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Summer Camp FAQs

General FAQ
What if my camper is not a Girl Scout?
  • If your camper's not yet a Girl Scout, no problem! Annual membership is only $25 and can be added to your camp registration fee.
  • We hope that after an awesome summer, you will continue to make the most of your membership and learn more about Girl Scouts.
Can you accommodate my campers' special needs (dietary, physical, medical, and/or emotional)?
  • We can accommodate most campers with special needs with sufficient notice. Contact the camp directors in advance with specific considerations.
  • A staff member trained in special needs may be available for additional support upon request.
  • When registering, fill out the health history questions completely to help us best accommodate your camper.
What will my camper need to take with her? How will I know?
  • We will email you a confirmation, an information guide and necessary paperwork when we receive your registration. The guide details what to expect at camp, including what your camper might need.
  • Certain specialty programs, such as horse camps, require additional clothing or gear (detailed in the camp guide you'll receive).
What should my camper leave at home?
  • Cell phones and other electronics
  • Toys
  • Collectible cards
  • Alcohol/drugs
  • Animals
  • Weapons
Where do I find and submit my Health History and/or High Risk Activity Forms?
  • You'll find the forms on your camp registration account page.
  • Fill them out and submit them online.
How do I enroll my camper with a friend?
  • During online registration, you will be prompted to supply the name of a "camp buddy."
  • Girls may only pick one camp buddy, and that friend must also choose them.
  • Due to age-specific programming, our day camps can only accommodate buddy placement for girls within one grade level of each other. 
  • Most campers do not attend with a buddy, so don't worry if your girl doesn't have one.
Can my camper's whole troop register together?
  • We do not recommend signing more than two campers up together. 
  • If a whole troop or portion of a troop is attending camp together, we encourage you to sign them up for different programs based on their own interests. They'll still see each other during meals, at campfires and out and about around camp.
  • Signing up separately allows girls to experience camp for themselves while still sharing the adventure with their troop mates.

Nationally accredited camps

All Girl Scouts San Diego camps are accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA). This national organization requires camp managers to meet rigorous standards in every facet of operation. Girl Scouts San Diego is proud to meet these important criteria. Find out more at the ACA site for parents.