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Camp Registration Q & A

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Camp 2021 and Covid-19

I want to go to camp! What’s next?
Great - we're excited that you are excited!

Camp registration is open!

Camp Registration opens January 27! Check back then to register.

Register for Camp

COVID precautions, including masking, will be required for all camp sessions.

Register for Troop Mini-Camp or Troop DIY Camp

Please read the FAQs for troop mini-camp sessions this year.

See dates for Camps Pondicherry and Natarswi here.

To attend, all troop members must follow COVID precautions during the sessions, including masking.

For step by step information on how to register your troop in CampInTouch, click here.  


All registrants:

All camp registrations will require a $30 deposit, payable by credit card online.

First Time Campers:
Click on Register for Camp button above. This opens our web portal, CampInTouch, where you’ll be prompted to create an account before registering. Be sure to use an email address that you use regularly as your username and make a note of your username and password as you’ll be returning to this portal to complete camp forms.

Returning Campers:
Welcome back! Click on Register for Camp button above and use your CampInTouch account information (used last year to access forms) to register. If you can’t remember your username or password, no worries! You will be prompted to reset your login.

Camp merchandise can be ordered during the registration process.

Not sure yet? Check out the 2021 Camp Guide, available on January 24, explore our camp pages to see our awesome programs, or just click on these links: day, resident, troop, or family.

Already registered and need forms? Everything you need is on the CampInTouch page. Save your password and login; you'll need to get back to this page numerous times for forms and to get additional camp information as it is posted.

Need help? Email and we'll be happy to assist you.

See our "How to Get Your Girl to Camp" step-by-step registration guide.

I really want my friend to go to camp with me, but she isn't a
Girl Scout. Can she come?

Of course! You don't have to already be a Girl Scout to join the adventure. All girls are welcome! Lapsed members or non-members will have a $40 membership fee added to their camp total.

Do I need to make a deposit when I register?
Yes, all registrations require a $30 deposit.

But I've been working on the Free Camp Challenge. Do I still pay a deposit?
Yes, you still need to submit a $30 deposit to hold a spot in the session that you want, so register early. Once we know you've earned your free session at camp, we will refund your $30 deposit or apply it to your balance, depending on the camp session you choose.

It's important to know that the Free Camp Challenge entitles you to up to the value of a one week Classic Camp session. If you complete the Free Camp Challenge and choose a camp session with a higher cost, we will apply the value of a Classic Camp session to your chosen session and you will be responsible for the remaining balance. This reward must be used at a GSME camp during the summer of 2021 - sorry, it cannot be carried over to another year.

Note: Girls who earned a camp session in 2020's Free Camp Challenge must use their session in 2021 also.  If a girl earned a free session in 2020 and another in 2021, both sessions must be used this summer.  Girls can attend more than one week of camp or choose a higher cost specialty camp.

When is all the money due?
Camp balances must be paid in full by June 1, 2021. Any new camp registrations received on or after June 1, 2021 will require full payment at the time of registration.

How can I pay?
We accept credit cards, money order, or personal check. Cash is only accepted in person at one of our service centers - please do not send cash through the mail! Payment options and payment plans are selected during online registration. On June 2, 2021 remaining balances will be paid by automatic withdrawal from your designated account.

Can I apply for financial assistance?
Yes. GSME has a small amount of financial assistance set aside to help families who need it to send their girl to camp. All members may apply for a GSME Campership - another great reason to be a registered Girl Scout!

How do I apply for a campership?
We award camperships based on family need on a first come, first served basis, until all the available assistance has been awarded. Once you are registered for camp, you'll receive information on how to apply for a Campership. Families are expected to contribute as much as possible, and a minimum $30 deposit is required. Applications are due March 30, 2021. Decisions will be made by mid-April.

OK I’ve registered. What’s next?
All registration confirmations and camp communications are sent via email and important information is always available in your CamplnTouch account. Please make sure you use a current email address when you register so you will receive all updates and reminders. You don’t want to miss any important information! Need to update your email or aren't sure which one you used in CampInTouch previously? Contact Customer Care at 888-922-4763.

What do I need to do before camp? (Note: Deadline for forms has been changed.)
All required forms and documents must be submitted by June 1, 2021.* All campers need to provide a current immunization record, and resident campers must have had a physical exam within 12 months of their camp attendance date. All required forms are in your CampInTouch account under Forms & Documents.

*If your physical exam falls between June 1st and your camp start date, please provide your physical exam form two weeks prior to your camp session.

What if I don't have access to a computer or the internet?
Call Customer Care at 888-922-4763 for any assistance in registering.

For camp updates, log into your CampInTouch account, keep tabs on our website, open your GSME emails, and follow us on Facebook.

What happens if I need to cancel?
We hope you won't need to cancel, but if you do, here are our policies:

Resident Camp:
We understand there is great uncertainty in this pandemic year. We want to be fair to families and we realize virus recommendations and precautions continue to evolve, and families may opt to cancel their camp registration due to continuing COVID-19 concerns. To address this we have a special cancellation policy for 2021 only.

  • Any cancellation: Refund of paid camp fees, minus a $15 non-refundable, non-transferable administrative fee.

Troop and Family Camps:
Entire Troop/Family Cancellation

  • Any cancellation: Refund minus $15 administrative fee for the group.

Girl/Adult Individual Cancelation

  • Any cancelation: Refund minus $5 administrative fee per person up to a maximum of $15.