Tag Archives: Camp Wabasso
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 […]
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 […]
Deb “Brook” O’Shea is back for her 13th summer as camp director for Camp Wabasso. With more than 40 years of Girl Scout camp experience, Brook has been a kitchen aide, unit counselor, unit leader, trip leader, adventure director (ropes), waterfront director, assistant director, co-director and counselor-in-training director. During the school year, Brook is a […]
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 […]
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 […]
Remembering Christa McAuliffe on her Birthday
Today, September 2, we are remembering Girl Scout, astronaut and teacher Christa McAuliffe on what would have been her 67th birthday. Born in Boston and a graduate of Framingham State College, Christa was an accomplished teacher and Girl Scout leader who was chosen out of over 11,000 applicants to be the first teacher in space. […]
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 […]
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 […]