Category Camp

Do You Love Girl Scout Camp? Vote now!

The polls are now open for the Boston Parents Paper 2016 Family Favorite Awards! GSEM camps have won awards for best day, resident and overall camps two years in a row. We love providing girls with camp experiences that stay with them forever. Every aspect of our camps is rooted in our mission of building […]

2016 Camp Guide

The 2016 Camp Guide is Here!

Nothing makes us happier than to hear people are eagerly anticipating the release of the 2016 Camp Guide! We are happy to announce that this year’s Camp Guide has just been posted to our website here, and print copies are being mailed now. This guide provides information for every program, day and resident, being offered […]

Use Your Outdoor Voice!

Next month’s Girl Scout National Convention agenda includes an open discussion of the outdoor experience in the Girl Scout National Program Portfolio. Participate in our survey to share your thoughts and experiences, and help our Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts delegates best represent your opinions in Salt Lake City. Need some outdoor inspiration? Check out […]

Campfire Cooking

    Girl Scouts cook cal-zones, banana boats and other unconventional treats. Your campfire food experience doesn’t have to be limited — make cooking an activity, not a chore, on the next camp out! There are even ways to make clean up a breeze by not using dishes for preparation. First you will need some coals to […]

Destination: April Vacation Journey

  Girls attending this week’s April Vacation Journey at Camps Wind-in-the-Pines, Maude Eaton, and Cedar Hill got a taste–some literally–of the summer camp experience. Daily sessions, not only gave girls a glimpse of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts properties, but also allowed them to sample summer programs and earn a fun patch for each day […]

The Scrape Off!

Our final guest camper blog submission from Outside and Online at Camp Wind-in-the-Pines. Monday started the Camp Wind-in-the-Pines 2013 Counselor Scrape Off. After every meal, no matter what was eaten that day, the head of the table (a counselor or life guard) scrapes the plates and dishes. Counselor Boo Shakespeare explains: “After every meal we […]

Traveling to The big City and the Microsoft Store

  On Monday, the Outside and Online campers, Camp Counselor Pepper and the CITs took off in the van to go to Boston.  A Blog post from a happy camper.   Perspective. Once we entered the Microsoft store, a woman led us to the classroom separated from the rest of the store with a clear wall. […]

Wind Surfer and The Campfire

Guest blogger: Meghan Mello, who is participating in Camp Wind-in-the-Pines Outside and Online program, explains her experience learning to windsurf and the joy of cooking over a camp fire. Wind Surfer After the battle between the windsurf board and I, I’m pretty sure I got the hang of it. Trudging into the middle of the […]

Camp Cedar Hill Celebrates 90th anniversary

Did you know that Cedar Hill in Waltham, Mass. was purchased by the Warren family in the 1850s, where they raised their children and spent their summers? Cornelia Warren, inherited the land and dedicated her life to education and social service organizations. Cornelia was very generous and instructed her trustees to partition the Cedar Hill estate […]

Greetings from Camp Wabasso

Our first guest blogger Anna Masland shares her camping experience.   Ever since I was eight years old, I have always considered camp to be my home away from home. Twelve years ago, when I first walked through the gates of Camp Wabasso, I could not believe the opportunities that were presented to me. Not […]