COLFAX, NC (March 22, 2017)…Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) is hosting an open house event at Camp Ginger Cascades, 2090 Scout Road, Lenoir, N.C., on Sunday, April 2 from 2-5 p.m. The Girl Scout camp is open to the public. Families are encouraged to attend and discover the exciting summer overnight and day camp programs designed for all girls entering grades 1-12.
Camp open house allows families to tour the facilities, meet with the camp directors and staff members and learn about camp life.
“We offer all girls a safe, fun environment where they can discover their individual strengths, connect with new friends and learn through first-hand experiences,” said Lane Cook, chief executive officer of Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont. “Girls participating in our summer camp programs feel a sense of inclusion and community that helps to boost their self-esteem and appreciate the diversity among their campmates.”
GSCP2P resident camps are American Camp Association (ACA) accredited and comply with more than 300 standards.
In addition to traditional arts and crafts, swimming, hiking, games and nature walks, Girl Scout camp also provides girls with horseback riding programs, water adventures, climbing wall challenges and canoe trips.
About Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont, a United Way agency, is one of 112 councils nationwide chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA to deliver Girl Scout program within specific geographic boundaries. The local council serves nearly 14,000 girls and 6,400 adult volunteers in 40 counties and maintains three camp properties and four service centers offering unique experiences for girls and adults. For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to GSCP2P, call 800-672-2148 or visit www.girlscoutsp2p.org.
About Girl Scouts of the USA
We’re 2.8 million strong—2 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe girls can change the world. It began over 100 years ago with one woman, Girl Scouts’ founder Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low, who believed in the power of every girl. She organized the first Girl Scout troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, and every year since, we’ve made her vision a reality, helping girls discover their strengths, passions, and talents. Today we continue the Girl Scout mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs for girls from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to do something amazing. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit www.girlscouts.org.