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Summer Day and Evening Camp

Updated: February 10, 2021

Camp Tuckerman | Montgomery County, MD

Dates: June 21 - July 1, 2021
Hours: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM 
Camp Contact Information: ctboard@camptuckerman.org

Important 2021 Camp Message: Camp Tuckerman is a rustic camp, located entirely outdoors with no buildings. Due to Camp Tuckerman’s unique site layout, drop-off/pickup logistics, emergency evacuation considerations, and COVID-19 concerns, all campers registering for Camp Tuckerman must attend and travel to and from camp each day with the same adult volunteer, with a maximum of 3 campers to an adult. This does not apply to Program Aides, who may only attend camp with an invitation from the camp directors. Campers who register for Camp Tuckerman without an adult or invitation will be cancelled and refunded. For more information on how to volunteer at camp, click the Volunteer at Camp! dropdown below.

Description & Activities

2021 Camp Theme: Wonderful Water Wonders

Description: Make new friends and keep the old while enjoying water wonders. Harken back to a time without cell phones and reconnect with nature and Girl Scout traditions such as swaps, flag, creeking, and much more!  Camp Tuckerman is a rustic camp - completely outdoors with no buildings.

Activities: Outdoor skills, badge earning, outdoor cooking, arts & crafts, songs, games, nature/STEM, hiking

Extended Hours: Campers can opt to stay until 5:45 PM at camp on June 29.

Camp activities (including field trips, extended hours, and overnights) are offered at the discretion of the camp leadership team and may be modified or canceled to follow COVID-19 restrictions. Camp activities may not be available to all units and can be canceled due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.

Camp Location: Cabin John Regional Park

Bus Transportation: No bus transportation is available.

Volunteer at Camp!

Camp Tuckerman is planned and put on each year by a group of dedicated Girl Scout volunteers! Due to safety ratios, enough adults must volunteer each year for camp to run. Unfortunately, if not enough volunteers sign up, camp will be cancelled. We need your help to ensure that camp can happen this year and that every girl has an amazing camp experience.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Guaranteed placement for your camper(s) – bypass the lottery and get early registration access in January
  • Reduced registration rate – contact the camp directors to receive your camp staff discount code!
  • Units at camp for sons, infants/toddlers, and preschool-aged children of volunteers - yes, they get to come to camp too! 
  • Receive volunteer hours for training and camp days
  • Network with other Girl Scout volunteers in your area
  • Learn new skills, try new things, and take part in fun camp traditions!

Complete the interest form or connect with the camp team at director@camptuckerman.org. You’ll be happy you did!

Registration Information

All campers registering for Camp Tuckerman must attend with an adult volunteer. This does not apply to Program Aides, who may only attend camp with an invitation from the camp directors. Campers who register for Camp Tuckerman without an adult or invitation will be cancelled and refunded.

Registration Type: Lottery

Registration Deadline: March 10

Lottery Notification:  March 26

Registration Process:

  1. Adult volunteer registers for camp on eBiz.
  2. Adult volunteer receives confirmation email containing a link to a survey providing information about the campers who will be attending with them.
  3. Upon receipt of link, the registering Adult Volunteer will forward the link to the Survey Monkey each youth attending in that vehicle, not in her own household.  The Adult Volunteer is only responsible for filling out the survey for the camper their household. will fill out the Survey Monkey for each youth in her own household.
  4. Once each Survey Monkey is completed, the camp registrar will work with our Customer Care team to get the campers registered.

Register your camper based on their 2020-2021 school year grade.

Want to pay a lower price for camp or guarantee your camper a spot at camp? Click the Volunteer at Camp! dropdown above.

Unit Grades Fee
Girl Camper K-5 250
AIT I (Aide-in-Training) - First Year 6-11 120
AIT II (Aide-in-Training) - Second Year 7-11 120
Aide 8-12 120
Ranger (Staff Children) K-11 120
Infant/Toddler  (Staff Children) - 120

Refund Policy: Full refunds will be provided if requested on or before May 5. Refunds after May 5 will be at the discretion of the camp directors and depend on if a waitlisted camper can take the cancelling camper's place. 

In the event of a camp cancellation by Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital, you will receive a full refund. If you must unexpectedly cancel your registration for this camp for reasons related to COVID-19, you will receive a full refund regardless of the time of cancellation. 

Teen Leadership Opportunities

Program Aides may only attend camp with an invitation from the camp directors. AITs or aides who register for Camp Tuckerman without an invitation will be cancelled and refunded.

AIT I Requirements: Must have completed 6th grade. Prospective AIT Is must apply by completing a form.

AIT II Requirements: Must have completed Camp Tuckerman's AIT I program and completed 7th grade. Prospective AIT IIs must apply by completing a form. Returning girls with good evaluations are selected first.

Aide Requirements: Must have completed Camp Tuckerman's AIT I and AIT II program, completed Program Aide training, and completed 8th grade. Prospective aides must apply by completing a form. Returning girls with good evaluations are selected first.

Teen Leadership Program Information: Aides will complete at least three different trainings before camp. Aides provide services to day camp participants by sharing unique talents, skills, and overall enthusiasm. They set a good example through activities and attitude, and work with adults and other teen leaders.

Teen Leadership Contact:  director@camptuckerman.org