Tag Archives: Summer camp

Eight Great Reasons to Become a Daisy!

Girls in grades K-1 are going through big life changes—starting school, showcasing new “I can do it!” skills, and discovering the wide world around them. Here are eight reasons why it’s also the perfect time for her to join Girl Scouts as a Daisy. Girls (and caregivers!) can make new friends in their community as […]

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 […]

70 Years of Girl Scout Memories

We say Girl Scouting inspires forever friendships, and we were overjoyed to hear about Girl Scout troop 57 of Malden who reunited to celebrate their 70th anniversary this past fall. Longtime friends from across Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine gathered to renew the special bond they formed as troop members. Bernadette Wilson reflects on the […]

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 […]

2017 New Year’s Resolutions

We are excited to welcome 2017. Have you set any New Year’s resolutions? We have! Take a look at five of our goals for the year ahead. 1. Develop Leadership Skills We are always looking for ways to develop leadership skills. That’s what Girl Scouting is all about, right? So, Seniors and Ambassadors, join us […]

Get to Know the 2016-17 Cookie Program

Today marks the first day of the 2016-17 GSEM Cookie Program! This means you will start to see girls selling cookies at booth sales around your neighborhood. ‘Tis the season! Here are a few important and fun things you should know about this year’s cookie season: 1. How to Find Cookies Use the Cookie Finder […]

Si, Se Puede, Inc. Enjoys Camp Maude Eaton

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, we want to give a shout-out to an organization that embraces Girl Scout values and celebrates Hispanic heritage. Si, Se Puede, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to providing educational, social and economic support for low-income Lawrence youth and their families, recently held a family picnic at Camp Maude Eaton in […]

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 […]