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Summer Camp

Want to have the best summer ever? Looking to unplug from technology and enjoy the fresh air? Attend one of our Girl Scout camps! Swimming, canoeing, hiking, crafting, sing-alongs—and yes, we’ll teach you how to make the perfect s’more, too. Whether you’re interested in day camp or you’re ready to spend the night at our resident camp with your peers, GSHNJ offers a ton of ways to enjoy the great outdoors—and you’ll get bragging rights once school starts up again.

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Camp Hoover: July 5—August 15, 2020
Camp DeWitt: July 6—August 14, 2020
The OVAL: July 6—August 14, 2020

Summer Camp Forms
Summer Camp Employment
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Summer Camp Care Packages & Labels

Support Our Camps Through Mabel's Labels!

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Visit Mabel's Labels and select Camp DeWitt - GSHNJ, Camp Lou Henry Hoover-GSHNJ, or The OVAL-GSHNJ  from the 'Select Your Camp' drop-down list! From there, shop all of Mabel's Label's durable, waterproof name labels that you can put on your child's belongings. A portion of your purchase supports our camps!

Support Our Camps Through Camp Pacs!

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For over two decades, Camp Pacs has been packing up innovative, custom care packages filled with high quality products while keeping your child’s preferences in mind.

Visit www.camppacs.com to choose a gift package for your camper.

Meet The Directors
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Meet Deb "Hook" Hooker

Camp Hoover has been a part of my life since I was 9-years-old! I can still recall some of my favorite memories as a camper—from hiking, to sleeping out under the starts, to creating my own pinch pot of clay and, of course, the last night campfires. Each summer opens the door for a new group of girls to experience similar activities and carry away lifelong memories and friendships. Camp has given me the opportunity to make friends from around the world, to learn new skills, and to be the person I am today. I can't wait to meet you this summer and share my love of Camp Hoover with you and your family!

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Meet Kate "Brisca" Grenci

Camp has been a huge part of my life for over 25 years, and I am very excited to kick off my third summer here at Camp DeWitt! Whether welcoming back returning campers or learning right alongside our new campers, every day is an opportunity for me to develop our program and to make this experience the best one yet. I can still remember my first day of camp and may days over the years, full of exciting activities like building a shelter in the woods, stargazing, cooking over a buddy burner, and so many all camp games.

Some of my favorite activities at Camp DeWitt are brooking with the girls, building campfires, and enjoying our sunsets from Engleman. I also love hearing songs (and laughter) filter through the woods throughout the day. The best part of my job is seeing a camper learn something new or try something they were afraid of doing. As a lifelong Girl Scout and longtime camper, I firmly believe in the magic summer camp holds. I hope you will join us and experience all we have to offer!

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Meet Victoria "Thor" Laird

This is my third year as Camp Director at The OVAL and I cannot wait to see what adventures this summer brings! I love the smell of campfires and burnt marshmallows, the sound of songs and chants off in the woods, and the sight of happy campers playing on the field. Most importantly, I cherish seeing the positive impact that Girl Scouts and the outdoor experience has on our campers.

What am I most excited about this summer? Getting to be myself and share my silliness and love of the outdoors with all campers and staff. You will probably find me in mismatched socks and a paint-covered shirt, with a s'mores stick in one hand, a songbook book in the other, and absolutely loving life! I look forward to seeing you this summer and helping you continue your camp adventure!