Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania’s 20th Annual Adult Camping Weekend welcomes more than Girl Scout alumnae; August 20-22 at Camp Tweedale in Chester County
MIQUON, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Who said summer camp’s just for kids? Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP) invites adults of all ages — and not just Girl Scout alumnae! — to its 20th Annual Adult Camping Weekend August 20-22 at Camp Tweedale (500 Bethel Road in Oxford, PA), which is fully planned, hosted and run by an all-volunteer committee. Activities include canoeing and kayaking at the nearby Octorara Reservoir, hiking, swimming, archery, wildlife exploration, evening campfires (with S’mores), crafts, and more.
Girl Scout alumna and archaeologist Stephanie Bartlett will attend and share stories about how her Girl Scouting experience influenced her professional interests.
Accommodations include cabins with modest toilets and showers (available on a first-come, first-served basis) and platform tents. Full-weekend cost is $50/person; Saturday-only cost is $40/person. Costs include all prepared meals, refreshments, and activities. Proceeds from a Silent Auction, 50-50 raffle, and sale of commemorative t-shirts benefit the GSEP Older Girl Scholarship Fund. Visit www.gsep.org for more information and a registration form, or call Carla Hickey at 610.791.2411.
With the mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania is the largest girl-serving organization in Pennsylvania, with more than 42,000 girl members and 14,000 adult volunteers in Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton and Philadelphia counties. Approximately 80 percent of the nation’s women in leadership and executive roles and 70 percent of U.S. Congresswomen are Girl Scout alumnae.