Tales From Camp: Sunflowers, Camera Shots, Mythbusters, and More

Hi everyone! Welcome to another great tale about camp. We had amazing groups this past week including Dazzling Dancers, Menzies Masterchefs, Trot ‘n Trek, Night Owls, Camera Shots, Get the Scoop!, Mythbusters, Myths, Magic and More, Girls vs Wild and Farm to Fork. We had our All Camp event where the girls got to choose…

Tales From Camp: Very Special Guests

Hi everyone, We had a blast last week at Camp Menzies. Last session was Two of Us, where parents came with their campers to enjoy the camp experience together. For a lot of the girls, it was their first time at camp. They got to experience some great activities, such as Australian football, soccer, making…

Tales From Camp: Camper Creativity

Hi everyone, Today we welcome Two of Us, CITs and Under Construction. These three sessions are really special. Two of Us is a session where we have parents come with their campers… super fun! CITs are our counselors-in-training, and Under Construction helps out with actual construction going on this session in Cedar Woods, an upper…

Tales From Camp: Creative and Adventurous

Hello, hello! Thank you session 5 for a fun week at camp. Session 6 gets to stay with us a little longer and today we welcome session 7. So many exciting things have been going on! We have Take Aim, Summer Stock, Eco-Fashionistas, World Travelers, Leaders in Action, Mystery Makers, Horse Lovers, Camp ‘n’ Canoe,…

Tales From Camp: Camp Prom, Master Chefs, and More

Hello all! Another great session at Camp Menzies. On Monday we welcomed our session 4 girls. This session we had Forest Friends, Sierra Safari, Camp Quest, Sky’s the Limit, and Horse Lovers. Of course we still had our Movie Makers, Master Chefs, Dare To Do It, and Arts Alive girls here at camp as well. …

Tales From Camp: Activities and Special Visitors

Hi everyone, Rapunzel here. Welcome to sessions 2 and 3! Our session 2 campers arrived on Monday and session 3 on Wednesday. We have some great programs going on again with awesome activities. There were a lot of trips outside of Camp Menzies with these sessions. Aqua Explorers went creek stomping at Big Trees and…

Tales From Camp: The First Week!

Hi everyone! This is Rapunzel from Camp Menzies. I am from the Netherlands and one of the international staff here at camp. This summer I’ll be taking a lot of photos at camp and keeping you all updated weekly on the blog. Our first session started on Monday and it has been so much fun!…

High Adventure

The High Adventure Girl Scouts went backpacking this summer in Tahoe National Forest! On the trip they learned map and compass skills by navigating their way through the forest. They honed their outdoor cooking skills, by cooking over an open fire. They practiced “Leave No Trace” by camping on hard rock surfaces and making a…

Make Camp Part of Your Girl Scout’s Summer Plans!

Itʼs already that time of year again. Does your Girl Scout need something to do this summer? We have lots of options for day and overnight camps. Theyʼre great opportunities for girls to meet new friends, learn about different topics, and possibly even earn a new badge. Camp Menzies is our overnight camp in the…