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Summer Camp

A girl never forgets summer camp - where she’ll make new friends and memories for life! At camp, she’ll rise to meet the challenges of learning new skills, while enjoying what she already loves best.

There are tons of options for girls to choose from: fun activities, cool themes, and unique programs. Whether you stay for three days or two weeks – there's something new every week! Read more about each program below and register today. 

 

2020 Summer Camps and Activities

Rising 1st–3rd Graders

Camper Sampler | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Campers stay in a climate controlled lodge with bunk bed accommodations. Campers will get to participate in a sampling of the following activities: crafts, swimming, fishing, and boating. Girls will also work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer badges. This program is recommended for girls in elementary school who might not be ready for a full week of camp. It is also suggested for families who might not be able to fit a week of camp into their busy summer schedules!
DATES : June 7-9, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $325 ($400 for non-members) / FULL


Camp Discovery | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in a climate controlled lodge with bunk-beds. Campers will participate in a variety of traditional camp activities including boating, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer badges and along with learning some great outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: June 7-11, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $475 ($575 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Themed Week: Build Like a G.I.R.L | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
“Build Like a G.I.R.L” is for problem solving girls!   Do you like to see how things work? Do you enjoy doing impossible experiments? This week could be for you! Girls will earn the Engineering Journey as well the Practical Life Skills Badge. Campers stay in climate controlled cabin with bunk beds and indoor bathrooms. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, boating, and fishing!
DATES: June 14-18, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $550 ($650 for non-members) / FULL


Camp Discovery | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in a climate controlled lodge with bunk-beds. Campers will participate in a variety of traditional camp activities including boating, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer badges and along with learning some great outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: June 14-18, 2020 / FULL


Camper Sampler | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Campers stay in a climate controlled lodge with bunk bed accommodations. Campers will get to participate in a sampling of the following activities: crafts, swimming, fishing, and boating. Girls will also work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer badges. This program is recommended for girls in elementary school who might not be ready for a full week of camp. It is also suggested for families who might not be able to fit a week of camp into their busy summer schedules!
DATES: June 21-23, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $325 ($400 for non-members) / FULL


Camp Discovery | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in a climate controlled lodge with bunk-beds. Campers will participate in a variety of traditional camp activities including boating, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer badges and along with learning some great outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: June 21-25, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $475 ($575 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Camp Discovery | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in a climate controlled lodge with bunk-beds. Campers will participate in a variety of traditional camp activities including boating, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer badges and along with learning some great outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: July 5-10, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $525 ($625 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Themed Week: Fireflies | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Firefly's week is for problem solving girls!  Do you like to build and try things? DO you like to craft? This week is for you! Girls will be will earn the DIY and Naturalist Badges as well the Practical Life Skills Badge! Campers stay in a three-season cabin with wooden frame cots and mattresses and electricity. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, outdoor activities, and boating.
DATES: July 5-10, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $600 ($700 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Camp Discovery | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in a climate-controlled lodge with bunk-beds. Campers will participate in a variety of camp activities including boating, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer Badges and learn some outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: July 12-17, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $525 ($625 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Camper Sampler | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Campers stay in a climate controlled lodge with bunk bed accommodations. Campers will get to participate in a sampling of the following activities: crafts, swimming, fishing, and boating. Girls will also work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer badges. This program is recommended for girls in elementary school who might not be ready for a full week of camp. It is also suggested for families who might not be able to fit a week of camp into their busy summer schedules!
DATES: July 19-21, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $325 ($400 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Camp Discovery | Rising 1st-3rd Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in a climate-controlled lodge with bunk-beds. Campers will participate in a variety of camp activities including boating, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer Badges and learn some outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: July 19-24, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $525 ($625 for non-members) REGISTER >>

Rising 4th-5th Graders

Camp Discovery | Rising 4th-5th Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in platform tents with a metal spring cot and mattress. Campers will participate in a variety of traditional camp activities including boating, archery, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Geocacher badges while learning outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: June 7-11, 2020 / FULL


Camp Discovery | Rising 4th-5th Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in platform tents with a metal spring cot and mattress. Campers will participate in a variety of traditional camp activities including boating, archery, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will also work on their Practical Life Skills and Geocacher badges while learning outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: June 21-25, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $475 ($575 for non-members) / FULL


Camp Discovery | Rising 4th-5th Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in platform tents with a metal spring cot and mattress. Campers will participate in a variety of camp activities including boating, archery, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Geocacher badges while learning outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: July 12-17, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $525 ($625 for non-members) / FULL


Camp Discovery | Rising 4th-5th Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in platform tents with a metal spring cot and mattress. Campers will participate in a variety of camp activities including boating, archery, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Geocacher badges while learning outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: July 19-24, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $525 ($625 for non-members) / FULL

Rising 4th–8th Graders

Themed Week: Build Like a G.I.R.L | Rising 4th - 8th Graders
“Build Like a G.I.R.L” is for problem solving girls!   Do you like to see how things work? Do you enjoy doing impossible experiments? This week could be for you! Girls will earn the Engineering Journey as well the Practical Life Skills Badge. Campers stay in a three season cabin with electricity and sleep on a wooden frame cot with mattress. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, archery, lake-front, and climbing the tower!
DATES: June 7-11, 2020 / FULL
 

Camper Sampler | Rising 4th-8th Graders
Campers stay in platform tents. Campers will get to participate in a sampling of the following activities: crafts, swimming, fishing, and boating. Girls will also work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer badges. This program is recommended for girls in late elementary or middle school who have never camped before and want to try camp for the first time! It is also suggested for families who might not be able to fit a week of camp into their busy summer schedules! 
DATES: June 14-16, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $375 ($400 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Themed Week: Magic and Mysteries | Rising 4th-8th Graders
Magic and Mysteries is for girls who love space, magic, mysterious stories, and having fun! Girls will be will earn the Space Science badge as well the Practical Life Skills Badge! Campers stay in a three-season cabin with wooden frame cots and mattresses and electricity. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, archery, boating, and climbing the tower!
DATES: June 14-18, 2020 / FULL


Themed Week: Summer Scientists | Rising 4th-8th Graders
Summer Scientists is for our science loving girls! Do you want to learn more about science in the outdoors? Do you want to try some experiments and get messy? Summer Scientists might be for you!! Girls will be will earn the Citizen Scientist Journey as well the Practical Life Skills badge. Campers stay in a three-season cabin with wooden frame cots and mattresses and electricity. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, archery, boating, and climbing the tower!
DATES: June 21-25, 2020 / FULL

*JUST ADDED: Another DIY Themed Week!*
Themed Week: DIY | Rising 4th-8th Graders

The DIY week is for girls that love to craft and do lots of hands on activities!  Girls will be will earning the DIY and Craft Badges, as well the Practical Life Skills badge. Campers stay in a three-season cabin with wooden frame cots and mattresses and electricity. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, archery, boating, and climbing the tower!
DATES: June 21-25, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $550 ($650 for non-members ) REGISTER >>

 

Themed Week: Camp HERo | Rising 4th-8th Graders
Camp HERo is for girls who love to work hard and play hard!  Girls will be creating new games and teaching them to their peers! Do you like to play games and solve problems using clues? Then this week is for you to be our Camp HERos! Campers will earn the Creative Play and Investigation badges, as well as the Practical Life Skills badge. Campers stay in a three season cabin with electricity and sleep on a wooden frame cot with mattress. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, archery, boating, and climbing the tower!
DATES: July 5-10, 2020 / FULL


Themed Week: The World is Your Stage | Rising 4th-8th Graders
The World is Your Stage is for Broadway and theater loving girls! Does your Girl Scout love performing and using her imagination? Girls will perform a play at the end of the week for the rest of camp! Girls will be will earn the Performer and Storytelling Badges, as well the Practical Life Skills badge. Campers stay in a three-season cabin with wooden frame cots and mattresses and electricity. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, archery, boating, and climbing the tower!
DATES: July 12-17, 2020 / FULL


Themed Week: DIY | Rising 4th-8th Graders
The DIY week is for girls that love to craft and do lots of hands on activities!  Girls will be will earning the DIY and Craft Badges, as well the Practical Life Skills badge. Campers stay in a three-season cabin with wooden frame cots and mattresses and electricity. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, archery, boating, and climbing the tower!
DATES: July 19-24, 2020 / FULL


*JUST ADDED: Another Magic & Mysteries Themed Week!*
Themed Week: Magic and Mysteries | Rising 4th-8th Graders

Magic and Mysteries is for girls who love space, magic, mysterious stories, and having fun! Girls will be will earn the Space Science badge as well the Practical Life Skills Badge! Campers stay in a three-season cabin with wooden frame cots and mattresses and electricity. Each day will have themed activities along with regular camp activities like swimming, archery, boating, and climbing the tower!
DATES: July 19-24, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $600 ($700 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Camper Sampler | Rising 4th-8th Graders
Campers stay in platform tents. Campers will get to participate in a sampling of the following activities: crafts, swimming, fishing, and boating. Girls will also work on their Practical Life Skills and Letterboxer badges. This program is recommended for girls in late elementary or middle school who have never camped before and want to try camp for the first time! It is also suggested for families who might not be able to fit a week of camp into their busy summer schedules! 
DATES: July 22-24, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $325 ($400 for non-members) REGISTER >>

Rising 6th-8th Graders

Camp Discovery | Rising 6th-8th Graders
Camp Discovery it is our traditional camp experience.  Campers stay in platform tents with a metal spring cot and mattress. Campers will participate in a variety of camp activities including boating, archery, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Night Owl badges while learning some outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: June 7-11, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $475 ($575 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Camp Discovery | Rising 6th-8th Graders
Camp Discovery it is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in platform tents with a metal spring cot and mattress. Campers will participate in a variety of traditional camp activities including boating, archery, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will also work on their Practical Life Skills and Geocacher badges while learning outdoor skills too! Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: June 21-25, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $475 ($575 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Camp Discovery | Rising 6th-8th Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in platform tents with a metal spring cot and mattress. Campers will participate in a variety of traditional camp activities including: Lake-front activities, archery, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Night Owl badges while learning plenty of outdoor skills. Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: July 12-17, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $525 ($625 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Camp Discovery | Rising 6th-8th Graders
Camp Discovery is our traditional camp experience. Campers stay in platform tents with a metal spring cot and mattress. Campers will participate in a variety of camp activities including: Lake-front activities, archery, fishing, crafts, and swimming. Girls will work on their Practical Life Skills and Night Owl badges while learning plenty of outdoor skills. Camp Discovery is a great place to fall in love with the outdoors and all things CAMP!
DATES: July 19-24, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $525 ($625 for non-members) REGISTER >>

Rising 8th-12th Graders

Wilderness 1 | Rising 8th – 12th Graders
Campers sleep in camping hammocks provided by the camp in a primitive outdoor unit with access to potable water. Each camper will be able to participate in traditional camp activities in the morning with other campers and then go back to the Wilderness unit for activities that teach skills such as knife usage, lashing, wild-facility use, campfire cooking, and more. Dinner each day will be cooked in the Wilderness unit while lunch and breakfast will be with the rest of the campers in the dining hall. This program is great for both beginner and experienced campers but is recommended for girls with at least one year of camp under their belts.
DATES: July 5-10, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $575 ($675 for non-members) REGISTER >>


Wilderness 1 | Rising 8th – 12th Graders
Campers sleep in camping hammocks provided by the camp in a primitive outdoor unit with access to potable water. Each camper will be able to participate in traditional camp activities in the morning with other campers in main camp and then go back to the Wilderness unit for activities that teach skills such as knife usage, lashing, wild-facility use, campfire cooking, and more. Dinner each day will be cooked in the Wilderness unit while lunch and breakfast will be with the rest of the campers in the dining hall. This program is great for both beginner and experienced campers but is recommended for girls with at least one year of camp under their belts.
DATES: July 12-17, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $575 ($675 for non-members) REGISTER >>

High School

Counselor-in-Training 2 (CIT 2) | Rising 11th-12th Graders
Counselor-in-Training 2 teaches girls how to be a camp counselor (you must have participated in CIT 1 first).  Girls will participate in and help facilitate most camp activities under the supervision of certified staff learning what makes a great camp counselor along the way! CIT 2 campers stay in a three-season lodge and sleep on either bunk beds or spring metal cots with mattress. The campers stay over one weekend and have access to laundry facilities (soap provided). CIT 2 campers are unique in that they can bring cell phones and are taught appropriate usage while at camp. They can also bring snacks and electronics in preparation for being a counselor. CAMPERS MUST HAVE ALREADY COMPLETED CIT1 BEFORE ATTENDING THIS SESSION.
DATES: June 7-18, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $550 (Not open to non-members) REGISTER >>
 

Counselor-in-Training 1 (CIT 1) | Rising 9th-12th grade girls
Counselor-in-Training 1 teaches girls how to be a camp counselor and build on their leadership skills. CIT is an earned leadership award with Girl Scouts, and this is one of our most popular and fastest filling programs! Campers stay 11 nights and 12 days in a three season lodge and sleep either on a bunk bed or metal spring cot with mattress. Each camper is trained in leadership, team-building, and partnership exercises. CIT 1 campers stay over one weekend and have access to laundry facilities (soap provided). They are allowed to bring snacks and non-cell phone electronics. While at camp, CIT 1 campers will be mentoring younger campers, but will also have the opportunity to participate in traditional camp activities.
DATES: July 5-17, 2020
PRICE PER GIRL: $600 (Not open to non-members) REGISTER >>

 

2020 Summer Camp Activities

Camp Tanasi's summer camp is focused on teaching girls independence, outdoor skills and social skills in a safe, fun environment. Campers will try a variety of activities each day, giving them the chance to make friends and try new things!

Below are some of the activities available for the 2020 season. Age levels are determined by our safety guidelines and grade levels in each program unit.

Fishing: All grade levels
Learn the basics of fishing and use that knowledge in a catch and release program on the shores of Norris Lake. Utilize skills that can last a lifetime and discover the joys of being a fisherwoman.

Tower: Rising 4th graders and up
Climb to the top of our 36-foot tall climbing tower on four different walls that challenge and excite.

Waterfront: Rising 4th graders and up
Canoe OR kayak on sparkling Norris Lake in one hour sessions. Learn the fundamentals of watercraft safety.

Rising 1st-3rd graders will also be able to paddleboat or canoe with an adult. 

Free Swim: All grade levels
A time to cool off and meet new friends. Music, games, and water toys are always available at the pool.

Crafts: All grade levels
You’ll try your hand at new and traditional offerings in our craft house. Try something new or work on a special project.

Outdoor Skills: All grade levels, EXCEPT for those in Camper Sampler
Girls learn a variety of age-level appropriate outdoor skills in a progressive way. From knots and lashing to compass reading, girls learn to be confident, capable outdoor women!

Archery: Rising 4th graders and up
Learn to shoot while having fun at our archery range. Progressive skills are taught and instill a feeling of empowerment and success. Our trained instructors are excited to show campers how to successfully hit the bullseye!

If you have questions about specific activities, please email our camp director at info@girlscoutcsa.org or call 800-474-1912.