IT'S YOUR PLANET - LOVE IT
Nature Connection is an important part of our Human Development, critical to our personal health and also to the planet we live on. This Journey series, set up for various levels of Scouting, has them form connections with the environment so that wise choices can can be daily made for the betterment of the Earth and its inhabitants. Hands on fun activities is how we teach about Nature here at Camp Tonkawa, so come ready to have some fun.
This camp is designed around the Girl Scout Leadership requirements, but open to families who want to participate. Below is a brief summary of what each camp is about, call for more detail.
Between Earth and Sky - Daisies 5-7 year olds - May 25-26, 2019. Also can be set up as a day event over the Summer.
Birds to butterflies. Explore the wonders of nature.
WOW - Wonders of Water - Brownies 7-9 year olds - Sept 8-9, 2018 / May 4-5,2019
Water plants and Animals to explore. Water Cycle and Conservation.
Get Moving - Juniors 9-11 year olds - Oct 13-14, 2018 / April 6-7,2019
Energy, How animals use it efficiently and how we as humans can.
Breathe AIR - Cadettes 11-14 year olds - Oct 27-28, 2018 / April 20-21,2019
Awaken all your senses that come to us through our air. Yoga Sunday morning.
Sow What- Seniors 14-16 year olds - Sept 15-16, 2018 / March 30-31,2019
Organic Gardening. How our food choices effect the planet and our health.
Cost: $45 for all attendees – scouts, leaders, and parents.
$25 for day camp - scouts only
Times: Begins at 9:30 am on Saturday
Ends about 2:30 pm on Sunday. After lunch on Sunday we start the Take Action Projects. Each troop / family will need to pre-organize a Take Action Projects. We are here to help you with ideas, getting donations and completing it.
Meals: We provide Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning breakfast.
You bring your own lunches. Sunday lunch will allow you time to cook over a campfire.
Note: Each Journey is at a different level for the Girl Scouts so if you are trying to earn a specific rank make sure you register for the Journey appropriate for you troop.
Please bring :
- Notebooks to document your progress through the Journey.
- Or you can purchase the book from the GS Shop.
- Your lunches.
- Plate, bowl, mug and silverware ***NON-disposable please!
- Refillable Water Bottles
- Sleeping bags
- Personal items
- Adults may want to bring a camp chair.
Complete your Journey during your camp weekend, means you are required to do your Take Action Project with us.
Families can also work on small projects that benefit the camp and teach volunteering to their children.