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Summer Camp

Summer camp is an AWESOME place for girls to spend their summer! And at our camps they’ll be learning, exploring, and having tons of FUN!

Our overnight camps are designed with girls in mind and offer a variety of activities that include aquatics and equestrian programs, archery, culinary and creative arts, high-adventure travel, and a whole lot of campfires, songs and s’mores!

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Kamp Kiwani

New this year is the "Create Your Own" option at Kamp Kiwani! You like arts and crafts? Great! Spend more time creating and crafting. Want to soak up the sun? Wonderful! Spend your days at the lake!

Campers will have the option to select an area of interest to customize their experience when they arrive at camp. A part of each day the camper will get to dive deeper into her interest, plus experience all that Kiwani has to offer.

Grades 1st - 3rd
CRAFTS KK

BROWNIE BLITZ
June 4 - 9      Grades: 1st - 3rd    Cost: $400 per person       Limit: 25

Discover the fun of summer camp during this "Create Your Own Camp" session. Come and experience games, arts and crafts, nature activities, swimming, and canoeing in our beautiful lake. Make new friends and possibly see some old ones during this Brownie Blitz.


BROWNIE BLAST
June 11-16      Grades: 1st - 3rd      Cost: $400 per person       Limit: 25

Brownies are having a blast as they take off to the lake to enjoy the toys and new water slide. From there you’ll orbit on over to the craft hut where the art projects are out of this world. The fun’s not over yet as you crash into the liquid atmosphere of the lake to cool off. Get ready for the countdown to the best summer yet!

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Grades 4th - 6th
ARCHERY KK

KAMPTASTIC
June 4-9      Grades: 4th - 6th   Cost: $400 per person       Limit: 50

So, you want to do it all? This is the session for you. There will be archery, hiking, arts and crafts, challenge course, games, swimming, and canoeing in the lake. Come on out and enjoy all camp has to offer.


BITS AND PIECES
June 4-9   Grades: 4th – 6th    Cost: $400   Limit 16

This week try a piece of this and a bit of that as you mix it up with adventure, canoeing, swimming, art and horseback riding. Try something new as you participate in all areas of camp. This is a sampler horse program.

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Grades 6th - 8th
LAKESIDE KK

HOGWARTS EXPRESS
June 11-16    Grades: 6th-8th    Cost: $400 per person       Limit: 25

Step off Platform 9 ¾ to Kamp Kiwani!  Let your wand choose you, be sorted into your own camp house, and head down to the Quidditch pitch.  From flying class to canoeing, herbology to arts and crafts, and potions to the challenge course, get ready to start your magical week at camp!

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Grades 7th - 12th
LAKE FUN KK

RANCHEROS Two Week Session  **FULL**
June 11 - 24      Grades: 7th - 12th       Cost: $750       Limit: 20

Are you ready for a more advanced session?  Ready to be the first to stay at the new Kamp Kiwani Equestrian Center? This is the session for you. You will improve your riding skills as you spend serious time in the saddle. You will ride the trails and prepare for a horse show! Participants must be comfortable around horses and able to control a horse at a walk and trot. Long riding pants and riding boots are a must!! Let your parents know that there will be a horse show Saturday, June 24– you’ll want to show off your new skills!



HORSIN' AROUND

June 4 - 9      Grades: 7th - 12th      Cost: $400 per person       Limit: 16

Grab your flashlights and get ready to discover the outdoors after dark!  Play games that glow in the dark, star gaze, or even go on a night canoe!  Sleep in a little later and have a lazy breakfast after a night of exploring and enjoy time at the Kiwani Equestrian Center, too!


KAMP ON!
June 11 – June 16    Grades: 7th - 12th      Cost: $400        Limit: 50

Ready, Set, Camp On! Are you ready to start your adventure? Have fun on the kayaks at the lake, hike to the challenge course, and play games at archery. While making new friends, you will enjoy swimming in the lake, arts & crafts, and enjoy a campfire cookout. Are you ready for the adventure that “Camp On” has for you?


CHILL OUT
June 11-16 Grades 7th-12th Cost: $400   Limit 25

Hangout with your friends and just chill. We will keep it simple and laid back just for you. Don’t want to get up early?  No problem, have a lazy breakfast and start the day when you are ready. You will have a part in laying out your week of fun!

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Grades 11th - 12th
HORSE KK

 

WRANGLERS IN TRAINING (WIT I) Three Week Session **FULL**
June 4 - 24      Grades: 11th - 12th       Cost: 400       Limit: 4

Thinking about being a wrangler one day? Try it out at this three week session learning the skills you will need to become a counselor with the option of learning specialized skills in helping girls with horseback riding.

Your days will be spent at Kiwani learning essential leadership and counselor skills. The last week you will hang out with the Rancheros at the Kamp Kiwani Equestrian Center to work with girls and other counselors and learn what it takes to provide fun and safe program for the girls. You'll learn how to cook your own food, do activities, and practice teaching techniques, care for the horses, and try your hand at managing the barn.

Participants must be experienced riders.   


WRANGLERS IN TRAINING (WIT II) Three Week Session **FULL**
June 4 - 24      Grades: 12th       Cost: FREE       Limit: 4

You had a blast last summer training to be a camp counselor and are ready to dive deeper into the necessary skills to give younger girls an amazing equestrian experience.

You will spend three fun-filled weeks at Kiwani learning essential leadership and counselor skills, plus assist in the annual Kiwani Horse Show. You also will get to help WIT I's learn about the Kamp Kiwani Equestrian Center and how to work with girls and other counselors to provide fun and safe program for the girls. Fine tune your campfire cooking skills and activities planning and preparations while you explore teaching techniques. You'll also care for the horses, and help manage the barn.

Participants must have completed the Wrangler In Training I session.

 

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Camp Tik-A-Witha

Rich in its tradition and history, Camp Tik-A-Witha offers specific programming for your interests, whether you want to climb the rock wall, cook in the lodge, or lounge by the pool. Whether you're a first time camper, or into high adventure recreation, Camp Tik-A-Witha offers exciting opportunities designed with you in mind.  

Camp Tik-A-Witha

Grades 1st - 3rd
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WEE BIT I Mini Session
June 18-20     Grades: 1st - 3rd      Cost: $200       Limit: 12

Are you ready to experience all the exciting things Camp Tik-A-Witha has to offer but not quite ready for a whole week?  Then this unit is for you!  Come spend two fun-filled nights and three days with us!  You will go swimming, cook out, make arts and crafts, go on a hike, plus make lots of new friends. 


WEE BIT 2 Mini Session
June 21-23      Grades: 1st - 3rd      Cost: $200       Limit: 12

Are you ready to experience all the exciting things Camp Tik-A-Witha has to offer but not quite ready for a whole week?  Then this unit is for you!  Come spend two fun-filled nights and three days with us!  You will go swimming, cook out, make arts and crafts, go on a hike, plus make lots of new friends. 


DAISY DAZE - **FULL**
June 25-27th     Grades 1st-2nd     Cost:   $200 girl/ $100 adult          Limit 12

Girls who have completed Kindergarten or 1st grade and your Moms are invited to join us for your first experience at camp.  Come spend a couple of nights in our lodge and experience all camp has to offer. You and your Mom will enjoy playing games, swimming, doing arts and crafts and much, much more.   


WATER BUGS 
June 25-30      Grades: 1st - 3rd      Cost: $400      Limit: 12

Hey, Water Bugs! If you are a returning camper and love the water, then this unit is for you! You’ll spend extra time at the pool and will learn fun, new water games. You will also get to explore the lake. You will still have time for all the other great things at camp like arts and crafts, hiking, campfires, and more! 


FANTASIA 
July 2 -7 Grades: 1st - 3rd      Cost: $400      Limit: 12

Everything you like to do and more! Swim in the pool, have fun at the arts and crafts hut, dress up in costumes, have a cookout, and play in the lake! Take some glitter and create your very own fairy houses, but not before traveling down the whimsical fairy trail. Get some ribbon and beads to create your very own fairy wings. The magic of camp is waiting for you!!


CIRCLE OF FRIENDS
June 18-23     Grades 1st-3rd       Cost : $400        Limit: 12           

Come and join your friends at camp where you will find excitement everywhere you look. You will explore camp, cook outdoors, swim in the pool, play in the lake, and don’t forget arts and crafts. Your days will be filled with fun as you enjoy your circle of friends.


OUTDOOR ADVENTURER
July 9-14     Grades: 1st- 3rd       COST: $400      Limit: 12

Girls will work towards the Outdoor Adventurer badge by learning about campfires, tying knots and using a compass. You will have the opportunity to take part in nature activities, a cookout and climbing wall.

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Grades 4th - 6th
ARCHERY TAW

MASTER CHEF
June 18-23      Grades: 4th - 6th      Cost: $400       Limit: 12
Rachel Ray has nothing on you! Become a master chef as you whip up tasty treats, plan and host a dinner party. Experiment with new recipes and learn to cook in a box oven, dutch oven, or even make homemade ice cream.


WATER MANIA
June 18-23      Grades: 4th - 6th      Cost: $400       Limit: 20
Water, Water Everywhere! All you want to do at camp is JUST KEEP SWIMMING! This is the session for you. With days filled with your favorite trips to the lake and pool, as well as time playing water volleyball, and water balloon games you are sure to have a WET AND WILD time at summer camp this year. Don’t worry you’ll still have time to do crafts, and other camp activities too!


CUPCAKE BOSS
July 9-14      Grades: 4th - 6th        Cost: $400        Limit: 12
Cupcake boss is a one-week specialty program that gives girls basic cake decorating skills as seen on TV. Along with the tasty treats, girls will have traditional camp experiences including boating, archery, hiking, swimming, and more for the ultimate camp experience of learning, laughing and sharing.


JUNIOR JAM
June 18-23    Grades: 4th-6th      Cost: $400     Limit: 20

Want a few fun-filled days at Camp Tik-A-Witha?  We have just what you want. Get a great taste of everything camp offers with your favorite camp friends. Spend your days canoeing, swimming, playing games, going on hikes, crafts and jamming out each night with your unit counselors.  


PAMPER ME, PLEASE! 
July 9- 14        Grades: 4th - 6th          Cost: $400            Limit: 12

You and your friends can “hang out” together. Swim, lounge by the pool, watch movies on the big screen, order pizza, sing karaoke, try new hairstyles, get a makeover, order “Room Service”, or paint your nails. You’ll also select from traditional camp activities like crafts, archery, canoeing or hiking to round out your pampered week.


SPORTS SPECTACULAR
July 9-14          Grades: 4th-6th           Cost: $400       Limit 16

Girl Scouts are great sports! Come test your skills with softball, volleyball, soccer, and basketball. There will still be time for other fun activities including canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, archery, and more. 


FILLY FUN
June 25-June 30     Grades: 4th - 6th      Cost: $400        Limit: 12

Giddy up, let’s go - the horses are waiting! Check out camp from horseback while being able to enjoy all the other activities at camp. Campers must bring long pants and hard sole shoes with a heel, such as riding boots.


CAMPAPALOOZA   
June 25-June 30        Grades: 4th-6th        Cost: $400        Limit: 12

Come check out all we have going on at camp. Explore the trails or swim at the lake. It’s up to you to help plan your program. You can sample any and try all camp activities.   


IN-SPA-RATION
July 2-7       Grades: 4th - 6th      Cost: $400        Limit: 12
Want to look and feel your best? Why stay home when you can be at camp having a great time? Come hang out, relax, and do your nails, have a facial, experiment with makeup, learn stress reduction techniques, make your own body glitter and lip gloss or come up with beauty ideas of your own. Create cosmetics out of natural ingredients, try Zumba, make (and eat!) fruit smoothies, and learn some healthy habits. 


OUTDOORS AND S'MORES

July 2-7         Grades 4th-6th           Cost: $400         Limit: 12

Heard all about camp and wish there was something just for you? This session is for newer campers to get a taste of being at camp.  Sleep over with your friends, sing songs, swim and make ooey-gooey S’mores. It’s all a part of your first camp experience!  


HOOFPRINTS  **FULL**
July 2 - 7    Grades: 4th - 6th      Cost: $400        Limit: FULL

Come make some horse tracks!  Filled with learning how to brush, saddle, and of course, ride your horse, this week is all about learning new things about horses!  When not at the riding ring, you’ll be doing all the other great camp activities like archery, swimming, and climbing the rock wall! Campers must wear long pants and hard sole shoes with a heel, such as riding boots.

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Grades 6th - 8th
CAMPFIRE

CAMPFIRE CAFE'
June 25-June 30    Grades 6th-8th     Cost: $400    Limit: 12       

This will be a week of exciting outdoor cooking. Bring your own ideas and recipes or create your own at camp. You will also work with Brownies and help them develop their cooking skills. What will we have for dessert at final banquet?  You decide!! 


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Grades 7th - 12th
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WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR BOAT 
June 25-June 30      Grades: 7th-12th       Cost: $400       Limit: 16

Paddle Boarding, canoeing, swimming at the pool, zip lining, & kayaking! If it’s water fun at camp then we have it planned just for you. When you come to camp it’s “Whatever Floats your Boat” and we may even build a raft to get there!


HAPPY TRAILS
June 25-June 30    Grades: 7th - 12th        Cost: $400       Limit: 10

Come and hang out with your favorite pony-tailed animal!  This week is all about sharpening your skills on a horse and then taking a ride on our horse trails!  Campers must wear long pants and hard sole shoes with a heel, such as riding boots. Don’t forget, we have limited space so register early!


ROPES AND REINS
July 2 - 7     Grades: 7th - 12th     Cost: $400      Limit: 10

Take your horse experience to the next level. Participate in ropes at the challenge course and reins at the barn. We’ll explore our trails at camp. You’ll also experience the Camp Tik-A-Witha Outpost. Participants should be comfortable around horses. Campers must wear long pants and hard sole shoes with a heel, such as riding boots. We have limited spaces available so register early! 


RIVER WILD Seven Day Session
June 18-25 Grades: 7th - 12th      Cost: $500       Limit: 10

Are you ready to ride the River Wild? In this session, you will work on your paddling skills because at the end of the week we are off to the Ocoee River for White Water Rafting!!!!!! This is High Adventure which means High Fun!! Girls must be able to swim the length of the pool and tread water for 2 minutes. This is a seven-day session. Requirements are you must be 12 and over 90lbs at the time of the trip to participate.


PACK-N-PADDLE **FULL**
July 2-9      Grades: 7th - 12th       Cost: $450      Limit: 10

Love camp but want to explore new areas?  Spend seven days on this great adventure! This session includes adventures at camp as well as a trip to paddle along the Bear Creek on our kayaks. Come explore this area with waterfalls, caves and more. This is a seven-day session. Requirements are you must be 12 and over 90lbs. at the time of the trip to participate.


ADVENTURES UNLIMITED
July 9-14     Grades 7-12th     Cost: $400     Limit: 16

Adventures await you around every corner.  Come explore all camp has to offer. You will travel all through camp to solve challenges and the adventure is unlimited. Time will still be set aside for all the traditional camp activities you love, as well.

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Grades 9th - 10th
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JUNIOR COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (JCIT) Two Week Session
July 2 - 14      Grades: 9th - 10th         Cost: $400           Limit: 16

Are you ready for some freedom at camp? Thinking about going into the CIT program but want to get a taste for what it’s all about? Come spend two weeks and take your Camp Tik-A-Witha experience to the next level. Space is limited, so sign up soon!

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Grades 11th - 12th
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COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT I) Four Week Session
June 17 - July 14 Grades: 11th - 12th      Cost: $400       Limit: 16

The Counselor-In-Training advanced leadership course is open to girls who are interested in preparing for a position on a camp staff, learning job skills and having the best time of their lives! This two-year program gives girls the chance to develop their camp skills, learn teaching techniques, explore counselor responsibilities and discover camp operations. You will learn how to help Susie through her homesickness, work with a unit of Juniors, find Karen’s lost sock, and get 15 Brownies to remember their water bottles for the hike, all while everyone (including you) has fun! After we receive your registration form, you will be sent a CIT application.


COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT II) Four Week Session
June 17 - July 14     Grades: 11th - 12th      Cost: FREE       Limit: 16

CIT II is only for girls who have completed CIT I.  Complete your CIT Training in your second year and enjoy working with a camp unit of girls, developing camp programs and receiving your camp name at graduation!

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Both Camp Tik-A-Witha and Kamp Kiwani are American Camp Association accredited! This means that we undergo a thorough (up to 300 standards) review of our operations — from staff qualifications and training to emergency management by the American Camp Assocation (ACA). The ACA collaborates with experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Red Cross, and other youth-serving agencies to assure that current practices at our camps reflect the most up-to-date, research-based standards in camp operation.


A Taste of Camps

An open house & so much more!

Come see for yourself all the fun you’ll have during summer camp at our Taste of Camps!

We’ll be playing games, learning camp songs, and hosting a mini-archery session!

This is a great opportunity for girls and parents to see camp facilities, meet camp directors and counselors, take a tour of the property and much, much more!

These are FREE events and open to everyone.

Kamp Kiwani
1880 Sandy Springs Lane
Middleton, TN 38052
Sunday, April 23
2 - 4 p.m.

Camp Tik-A-Witha
365 County Road 117
Van Vleet, MS 38877
Sunday, April 30
2 - 4 p.m.

 


Girl Scout Camp is not only about gaining outdoor skills and friendships - it’s about helping girls discover who they are and exploring the world around them. At camp, girls realize that anything is possible…and that their next great adventure is just around the corner.

Whether they go for a day, a week, or longer, Girl Scout Camp gives girls entering grades 1 -12 an opportunity to grow, explore, and have fun in a safe environment under the guidance of caring, trained adults. Every girl deserves a chance to camp, and Girl Scout camp programs are open to ALL girls!

Girl Scouts Heart of the South offers several great camp opportunities to choose from ranging from overnight to two weeks, bringing your mom or coming with your troop. 

We also have programs for groups of girls, families, troops, and adults.  


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Need to make a camp payment? Pay here.  

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"Camperships" Financial Assistance
Financial assistance is available only to members of Girl Scouts      Heart of the South who were active members as of December 1, 2016. Applications are due May 1, 2017.

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Looking for a leadership experience? Girls in grades 10+ can participate in our Counselor-in-Training, or Wrangler –in-Training programs! Get in on incredible outdoor adventure and FUN…come to camp this summer!

 

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Interested in joining our awesome camp staff team and creating magic all summer long? Apply here.

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Looking for summer camp forms? Look no further, they’re all here. Just fill them out and bring them with you to camp!