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Take your troop camping using cookie proceeds

Congratulations on an amazing cookie program! Are you looking for something to do with your cookie proceeds? Is your troop interested in staying at a Girl Scouts of Colorado property? We would love to host you! Check the list below for some available weekend dates at our properties through fall 2018, as of March 27. All reservations are first come, first served and can be booked at http://girlscoutsofcolorado.checkfront.com/reserve/.

Full availability can be found at our booking site.  There may be one-night stays or individual cabins not listed on this blog.

Tomahawk Ranch

Tom Tom Cabin: Oct 19-21
Kachina Cabin: Oct 19-21
Arrowhead Cabin:
 Oct 19-21

Sky High Ranch

Lodge: Aug 31-Sept 2, Oct 19-21
Lucky Circle Cabins: Aug 31-Sept 2, Oct 19-21
Greenwood Cabins:  May 18-20, Oct 19-21
Troop House: Aug 31-Sept 2, Oct 19-21
Citadel Cabins: Aug 31-Sept 2
Sawmill Cabins:  Aug 24-26, Aug 31-Sept 2
Arrowhead Tabins: Aug 17-19, Aug 24-26, Aug 31-Sept 2

Magic Sky Ranch

Old Lodge: May 11-13, May 25-27, Jun 15-17, Jun 10-12, Aug 17-19, Aug 24-26, Aug 31-Sept 2, Sept 7-9, Sept 14-16
All Season Cabins: May 25-27, Jun 1-3, Jun 15-17, Jun 22-24, Aug 3-5, Aug 10-12, Aug 17-19, Aug 24-26, Aug 31-Sept 2, Sept 7-9, Sept 14-16
Seasonals: May 25-27, Jun 1-3, Jun 15-17, Jun 22-24, Aug 3-5, Aug 10-12, Aug 17-19, Aug 24-26, Aug 31-Sept 2, Sept 7-9, Sept 14-16
Tent Sites: May 25-27, Jun 1-3, Jun 15-17, Aug 3-5, Aug 17-19, Aug 24-26, Aug 31-Sept 2, Sept 7-9, Sept 14-16

Meadow Mountain Ranch

Lodge: Aug 31-Sept 2
Larkspur Tabins: May 25-27, Sept 7-9
Lyra Tabins: May 25-27, Jun 1-3, Aug 31-Sept 2, Sept 7-9
Meekers Tabins: May 25-27, Aug 31-Sept 2, Sept 7-9
Windridge Birdhouse Tabins: May 18-20, May 25-27, Jun 1-3, Jun 8-10, Jun 29-Jul 1, Aug 31-Sept 2, Sept 7-9
Tent Sites: May 25-27, Jun 29-Jul 1, Aug 31-Sept 2, Sept 7-9

Lazy Acres

Lodge: Jun 8-10, Jun 15-17, Aug 10-12, Aug 17-19, Aug 24-26, Sept 7-9, Sept 21-23, Sept 28-30
Forest Cabins: Jun 1-3, Jun 8-10, Jun 15-17, Jul 6-8, Jul 27-29, Aug 10-12, Aug 17-19, Aug 24-26, Sept 7-9, Sept 21-23, Sept 28-30
Meadow Cabins: Jun 1-3, Jun 8-10, Jun 15-17,  Aug 3-5, Aug 10-12, Aug 17-19, Aug 24-26, Sept 7-9, Sept 21-23, Sept 28-30
Mountain Cabins: Jun 1-3, Jun 8-10, Jun 15-17, Jul 6-8, Aug 17-19, Sept 7-9, Sept 21-23, Sept 28-30


Looking to run a service unit camp or encampment? To run a camp at a Girl Scouts of Colorado property, you must reserve the full property. Full property reservations are available for the following dates:

Sky High Ranch: Oct 19-21
Magic Sky Ranch: Aug 17-19, Aug 31-Sept 2, Sept 7-9, Sept 14-16
Lazy Acres: Jun 8-10, Jun 15-17, Aug 17-19, Sept 7-9, Sept 21-23, Sept 28-30


Questions? Contact property.reservations@gscolorado.org.

PA Training with a CAMP specialty

Submitted by Denine Dains

Metro Denver

Westminster

Cadette Troop 3972 is offering PA Training with a CAMP specialty this winter and summer. To register, use the links below:

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Twisted Pine from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeBLW5jqJKOG5UsJF5rZpJVffiGGzkjQzjbw9NXFHrnD98kUg/viewform

Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Hamp Hut from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdYXuaDXjo73UZy-hhc5XdZaiG-nqwLRNGyAo6AfRw1AuncbQ/viewform

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PA Training with a camp specialty

Submitted by Denine Dains

Metro Denver

Westminster

Springtime brings a third year of Camp Specialty PA Training at Twisted Pine. In addition to learning the valuable skills of assisting younger Girl Scouts in a troop or small group setting, Girl Scouts will specialize in leading larger groups in a day camp setting. They 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 themselves in a professional, safe manner while working with younger girls
-being a good role model to younger Girl Scouts

Training will be held at Twisted Pine on March 19 and April 29, 2017. We will start promptly at 3 p.m. and finish at 8 p.m. Afternoon snack, dinner, and dessert-snack will be provided. Bring a mess kit. To register, click the links below:

March 19: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_rGltml7dT_p1s2xPw3R9Q1KAb_I-iJHCNzVZGuY3Zg/edit

April 29: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJ-copliKeN4GsK7hsLl1iEkYtFOeYG1kBGeif0Vl5C3vV_A/viewform

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Task Force Schedules Town Hall Meetings – Northern Colorado & Denver Metro

The Outdoor Property Evaluation Task Force will be holding a Town Hall meetings to hear feedback about Girl Scout properties.

Denver Metro (Twisted Pine, Tomahawk Ranch, general properties):
When: Saturday, March 22, 2-3:30pm
Where: Denver Service Center, 400 S Broadway Denver, CO 80010

Northern Colorado (Pawnee Lodge, Meadow Mountain Ranch, Magic Sky Ranch):
When: Monday, March 24, 6:30-8pm
Where: Harmony Library Community Room, 4616 S Shields St, Fort Collins 80526

These are the is the third and fourth of four meetings that are designed to collect feedback on the usage of and demand for Girl Scouts of Colorado outdoor properties. The first meeting was held on December 19 in Colorado Springs and focused on Sky High Ranch. The second meeting is for Saturday, March 8 at the Pueblo Service Center focusing on Lazy Acres, Hamp Hut, and Sky High Ranch.