-the-dark paint, make glowable slime and decorate our sports court with an out-of-this-world space mural that will light up the night sky. Don’t forget to take part in some of our other activities like s’mores, swimming, rockwall and more!

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Hogwoods: Camp of Magic

Session 2 & 6 | $425 if you register by February 20; $455 after February

Join your sister magicians at Camp Conowingo for a week filled with adventure and magic. Find yourself sorted into your “house” (buddies will be kept in the same “house”) before participating in a number of amazing activities. Try your hand at divination and see if you can read your cookie crumbs, study magical creatures, and participate in wizard duels. Take a break to watch a Harry Potter movie with some popcorn and participate in your favorite camp activities like swimming, campfires and more!

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Camp Sampler (Mini Week)

Session 3 | $300 if you register by February 20; $315 after February 20

Head out to camp and spend your session trying out everything Camp Conowingo has to offer! Meet up with new friends and spend your time going on creek hikes, conquering the ropes course, seeing the view from the top of the rockwall, and cooking a meal over the campfire. Don’t forget to save some time for a visit to the stables for a corral ride, arts and crafts, and of course swimming too! (Horses may not be ridden in excessive heat. If this occurs, other activities will be offered during that time.)

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Art-Rageous (Mini Week)

Session 3 | $285 if you register by February 20; $305 after February 20

This week, camp will be art-rageous - you’ll get to paint, draw, stamp, mold, collage and make! Create lanyards and friendship bracelets from mediums such as hemp, string, fabric and rubber bands. You’ll use the beautiful surroundings as your artistic inspiration, and of course make new friends along the way! Campers also get to enjoy pool time, sports, nature, and more.

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Wet Wild & Cool

Session 4 | $420 if you register by February 20; $450 after February 20

This week, it’s all about the water! Spend extra time in the pool, play water games, choose between a polar bear or sunset swim, and paddle around the Conowingo Lagoon during a canoe session. Then have some fun in the sun with water balloon volleyball, a splash contest, water aerobics, and many other water-related games! When you are not at the pool, have fun participating in a variety of other camp activities, such as arts and crafts, ropes course and creek hikes.

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Create You Camp

Session 4 | $435 if you register by February 20; $465 after February 20

Not sure what you want to do at camp? If so, this is the perfect session for you! You will start your adventure by learning all the amazing options Camp Conowingo has to offer. Then you and your group will get to choose! Want to climb the rockwall, navigate the ropes course, spend all afternoon in the water? Or maybe start with archery, then a creek hike, then finish with arts and crafts? This week, it’s up to you! The possibilities are endless and YOU are the decision maker.

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Artful Antics

Session 4 | $415 if you register by February 20; $444 after February 20 

Use the aquatic side of camp as your inspiration to create art. Take time to paint while canoeing or maybe express your art through underwater photography. As a group, create a sculpture out of materials you find at camp or even a mural for display at camp. When you need a break from creating a beautiful masterpiece, spend some time with your fellow artists in the pool, in the creek or around the campfire enjoying a s’more or two.

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Saddles, Paddles and Arrows

Session 5 | $445 if you register by February 20; $475 after February 20

Horses, archery and canoeing - oh my! If you love adventure, this is the week for you! Learn the fundamentals of canoeing and take two trips to the horse stables for corral rides. Then top it off with a bull’s eye in archery class! Swimming, making crafts and going on nature hikes are all a part of this adventure-filled week. (Horses may not be ridden in excessive heat. If this occurs, other activities will be offered during that time.)

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Zombie Survival

Session 5 | $430 if you register by February 20; $460 after February 20

Do you have what it takes to endure a zombie invasion? Learn the survival skills needed to stay alive after the rise of the undead. Learn about edible plants, navigation by the stars, first aid in case of emergencies and other tips and tricks to keep you from becoming a zombie snack. Whether you’re a zombie newbie or a hardened veteran, this program can help you make it out alive!

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Spa-tastic!

Session 5 | $425 if you register by February 20; $455 after February 20

Come out to Camp Conowingo to chill and de-stress while learning tips and techniques for taking care of yourself. Girls will be able to pamper themselves this week by turning their unit into a camp spa. Relax with soothing music, learn about healthy eating, make natural beauty products, and enjoy activities like floating in the pool, writing in your journal and unwinding with yoga. Girls will also be able to spend time enjoying regular camp activities like crafts, nature hikes and campfires.

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Tribute Training

Session 6 | $445 if you register by February 20; $475 after February 20

At the Capitol, Katniss Everdeen learned many important survival skills in the Hunger Games. Now it’s your turn! Join us at Camp Conowingo’s Training Center to enhance your tribute skills. You and your fellow tributes will learn fire building, how to find food in the wilderness, practice basic first aid, decorate with camouflage and try your hand at archery too! Optional: Come dressed as your favorite character! May the odds be ever in your favor!

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Mad Scientist 

Session 7 | $430 if you register by February 20; $460 after February 20

This week, Camp Conowingo will be your laboratory! Design and build structures using things you find around camp, then spend some time exploring ice that doesn’t melt and eggs that don’t break. Become a mad scientist at camp performing spectacular hands-on experiments, and continue the fun when you’re not in the lab while swimming in the pool, learning archery and enjoying arts and crafts.

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Triple Threat!

Session 8 | $440 if you register by February 20; $470 after February 20

When camp has so many awesome activities, why choose? Go flying through the air on the high ropes course. Hit the target on the archery range. You’ll even get to challenge yourself on a visit to the stables and go on a horseback ride in the corral. Make new friends as you sit around the campfire, do arts and crafts, swim and enjoy nature activities. (Horses may not be ridden in excessive heat. If this occurs, other activities will be offered during that time.)

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Outdoor Artisan

Session 8 | $400 if you register by February 20; $430 after February 20

Let nature be your muse this week. Learn about wildlife to create a painting of animals you could find in the wild, go stargazing to find inspiration for a galaxy-themed tie-dye, become a nature photographer, and more. Take a break from all these creative activities with a dip in the pool, a trip down the Slip n’ Slide, campfires, and more!

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Cadettes (grades 6-8)

Conowingo Chillin'

Session 1 | $388 if you register by February 20; $410 after February 20

Relax while learning tips and techniques for taking care of yourself. Girls will pamper themselves by turning their unit into a camp spa! Listen to soothing music, learn about healthy eating, make natural beauty products, do yoga and more. Girls will also spend time enjoying camp activities like crafts, hikes and campfires. 

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Bull’s Eye!

Session 1 & 7 | $417 if you register by February 20; $446 after February 20

Take aim with your new friends during this week-long archery session. You will start with target practice before advancing to fun games like paint archery & distance competitions created by you! You'll have time to relax and enjoy other fun camp activities like arts and crafts, hiking and making s'mores.

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Guppy Gulch

Session 1 & 6 | $555 if you register by February 20; $590 after February 20 

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. Then, spend your night at the gulch relaxing with your group and preparing for the next day's adventures. When your trip is over, come back to Conowingo and enjoy all of your favorite camp activities too! 

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Trail Blazers

Session 1 & 6 | $445 if you register by February 20; $475 after February 20 

Horse crazy? This is the program for you! Improve your abilities to mount, dismount, lead, walk, trot and turn your horse on command. You will spend half the day at the barn learning ground and ring lessons. When you are not on horseback you will have time for swimming, arts, nature exploration, and sports! You might even get to go on a trail ride (all outdoor riding is weather and skills-dependent)! Riders must have previous riding experience. 

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Conowingo CSI

Session 2 | $400 if you register by February 20; $430 after February 20

Grab your police tape and magnifying glass, and use your detective skills to perform a camp scene investigation! Use science, technology and your intuition to analyze clues, examine fingerprints, question witnesses and decode a secret message that might lead you to a thief! When you need a break from saving the day, visit the pool, climb the rockwall or try your hand at tie-dying. 

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Goblet of Camp Fire

Session 2 | $435 if you register by March 15; $465 after February 20

Try your hand at potions & charms, experience Quidditch camp-style, make wands and participate in wizard duels as Conowingo transforms into Hogwarts! Take a break to watch a Harry Potter movie with some popcorn and participate in your favorite camp activities like swimming, campfires and more!

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Aqua Adventures (Mini Week)

Session 3 | $275 if you register by February 20; $295 after February 20

Make waves during this week of water activities. Try canoeing, creek hikes, Slip'n'Slide and sprinkler games. Take a leisurely floating lunch and enjoy a sunset swim in the pool. When you are ready to dry off, spend some time at arts and crafts, climb the rockwall or maybe try your hand at archery. 

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Back Country Adventure (Mini Week)

Session 3 | $285 if you register by February 20; $305 after February 20

Spend one night in platform tents then spend a night in our hammocks before heading into the woods for an overnight camping adventure into the uncharted Conowingo acres. Girls will enhance their fire building skills, practice pitching a tent and learn more about Leave No Trace. Discover your strengths as you take on this fun outdoor adventure! 

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iKayak

Session 4 | $470 if you register by February 20; $495 after February 20

You will start your adventure by learning all the basics of kayaking on flat water, including rescue and safety techniques and paddle strokes. Then you will go off camp to enjoy the panoramic views as you paddle and explore local waterways. If your arms need a rest, you can relax and participate in other camp activities such as arts and crafts and nature exploration. Girls will team up for the best water balloon contest of the summer. 

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H2O Explosion

Session 4 | $420 if you register by February 20; $450 after February 20

This week is all about the amphibious life, and girls will do just about everything but sleep in the water! Pack up a picnic and have a floating lunch on the Conowingo Creek, canoe on the lagoon, and enjoy the giant Slip'n'Slide. Go on a creek hike, swim twice a day and take an evening sunset float! 

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Rocks, Ropes & Rappelling

Session 4 | $545 if you register by February 20; $575 after February 20

Spend adventure-filled days at Rocks State Park learning knot tying, belaying techniques, climbing movements and having a total blast! At the end of the day, cool off in the pool and relax around the campfire with your new friends. 

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Zombie Invasion

Session 5 | $430 if you register by February 20; $460 after February 20

Imagine this: your small band of campers is all that's left of civilization. Learn how to hide in the woods, identify edible plants, purify water with the sun, build a shelter and more. Be careful, zombies are lurking! 

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Theater in the Woods

Session 5 | $535 if you register by February 20; $565 after February 20

Dress up for an evening at the Dutch Apple Theater and watch a performance of Annie. Back at camp, perform your own mini-play at the Creativity Show! Take a break from play practice to enjoy the great outdoors and other camp activities. 

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Cast Iron Chef Season NINE!

Session 5 | $430 if you register by February 20; $460 after February 20

Try new cuisines, cook epic meals and learn new techniques to become Conowingo's NINTH Cast Iron Chef! You will face challenges and mystery ingredients that you must use in your dish, which will be judged by camp staff! At the end of the week, you'll host a culinary tasting in hopes of winning the Cast Iron Chef title. And when you're not in competition, cool off in the pool and enjoy other camp activities. 

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Holiday in Harpers Ferry

Session 5 | $550 if you register by February 20; $585 after February 20

After a night at Camp Conowingo 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 Harpers Ferry and relaxing with new friends. Afterwards, it's back to Conowingo for the all-camp activity on Thursday night. 

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Camp Katniss

Session 6 | $440 if you register by February 20; $475 after February 20

Come to Conowingo and get in touch with your inner Katniss. Spend your week perfecting your aim in archery and enhancing your survival skills. Pay close attention as you learn valuable tips in fire building, first aid, plant identification, shelter construction and camouflaging. Keep the odds in your favor as you conquer obstacles you never imagined you could!

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Best-o-Wingo

Session 7 | $455 if you register by February 20; $480 after February 20

Can't decide on a program? No worries - you can do it all, from corral rides to archery and canoeing! Challenge yourself 40 feet in the air on the flying squirrel and climb the rock wall. And, don't forget swimming! If you're the active outdoor type, this is the program for you! 

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The Pennsylvania Expedition

Session 7 | $565 if you register by February 20; $594 after February 20

Spend your nights at camp, and your days exploring Pennsylvania Dutch Country. You’ll tour a farm, learn about Amish culture, take a buggy ride, see how pretzels are made, visit the Strasburg Creamery, ride roller coasters at Hershey Park and more!

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Choose Your Own

Session 8 | $445 if you register by February 20; $475 after February 20

This week, the choice is YOURS - you and your group will choose from all the activities Conowingo has to offer! You could be rock climbing in the morning, canoeing in the afternoon and horseback riding into the early evening. Or, you could be on the ropes course for a while, take a break in the pool and then do arts and crafts. It is up to you to create your own adventure this week!

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Conowingo's Dungeons & Dragons

Session 8 | $430 if you register by February 20; $460 after February 20

Are you and your friends ready for a week of adventuring and learning the basics of playing Dungeons and Dragons? Then let's make a character sheet and go on a quest. Learn how to defeat all types of monsters as well as valuable teamwork skills. When you aren't at the gaming table, enjoy participating in a live-action role play with props you've created and enjoy your favorite camp activities as well.

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Project Funway

Session 8 | $435 if you register by February 20; $465 after February 20

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. You will also make your own candles, perfect your scrapbooking skills and make your own lip-gloss. At the end of the week, display all your pieces at the Camp Conowingo gallery for all to see! When you need a break, no worries, you can head over to the pool, ropes course or just enjoy nature! 

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Seniors & Ambassadors (grades 9-12)

You Can’t do THAT at Camp!

Sessions 1 | $380 if you register by February 20; $410 after February 20

Enjoy summer the right way with a week full of movies, songs, late nights, yoga, and even pizza delivery! Of course, you’ll also want to participate in some of the activities you CAN do at camp—like crafts, swimming, canoeing, ropes and archery. It’s your choice, because this week, you CAN do that at camp!

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Risky Business

Session 1 | $415 if you register by February 20; $445 after February 20

Ready for a week of high-flying adventures? Start your day at Camp Conowingo with team building activities on our low ropes course. Have fun climbing the rockwall, learning how to belay and tie knots to conquer the high ropes course and zip line. Don’t forget to relax by the pool and try your hand at arts & crafts.

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Guppy Gulch

Sessions 1 & 6 | $555 if you register by February 20; $590 after February 20

Enjoy spending your days at the gulch trying extreme water activities like snorkeling with aquatic life, zip lining into the beautiful quarry water, climbing the floating wall and tons more. Then, spend your night at the gulch relaxing with your group and preparing for the next day’s adventures.

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Amusement Park Overload

Session 2 | $565 if you register by February 20; $595 after February 20 

Spend Sunday relaxing at camp before you set off on your adventure. You’ll use Camp Whippoorwill as your base as you head to the Adventure Park at Sandy Springs and then to Six Flags! On Wednesday you’ll head to Hershey Park where you will camp out before spending all day in the park. Don’t forget to come back to camp and enjoy our all-camp activities on Thursday night!

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Sow What!

Session 2 | $425 if you register by February 20; $455 after February 20

Start your week learning about the food network and begin building a greenhouse at Camp Conowingo. You will plant herbs and vegetables, and explore camp for wild edibles such as raspberries and blackberries. Down the road from camp, you will tour an organic farm and visit local Amish farms and farm stands. As you visit and tour these areas, you will pick out produce to prepare and cook fresh, seasonal vegetables. Along the way, you will be working on the It’s Your Planet-Love It! Journey.

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My Choice (Mini Week)

Session 3 | $285 if you register by February 20; $305 after February 20

Done it all already, and ready to make your own schedule? Then this is the program for you. During this mini week you and your new friends will create your own schedule based on everything Conowingo has to offer - choose from archery, rockwall, canoeing, campfires and more! What will your adventure include?

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G.A.R.C  Shenandoah National Park
(Great Adventures Resident Camp)

Session 4 | $485 if you register by February 20; $505 after February 20

Spend the first night at camp preparing for your weeklong excursion, and then load up the vans for a week of exciting adventures in the beautiful Shenandoah National Park! During the day, explore the mountains and forests, while spending nights at your site cooking your own food and singing camp songs around the campfire. At the end of your trip, you will stop and visit the underground caves of Luray Caverns.

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Gone Glamping

Session 4 | $420 if you register by February 20; $455 after February 20

It’s time to relax! You will pamper yourself this week by turning your unit into a camp spa. Relax with soothing music, learn about healthy eating, make natural beauty products, and enjoy activities like floating in the pool, writing in your journal and unwinding with yoga. You will also be able to spend time enjoying regular camp activities like nature hikes and campfires.

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Cowgirls Under the Stars

Session 4 | $445 if you register by February 20; $475 after February 20

Calling all cowgirls! Demonstrate your ability to saddle a horse and ride in the corral area. You will then explore the beautiful trails of Camp Conowingo on horseback. Spend time reviewing and learning horse facts, first aid and care in workshops. When you are not on horseback you will have time for swimming, arts, nature and sports! You must have documented experience in riding to attend this camp.

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Generation Next!

Session 5 | $475 if you register by February 20; $505 after February 20

During this adventure-bound session, you will hike a portion of the famous Appalachian Trail. To get a taste of this legendary backpacking experience, you will spend the first day going over maps and preparing your gear for a trip into the Shenandoah National Park. Head out the next morning for three days of hiking past waterfalls, over mountain vistas, and through beautiful oak forests while learning about wilderness survival.

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Theater in the Woods

Session 5 | $535 if you register by February 20; $565 after February 20

Dress up for an evening at the Dutch Apple Theater and watch a performance of Annie. Back at camp, perform your own mini-play at the Creativity Show! Take a break from play practice to enjoy the great outdoors and other camp activities.

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Conowingo Wizarding Academy

Session 6 | $435 if you register by February 20; $465 after February 20

Ready to continue your wizarding studies with your fellow magicians? Make your wand (only after the wood has chosen you!) and participate in wizard duels. Perfect your potion creations, take your team to the Quidditch championship or maybe try your hand at Gobstones or Wizard’s Chess. Don’t forget your invisibility cloak!

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Outdoor Explorer

Session 7 | $545 if you register by February 20; $585 after February 20

Spend an action-packed, fun-filled week at Camp Conowingo, where you will have a chance to work on the Adventurer and Ultimate Challenge recreation badges. Spend the day on the high ropes course, go on an overnight hike, spend time at the stables, and even go on an all-day caving trip!

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Insomniacs

Session 5 | $425 if you register by February 20; $455 after February 20

Explore the Conowingo nightlife by setting up camp at Hemlock Knoll and camping out. Try a midnight cookout, take night hikes, watch movies outside under the stars, and enjoy twilight swimming and boating. You’re going to be up almost all night, so be prepared! You can watch the sunrise, and then hop into bed to snooze away!

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Girl Power!

Session 8 | $415 if you register by February 20; $445 after February 20

Spend a week at camp showing how girls do it best! Show off your competitive side by playing sports, building and running obstacle courses in the woods, and crushing trivia night. When you aren’t demonstrating girl power, take some time to relax by the pool, try your hand at archery and many other camp activities.

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River Runners

Session 8 | $545 if you register by February 20; $575 after February 20

Are you ready for a week full of river excursions? Then get ready to travel to Harpers Ferry for a week of camping and river adventures! You’ll test your limits as you start the week tubing, then embark on a guided kayak trip, and culminate with a whitewater rafting trip. Afterwards, it’s back to Conowingo for the all-camp activity on Thursday night.

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Riding Camp (grades 4-12)

Riding Camp

Session 2, 5 & 7 | $535 if you register by February 20; $565 after February 20

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

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

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Leadership Opportunities (grades 10-12)

Application required for all positions below. Email membercare@gscm.org for an application.

CIT I: Counselor in Training I

Sessions 1 & 2 | $605

This program activity 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.

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WIT I: Wrangler In Training I

Sessions 1 & 2 | $625

Get the chance to work behind the scenes at the Camp Conowingo stables with our horse staff. Wranglers-in-Training must have previous horse experience in riding and horse care, and must have documented experience to apply.

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

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CIT II: Counselor In Training II

Sessions 5, 6, 7 & 8 | $725

You will work directly with a camp counselor on developing programming ideas, facilitate specialized camp activities, and share your knowledge while working with the other CITs. During your four week stay you will also get the opportunity to visit and stay at another Girl Scout camp to learn how they run their camp. Girls will earn their CIT II pins.

Note: This is a four-week program; participants will go home over the weekends. Girls must submit an application and references.

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WIT II: Wrangler In Training II

Sessions 5, 6, 7 & 8 | $745

As a WIT II, you will work directly with the horse staff in every aspect of the horse program, including horse maintenance, teaching, and giving input on the program itself. During your four week stay you will also get the opportunity to visit and stay at another Girl Scout camp to learn how they run their camp.

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

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Junior Counselor

Sessions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8

Further develop 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 wanting to be a counselor in the future. 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 six weeks but exceptions might be made for the right candidate.

Note: This is a six-week program; participants will go home over the weekends. Girls will be asked to submit an application and references. There is no cost for this program.

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Host Families Needed!

Help our international camp staff members settle into America before they begin their summer adventure at camp. Sign up to be a host family today! 

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.

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.

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