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About Outdoors and Camp

We cannot wait to see you around the campfire again! Girls need connection more than ever, and camp is the perfect place for it - so we are making changes to keep girls safe.

Be sure to check the Camp Judy Layne and Camp Shawano Facebook pages for pictures from past events and programs and information on upcoming events and programs. 

Troops and Service Units can reserve (rent) units at Camp Shawano and Camp Judy Layne. Woodview is open year round and other units at both camps are open from April through mid November. All units and camps are closed for major holidays - New Years, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information about our camps and units click on the camp on the left hand menu then scroll down to the listings. Click a unit to read about it. There is a link to the reservation form at the end of the "Troop & Service Unit Camping" page. Please contact us at camp@gswrc.org to check on availability of units or for more information.

Outdoor Tidbits - Outdoor Tidbits are two (2) hour programs at Camp Shawano on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm. More information is on the Camp Shawano page. 

Trailblazers - adventure group for Girl Scouts in 8th to 12th grades. Contact us at gstrailblazers@gmail.com or camp@gswrc.org.

Camper Naturalist Hiking Patch

   Do you love the outdoors and want to learn more about nature and learn some skills that are used in the out-of-doors? A naturalist has lots of different skills. They know how to take care of themselves in the outdoors and they know a little about zoology, biology, ecology, and botany. In this first of the Naturalist series, we’ll explore hiking which covers taking care of yourself in the outdoors. There are activities, games, and information to help you Discover more about the outdoors, Connect with the outdoors, and Take Action to help improve the outdoors or to help others learn about the outdoors. 

     Here is the link to the booklet. It was made to be printed front and back, but just follow the page numbers at the bottom if you print it single sided. When you are finished you can purchase the Camper Naturalist Hiking Patch for $3 if you want to add it to your collection. Contact mburkart@gswrc.org for more information.

Camper Naturalist Booklet