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May Flather | Potomac Woods | White Rock | Winona

Registered members of Girl Scouts Nation's Capital have first priority of campsites. Our camps are only to be used by Girl Scouts. If you are a Girl Scout troop from another Council, please contact camping services at campingaa@gscnc.org or 202-534-3793. Based on availability, we will try to place you. Campsites may be reserved up to 3 months in advance. Happy Camping!

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Camp Aquasco | Aquasco, MD

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Camp Aquasco is nestled in the woods in scenic Aquasco, Maryland in Prince George’s County. Spanning 172 acres, the camp features an open field for primitive camping on the primitive side, and a lodge and glen shelter unit on the north side. Get moving with your troop hiking the trails, performing at the amphitheater or making s’mores over an open fire pit.

Map and Facilities

View Camp Aquasco’s map and learn more about its facilities.

Reservations

Make a reservation through the search options below

Before you can go camping, you will need a cookout & campout qualified adult. Click here to find an upcoming Cookout & Campout Training.

Need to rent camping equipment? Click here!

Program and Service Opportunities

The Patuxent River Park is a great place to explore one of Maryland’s Scenic Rivers. Girls can also learn about the special history of this area by visiting the Dr Mudd House Museum.

If you’re looking for service opportunites, we have service project needs at all of our camp properties! Click here for service project ideas suitable at any of our camps, and view Camp Aquasco-specific service opportunities here. Please remember to check with the camp caretaker for approval before commencing your service projects. Thank you for all you do to keep our camps beautiful!

Camp Caretaker
Jason Roberts

Jason Roberts oversees the facilities and grounds at Camp Aquasco. See something that needs repairing? Leave Mike a note in the mailbox on the main property.

Contact: 301-542-3278

Know Before You Go

Once you make a camp site or equipment reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. This email contains your receipt and also a link to information pertaining to access to the camp. It is important that you review it in its entirety.

In the email, scroll down past the receipt until you see a yellow highlighted section. Click where it says ‘Please read Site Details’. That will take you to a PDF that contains important information such as gate code, caretaker’s cell phone, directions to the nearest hospital and other information. Please print out this PDF and take it with you to camp.

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Camp Brighton Woods |Brookeville, MD

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Camp Brighton Woods in Brookeville, Maryland, Montgomery County includes 60 acres of rustic wooded land. The camp features heated lodges, kitchen and glen shelters.

Camp Brighton Woods has an archery range, large field for games, amphitheater, and nearby Brighton Dam offers kayaking.

Map and Facilities

View Camp Brighton Woods map and learn more about facilities.

Reservations

Make a reservation through the search options below

Before you can go camping, you will need a cookout & campout qualified adult. Click here to find an upcoming Cookout & Campout Training.

During the summer this camp hosts a Girl Scout day camp for two weeks

Need to rent camping equipment? Click here!

Program and Service Opportunities

You can visit the Patuxent River State Park to learn more about the river that runs adjacent to camp. Looking for some adventure? Visit the Sandy Spring Adventure Park to try zip-lining and a high ropes course.

Girls can also try their hand at orienteering with this orienteering challenge!

Starting June 2017, the Brighton Dam and Tridelphia Reservoir are closed to recreational boating and shoreline fishing. The dam will be closed to boating through the summer of 2019, and no canoe or kayak trailers may be taken to the water. For more information click here. 

If you’re looking for service opportunites, we have service project needs at all of our camp properties! Click here for service project ideas suitable at any of our camps, and view Camp Brighton Woods-specific service opportunities here. Please remember to check with the camp caretaker for approval before commencing your service projects. Thank you for all you do to keep our camps beautiful!

Camp Caretaker
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Gregg Jensen oversees the facilities and grounds at Camp Brighton Woods. See something that needs repairing? Leave him a note in the mailbox on the entry road.

Contact: 703-517-0624

Know Before You Go

Once you make a camp site or equipment reservation, you will receive aconfirmation email. This email contains your receipt and also a link to information pertaining to access to the camp. It is important that you review it in its entirety.

In the email, scroll down past the receipt until you see a yellow highlighted section. Click where it says ‘Please read Site Details’. That will take you to a PDF that contains important information such as gate code, caretaker’s cell phone, directions to the nearest hospital and other information. Please print out this PDF and take it with you to camp.

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Camp Coles Trip | Stafford, VA

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Camp Coles Trip in Stafford, Virginia, is on the shores of the Aquia Creek and spans 229 wooded acres. Aquia sandstone was taken from quarries in the area to be used in the construction of the Capitol Building and the White House. The camp features lodges, glen shelters, platform tents, covered wagons and a primitive unit. Platform tents are closed from mid-October through mid-April. Camp Coles Trip has two sides, Aquia and Arrowhead, accessible by a long hike or vehicle.

Camp Coles Trip has beach access, allowing this camp to offer water sports like kayaking and canoeing and there is an archery range for troops to use. Please note: the cots and mattresses are only located on the Aquia side, not the Arrowhead side of camp.

Map and Facilities

View Camp Coles Trip map and learn more about facilities.

Reservations

Make a reservation through the search options below

Before you can go camping, you will need a cookout & campout qualified adult. Click here to find an upcoming Cookout & Campout Training.

Camp Coles Trip is a Girl Scout sleep-away camp during the summer, and is not available June, July and August for troop camping.

Need to rent camping equipment? Click here!

Program and Service Opportunities

Government Island is a nearby park where you can see the Aquia Sandstone used to build the White House and U.S. Capitol. Stafford Civil War Park showcases the remains of a Union Army infantry camp.

If you’re looking for service opportunites, we have service project needs at all of our camp properties! Click here for service project ideas suitable at any of our camps, and view Camp Coles Trip-specific service opportunities here. Please remember to check with the camp caretaker for approval before commencing your service projects. Thank you for all you do to keep our camps beautiful!

Camp Caretaker
Hank Rager

Hank Rager oversees the facilities and grounds at Camp Coles Trip.  See something that needs repairing? Leave a note in the mailbox on the road into camp.

Contact: 540-406-3100

 

Know Before You Go

Once you make a camp site or equipment reservation, you will receive aconfirmation email. This email contains your receipt and also a link to information pertaining to access to the camp. It is important that you review it in its entirety.

In the email, scroll down past the receipt until you see a yellow highlighted section. Click where it says ‘Please read Site Details’. That will take you to a PDF that contains important information such as gate code, caretaker’s cell phone, directions to the nearest hospital and other information. Please print out this PDF and take it with you to camp.

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Camp Crowell | Oakton, VA

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Camp Crowell, located in Oakton, Virginia, covers 68 wooded acres in Fairfax County. The camp features a large lodge, two smaller troop lodges, glen shelter units, adirondacks, treehouses, a tipi and a primitive site.

Camp Crowell  has a low and high ropes course and a large field that can be used for games or archery.

Map and Facilities

View Camp Crowell’s map and learn more about its facilities.

Reservations

Make a reservation through the search options below

Before you can go camping, you will need a cookout & campout qualified adult. Click here to find an upcoming Cookout & Campout Training.

Camp Crowell hosts several Girl Scout day and evening camps in the spring and summer.

Need to rent camping equipment? Click here!

Program and Service Opportunities

The Cross County Trail passes near Camp Crowell and is a great hiking experience.

Girls can also visit the Meadowlark Botanical Gardens to learn more about the beauty of nature. 

If you’re looking for service opportunites, we have service project needs at all of our camp properties! Click here for service project ideas suitable at any of our camps, and view Camp Crowell-specific service opportunities here. Please remember to check with the camp caretaker for approval before commencing your service projects. Thank you for all you do to keep our camps beautiful!

Camp Caretaker
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Gregg Jensen oversees the facilities and grounds at Camp Crowell. See something that needs repairing? Leave him a note in the mailbox on the entry road.

Contact: 703-517-0624

Know Before You Go

Once you make a camp site or equipment reservation, you will receive aconfirmation email. This email contains your receipt and also a link to information pertaining to access to the camp. It is important that you review it in its entirety.

In the email, scroll down past the receipt until you see a yellow highlighted section. Click where it says ‘Please read Site Details’. That will take you to a PDF that contains important information such as gate code, caretaker’s cell phone, directions to the nearest hospital and other information. Please print out this PDF and take it with you to camp.

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Camp May Flather | Mount Solon, VA

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Camp May Flather, in Mount Solon, Virginia, sits on 50 beautifully wooded acres in the George Washington National Forest. The camp, named after May Flather, a friend of Lou Henry Hoover (Mrs. Herbert Hoover), has been enjoyed by Girl Scouts since it was built in the 1930's. The North River runs directly through the center of camp. The camp features lodges, platform tent and glen shelter units, a large open green and hiking trails into the National Forest. Platform tents are not available from mid-October through mid-April.

Camp May Flather features high adventure activities along with traditional camping. It has an archery range, challenge course, climbing tower and canoeing or kayaking at nearby Elkhorn or Todd Lakes.

Map and Facilities

View Camp May Flather's map and learn more about facilities.

Reservations

Make a reservation through the search options below

Before you can go camping, you will need a cookout & campout qualified adult. Click here to find an upcoming Cookout & Campout Training.

Camp May Flather is a Girl Scout sleep-away camp during the summer, and is not available June, July and August for troop camping.

Need to rent camping equipment? Click here!

Program and Service Opportunities

Check out the George Washington National Forest website for information about the network of trails, primitive camping opportunities, and nearby lakes. The camp is serviced by the North River Ranger District, whose offices and rangers are great resources for information, maps and more.

Natural Chimneys Regional Park is only a few miles from the camp and boasts camping opportunities, a swimming pool, and two yearly jousting tournaments.

Reddish Knob is a great lookout spot and place to watch the sunset or the sunrise!

If you’re looking for service opportunites, we have service project needs at all of our camp properties! Click here for service project ideas suitable at any of our camps, and view Camp May Flather-specific service opportunities here. Please remember to check with the camp caretaker for approval before commencing your service projects. Thank you for all you do to keep our camps beautiful!

Camp Caretaker
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Don Daggy oversees the facilities and grounds at Camp May Flather. See something that needs repairing? Leave him a note in the on the road into camp.

Contact: 540-490-8081

Know Before You Go

Once you make a camp site or equipment reservation, you will receive aconfirmation email. This email contains your receipt and also a link to information pertaining to access to the camp. It is important that you review it in its entirety.

In the email, scroll down past the receipt until you see a yellow highlighted section. Click where it says ‘Please read Site Details’. That will take you to a PDF that contains important information such as gate code, caretaker’s cell phone, directions to the nearest hospital and other information. Please print out this PDF and take it with you to camp.

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Camp Potomac Woods | Leesburg, VA

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Camp Potomac Woods is located in Leesburg, Virginia, 101 acres of varied terrain means tons of amazing activities for Girl Scouts. The property features glen shelters, lodges, and hammocks.

Camp Potomac Woods has a sports field, hiking trails and an archery range. Girls can also fish from the dock that goes out over the Potomac River, and learn about nature while enjoying the River Walk.

Map and Facilities

View Camp Potomac Woods' map and learn more about its facilities.

Reservations

Make a reservation through the search options below

Before you can go camping, you will need a cookout & campout qualified adult. Click here to find an upcoming Cookout & Campout Training.

Camp Potomac Woods is a Girl Scout sleep-away camp and summer day camp, and is not available June, July and August for troop camping.

Need to rent camping equipment? Click here!

Program and Service Opportunities

The C & O Canal Bike Path is a great place to explore the banks of the Potomac River. In addition, nearby Lucia Farms offers horseback riding lessons.

Girls can also embark on Priscilla’s Trail Scavenger Hunt!

If you’re looking for service opportunites, we have service project needs at all of our camp properties! Click here for service project ideas suitable at any of our camps, and view Camp Potomac Woods-specific service opportunities here. Please remember to check with the camp caretaker for approval before commencing your service projects. Thank you for all you do to keep our camps beautiful!

Camp Caretaker

Todd Wahl oversees the facilities and grounds at Camp Potomac Woods. See something that needs repairs? You can leave a note in the caretaker’s mailbox on the main property.

Contact: 571-722-9493

Know Before You Go

Once you make a camp site or equipment reservation, you will receive aconfirmation email. This email contains your receipt and also a link to information pertaining to access to the camp. It is important that you review it in its entirety.

In the email, scroll down past the receipt until you see a yellow highlighted section. Click where it says ‘Please read Site Details’. That will take you to a PDF that contains important information such as gate code, caretaker’s cell phone, directions to the nearest hospital and other information. Please print out this PDF and take it with you to camp.

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Camp White Rock | Capon Bridge, WV

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Camp White Rock is spread out over 130 beautiful acres in Capon Bridge, West Virginia. The camp features lodges, glen shelters, platform tents, covered wagons, hammocks and primitive sites as well as hiking trails.

Camp White Rock has a sports field with a basketball court and a sand volleyball pit. The Cacapon River allows for canoeing and kayaking and the camp also features an archery range and a new high adventure challenge course. Troop reservations for the new High Adventure Course will open June 1, 2017 for fall.  

Map and Facilities

View Camp White Rock's map and learn more about its facilities.

Reservations

Make a reservation through the search options below

Registration is closed for SUMMER 2016

Before you can go camping, you will need a cookout & campout qualified adult. Click here to find an upcoming Cookout & Campout Training.

During the summer, Camp White Rock is open on the weekends to service units and large groups. The pool is also open during the summer for groups to use on the weekends!

Need to rent camping equipment? Click here!

Program and Service Opportunities

Learn about the history of the Shenandoah Valley at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, VA. Find local events in Hampshire County and Capon Bridge here.

If you’re looking for service opportunites, we have service project needs at all of our camp properties! Click here for service project ideas suitable at any of our camps, and view Camp White Rock-specific service opportunities here. Please remember to check with the camp caretaker for approval before commencing your service projects. Thank you for all you do to keep our camps beautiful!

Camp Caretaker
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Raymond Fessler oversees the facilities and grounds at Camp White Rock.  See something that needs repairing? Leave Raymond a note in the mailbox on the main property.

Contact: 540-533-2557

Know Before You Go

Once you make a camp site or equipment reservation, you will receive aconfirmation email. This email contains your receipt and also a link to information pertaining to access to the camp. It is important that you review it in its entirety.

In the email, scroll down past the receipt until you see a yellow highlighted section. Click where it says ‘Please read Site Details’. That will take you to a PDF that contains important information such as gate code, caretaker’s cell phone, directions to the nearest hospital and other information. Please print out this PDF and take it with you to camp.

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Camp Winona | Hughesville, MD

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Girl Scout Camp Winona is a member of the American Camp Association and has achieved accreditation status, by completing a voluntary peer review process of standards applicable to our program. Accreditation means that camp undergoes a thorough review process by outside camping professionals every three years.

Camp Winona in Hughesville, Maryland, offers girls so many exciting ways to experience nature. The camp covers 178 beautiful acres featuring lodges, glen shelter units and open fields.

Camp Winona has an archery field and Trefoil pond for canoeing and kayaking. There are many trails for girls to explore the geological history of the camp.

Map and Facilities

View Camp Winona's map and learn more about its facilities.

Reservations

Make a reservation through the search options below

Before you can go camping, you will need a cookout & campout qualified adult. Click here to find an upcoming Cookout & Campout Training.

Camp Winona is a Girl Scout sleep-away camp during the summer, and is not available June, July and August for troop camping.

Need to rent camping equipment? Click here!

Program and Service Opportunities

The Calvert Marine Museum is a great place to learn about the Chesapeake Bay.

At Point Lookout State Park  girls can enjoy swimming, fishing, canoe water trails, and history!

Calvert Cliffs State Park is a day-use park featuring a sandy beach, unique fossils, recycled tire playground, fishing, a freshwater and tidal marshland and 13 miles of hiking trails located in Calvert County. Girls can also experience 17th century life in Historic St Mary’s City

One of our dedicated troops has created a Letterbox Trail at Camp Winona! The letterboxes are all set up: just download the PDF and have fun! This trail will satisfy Steps 3 and 4 of the Brownie Letterboxing Badge, for which a program kit is available through GSCNC (more information found here).

*The letterboxes have not been sprayed for wasps and bees yet–USE CAUTION WHEN OPENING

If you’re looking for service opportunites, we have service project needs at all of our camp properties! Click here for service project ideas suitable at any of our camps, and view Camp Winona-specific service opportunities here. Please remember to check with the camp caretaker for approval before commencing your service projects. Thank you for all you do to keep our camps beautiful!

Camp Caretaker
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Mike Roberts oversees the facilities and grounds at Camp Winona. See something that needs repairing? Leave Mike a note in the mailbox on the main property.

Contact: 301-885-9544

Know Before You Go

Once you make a camp site or equipment reservation, you will receive aconfirmation email. This email contains your receipt and also a link to information pertaining to access to the camp. It is important that you review it in its entirety.

In the email, scroll down past the receipt until you see a yellow highlighted section. Click where it says ‘Please read Site Details’. That will take you to a PDF that contains important information such as gate code, caretaker’s cell phone, directions to the nearest hospital and other information. Please print out this PDF and take it with you to camp.

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