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Summer Camp

Give your girl a summer to remember: a summer of making new friends, swimming, kayaking, exploring nature, and meeting new challenges! Our beautiful Girl Scout camps are open to any girl, whether she's already a Girl Scout or not. Day camps in Newport, Glocester, West Kingston and Swansea, MA serve girls throughout Rhode Island, southeastern MA and beyond in grades K-12. Sign up for just a single session or string them together and spend the entire summer at Girl Scout camp! Our camp counselors are wonderful and the prices are reasonable.

A day camp "day" runs from 8:30am to 4pm. Bus service is available for a modest fee ($15/week).

Our overnight camp, Camp Hoffman in West Kingston, awaits the adventurous girl in grade 2-12 who wants to sing and sleep under the stars.

Click here for a copy of our 2014 Summer Camp Catalog. catalog cover

Click here to register online with a credit card.

Click here to download a paper registration form. Click here for a version en Español.

Bus stop locations and times are posted closer to the first day of camp. Stay tuned!

Financial Assistance

We firmly believe that every girl who wants to attend camp should attend camp, so we encourage you to consider applying for financial aid. See the Financial Aid section below for details!

Don't let anything stand in the way of a summer filled with friendship, fun and new-found confidence.

Both girls who are Girl Scout members and non-Girl Scouts are welcome to attend camp without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or socio-economic status.

Financial Aid

Thanks to the generosity of individuals, civic organization and foundations, financial aid to attend a GSRI summer camp program – day or overnight – is available for Girl Scouts who, without this assistance, would not be able to attend Girl Scout camp. Families applying for financial aid should expect to pay as much as they possibly can.

Since our funds are allocated on a first come, first served basis, we recommend you complete and mail the 2014 Financial Aid Application and required documentation to GSRI as soon as possible. Click here for a version en Español.

Our mailing address is GSRI, 500 Greenwich Ave, Warwick, RI 02886. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Financial aid applications are evaluated on a rolling basis. Questions? Call us at 401.331.4500 or 800.331.0149 and ask for a camp registrar to assist you.

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Day Camp

Day camp is offered in one-week and, in some cases, two-week sessions. Each day is carefully planned to build on the lessons learned the previous day. Girls are placed in “units” according to their age and experience. Girls receive swimming instruction (except at Camp Rocky Farm) and activities include outdoor cooking, canoeing, paddle-boating and hiking. Girls entering grades K-9 are welcome at day camp. A day camp "day" runs from 8:30am to 4pm. Bus service to and from day camp is offered at just $15 for a one-week session.

GSRI Camp Cookie Logo CAMP COOKIE is located in Glocester, RI. Buses serve the communities of northern RI.
GSRI Camp Rocky Farm Logo camp rocky farm is located in Newport, RI. Buses serve the communities on Aquidneck Island, Jamestown, Tiverton, and Westport, MA.
GSRI Camp Green Forest camp green forest is located in West Kingston, RI. Buses serve the communities of southern RI and CT.
GSRI Camp Promising Acres camp promising acres is located in Swansea, MA. Buses serve the communities of East Bay RI and southeastern MA.

Overnight Camp

GSRI Camp Hoffman Iconcamp Hoffman – Girls come to Camp Hoffman, our overnight camp, for 3-day or one-week sessions. Girls receive swimming instruction on a daily basis and activities include horseback riding, rock climbing, sailing, theater, archery, surfing, and kayaking. Girls dine in the spacious Barbara W. French Dining Hall and challenge themselves on a deluxe ropes challenge course, made possible through a generous grant from The Champlin Foundations.

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Girls entering grades 2-12 are welcome at Camp Hoffman.

Girls with Special Needs

Parents or guardians of girls with special dietary needs, mobility limitations over rough terrain, or health conditions requiring particular awareness should contact Laurie Pansa, lpansa@gsri.org prior to registration in order to ensure that the girl can safety participate in camp activities.

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Girl Scouts of RI is a proud member of the RI Association of Camps and the Rhode Island Environmental Education Association. All GSRI summer camps are accredited by the American Camp Association.

 

The Benefits of Summer Camp

Check out www.campparents.org, a website created by the American Camp Association to help parents learn more about the benefits of camp and what type of camp may be the best for your camper.

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Working at Girl Scout Camp

Adults can spend their summer vacation at camp, too! Consider joining the ranks of our well-trained and fully screened camp staff. All staff must be at least 18 by the beginning of camp.

Click here to find out more about working at our summer camps.