Day Camps and Camporees
Volunteers throughout the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana host these camp opportunities. You may receive a brochure in the mail or from your troop leader, but if you haven't, they're linked below for your use. Each camp is unique - there are different themes, days, and times. Please look for your local camp in the table below and click on the brochure link for more information, including a local contact for each camp. Scroll down for links to useful forms.
Volunteer at Camp
Day camp volunteers are needed right now! By volunteering your time, enthusiasm and skills, you can make it possible for girls to experience the joys of the outdoors and try new activities, like photography, painting, and science experiments. In the past, most council day camps have been held in the summer with a focus on camp activities—but a day camp need not be traditional. There are opportunities to hold additional twilight or weekend day camps with a focus on different activities.
For More Information
Contact Janis Kidd at 502-636-0900 ext. 21800 or 502-716-7228.
About Day Camps & Camporees
What is a day camp or camporee?
Day camps and camporees are programs organized and operated by volunteers in specific geographic areas of the council under the guidance of the council camp liaisons. They each offer excellent Girl Scout program in a safe setting with opportunities for learning and growth, as well as fun!
What girls can attend a day camp or camporee?
Day camps and camporees are for girls who have, at a minimum, completed kindergarten.
How long is day camp?
Day camps may last for three to five days for four or more hours per day. Hours of operation vary by location. Typically, a day camp is an outdoor program where the girls participate during the day and go home at the end of each day.
Do girls stay all night at day camp?
Not usually. Day camps are designed to offer activities during the day. However, day camps may choose to offer one optional overnight. This is a decision made by the camp planning committee.
How long is camporee?
Camporees may last for two to three days with girls staying for one to two nights. The length is a decision made by the camp planning committee.
Why Camping is Awesome!
Have you ever been camping? There's a transformation that happens when you travel outside of your everyday walls. Your view of the world opens up. We’re not just talking about your physical view—though there's something intoxicating about gently rolling hills, the intricate lacing of tree branches, and a carpet of grass and wildflowers. What we’re talking about is your view of yourself in relation to the world you live in. Suddenly, you have no walls around you. You stop worrying about how you look, and are instead enchanted by the mysteries that surround you. You go on an uphill hike and you take it step by step, enthralled by the lush life around you, never once worrying if you have what it takes to make it to the top. You gather wood for a campfire and learn about your own resourcefulness. Later that night, when you're toasting marshmallows for s'mores and staring up into the wide, brilliant expanse of stars above you, you'll begin to feel the power of your own unlimited possibilities. So go ahead! Start discovering the world around you!