Outdoor Living Skills: Level 4 – The Apprentice

As a Cadette Girl Scout you’ve gotten very far in your Outdoor Living Skills training by now. You’re next big adventure before attaining Level 5: The Master will be to complete all requirements for this next one —  LEVEL 4: THE APPRENTICE List personal equipment and group equipment needed for a two-night campout. Plan and carry out a 5-10 mile hike.  Using 3 blankets and a … Continue reading Outdoor Living Skills: Level 4 – The Apprentice

Outdoor Living Skills: Level 3 – The Advanced

 Did you know that our Outdoor Living Skills program at Camp Wi-Wo-Ca has been proudly held every summer for over 60 years? Yep, it’s a tradition generations of women have shared with their mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers.   Next we’ll check out Level 3,  recommended for Junior Girl Scouts. LEVEL 3: THE ADVANCED Learn how to pack a day pack for a hike. List what equipment each person … Continue reading Outdoor Living Skills: Level 3 – The Advanced

Outdoor Living Skills: Level 2 – The Intermediate

So what’s next for that little Brownie? It’s on to Level 2 of her Outdoor Living Skills training! LEVEL 2: THE INTERMEDIATE  Learn the rules for hiking safely on city streets or country roads. Learn precautions to take to keep from getting lost on a hike. Learn what to do if you become lost or separated from your group. Learn what “dressing in layers means”. … Continue reading Outdoor Living Skills: Level 2 – The Intermediate

Outdoor Living Skills: Level 1 – The Beginner

So you want your Girl Scout to become an Outdoor Living Skills expert? Someone others can count on when the going gets tough and a leader to take the charge? Well, that little Brownie still has a way to go until she reaches the Master level, but there’s no better time to start than as a Brownie! Why is that? Keep in mind that the … Continue reading Outdoor Living Skills: Level 1 – The Beginner

Destination Unknown Registration is now open

Where are we going? Well that is a secret….

Take off on a secret all girls weekend adventure to an unknown destination with all your Girl Scout sisters and friends from school. This weekend adventure is led by trained camp counselors. Open to all girls, any Council and any school. Girl Scouts from other California councils are also welcome to join! Continue reading Destination Unknown Registration is now open

Underwater Robotics

Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio’s middle and high school students had the opportunity to experience underwater robotics through a week long day camp at the council in Redlands. This was the first ever robotics camp offered through our Council and it was a big success! We are encouraging the next generation of young women to look into STEM-related fields with interactive programs such as Underwater Robotics Camp. Continue reading Underwater Robotics

GIRL SPEAK: Wilderness Adventure Photography Camp – GS Destinations

By Avery This week-long camp not only taught me about the art of photography, and the joys of travel, but I got to experience this all with girls just like me; together we grew as photographers, individuals, and women. Every day was a new adventure for me, we learned, explored, and took countless photos of it all. It all started on June 6, 2014 when … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK: Wilderness Adventure Photography Camp – GS Destinations

Another successful year for GSSGC’s longest-running day camp!

Now in its 63rd year – Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council’s oldest camp –  Camp Wi-Wo-Ca successfully completed Session B of it’s day camp for 2014. This year’s theme was “Wi-Wo-Ca: The Musical.” There was a program performance at the end of the week performed by some very creative and enthusiastic Girl Scouts. The girl’s unit themes were: “Frozen,” “Rio,” “Seussical the Musical,” “Grease,” “Lion King,” “Wizard … Continue reading Another successful year for GSSGC’s longest-running day camp!

The incredible story of this family will inspire you! This is also how you made difference with a Campership.

We’ve all witnessed what a cookie can do – teach a girl many life lessons and essential business skills – but what can a Campership do? Here is a beautiful example of how Camperships, and people who care,  can make a deep impact on the lives of girls and their families: Jeannette Walker, a retired nurse, and her husband Paul became the legal parents of her eight grandchildren in … Continue reading The incredible story of this family will inspire you! This is also how you made difference with a Campership.

New Research Affirms the Overwhelming Benefits of Outdoor Experiences for Girls

Reposted from Girl Scout Blog According to a new study by the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI), More Than S’mores (2014), girls benefit immensely from time spent outdoors. Girls who regularly spend time outdoors eclipse their peers who spend less time outdoors in environmental stewardship, more readily seek challenges, and are better problem solvers—all important traits in twenty-first century leadership. Outdoor experiences are also particularly beneficial to … Continue reading New Research Affirms the Overwhelming Benefits of Outdoor Experiences for Girls