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Summer 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.

Info for Summer 2020 coming soon!

Session Dates

 

Session 1 June 22-26
Session 2 June 28-July 1
Session 3 July 5-10
Session 4 July 12-17
Session 5 July 19-24
Session 6 July 26-31
Session 7 August 2-7
Session 8 August 9-14

 

Brownies (grades 2-3)

Camp and More!

Session 1 | $400 if you register by February 13; $425 after February 13

School is OUT! Conowingo is calling all girls who are ready to give resident camp a try. This session gives first-time campers a chance to sample camp activities like swimming, arts and crafts, songs, making s’mores around the campfire, playing games and having lots of fun with new camp friends! 

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Brownie Bounce (Mini Week)

Session 2 | $335 if you register by February 13; $360 after February 13

Get ready to sing, dance and play all week! You and your new camp friends will spend the week learning dance moves, hula hooping, singing karaoke and camp songs! There will be a very special Brownie-only dance party with a make your own sundae station! Of course, you will need to rest those dancing feet with breaks at the pool, arts and crafts and nature activities. 

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Treasure Island (Mini Week)  

Session 2 | $335 if you register by February 13; $360 after February 13

Are you ready to discover all of Camp Conowingo’s hidden treasures? In this mini-week you and your new treasure- hunting camp friends will go on scavenger hunts all around camp. Your group will need to work together to find the clues and the treasure! You’ll even have a chance to make your own treasure box! When you need to relax, stop by the pool, try climbing the rockwall or spend some time at arts and crafts. 

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Gadgets, Gizmos and Goo!

Session 3 | $450 if you register by February 13; $475 after February 13

Explore the science of fun 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. Turn your
days inside out with crazy fun while you enjoy Camp Conowingo with new camp friends. Remember to take a break from experimenting to enjoy some of your favorite camp activities such as swimming, hiking, arts and crafts and more!

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Mer-tastic 

Session 4 | $450 if you register by February 13; $475 after February 13

This 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. Top it all off with an all-camp Luau, where we will play water games and have a chance to sink the pirates’ canoe in the pool! If you’re feeling waterlogged, dry off by climbing the rockwall, tie-dying or going on a nature hike. 

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SuperSHEroes

Session 5 | $450 if you register by February 13; $475 after February 13

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 eating s’mores around the campfire. 

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Bear Necessities

Session 6 | $450 if you register by February 13; $475 after February 13

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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Fairies & Fireflies!

Session 7 | $450 if you register by February 13; $475 after February 13

Ride on the wings of a firefly to Camp Conowingo and join us for a week of fairy adventures. Choose your own fairy name, make your own fairy costume and by the end of the week, earn your fairy wings! You and your new fairy friends will also get to go swimming, search for fireflies on a night hike and create fairy crafts. 

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Water Extravaganza

Session 8 | $450 if you register by February 13; $475 after February 13

Come meet new friends above and under the sea. You and your new two-legged camp friends will transform into mermaids and swim into all kinds of adventures. You will make your own bubble wands, spend extra time in the pool, find new underwater friends on a creek hike, go on a scavenger hunt for sunken pirate treasures and sing all day long. Enjoy some down-time making sea treasure crafts and relaxing by the pool. 

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Teddy & Me 

Session 8 | $450 if you register by February 13; $475 after February 13

Head to camp and bring your favorite teddy bear (or stuffed animal) along for an adventure! After enjoying traditional camp activities like the pool, arts and crafts, singing songs and exploring nature, you will make your own teddy bear friend. Then pack some treats, grab your new friend and set off on a journey to find out where all the teddy bears go for their picnic at Camp Conowingo. 

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Juniors (grades 4-5)

Camp Explorer!

Session 1 | $430 if you register by February 13; $455 after February 13

Spend your week trying out everything Camp Conowingo has to offer! Meet new friends, go on creek hikes, conquer the new aerial ropes course, see the view of camp from the top of our rockwall, and cook 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 at the pool! 

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Mermaid Madness 

Session 1 | $430 if you register by February 13; $455 after February 13

You and your mermaid friends will do everything “water” this week! Go on a hike and explore the creatures that swim through the Conowingo Creek, paddle around the Conowingo Lagoon and spend extra time swimming around the pool. To top off your water-logged week, we will throw a party with water games and the GIANT Slip 'n Slide. If you are feeling a little soggy during the week, spend some time on dry land participating in arts and crafts, nature exploration and more! 

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Pony Tails

Sessions 1, 4, 6 & 8 | $485 if you register by February 13; $515 after February 13

Do you love horses but you’ve never been horseback riding before? Has it been a long time since you last rode a horse? Don’t worry - we have just the camp for you! Enjoy riding as you learn the basics of mounting, dismounting, walking, and steering a horse. 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, and a trip up the rockwall.

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Camp Time! (Mini Week)

Session 2 | $335 if you register by February 13; $360 after February 13

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 and crafts projects, play fun games, and try everything that is Camp Conowingo. Don’t forget to try the s’mores! 

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Art-Rageous (Mini Week)

Session 2  | $335 if you register by February 13; $360 after February 13

This week, camp will be ART-rageous! You’ll paint, draw, mold, and more! Create lanyards and friendship bracelets from hemp, fabric and rubberbands. Use the beautiful surroundings as your artistic inspiration and, of course, make new friends along the way! Campers also get to enjoy pool time, nature and more. 

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Art in the Dark 

Session 3 | $455 if you register by February 13; $485 after February 13

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 glow-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 swimming, rockwall climbing, s’mores and more!

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Hogwoods: Camp of Magic 

Sessions 3 & 6 | $465 if you register by February 13; $495 after February 13

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, participate in wizard duels, and watch a Harry Potter movie with some popcorn! Of course, you’ll also have time to participate in your favorite camp activities like swimming, campfires and more! 

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Junior Jams 

Sessions 3 & 7 | $475 if you register by February 13; $505 after February 13

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. 

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Wet Wild & Cool

Session 4 | $450 if you register by February 13; $480 after February 13

This week is 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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We Want It All

Session 4 | $475 if you register by February 13; $505 after February 13

Do you want to experience everything Camp Conowingo? 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? Maybe you want to start with archery, add in a creek hike and 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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Saddles, Paddles and Arrows

Session 5 | $475 if you register by February 13; $505 after February 13

Horses, Archery, Canoeing - Oh my! If you love adventure, this is the camp week for you! Learn the fundamentals of canoeing, take two trips to the horse stables for corral rides and then top it off with an archery class! Swimming, making crafts and going on nature hikes are all a part of this adventure-filled week. 

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Zombie Survival

Session 5 | $455 if you register by February 13; $485 after February 13

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 | $450 if you register by February 13; $475 after February 13

Come out to Camp Conowingo to chill and de-stress while learning tips and techniques for taking care of yourself! Girls will 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 spend time enjoying traditional camp activities like crafts, nature hikes and campfires. 

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Camp Demigod

Session 6 | $465 if you register by February 13; $495 after February 13

Join your fellow demigods on a quest to become the best heroes you can be! Try to impress Apollo with your archery skills, see if you can spot the water nymphs on a creek hike, and join Zeus in the sky as you speed down the zipline. When you aren't preparing for your next adventure, take a break and learn some self care tips from Aphrodite or fun facts from Athena about greek mythology. 

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Artful Antics

Session 6 | $455 if you register by February 13; $485 after February 13 

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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Adventure Sports

Session 7 | $465 if you register by February 13; $495 after February 13 

During this “extreme” week, you and your team will test your skills on the new aerial 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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Mad Scientist 

Session 7 | $460 if you register by February 13; $485 after February 13

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. Continue the fun when you’re not in the lab by swimming in the pool, learning archery and enjoying arts and crafts. 

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Triple Threat!

Session 8 | $475 if you register by February 13; $505 after February 13

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 | $455 if you register by February 13; $485 after February 13

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 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 | $425 if you register by February 13; $450 after February 13

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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Trail Blazers

Sessions 1 & 6 | $485 if you register by February 13; $515 after February 13

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 skills. When you are not on horseback, you will have time for swimming, arts, nature 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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Guppy Gulch

Sessions 1, 3 & 6 | $580 if you register by February 13; $620 after February 13 

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 the 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! 

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Aqua Adventures (Mini Week)

Session 2 | $355 if you register by February 13; $360 after February 13

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 & crafts, climb the rockwall or maybe try your hand at archery.

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Back Country Adventure (Mini Week)

Session 2 | $355 if you register by February 13; $360 after February 13

Spend one night in platform tents then spend another 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. This is a great opportunity to challenge yourself during this short week of outdoor adventures! (No Hiking packs needed for this program) 

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Mix it Up! (Mini Week) 

Session 2 | $330 if you register by February 13; $355 after February 13

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 go canoeing in the Conowingo Lagoon. Challenge yourself to get through all the elements in our new aerial high ropes course. After all of this, relax and enjoy some traditional camp activities including swimming, arts & crafts and hiking. 

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Conowingo CSI

Session 3 | $450 if you register by February 13; $480 after February 13

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 for a swim, climb the rockwall or try a new tie-dye pattern in arts and crafts. 

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Goblet of Camp Fire

Session 3 | $465 if you register by February 13; $495 after February 13

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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iKayak

Session 4 | $495 if you register by February 13; $530 after February 13

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 swimming.

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H2O Explosion

Session 4 | $450 if you register by February 13; $480 after February 13

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. Team up for the best water balloon contest of the summer. Go on a creek hike, swim twice a day and even take an evening sunset float!

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Rocks, Ropes & Rappelling

Session 4 | $570 if you register by February 13; $610 after February 13

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 | $460 if you register by February 13; $490 after February 13

Imagine this: your small band of campers is all that’s left of civilization. Will you survive? See how you fare as you learn how to hide in the woods, identify edible plants, purify water, build a shelter and more. Be careful, zombies are lurking! 

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Theater in the Woods

Session 5 | $560 if you register by February 13; $599 after February 13

Dress up for an evening at the Dutch Apple Theater and watch a performance of your favorite Disney aqua princess–The Little Mermaid! Back at camp, perform your own short play at the Conowingo Creativity Show! There will be time to take a break from play practice and enjoy the great outdoors and other camp activities.

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Cast Iron Chef Season NINE!

Session 5 | $455 if you register by February 13; $485 after February 13

Try new cuisines, cook epic meals and learn new techniques to become Conowingo’s TENTH 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 tour 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 | $575 if you register by February 13; $615 after February 13

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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Conowingo and the Olympians 

Session 6 | $465 if you register by February 13; $495 after February 13

Come to camp and hone your hero skills in preparation
for your next big quest. See if you've got the gifts of Apollo at the archery range, let Demeter teach you about edible plants, and fly high with Hermes on the flying squirrel. Impress Dionysus with some pizza party fun and play trivia games to test your knowledge of Greek mythology.

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Bull's Eye! 

Session 7 | $450 if you register by February 13; $480 after February 13

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 can even take time to relax and enjoy other fun camp activities like arts and crafts, hiking and campfires. 

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Best-o-Wingo

Session 7 | $475 if you register by February 13; $505 after February 13

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 new aerial challenge course and climb the rock wall. And, don’t forget swimming! If you want to experience the best of Conowingo this camp is for you1

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The Pennsylvania Expedition

Session 7 | $495 if you register by February 13; $635 after February 13

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, eat ice cream at the Strasburg Creamery, ride roller coasters at Hersheypark and more! 

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Choose Your Own

Session 8 | $475 if you register by February 13; $505 after February 13

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 new 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 | $455 if you register by February 13; $485 after February 13

You and your camp friends will learn the basics of Dungeons and Dragons. You’ll make a character sheet and go on a quest where you will discover how to defeat all types of monsters using teamwork. When you aren’t at the gaming table, you'll participate in live-action role play with props you create, plus enjoy your favorite camp activities! 

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Project Funway

Session 8 | $460 if you register by February 13; $490 after February 13

Get ready for the runway as you learn to make your own line of trash bag dresses and jewelry made 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 | $425 if you register by February 13; $450 after February 13

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

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Amusement Park Overload

Session 1 | $575 if you register by February 13; $615 after February 13 

Spend Sunday relaxing at Camp Conowingo before traveling to Camp Whippoorwill, your temporary home base for your excursion to the Adventure Park at Sandy Springs and then Six Flags! On Wednesday you’ll head to Hershey Park for an overnight camp-out. On Thursday you'll spend the day enjoying all the fun the park offers. But the fun doesn’t stop there! On Thursday evening you’ll return to Camp Conowingo and enjoy all-camp activities that night!

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Guppy Gulch

Sessions 1, 3 & 6 | $520 if you register by February 13; $585 after February 13

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 Camp Conowingo and enjoy your favorite traditional camp activities! 

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Insomniacs (Mini Week)

Session 2 | $350 if you register by February 13; $375 after February 13

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

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

Session 3 | $505 if you register by February 13; $540 after February 13

Spend the first night at Conowingo preparing for your week-long excursion. In the morning you’ll head off for a week of adventures in Shenandoah National Park! Spend the day exploring the mountains and forests and return to your site to cook your meals and sing around the campfire. Before heading back to Conowingo, you'll enjoy the spectacular underground views of Luray Caverns. 

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My Choice

Session 3 | $465 if you register by February 13; $490 after February 13

During this week, you and your new friends will create your own schedule based on everything Conowingo has to offer. What will your adventure include-- archery, rockwall climbing, canoeing, campfires? It’s your choice! 

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Risky Business

Session 4 | $475 if you register by February 13; $505 after February 13

Ready for a week of high-flying adventures? Start your day with team building activities on our low ropes course. Have fun climbing the rock wall. Conquer our new aerial high ropes course and zip line by learning how to belay, and tie figure eight and bowline knots. Take a break from the high adventure by relaxing at the pool and creating something cool at arts & crafts. 

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Cowgirls Under the Stars

Session 4 | $475 if you register by February 13; $505 after February 13

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 horse care in workshops. When you are not on horseback, you will have time for swimming, arts, nature exploration and sports! You must have documented riding experience for this session. 

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Janky Jurassic

Session 4 | $505 if you register by February 13; $540 after February 13

Become a dinosaur expert as you spend your week at camp learning about Maryland’s dinosaurs. We will visit a Dinosaur Park, go to the Smithsonian Natural History Museum and visit Calvert Cliffs to look for fossils. While on the hunt, Camp Woodlands will be your base camp. When your travels are complete, you’ll spend all day Thursday enjoying activities at Camp Conowingo. 

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Sow What!

Session 5 | $475 if you register by February 13; $505 after February 13

Start your week learning about the food network and begin building a greenhouse at Camp Conowingo. You will plant herbs and vegetables then 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 produce to prepare and cook. Along the way, you will be working on the It’s Your Planet-Love It! Journey. 

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Theater in the Woods

Session 5 | $535 if you register by February 13; $565 after February 13

Dress up for an evening at the Dutch Apple Theater and watch a performance of one of your favorite Disney princesses - The Little Mermaid. 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 | $455 if you register by February 13; $485 after February 13

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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Generation Next!

Session 6 | $485 if you register by February 13; $515 after February 13

During this adventure-bound session you will hike a portion of the 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 3 days of hiking past waterfalls, over mountain vistas and through beautiful oak forests while learning about wilderness survival. (This program involves a strenuous and physically demanding hike.) 

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Outdoor Explorer

Session 7 | $490 if you register by February 13; $525 after February 13

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 our new aerial 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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Gone Glamping

Session 7 | $450 if you register by February 13; $480 after February 13

Relaxation and pampering are the theme of this week that turns your unit into a camp spa. Relax with soothing music, learn about healthy eating, make natural beauty products, enjoy floating in the pool, writing in your journal and unwinding with yoga. You will also be able to spend time enjoying traditional camp activities like nature hikes and campfires.

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Girl Power!

Session 8 | $455 if you register by February 13; $480 after February 13

Spend a week 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. You’ll have time to try archery and enjoy many other camp activities and, take time to relax by chilling at the pool. 

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River Runners

Session 8 | $545 if you register by February 13; $575 after February 13

During this week of river excursions in Harpers Ferry, you’ll test your limits on a camping and river adventure! Start the week tubing, embark on a guided kayak trip and culminate the excursion 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

Sessions 3, 5 & 7 | $560 if you register by February 13; $600 after February 13

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 | $645

As a CIT I, you'll develop your skills as a leader and future camp staff member as you learn to facilitate camp activities, work with younger campers and just have FUN! Girls will earn their First Aid/CPR certification and 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 | $665

Get the chance to 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. 

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CIT II: Counselor In Training II

Sessions 5, 6, 7 & 8 | $765

You will work directly with a camp counselor on developing programming ideas, facilitate specialized camp activities and share your knowledge while working with other CITs. During your 4-week stay, you will also have the opportunity to visit and stay at another Girl Scout camp to learn how they run their program. Girls will earn their CIT II pins.

Note: This is a four-week program; participants will go home over the weekends. Girls

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WIT II: Wrangler In Training II

Sessions 5, 6, 7 & 8 | $785

As a WIT II, you will work directly with the equestrian staff in 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 visit and 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. 

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Junior Counselor

Sessions 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8

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. This program is intended to be 5-weeks but exceptions may be made for the right candidate.

Note: This is a five-week 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. .

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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.

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.

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