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Girl Scout Camp 2020

We are excited to announce
Camp Amity Acres and
Camp Sacajawea will be open
through August 21, 2020!
 

To register for camp, call (800) 785-2090

Girl Scout Camp is an excellent way for a girl to unlock her potential and discover the outdoor adventures that await her!

  • Our unique environment helps her develop positive self-esteem, leadership skills, and social skills, all while having the time of her life!
  • Girl Scout summer camp provides a vital building block to support girls’ growth and development, leading them to become successful, resourceful women.
  • In an outdoor setting, girls discover a strong sense of self, gain practical life skills, become resourceful problem solvers, and cultivate healthy relationships.

The Girl Scout Camp experience at Camp Amity Acres and Camp Sacajawea will meet or exceed all guidelines shared by local, state and federal agencies, as well as those provided by ACA, the American Camping Association.


About Girl Scout Camp 2020

Camp Amity Acres
About Amity Acres
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Camp Amity Acres
133 Jones Rd, Barnegat, NJ 08005

Camp Amity Acres is where girls learn and thrive outside the box. Located close to the Garden State Parkway in Waretown/Barnegat, New Jersey, Camp Amity Acres is open for summer camp from July 13, 2020 through August 21, 2020 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

Camp Amity Acres is open to girls entering kindergarten through eighth grade, and their sibling brothers, ages 5-12. You don’t have to be a Girl Scout to join the fun, so bring a friend!

Virtual Tour

Discover What Camp Amity Acres Is All About!

Need to get outside? We have brought our outdoor camp experience to you! Explore our grounds and get an immersive feel for camp! After experiencing our virtual open house, get your digital hiking boots on, and download our tour!

Pricing

The fee for Camp Amity Acres is $225 per week. Full week sessions only.  Promotions applied to registrations prior to June 3, 2020, will be honored. We will contact those who previously registered for camp with additional information.

Safety Measures

All units will be limited to no more than 20 campers. Once a unit is full, it will be closed to future registrations. Campers will spend each day with the same counselors and the campers assigned to their unit. One girl will be allowed into changing areas at a time. Activities that require close contact such as campfires, sleepovers, low ropes, etc. will not be offered. All services and communal areas will be frequently cleaned and specific times for handwashing will be built into each day’s schedule.

Activities

All campers will have opportunities for boating, archery, arts and crafts, lake swimming and Girl Scout badge work. Additional camp activities will be provided if they meet all safety guidelines and outside guidance.

Girl Scout Badges

Girls in kindergarten through eighth grade will earn exclusive Girl Scout badges to place on their uniforms and wear all year round. These badges are given to campers at the end of each camp week after they are earned.

Transportation

Families must coordinate camper transportation. We are unable to provide busing. A camp staff person will open the vehicle door and direct the camper to their unit counselor. During drop-off, only campers will be allowed out of the vehicle after a brief health screening and temperature check.

Camp Program Aide Training

This summer, Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore is offering its Camp Program Aide (CPA) training at a special discounted price!

Monday, July 13, 2020 - Friday, July 17, 2020
$135 per girl entering eighth or ninth grade
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. On Screen with Campers
Additional Off Screen Assignments Required

CPA trainees will engage with Amity Acres camp staff and each other to gain confidence while pushing themselves in the areas of leadership, confidence and teamwork. They will learn about child development, engaging and organizing a group, and finding their own voice through the lens of the camp setting.

Girls in CPA training can look forward to live chats with their counselors, skill teaching and demonstrations, new games and songs, virtual scavenger hunts, camp cooking, and of course a whole lot of FUN! There will be various opportunities throughout the school year for girls to use their new skills at future outdoor programs and for further skill mastery.

Upon successful completion, girls may receive the Program Aide Pin.

Registration

To register for CPA Training, login to your UltraCamp account for Camp Amity Acres (or create a new one) using one of the links below. CPA Training is one of the registration options for Week One, July 13-17.

Register Now

Camp registration is completed online with our easy-to-use registration software. It’s simple! You will be able to provide most necessary information online. If you have questions during the registration process, call 732-751-2755. Leave a message and we will return your call within one business day.

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Camp Sacajawea
About Sacajawea
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Camp Sacajawea
242 Adelphia Road, Farmingdale, New Jersey 07727

Camp Sacajawea is a great place for a girl to unlock her potential and discover the outdoor adventures that await her! Our unique environment helps her develop positive self-esteem, leadership skills and social skills, all while having the time of her life!

Located on 144 wooded acres in Farmingdale, New Jersey, Camp Sacajawea welcomes girls, entering kindergarten through eight grade, and their sibling brothers, ages 5-12, for summer camp from July 13, 2020 through August 21, 2020, and is open from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Virtual Tour

Discover What Camp Sacajawea Is All About!

Need to get outside? We have brought our outdoor camp experience to you! Explore our grounds and get an immersive feel for camp! After experiencing our virtual open house, get your digital hiking boots on, and download our tour!

Pricing

The fee for Camp Sacajawea is $300 per week. Full week sessions only. No additional savings are available. Promotions applied to registrations prior to June 3, 2020, will be honored. We will contact those who previously registered for camp with additional information.

Safety Measures

All units will be limited to no more than 20 campers. Once a unit is full, a second may be open if a campsite location is available. Campers will spend each day with the same counselors and the campers assigned to their unit. One girl will be allowed into changing areas at a time. Activities that require close contact such as Thursday cookout, campfires, sleepovers, low ropes, etc. will not be offered. All services and communal areas will be frequently cleaned and specific times for handwashing will be built into each day’s schedule.

Activities

All campers will have opportunities for boating, archery, arts and crafts, pool swimming and Girl Scout badge work. Additional camp activities will be provided if they meet all safety guidelines and outside guidance.

Girl Scout Badges

Girls in kindergarten through eighth grade will earn exclusive Girl Scout badges to place on their uniforms and wear all year round. These badges are given to campers at the end of each camp week after they are earned.

Transportation

Families must coordinate camper transportation. We are unable to provide busing. A camp staff person will open the vehicle door and direct the camper to their unit counselor. During drop-off, only campers will be allowed out of the vehicle after a brief health screening and temperature check.

Camp Program Aide Training

This summer, Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore is offering its Camp Program Aide (CPA) training at a special discounted price!

Monday, July 13, 2020 - Friday, July 17, 2020
$135 per girl entering eighth or ninth grade
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. On Screen with Campers
Additional Off Screen Assignments Required

CPA trainees will engage with Sacajawea camp staff and each other to gain confidence while pushing themselves in the areas of leadership, confidence and teamwork. They will learn about child development, engaging and organizing a group, and finding their own voice through the lens of the camp setting.

Girls in CPA training can look forward to live chats with their counselors, skill teaching and demonstrations, new games and songs, virtual scavenger hunts, camp cooking, and of course a whole lot of FUN! There will be various opportunities throughout the school year for girls to use their new skills at future outdoor programs and for further skill mastery.

Upon successful completion, girls may receive the Program Aide Pin.

Registration

To register for CPA Training, login to your UltraCamp account for Camp Sacajawea (or create a new one) using one of the links below. CPA Training is one of the registration options for Week One, July 13-17.

Register Now

Camp registration is completed online with our easy-to-use registration software. It’s simple! You will be able to provide most necessary information online. If you have questions during the registration process, call 732-751-2766. Leave a message and we will return your call within one business day. 

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FAQs
Will transportation be provided?

For safety reasons, busing to Camp Amity Acres and Camp Sacajawea will not be provided during Summer 2020.

Will the trading post be open?

Camps will not offer a trading post during Summer 2020. However, ice cream will be delivered to campers who order it in advance.

An online store will be available to order camp items.

Who can attend Girl Scout Camp?

Camp is open to all girls entering kindergarten through eighth grade and their sibling brothers, ages 5-12. You don’t have to be a Girl Scout to join the fun, so bring a friend!

For safety reasons, our Firefly program for campers ages 3-4 will not be offered during Summer 2020.

What is the ACA?

Camp Amity Acres and Camp Sacajawea are both American Camp Association accredited camps. To earn this accreditation, we voluntarily meet more than 300 standards established by the ACA and maintain high safety and quality standards in site, program, transportation, administration, personnel, and health care. All Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore camps meet ACA standards and NJ Youth Act standards in addition to guidelines provided by Girl Scouts of the USA.

 

Top Ten Most Important Reasons to Send Your Child To Camp

At camp, children:

  1. make true friends
  2. explore nature
  3. learn social skills
  4. enjoy free time
  5. gain independence
  6. develop lifelong skills
  7. unplug from technology
  8. gain resiliency
  9. experience success
  10. spend their day being physically active