Tag Archives: Camp Wind-in-the-Pines
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]