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FAQ, Rates, & Financial Assistance

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for camp?

You can register for summer camp through Camp InTouch.

New to Camp InTouch? Here’s a guide for how new users can sign up, and where to create a Camp InTouch account.

Already have a Camp InTouch account? Here’s a guide for returning Camp InTouch Users. Log in and get started!

Camp FAQ

How do I know if my camper is ready for camp? Where do I find packing lists and general information about camp? Will my camper be with her buddies she signed up with? 

As you prepare your girl (and yourself!) for camp many questions can come up! That's why we've created a comprehensive guide to all questions regarding camp.

 

Does my girl need to be a Girl Scout?

Our camps are for all girls—you don’t need any previous Girl Scout experience to sign up! However, all campers do need to possess a current Girl Scout Membership to attend camp. When purchasing a membership, your Girl Scout can choose to join a troop or join as an individually registered member if they are just attending camp.

Annual Membership (Oct. 2017- Sept. 2018) 
The Annual Membership is $25 and includes lots of perks, including the opportunity to take part in Girl Scout experiences and events throughout the year!

2018 Extended Girl Membership (Current Month – Sept. 2019) 
This bundled membership includes all the benefits of the Annual Membership and more! It is offered at a discounted rate of $35, which includes membership for the remaining months of the current membership year (2017-2018) and the full upcoming membership year (2018-2019). This bundled membership is for new members only.  This is ideal for campers joining us for the first time!

What does membership include?
Membership comes with lots of perks, including the opportunity to take part in Girl Scout experiences and events throughout the year! On average, when girls participate in Girl Scouts they get:

  • 8 new friends 
  • 100 hours of adventure and discovery 
  • 2,000 confidence-building minutes 
  • 360,000 seconds of fun and feeling great about herself! 

And, as always, financial assistance is available to help cover the cost of both the camp session and the Girl Scout membership fee if needed. 

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Rates & Financial Assistance

We believe that every girl, regardless of financial circumstances, should have the opportunity to experience camp. While the costs to maintain camp properties and produce camp programming continue to rise, families have differing abilities to meet those costs. Learn more about rates, tiered pricing, and financial assistance:

Rates

To keep camp affordable for all families, we've adopted a voluntary tiered pricing structure. Tiered pricing gives each family the opportunity to choose the pricing option that works best for them. All campers will have the same experience regardless of which price the family can afford.

The tiered pricing breakdown:

Tier A: The actual cost for each girl to attend camp, including costs like program supplies, staffing, food and maintenance costs.

Tier B: The partially subsidized cost of camp, for families that can pay a little more than our traditional fees, but not the actual cost of camp.

Tier C: Our traditional, standard camp fees, which are much lower than the true cost of camp. These rates are subsidized through fundraising, special events and the hard work of Girl Scouts during the Girl Scout Cookie Sale. 

Each camp program has pricing for all three tiers. Check out the camp programs available this summer, and choose the tier that is best for you and your family.

Financial Assistance

Girl Scout Camp is open to all girls in every community and geographic area. Financial assistance is available to currently registered girl and adult members who otherwise would not be able to participate in Girl Scouting. 

Eligibility
Our qualification guidelines are the same as the federal school lunch program. If your family qualifies for free or reduced price school lunch, your family will qualify for financial assistance from Girl Scouts of Western Washington.

For more details or submit a Camp Grant request, please visit the main Financial Assistance page.

 

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