Tag Archives: Camp Cedar Hill

Five Healthy Risks at Summer Camp

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts’ summer camps provide a positive space for girls to take healthy risks, try new things, work as a team, and succeed through failure. These five outdoor adventures help campers grow more confident day-by-day! 1. Archery. Some girls want to be Katniss and feel the thrill of hitting the bullseye on […]

Financial Literacy Day at Camp Cedar Hill

In August, GSEMA welcomed Citizens Bank staff for the inaugural Financial Literacy Day at Camp Cedar Hill. The day included many programs and activities for campers of all ages that taught the building blocks of financial literacy and the importance of setting goals. Girl Scouts of all levels and Citizens Bank representatives gathered together in […]

Camp Life is the Best Life! as told by a Cedar Hill camper

This morning, I was jumping up and down on the sidewalk, so excited to get on the camp bus and see my friends! We sang songs all the way to camp. In the morning, we practiced archery. At first I only hit the outside ring, but I got right next to the bullseye on my […]

Five Benefits of Summer Camp

1.) Research shows that girls benefit immensely from time outdoors: they experience personal growth and empowerment, challenge themselves, overcome fears, and learn teamwork and leadership skills. 2.) Active participation in programs prevents the “summer brain drain” by keeping girls’ minds active and engaged while they take a break from school. 3.) Healthy risk-taking in a […]

Mackenzie – A Nationally Recognized Girl Scout

When Mackenzie, now a Senior Girl Scout from West Roxbury, first joined Girl Scouts in first grade, she built strong friendships with the girls in her troop through the many activities they participated in together, such as camping, canoeing and archery, and trips they’ve taken, like their visit to Savannah, Georgia, the birthplace of Girl […]

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 […]

Tips for a happy and healthy summer!

As the camp season begins, you’ll find yourself participating in all sorts of outdoor activities, ranging from archery to horseback riding to swimming in the lake. To keep camp as fun and enjoyable as possible, our camp counselors have provided a list of safety tips. Before heading off to camp, look over this list to […]