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posted: 6/7/2013 2:20 PM

Girl Scouts to host camp in June

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Submitted by Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois is giving all local girls in second and third grade the chance to discover the wonders of water during "My Best Elf Self Day Camp."

The camp will be from noon to 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 24, to Friday, June 28, at Baker Community Center, 101 S. Second St. in downtown St. Charles. The fee is $35 per girl and includes "WOW! Journey" book, snacks, field trips, and awards.

This camp is made possible through a grant from Cadence Health.

Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 12. Register at For information, contact Brooke Radford-Knight at (630) 897-1565, ext. 7147, or email

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois serves more than 18,000 girls and 5,500 adult volunteers in parts or all of Boone, Carroll, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Jo Daviess, Kane, Kendall, Lake, LaSalle, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, and Winnebago counties.

Through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, girls in kindergarten to 12th grade are engaged in discovering themselves, connecting with others, and taking action to make the world a better place.

Girls develop leadership potential by participating in age-appropriate activities that enable them to discover their values, skills, and the world around them.

Activities in science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness provide girls with opportunities for fun and friendship while fostering the development of leadership skills and self-esteem.

For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois, visit or call (800) 242-5591.

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