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Rendezvous camp

Rendezvous camp

What is a Rendezvous?

A Rendezvous is a council-sponsored, 2-night troop camp with program and activities planned and led by older Girl Scouts - Cadettes, Seniors or Ambassadors. This is an excellent opportunity for girls and adults to progress in their overnight and camp skills toward longer trips.

It is recommended that inexperienced troops have at least one practice overnighter at a troop member’s home or nearby venue prior to attending a Rendezvous.

 

Costs

Troop Rendezvous Cost: $80 per girl; $35 per Safety Ratio Adult

Me & My Gal/Guy Rendezvous Cost: $80 per girl; $80 per adult

Application Processing Fee: $25 per person (Iincluded in the total cost per person above)

The application processing fee is not refundable or transferable.

Balance Due must be received no later than 4 weeks prior to the start of camp.

 

How many adults should I plan bring?

All adults that attend must be approved volunteers and registered members. At least one adult from each troop must have completed the Overnight Training.

Girl/Adult ratios must be maintained per GSCO Volunteer Essentials for each troop in attendance.

Each troop is permitted 2adults at a discounted rate.  Adults beyond ratio will be considered for placement if space is available after the 4 week deadline. Extra adults must pay the full $80 fee.

Additional adults needed to attend in order to assist a girl with special needs will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and in consultation with the child’s parent/guardian and the Camp Director. Please contact the Events Registrar for more information or to request space for a special needs additional adult.

Adult to Girl Ratios for Troop Rendezvous:

Brownies (grade 2-3)
Up to 12 girls = 2 adults
13-18 girls = 3 adults
19-24 girls = 4 adults
25-30 girls = 5 adults
31+ = 6 adults
Juniors (grade 4-5)
Up to 16 girls = 2 adults
17-24 girls = 3 adults
25-32 girls = 4 adults
33-40 girls = 5 adults
41+ = 6 adults
Cadettes (grade 6-8)
Up to 20 girls = 2 adults
21-30 girls = 3 adults
31-40 girls = 4 adults
41-50 girls = 5 adults
51+ = 6 adults

Me & My Gal or Me & My Guy – Ratios for parent/daughter Rendezvous are generally 1 to 1 or 1 to 2.  Please contact the Event Registrar with questions.

 

What is included?

Fees include program and materials, lodging and dinner Friday, breakfast, lunch, dinner, on Saturday, brunch on Sunday. Four snacks (including s’mores and a travel snack).

Any specialty programs offered at a camp location, such as the climbing wall or archery, carry an additional fee. You will be notified if these options are available within the planned program for your Rendezvous.

Opportunity Grants are available.

 

General Info and Rules

Lodging assignments will be made by host troop.

No tobacco, alcohol or pets are allowed on camp property.  Certified Service animals are welcome at all properties, in compliance with the ADA, please email the registrar if you or a member of your troop will be bringing a service animal to the Rendezvous

Typical expected arrival time is Friday between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and departure is after brunch on Sunday (approximately noon). Troops may stay on the property until 2 p.m.

 

Registration

When you register a $25 processing fee per person will be collected; full payment is due 4 weeks prior to your event.  The application processing fee is non-refundable/transferable.  Please note any food allergies or dietary restrictions upon registration checkout.

A confirmation will be emailed approximately 2 weeks prior to the event full payments are received. It will include additional forms needed, map and directions to camp, and a packing list.

Additional information may be sent by the host troop or camp staff, and may include details on theme, menus, activities and schedules, kapers, SWAPS, etc.

 

What is the Cancelation & Refund Policy?

The initial processing fee of $25 per person is not refundable/transferrable.  No refunds for cancelations can be made on or after the deadline.  All cancelations must be in writing and email is acceptable.  Please email the Event Registrar at Events.Training@gscolorado.org

Camp will cancel due to adverse weather conditions ONLY if roads to camp are closed. You will be notified by email as much in advance as possible, and the website listing will be updated. If camp is canceled due to weather, you will be refunded in full. If the program is not cancelled, weather refunds will only be issued on a case by case basis by contacting: Events.Training@gscolorado.org