Camp Ginger Cascades

Located in the beautiful foothills of western North Carolina, just outside Lenoir, Camp Ginger Cascades is one of three outdoor properties operated by Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont. During summer months, Ginger Cascades offers overnight resident and day camp programs for girls ages 5-17. Girls do not have to be a Girl Scout to attend programs.

In addition to summer camping opportunities for individual girls, Camp Ginger Cascades also provides an excellent year-round location and facilities for outside rentals including band camps, church retreats, family gatherings, school groups and troop camping.

Founded in 1963, Camp Ginger Cascades is infused with a passion for the outdoors and is dedicated to helping young girls and women become confident and strong leaders! Being an ACA-accredited camp means parents can rest assured their child will be safe, as they develop their courage, confidence and character – without even realizing it!

Summer 2021 Dates and Themes

Camp Ginger Cascades

Regular Resident Camp: $500/$550 after March 31st

Mini Camp Session: $210

Session One: June 13-18 "The Great Out S'mores"

Are you ready for some outdoor adventures? This week we are going back to the basics for Girl Scouting! You will learn to tie knots, build shelters, start fires, and even learn how to use a compass and map. All of the skills will help you compete in an all camp survival skills challenge! Don’t worry, you will even have extra time to make your favorite campfire treats.

Session Two: June 20-25 "Magic at Mount Olympus"

Calling all heroes for a week of adventure like no other! During this week of camp you will hone your demi god and magical skills by completing a quest, brewing positions, and slaying a monster! When you are not in training you will enjoy all your favorite camp activities.

Session Three: June 27-July 2 "Spirit Week"

This is the can’t miss challenge of the summer! Before arriving to camp you will get sorted into one of Camp Ginger Cascades famous camp families. You’ll spend time each day with your camp family competing in competitions to earn points. From life-sized board game night, to minute to win it games, an all camp scavenger hunt, you’ll never know what to expect! Be sure to pack your families colors! Which family will get to raise their flag in victory? 

Session Four: July 4-9 "Space Adventures"

Houston we are ready for takeoff in 3..2..1! Spend your  days at camp doing all your favorite camp activities, but as soon as the sun sets, that’s when the space adventures begin! Take a nighttime hike, study the constellations and their stories, you’ll even make your own bottle rocket!

Session Five: July 11-16 "Amazing Race"

Prepare for a fun filled week as you embark on a “race around the world”. Each day take on new, and exciting adventures. During your Amazing Race you will have to choose between detours, overcome road blocks and search for pit stops with your team!

How can you help?

Interested in helping camp, but don't know how? The link below will take you to our Amazon wish list where you can find items to donate to us. You can also soon find a list of service projects we need help completing at camp! Want to help in another way?

E-mail us with questions or ideas!

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