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These girls are learning to cook at Camp Lakamaga back in 1927. What skills are your girls looking to learn at camp this summer? #ThrowbackThursday #tbt

Why you need to send your kid to summer camp - great thoughts from a mom

Have you heard of "Nature Deficit Disorder"? Listen to a 13-year-old's TED talk about the importance of kids' access to nature.

Cool post from the American Camp Association: 7 Reasons Why Your Middle Schooler Needs Camp. Summer camp gives them identity, friends, mentors and more

What brings you and your Girl Scouts to camp? Hear from girls themselves why they love River Valleys' camps!

Hanna gives her 10 pieces of advice for kids who are going to overnight camp for first time

Camp isn't just fun for kids, it's great for their brains! Learn about the Neuroscience of Sleepaway Camp

Here are the 2014 Dates for FREE entry days to the National Parks!

"Summer Camp Benefits and the Importance of Female Empowerment" Great essay by a Girl Scout Camp Alumna

From s'mores slippers to ga-ga t-shirts, here are great gift ideas for the camp fans in your life

Good ideas! Camping Activities for Tweens with free scavenger hunt printable

LOVE IT! We need these for all of our camps and offices!

"Why Kids Flourish at Camp" - Good article from the American Camp Association on camp's benefits for kids.

Nine-year-old Grace captured her feelings about camp, homesickness, and the thrill of riding a horse in this fun essay she wrote for school.

Cool infographic showing the benefits of nature to our health and environment

A new study finds that summer camp leads to positive growth and lasting behavior changes in kids

In her summers at Girl Scout Camp, E'Lexis has grown in confidence and learned to help her community. She now passes along her values to others by volunteering and standing up for others.

Did you know that you can grill cookies? A great stand-alone treat, or add ice cream and toppings for a sundae.

10 smart tips for camping with children for the first time

Just one day at camp can help girls! Ty’Yanni was nervous going to Lakamaga for the first time, but she had a great time. Not only did she make friends, but she also built communications skills and confidence.

Good ideas and tips for raising a girls who appreciate the outdoors.

Camp Lakamaga has a new performance stage, built in honor of two dedicated Girl Scout volunteers.