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Rainbow's End Weekend Camp — FULL

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Date:
Fri Jun 22, 5:30 PM - Sun Jun 24, 2:00 PM
Location:
Pembroke Scout Hut Map
Registration:
Sun Apr 01, 12:00 AM - Fri Jun 01, 11:45 PM
Category:
Summer Camps
Level:
Volunteer, Brownie, Junior, Cadette
Minimum Attendance:
20
Maximum Attendance:
35
 

This camp is no longer accepting registrations because it is full. If you would still like to register, the camp is accepting a wait list in the event of cancellations. Please follow regular registration procedure to be considered for the wait list.

Camp Theme: Peace. Love. Camp.

Camp Description
Get outside and get in touch with the earth at camp with outdoor arts, camping, archery, and outdoor adventure. Camp includes Girl Scout traditions such as sing-alongs, campfires, s’mores, and SWAPS (Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere). Cook outside, practice archery, make outdoor art, camp in tents, identify poison ivy, play outside, and earn badges.

What to Expect at Camp
Friday night, Girl Scouts will set up their sleep spaces, have a flag ceremony, eat supper, and have a dance party and board games. Your Girl Scout will spend the night in a tent with a buddy in her patrol. Saturday, we’ll start with a flag ceremony and breakfast. The morning and afternoon are spent working on badge requirements, outdoor cooking, archery, and other programs. Weather permitting, we typically have a visit from the Pembroke Fire Department pump truck for a late afternoon cool off. Your Girl Scout will play campwide games, put on a skit at the Saturday night campfire, and sleep a second night in her tent. Sunday morning is a Scout’s Own ceremony, reflection time, and free program time before our closing ceremony at 1:00 PM.   

Dates & Times of Camp
June 22-24, 2018
Families drop off between 5:00 and 5:30 PM Friday
Families return at 1 PM Sunday for closing ceremony. Camp adjourns at 2 PM Sunday. Campers will spend two nights camping in tents.

Camp Costs
Camp fee includes six meals, snacks, camp t-shirt, crafts, badges and camp patches.
$80 camp fee, Brownies and Juniors
$40 camp fee, CPAs and CITs  
$32 membership fee for non-Girl Scouts

Girl Camp Leadership Programs
Camp Program Assistant/CPA (grades 8 and up)
This program is for girls who want to help younger campers. CPA’s assist leaders in carrying out camp programs and activities. They must register for camp and attend a staff planning session prior to camp. Please contact the camp director for additional information.

Counselor-in-Training/CIT (grades 10 and up)
Older girls may apply to be a CIT. They must complete a CIT Application (#2630) and attend GSVSC’s CIT training. They must register for camp and attend a staff planning session prior to camp. Please contact the camp director for additional information.

Counselor-in-Training II/CIT II (grades 11 and up; must have served at a GSVSC summer camp as a CIT)
Girls can submit a CIT II Application (#2666) if they have previous camp leadership experience. They must register for camp and attend all camp staff meetings. Please contact the camp director for additional information.

Transportation
Parents are responsible for their daughters’ transportation to and from camp. Parents are encouraged to form carpools with other campers in the area or with their troop.

Registration
Send Rainbow’s End Summer Camp Registration (#2029a) and fee (checks payable to Rainbow’s End Camp) to:

Cindy Robertson
614 Piney Mountain Road
Narrows, VA 24124

Financial Assistance
Please email info@gsvsc.org for the financial assistance form.  

Refund Policy
Refunds will not be issued for less than $5. Please allow for one to two weeks for processing. If you decide to cancel/withdraw from a program, event, trip, camp or training, then the refund received will be as follows:

100% refund up until the last day of registration (June 1, 2018)
75% refund for six to ten business days following registration deadline
50% refund for 11 to 15 business days following registration deadline
0% refund for 16 or more business days following registration deadline

Camp Director/Questions
Phyllis Newbill, 540-544-6808 or pnewbill@vt.edu

Adult Camp Volunteer Opportunities
There are very limited adult camp volunteer opportunities. Adults who wish to be considered for adult camp staff positions should contact the camp director. Children of adult staff receive discounted registrations.

Camper Badges & Patches
Brownies will earn the Brownie Outdoor Adventurer badge. Juniors will earn the Camper badge.  

Camper T-Shirt: Yes (sizes YS, YM, YL, AS, AM, AL, AXL, A2XL, A3XL)

Note
All camp attendees must be an active 2018 Girl Scout member. Please visit www.gsvsc.org and select Become A Girl Scout or Volunteer Today to purchase a membership or contact us at info@gsvsc.org for help renewing.