Historical Notes

Benefactors

Camp Golden Pond was built by the generous donations and hard work of our entire community. The men and women who have shaped and crafted our Girl Scout legacy are an inspiration to us all.


Scout Projects

Events

Service Unit/Community Programs

Service Units from across the Western Region of GSHPA regularly host camporees and other events at Camp Golden Pond to bring girls and leaders together. In addition to service unit run events, often troops will partner with other area troops or simply rent a unit as a troop.

The following is a list of all the events we could find records for and is by no means exhaustive:

2018

  • Summer Camp – SU 416 – 108 girls and adults
  • Summer Camp – SU 431
  • Summer Camp – SU 414 – 114 participants
  • Family Camp Out – SU 221 – 102 participants
  • Spring Camporee – SU 416 – 212 girls and adults
  • Winter Camp – SU 416 – 111 girls and adults

2017

2016

  • “Art in the Outdoors” Fall Camporee  – Comm 416 & 422: Sept 9-11, 2016
  • “Animal Adventures” summer camporee & Daisy day – Comm 416 & 422: June 2016
  • “Back to Basics” West Region older girl weekend: June 3-5, 2016
  • Spring camporee & Daisy day – Comm 416 (incorporating 415): April 16-17, 2016

2015

  • “Into the Wild” fall camporee – Comm 416, organized by Troop 40218 (Jodi Vender): Oct 10-11, 2015
  • “Back to Basics” summer camporee -Comms 416, 422 & 435 – June 12-14, 2015
  • “Out of this World” West Region Older Girl Weekend: May 1-3, 2015

2014

  • “Get Moving” Journey Weekend for Juniors – organized by On My Honor-PSU Campus Girl Scouts: Oct 10-12
  • “Dancing through the Decades” fall camporee – Comm 416, organized by Troop 41183 (Tracy Sepich): Oct 3-5, 2014
  • “Exploring the Elements” summer camporee – Comm 416: June 20-22, 2014
  • “Golden Games”  West Region//SUs 414, 417, 431 Older Girl Weekend: May 2-4, 2014
  • Focus on Food lock-in for Juniors in Legacy Lodge – Sow What Journey event organized by Senior Troop 41184 – Feb 8-9, 2014

2013

  • “Brave-ing the Outdoors” On My Honor-PSU Campus Girl Scouts fall festival for Juniors & Cadettes: Oct. 27, 2013
  • “Girl Scout Adventure” fall camporee – Comm 416 (incorporating 417), organized by Troop 41169 (Sharon Cole):  Sept. 28-29, 2013
  • “Animals Around the World” summer camporee for Daisies/Brownies/Juniors – SU 417: June 22-23, 2013
  • “Survivor Sisters”  West Region/SUs 414, 417, 431 Older Girl Weekend: 2013
  • Junior Camp-over in Legacy Lodge – Troops 40212 & 40218: March 1-2, 2013

2012

  • “Terrific 2012 Traveling Girl Scout Circus” fall camporee – SU 416, organized by Troop 41169 (Sharon Cole): Oct. 13-14, 2012
  • “Around the World” summer camporee – SU 416: June 15-17, 2012

2011

  • “Fantasy” fall camporee – SU 416, organized by Troop 41162 (Angela Taylor): Oct 15-16, 2011. Attendance ~150
  • “Launch into Summer” summer camporee – SU 416: June 17-19, 2011 

Unsure

  • Back to Nature Camp for Brownies & Juniors – organized by Troop 40002

Council-led Programs

  • “Animal Survival” Nature Explorers program: April 29, 2017
  • Volunteer Getaway Weekend: Oct 22-23, 2016
  • “Oceans” Nature Explorers program for Brownies & Juniors: May 7, 2016
  • Adult Outdoor Basics training: April 30, 2016
  • “Girl vs Wild: Get Ready” Troop competition for C/S/A: April 8-9, 2016
  • “Outdoor Pursuits” Troop Adventure Camp for Juniors: Nov. 6-8, 2015
  • “Amazing Geocache Race” Troop Adventure Camp for Juniors/Cadettes: April 11/12, 2015
  • “Adventures in Geocaching” Troop Adventure Camp for Juniors: Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014
  • Intro to Backpacking: Sept 19-21, 2014
  • Adult Outdoor Basics training: April 5, 2014
  • Adult Archery Instructor certification & First Aid/CPR/AED training: April 6, 2014
  • Adult Volunteer Retreat weekend, including First Aid & CPR training: March 21-23, 2014
  • “Happenin’ Habitats” program: March 15-16, 2014
  • “Crafty Weekend Retreat” Troop Adventure Camp for Juniors: Nov. 22-24, 2013
  • Adult First Aid/CPR training: Oct. 18, 2013
  • West Region Adult Training weekend: June 8-9, 2013
  • “Stars & Constellations” & “Weather” Nature Explorers programs for Brownies & Juniors: May 18, 2013
  • Adult Volunteer Training weekend: Oct. 26-28, 2012

Something Missing?

Do you know of a past event or service project to add? Tell us about it! We would also love to have your photos! Please email photos to frogpondcamppa@gmail.com.