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About Camp

Girl Scouts Nation's Capital has eight beautiful camp properties available for Girl Scout troops to use at low or no cost. Troops can reserve campsites to visit for the day, stay overnight, or try a high adventure activity. Girl Scouts can also get outdoors by attending pre-planned camping events such as weekend core camps or activity days. Select weekends in the spring, summer, and fall are available for Service Unit Encampments. During the summer, Girl Scout Nation's Capital offers  sleepaway camp programs for girls in grades K-12. Whatever way you choose to get outdoors, our camps are waiting!

COVID-19 Updates

Safety is a cornerstone of Girl Scouting. Girl Scouts Nation's Capital is continually updating our COVID-19 guidelines and safety procedures to decrease the risk of exposure to COVID-19. Current recommendations and safety precautions include reduced capacity, group size restrictions, masks, physical distancing both indoors and outdoors, and specific recommendations for camping and outdoor events. 

Camp-specific capacity information can be found at Our Camp Properties.

The Camping Department has developed guidelines for the high adventure activities listed below. If your troop plans to participate in a high adventure activity at one of our camp properties, you must review and adhere to these guidelines. Challenge courses are currently closed. Questions can be sent to

Archery Guidelines 
Paddlesports (Canoe and Kayak) Guidelines
Slingshot Guidelines
Tomahawk Guidelines

Visit  Girl Scouts at Home for fun outdoor-themed activities and resources.

Camping and Outdoor Readiness

Camp Properties at a Glance 

 Camp Name Location Overnight Capacity High Adventure Accessibility Information
Aquasco Aquasco, MD 204
Brighton Woods Brookeville, MD 225  
Coles Trip Stafford, VA 372    
Crowell Oakton, VA 135   
May Flather Mt Solon, VA 288  
Potomac Woods Leesburg, VA 485   
White Rock Capon Bridge, WV 251    
Winona Hughesville, MD 335  

Key to High Adventure:

Archery Range Kayaking Available on Site
Canoeing Available on Site Challenge Course

Tomahawk Range Slingshot R ange

Check out our Camp FAQs

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Explore Camp Patch Program

For All Girl Scout Levels

The Explore Camp Patch Program encourages Girl Scouts to explore the outdoors, take part in Girl Scout traditions, and discover the unique features of each of our eight camp properties. Girl Scouts completing this patch program will hone their eight basic outdoor skills, which help improve outdoor literacy and support positive, environmentally-friendly outdoor experiences. Visit the Explore Camp Patch Program page to learn more.

Contact Our Camping Team

Denise Viau Camping Services Manager 202-274-3308
Megan Campbell Camping Specialist
Winona and Brighton Woods
Emily Reece Camping Specialist
 May Flather and White Rock
Kelsey Hancock Camping Specialist
Aquasco and Potomac Woods

Grace Hassler

High Adventure Specialist
Coles Trip and Crowell


Tammy Worcester Property Manager 703-909-5644