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Corrections to GSCO’s camp mailer for Summer 2020

Girl Scouts of Colorado was recently alerted to errors in our camp mailer for Summer 2020.

  • The location for the “Focus on Canoeing” day camp for Girl Scout Juniors is Bear Creek Lake Park, not the location listed on the mailer.
  • The Open House at Sky High Ranch is April 4 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., not March 4.

The GSCO website been updated with the correct information. Thank you for your understanding!


Day camp volunteer search for Broomfield

Submitted by Rebecca Lankford

Metro Denver


With winter break just around the corner, it may seem wild to be thinking about Summer 2020 already, but that’s just what we’re doing! We’re looking for volunteers to help our day camps be successful. Volunteers don’t have to be troop leaders – any Girl Scout parent is eligible.

Troop 63572 is hosting two day camps in the Broomfield area over the summer. Magical Mysteries will take place at Interlocken Park June 15 – 19 and Magical Mysteries will take place at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church July 27-31. Adults who volunteer for a week can get their girl’s entire registration fee reimbursed – free camp!

Volunteering at day camp is a lot of fun and is a great way to give back to Girl Scouts. As an adult volunteer at our camps, you step in only when needed – the older girls run the show and plan the activities. Being a volunteer at day camp is a great way to share the Girl Scout progression and be a part of the leadership experience.

Visit our website at https://scoutingforfun.com for more information or email us at camplikeagirlscout@gmail.com.

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Girl Scout Daisy Lily’s first day of camp

Submitted by Brittany Smith

Northern & Northeastern CO


I just wanted to share some pictures from my daughter’s first day of Girl Scout Camp. Lily has been counting down for weeks! This year, she is doing a day camp and is already plotting for overnight camp as a Brownie. Lily woke up at 5 in the morning and packed up all of the items on her list.

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Girl Powered LEGO Engineering camp




Submitted by Shay Sinnott

Northern & Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

My name is Shay and I manage the Northern Colorado regions of Play-Well TEKnologies. We run LEGO engineering programs for kids ages 5-12. A new initiative we have taken on over the past couple of years has been a girl powered engineering programming which focuses on providing supportive environments for young girls to learn about STEM fields and explore their interests. In addition to our girl powered LEGO engineering programs, we have worked with many Girl Scout troops all over Colorado to help troops earn badges in mechanical engineering, STEM, and robotics! If you are interested in hosting a badge workshop with Play-Well, please contact shay@play-well.org.For more information, go to www.play-well.org.

We have a special girl powered LEGO engineering camp coming up in Fort Collins at the Foothills Activity Center! We hope your girls will join us for a great week of female-led building. The camp is July 15 – 18, 2019 from 9 a.m. – noon and is for ages 5-7 and 1 – 4 p.m. is for ages 8-12. Interested families can sign up through the City of Fort Collins Recreator.  Register by July 8!

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Registration for Broomfield day camp still open





Submitted by Rebecca Lankford

Metro Denver


School is out and now is the time for summer fun! There are still spots available for the day camps being hosted by Troop 63572 in Broomfield. Please see https://scoutingforfun.com/ for more information.

Knots, Knives, and Nonsense (June 24 – 28, 2019) takes place at East Interlocken Park and will focus on outdoor skills with a special visit from a Leave No Trace Master educator and the Birds of Prey Foundation. Girl Scouts will earn their “Eco” camp badges.

Masterful Makers (July 29 – August 2, 2019) takes place at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church and will focus on helping girls build confidence and friendships through creative activities. Girl Scouts will earn applicable badges to their age group and projects.

Join us!

These camps are also a source of fundraising for Girl Scout Troop 63572 and we reserve proceeds to participate in future Girl Scout activities and events.

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Epic Adventures day camp

Submitted by Brandy Schauppner

Metro Denver


What could be better than spending a week at day camp? Join us for an EPIC experience doing crafts, outdoor fun, team building, some badge activities, and even a Take Action project.

This is for girls from Daisy through Junior with leadership opportunities for Cadette through Senior!

Brownies will have the chance to earn their Brownie W.O.W. Journey with the help of Cadettes who are working on their LIA awards.

We will spend our days making new friends, playing in the sun, going on hikes, and even a tour of the ON-SITE historical museum!

Program Aide Internship (PAI) and Program Aide opportunities are also available. Although we are not providing the training at camp, we will be offering the internship part of the requirement. If you would like to complete PA training prior to camp and need help finding a training session, please email us at epicadventures.gs@gmail.com. We may hold a PA training if enough girls are interested.


June 10 – June 14, 2019

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Campers arrive at 8:30 a.m. and go home at 3 p.m. each day)


Adams County Regional Park (Adams County Fairgrounds)

Al Lesser Building Park

9755 Henderson Rd.

Brighton 80601


Email: epicadventures.gs@gmail.com

Directors: Anna Mills and Brandy Schauppner

Anna Mills: (303) 907 – 4654

Brandy Schauppner (720) 878 – 3947

Information and Registration website: https://epicadventuresdaycamp.wordpress.com/

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“Science in the Summer” day camp

Submitted by Kirsten Allison

Metro Denver


Register your girl for “Science in the Summer” day camp, and she will join other Girl Scouts entering grades 1-5 for a week of fun and learning. Each day, girls will explore a different theme of science including dinosaurs, oceans, weather, and plant science. Camp will be held in a park in Westminster from June 3 – June 7, 2019.

Visiting science experts will make engaging presentations, including a special presentation on sea turtles and bird migration. Our days will include a lot of hands-on activities, so the girls are able to experiment with the information they learn.

In addition to fun science activities, your girl will have the opportunity to learn Girl Scout cooking skills. We’ll be making a hot meal for three of the camp days, and all girls will participate in meal preparation.

This fun week will be rounded out by some traditional Girl Scout fun, including songs and games. Younger girls will be inspired by the older Girl Scouts working as Program Aides.

Camp is filling up quickly, register your camper soon!

Register for camp: https://girlscoutsciencecamp.wordpress.com/

Questions? email: GScamp64021@comcast.net

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Brave Games: Wet, wild, water Edition

Submitted by Denine Dains

Northern & Northeastern CO


Join us for “Brave Games: Wet, wild, water edition” day camp June 10 – 14, 2019 from 9 a.m. -3:30 p.m. at Boulder Valley Church of Christ (270 76th Street, Boulder 80303). Our camp offers girls entering grades K-5 a traditional camping experience, emphasizing Girl Scout traditions, songs, archery (Brownies and Juniors), camp cooking, camp games, crafts and wet, wild, water fun. Daisies will be completing their Outdoor Journey during camp and Cadettes will be earning their LIA Award.

Register now: https://daycampforscouts.wordpress.com/ 

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PA Training: Day camp specialty

Submitted by Denine Dains

Metro Denver


Welcome to PA Training with a day camp specialty on May 18 and 19, 2019 at Twisted Pine. In addition to learning the valuable skills of assisting younger Girl Scouts in a troop or small group setting, you will specialize in leading larger groups in a day camp setting. You will learn how to:

  • Lead large groups of Girl Scouts in camp songs
  • Assist young girls in a flag ceremony
  • Assist young Girl Scouts with chopping food at camp while using a knife
  • Set up a propane stove
  • Make a foil packet lunch
  • Follow the rules regarding fire and cooking with a dutch oven
  • Create a safe cleaning station for dishes
  • Lead yourself in a professional, safe manner while working with younger girls
  • Be a good role model to younger Girl Scouts

Registration links:



May PA Training Flier.docx

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Registration open for day camps in Broomfield

Submitted by Rebecca Lankford

Metro Denver


Is your Girl Scout or troop wanting to learn new skills this summer, as well as make new friends in a safe and judgment-free environment? Troop 3572 has two day camps this summer to help with these goals!

Knots, Knives, and Nonsense will take place at East Interlocken Park June 24 – 28, 2019 and Masterful Makers is at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church from July 29 – August 2. Both camps register through https://scoutingforfun.com/ The cost is $175 per Girl Scout – and if an adult volunteers for the week, your Girl Scout goes for free!

To see a listing of all of the volunteer run camps go to https://www.camp.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/session-list and search for ‘day camp’ or scroll through the list to see all of the camps.

The Broomfield camps are hosted by Troop 63572 RETROS, who love the outdoors and hope to encourage girls to learn new skills and create bonds of friendship through Girl Scouting. Proceeds from the camp help pay for troop activities, and the troop is currently planning a trip to Peru in 2020. If you have an older Girl Scout (Cadette, Senior, Ambassador) who would like to learn more about this trip please contact us!

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