2022 Summer Camp Destination Camp - Big Bend Water Expedition


2022 Summer Camp Destination Camp - Big Bend Water Expedition
Date
Registration Begins
2/14/2022 8:00 AM
Last Day To Register
6/3/2022 5:00 PM
Age Requirement
Birthdate must be between 8/4/1999 and 7/3/2009
Location
200 Mitre Peak Camp Road
Fort Davis, TX 79734, US
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There is a place in far West Texas where night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-canyons into ancient limestone. This magical place is Big Bend National Park. This one-week program has you preparing, practicing, and packing for your Big Bend Water Expedition! This trip includes a day in a kayak or a raft on the Rio Grande River with an experienced outfitter, Angel Expeditions.

This primitive camping experience will have you tent camping near the Big Bend Basin, using portable toilets, preparing your meals, and carrying a picnic lunch on the water. This adventure will require campers to keep the sunscreen applied and stay well-hydrated to stay safe and have fun!

Campers will need a couple of pairs of water shoes or old tennis shoes for this adventure along with a wide brim hat, long-sleeved shirt, camelback, or large water bottle, and lots of sunscreen. Campers must be good swimmers, comfortable on a small boat and in water over their head. Campers and adult staff will be required to wear life vests at all times in the water.

When not in the water, you will do some hiking in Big Bend, so campers will need a good pair of walking shoes or hiking boots. Remember this is a High Adventure Trip so campers must be able-bodied, willing to follow all safety directions and have a strong sense of adventure!

You must be a registered Girl Scout to attend camp. Not a Girl Scout? Contact info@gsdsw.org to register today! Annual membership is $25.

If you will be using Desert Dollars, please pay the $75 deposit and take the Desert Dollars to your local Girl Scout shop or mail them to GSDSW - Summer Camp, 225 E Idaho, Ste 9, Las Cruces, NM 88005. Include your name, your Girl Scout's name, Name of Camp Session, and contact telephone number in case we have any questions. We must have the Desert Dollars by June 3, 2022.

If you are using Travel Credit, please pay the $75 deposit and email info@gsdsw.org requesting a Travel Credit form. Complete the form and return it to info@gsdsw.org. We must have the Travel Credit form completed and returned to us by June 3, 2022. 

If you will be applying for Financial Assistance, please pay the $75 deposit and email info@gwdsw.org requesting a Financial Assistance form. Complete the form and return it to info@gsdsw.org. We must have the Financial Assistance form completed and returned to us by June 3, 2022. 

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Cost
$725.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
We understand that sometimes plans change. If a camper needs to change which week she is attending or cannot attend, please contact Info@gsdsw.org with the subject line "camp – refund" as soon as possible. Cancellations four weeks prior to the registered session, will receive a full refund minus the deposit of $75. After that date, no refunds will be given.

If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, please e-mail: Customer Service

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