Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois offers a variety of summer camp sessions, including day and overnight camp, at Camp Dean in Big Rock, Illinois.
Camp Dean is open to all girls -- not just Girl Scouts -- in first to 12th grade.
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Since girls select their own experiences in Girl Scouts, they can choose to limit their participation to camp enjoyment! Girls do not have to join a troop.
Financial assistance for camp is available to registered members of GSNI. To view the 2014 Camp Guide or register for camp, visit www.girlscoutsni.org.
Registration is open for these camps.
• "What's Cooking?" will be offered to third- to fifth-graders on July 9-11, and to fifth- to seventh-graders on July 20-25. Cost is $150 for the three-day camp and $260 for the longer camp. Come to camp for the adventure -- stay for the food! Grab a whisk and mixing bowls; this session is going to be delicious! In addition to swimming, hiking, arts and crafts, try new campfire recipes and develop skills as an outdoor chef.
• "Camp Dean Day Camp" will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 14-18, for first to fifth grade. Cost is $125 per girl. Not ready for overnight camp? Camp Dean Day Camp offers traditional camp adventures during the day. An optional overnight on Thursday is available for an additional $15.
• "Da Vinci Girls" will be offered July 30 to Aug. 1 for first- to third-graders. Cost is $150 per girl. This camp is for art fanatics. Get hands-on with scissors, glue, and beads. Create a masterpiece to bring home, and enjoy exciting camp activities, too.
For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois, visit www.girlscoutsni.org or call (800) 242-5591.