Summer fun is in full sizzle at Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska where we have something for every girl! Read on to discover the exciting camps and other programs that await you. Bring your non-Girl Scout friends and show them what Girl Scouts is all, friendship and new experiences. 


Join GSAG - the Girl Scout Advisory Group

Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors - here's your chance to guide the direction of Girl Scout programming and share ideas for the programs YOU want to attend. Expand your Girl Scout Leadership Experience and have FUN, too! Participation in GSAG looks great on college and scholarship applications. Contact Julie Madsen for more information and to join.


Volunteer "Day of Learning" Sessions

Our new Day of Learning format allows you to complete two learning sessions (Discovering Girl Scouts and Connecting to Your Grade Level), in person, in one day, at no cost!


Beginning August 1, you can become certified in three grade levels (DBJ or CSA) when you attend Connecting to Your Grade Level in person. Plus, beginning this fall you will be able to complete this opportunity online!


Has it been three years or more since you completed Lodge Out Cabin Out (LOCO)? If so, you must attend another LOCO learning session to refresh your outdoor skills or follow the outdoor progression and complete a Sleep Out Camp Out (SOCO) session. If you have not completed SOCO, you must do so by fall, 2014, to maintain outdoor learning certification.


Registration is now open for all fall learning opportunities. Click here for more information, including the Fall Learning Schedule.

Volunteer Council Program Coordinators


Are you inspired by today's girls and want to help them develop skills to become tomorrow's leaders? Do you love to plan events? Are you creative, good at organization or have a "get-it-done" style? 


We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to work closely with program staff to coordinate council programs in your area. If you would like to help coordinate or lead programs during the 2013-2014 program year, contact Lori Williamson by email for more information.


NOW at 2 locations!
Lakeview Cabin, North Platte: July 31 - Aug. 4, 2013   


Catron, Nebraska City: Aug. 7 - 11, 2013  

Apply by July 12!

Learn what it's really like to be a professional woman in today's world at this residential camp that brings girls and women leaders together for a highly-rewarding, unique and often surprising experience. Exclusively for girls entering grades 9-12, space is limited to just 12 girls at each location. There is no fee to attend but girls must apply and be selected. For more information and an application, click here or contact Lori Williamson.  


Finding Your Voice: The Power of Media 

Statewide Kick-Off Event!

Saturday, September 28, 2013

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.                                                     

Family Event

We're kicking off our council-wide theme "Finding Your Voice: The Power of Media" with a day of events across the state that will help you discover your unique voice and how to use that voice to make the world a better place. Learn the value of media, its limitations and effects, and the power it can have to inspire others. For more information, contact Lisa Hiatt TODAY! 


New York City, 2013

Friday October 11 - Monday, October 14  

Grades 6-12

Register now for our annual trip to New York City! Visit the Empire State Building, Times Square, Central Park and the Statue of Liberty. See a Broadway show and participate in a pre-show workshop. Register soon - space is limited! For more information contact Lori Williamson.


Upcoming Summer Programs!

Friends, fun and new experiences await!
Check out these exciting summer programs. 
For more council programs, click here. 


Junior Naturalist Series

Sunday, July 21 AND/OR Sunday, August 18

Pioneer Park, Lincoln

Grades K-5

Register now!  

This nature-inspired series will take you on an amazing outdoor adventure! Explore Turtles in July and have a Tree-riffic time in August. Attend one or both of the programs. Contact Tracy Stewart for more information.


Sister-Sister Camp

Sunday, July 21 - Friday, July 26

Camp Crossed Arrows, Nickerson

Grades 4-12

Register by July 12!

Celebrate all of the "sisters" in your life! Whether she was born into your family or someone you've bonded with over the years, bring your "sister" and come experience all the fun of Camp Crossed Arrows together. Contact Shelly Blakley for more information.


Choose Your Challenge Extreme

Sunday, July 21 - Friday, July 26

Catron Camp and Retreat Center, Nebraska City

Grades 4-10

Register by July 11!

It's your camp, your adventure! Plan your week at camp, devoting a portion of each day to your unique interests. Try your hand at archery, a challenge course, art and more! Contact Shelly Blakley for more information.


Horse Camp Session 2

Sunday, July 21 - Saturday, July 27  

Lakeview Cabin, North Platte

Grades 4-12

Register by July 12!

Horse lovers, this is for YOU! Spend your days horseback riding, feeding, grooming and caring for horses.

Contact Bea Webster for more information.


Metro Camp-Art Explorer

Monday July 22 - Friday, July 26  

Omaha Metro locations

Grades 2-5

Register by July 10!

Attend art classes, go on museum tours and visit with artists in their studios during this week-long day camp. Contact Julie Madsen for more information.


Fancy Nancy Day Spa

Tuesday, July 23

Zion Lutheran Church, Ainsworth

Grades K-3

Register by July 9!

Treat yourself! Enjoy fancy shindigs and pampering during a special day of luxury. Contact Alisha Sandy for more information.


Survivor:  Girl Scout Island!  Mini Resident Camp

Sunday July 28 - Tuesday, July 30      

Camp Maha, Papillion

Grades 4-8

Register by July 10!

Are you a "survivor"? Challenge yourself mentally and physically at this fun, themed camp! Contact Shelly Blakley for more information.


Up All Night

Friday, August 23


Grades 6-12

Register by August 7!

Explore careers that start after dark! Learn from the experts how they keep our economy humming through the night and how you can become a professional taking an unconventional career path!

Contact Tracy Stewart for more information.


Free Leadership Development from       Girl Scouts of the USA 

Visit Girl Scout University's Purposeful Leadership portal to learn about a series of 60-90 minute webinars focusing on volunteer development. These online events are offered on select dates, at no cost. Topics include leading change, emotional intelligence and more! 

Quick Links
Volunteer Learning
Program Coordinators
YWE Camp
Finding Your Voice: The Power of Media
New York City 
Upcoming Programs
GSUSA Leadership Development 

Girl Scout Wristband Parties!
Papio Fun Park offers discounts for Girl Scout troops! Receive 50% off regular price admission with EXTREME wristbands. 
For $11/person get unlimited go-karts, Lazer Runner, miniature golf, Spaceball and Jumpshot. Bring your own fixings for s'mores in our fireplace pavilion! Roasting sticks & firewood complimentary.
A minimum 15 wristbands must be purchased. Reservations required. Visit their website for more information or call 
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