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For Parents

Click the topic below to learn more about Camp iGirl. Questions? Contact Camp Director Caitlin Rowland at crowland@gswise.org or 414-443-3997. 

  • Campers
    All girls entering grades seven through 10 are welcome to attend camp iGirl! Not a Girl Scout? Not a problem. You can register with your camp registration! 
  • Individuals and Buddies
    Many girls come to camp to make new friends. However, some girls choose to come with a buddy. Girls who wish to room together at camp should submit registration forms together or register online at the same time. We only place girls together if they are listed on both girls’ forms. We can only accommodate two girls per room. 
  • A Typical Day at Camp iGirl
    • 7:30 a.m.: Opening Ceremony
    • 8:00 a.m.: Breakfast 
    • 9:00 a.m.: Lab time in specific session
    • 12:00 p.m.: Lunch 
    • 1:00 p.m.: Fun activity time
    • 2:30 p.m.: Me time
    • 4:00 p.m.: Lab time in specific session or group time
    • 5:30 p.m. : Dinner 
    • 7:00 p.m.: Excellent evening activities
    • 8:30 p.m.: Closing ceremony
    • 9:00 p.m.: Me time
    • 10:30 p.m.: Day is done – Lights out
  • Budget Friendly Tips
    At GSWISE, we strive to provide opportunities to all girls. We offer several discounts as well as other methods to attend camp:
    • Program Activity Credits (PAC) earned through the Girl Scout Cookie Program Activity or Fall Nut Sale may be used. Submit with registration or mail when you register online.
    • Early Discounts are given for registrations received by our early registration date, which will be announced once registration has opened.
    • Financial Assistance is available from Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast to help families meet the cost of sending their daughters to camp.
    • Gift Certificates can be purchased at the Girl Scout Resource Centers in any increment. These make great gifts from grandparents and other family members. Click here for Resource Center hours and locations.
  • Camper Connections
    Connect with your camper even while she is away! 

    Who doesn’t love to get mail? Whether it is a letter sent via post or dropped in our “secret mail” bin upon arrival, mail is a very important part of everyone’s time at camp. Some of our campers receive four or five letters a week! Here are some tips for your letters:
    • Write letters ahead of time and place in our Secret Mailbox during check-in, or mail letters two to three  days ahead of time, so she will have mail waiting for her.  
    • Label each envelope with her name and the day of the week that she should receive it.
    • Keep your letters short and cheerful. Avoid any negative news unless she already knew about it before she left home.
    • To mail your camper a letter, please send to: 
    Austin Hall/Residence Hall
    Camp iGirl
    Campers Name
    3390 S. 43rd Street
    Milwaukee, WI 53219
  • Phone Calls
    To help your camper build her independence, we ask that you do not send a cell phone with her. If you are concerned with how she may adjust to camp, contact the camp director to arrange a time to hear how she is doing from her counselors or camp staff.
  • Check-in and Check-out
    Check-in is between 2:30 and 4:00 p.m. Please see your confirmation email for specific check-in times per program session.

    Check-out is after the 30-minute family presentation that begins at 4:00 p.m. on closing day.
  • Confirmations
    You will receive an email confirming your registration after it has been processed which will contain links to the confirmation page on our web site. There is a guide for both campers and parents/guardians. These guides contain important information to help you and your camper have a successful day camp experience. A reminder will be emailed to you approximately one week before camp. 
  • Girls with Additional Needs
    We make every effort to meet the needs of all girls, so that everyone can fully participate. Please note any special emotional, learning, physical, mental, or health needs for your child on the Registration and/or Health History form. For specific questions or situations, please e-mail the camp director, Katrina Weyland at  kweyland@gswise.org or call 414-443-3997.
  • Directions to Camp
    Your confirmation information will have directions.
  • Health Forms
    Campers are no longer required to provide a health exam with a doctor’s signature in order to attend camp. Please be thorough when completing the health history form. Highlight any health concerns and provide as much additional information as possible to ensure the best experience for your camper. You may provide us with information from your camper’s doctor if you feel it will help us better meet your camper’s needs.
  • Our Staff
    Our remarkable staff includes college students and educators from the United States and countries around the world. They’re compassionate, energetic and fun. They go through intensive training in youth development, activity skills, and safety procedures to help serve as outstanding role models for your daughter. We use a selective hiring process to screen applicants, including background checks. Staffing reflects an overall adult/camper ratio of 1:6. Visit our staff page in March to see staff bios.