It has been a long year of Zoom calls and indoor activities. While our extra time at home allowed us to get incredibly creative with new ways to stay busy, the call to explore the outdoors has never been greater. To allow more Girl Scouts to connect with their surroundings and engage in outdoor education, … Continue reading What’s New at Camp Arnaz?
Arianna Kessler is a current senior at Aptos High School, with plans to attend UCLA as a Psychobiology major next year. Her passion for the natural world caused her to reevaluate the environmental education opportunities available for the youth in her community. After completing a research project for school that indicated outdoor education was the … Continue reading Outdoor Environmental Science Curriculum and Summer Camp for Kids – Arianna Kessler
A current junior at Newbury Park High School, Taylor Burke noticed that the arts and crafts cabin at Camp Gilmore needed some extra attention. Camp Gilmore, a nonprofit Salvation Army camp, serves thousands of underserved youth every summer and relies on donations to fund the camp. Because they often do not have the necessary means … Continue reading Renovating a Crafts Cabin – Taylor Burke
Kaylee Manzitto noticed a lack of activities for children with special needs in her community, versus the plethora of activities available in the summertime for other children. The Oaks Christian High School Senior decided to create a Dance and Music Workshop within a community summer camp with the intention to teach the children how they … Continue reading Gold Award Girl Scouts – Kaylee Manzitto