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Summer Day Camp

Summer day camp at Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana provides an opportunity for girls to meet new friends, learn outdoor skills, and grow her courage, confidence, and character in a safe environment. 

She will have fun in the sun playing games, singing songs, and maybe even getting a little messy in the great outdoors!

What Day Camp is Like

Locations: GCNWI offers summer day camp at Camp Greene Wood and Camp Palos.

GCNWI day camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.  You can register your camper for before-camp and after-camp programs or bus transportation at select locations.

Campers bring lunch every day except when there is a cookout.

Volunteer-Led Day Camp

In many of the communities we serve, talented and enthusiastic volunteers offer local day camp experiences for girls. Led by volunteers throughout our council, these day camps explore the communities around them in a variety of sites, including state and local parks, forest preserves, and Girl Scout camps.

Each volunteer-led day camp provides unique themed and specialized activities, and many provide leadership opportunities for older girls. All volunteer-led day camps are supported by council staff and meet standards regarding program, budgeting, risk management, health, and safety.


Read through our Camp and Outdoor FAQ, or contact us at or 855-ILOVEGS (456-8347).