If your camper has never spent the night away from home, try it out before camp. Encourage her to have a fun sleepover at a friend's house so she can practice being independent.
Early Bird registration starts April 1-June 30, 2017 for current Girl Scout members. Save your spot in your troop for another exciting Girl Scout year!
Troop leaders may hold a parent meeting to find out which girls plan to return and determine parent volunteer positions. Troops that early bird with fifty percent of their girls (a minimum of six girls) and two leaders by June 30th, as well as turn in their troop catalog information by May 31, receive a Girl Scout shop coupon valued at $25. Girls also receive an early bird patch for renewing now!
Log in to My GS to renew.
National membership dues have increased to $25 for girl and adult members to ensure that Girl Scouts USA has the resources to invest in new technology and develop new girl programs. This summer, new badges and streamlined Journeys will be available to help girls focus on the things girls want to do: STEM & the Outdoors. Click here to learn more about the exciting new programs coming your way.
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is committed to making Girl Scouts
available to all girls and volunteer members. Through
SHARE Your Love of Girl Scouting, our family
giving campaign, assistance is available to help families with
financial needs. You can request financial assistance online at the
time of renewal.
Have questions or need helping renewing? Email Membership or call 202-274-3321.
Have a first-time camper? Check out tips below to make sure she'll have her best summer ever.
Help your camper pack for camp—don’t do it for her! She’ll know exactly where everything is, and be able to identify any items that get misplaced.
For younger campers, pack each outfit in a gallon size zip lock baggie and label each day.
Let your camper know that missing home is normal! Make a plan for what they will do if she is sad, such as write a letter, draw a picture, or jump into activities.
There's still time to register for camp this summer. Visit our camp page to browse open programs by level, and be sure to check out our fun Fourth of July programs.
Bridging ceremonies mark a girl's move from one level of Girl Scouts to another. It's a defining moment when a girl becomes aware of her achievements and is ready for new adventures and responsibilities. Bridging ceremonies usually take place at the beginning or end of the Girl Scout year.
A Fly-Up is a bridging ceremony for Girl Scout Brownies bridging to
Girl Scout Juniors. Girls receive the Girl Scout pin along with their
Share your bridging photos with us by posting them to our Facebook page!