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Girl Scout Camps - Florida

 

Beaches Little House
Jarboe Park
510 Florida Boulevard, Neptune Beach, FL





Camp Caloosa
19931 State Road 31, Ft. Meyers, FL
1971
80 acres





Camp For All Seasons
CFAS
Lake Talquin, 1600 Julow Rd., Tallahassee, FL
65 acres
Dedicated Dec. 6, 1975





Celia Lane Little House
119 North Celia Lane
Orlando, FL
1940


Beatrice the Butterfly is for the Environmental Program at Celia Lane Little House.



Note the "G" & "S" on the fireplace!
Google Maps



Camp Chanyatah
"Home in the woods"
5673 NW Scout Lane, Arcadia, FL
165 acres
1962




Google Maps




Camp Choee Howlette
11300 SW 162nd St., Miami Lakes, FL (no longer there)
11347 SW 160th St, Miami, FL (current) 









Camp Chowenwaw
Chowenwaw Program Center
"Camp of the Little Sisters"
1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 
July 1, 1933 - Dec 5 2005
150 acres
Now a county park



The Big Cabin
There is an effort underway to have this
recognized as a historical place.


As it is today



Coral Gables Little House
Granada Blvd., Coral Gables, FL

Building is a designated historical landmark.




Camp Dorothy Thomas
Riverview, FL
220 acres
1948
Property was donated to the local Girl Scouts by Wayne and Dorothy Thomas. Dorothy was a local Girl Scout board member and died soon after the camp was named for her. 
 They also purchased 1,500 acres of land in Standing Indian, NC for the Florida Girl Scouts.
A Lou Henry Hoover Wildlife Sanctuary


Collage of Camp Dorothy Thomas patches



And an update below!



Miss Elizabeth "Sammy" Sampson's 78th birthday 
was celebrated at Camp Dorothy Thomas in 1980.




Camp Deer Lake
Deer Lake Camp
Ocala National Forest
1945-1975





Camp Eleanor
Camp Eleanor Lewis
Girl Scout Camp at Magnolia Beach, behind Point Royal, FL
3.5 acres
Named after Eleanor Watson Lewis, devoted Girl Scout





Camp Fowler
16 miles north of Tampa
1925
25 acres
Land donated by Mrs. Maude Fowler







Girl Scout Camp at Fort Pierce Community Center  Campsite

Fort Pierce, FL





Camp Honi Hanta
Camp Honi-Hanta
"Home on the River"
4825 51st St, Bradenton, FL
1955



Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida Denim & Pearls

Annual Fundraiser for Camp Honi Hanta







Hickory Hill Wildlife Reserve
100 acres
1973







Camp Indian Echo
11004 Hudson Ave, Hudson, FL
160 acres
1957
Lou Henry Hoover Memorial Sanctuary (1993)






Camp Indian Head
Pasco, FL






Camp Inky
Camp Isabella Ingraham
Naval Live Oak Reservation, FL
Named for Isabella Ingraham (1890-1934), noted Girl Scout who's camp name was "Inky"
1920s era - 1971



A Florida Anthropology report that included Camp Isabella Ingraham, 2000


Camp Kateri
Orange Springs, FL
550 acres
Officially dedicated Oct. 13, 1963
Named in memory of Kathryn Harms, Council President







Camp Kegan
Dundee, FL
Kiwanis property
Named after Tom Kegan
Local Girl Scouts did not renew lease with campsite in 1985.

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Camp Kolomoki
2546 Girl Scout Road, DeFuniak Springs, FL
1650 acres
purchased 1968
Officially dedicated Oct. 8, 1972
First resident camp 1973






Camp Mahachee
9950 Old Cutler Rd. Coral Gables, FL
11.7 acres 

1948



Camp Mah-Kah-Wee
Mah-Kah-Wee Program Center
MKW
"Earth Maiden"
1700 S. County Rd 419, Oviedo, FL
250 acres
Property donated by Howard & Peggy Rybolt




Camp Margery Daniels (1929-1956)
Camp Margery Daniel
Camp Shaumahatchee (1928)
Loxahatchee River, West Palm Beach, FL
Property was donated to local Girl Scouts in 1928, (2.5 acres)
Named after the daughter of Mrs. Margery Daniel Durant Cooper, Margery Daniel
When new property became available through the state, the camp moved and was renamed Camp Welaka







Camp Mary Prince
Mary Prince Program Center
2728 Lake Worth Rd, Lake Worth, FL





Melbourne Scout House



Camp Minnehaha

Mt Ararat Farms near Jacksonville, FL. Active in 1964 as shown on the Gateway GS website:
http://www.girlscouts-gateway.org/images/uploads/1955-2012.pdf

 

 

 



Camp Nocatee
Nocatee means "What Is It?"
4009 Flaghole Road,. Clewiston, FL 
640 acres







North Fork Leadership Center
April 2002







Camp Pine Haven
Indian Rocks Beach, FL
1st GS camp in the county




Riverpoint Program Center
24 acres


Camp Scoutcrest
Crescent Lake, FL
24 acres
1955






Camp Seminole Springs
Grotto of Seminole Springs






Camp Telogia

6501 Holmberg Rd, Parkland, FL
13 acres
1962



Google Maps



 


Camp Ticochee
near Barberville, FL
Opened mid-1950s - sold 1982
First resident camp 1961




Camp Timberford
Airport Rd, Naples, FL
Home of the "Tinkle House of the August Moon"
1958
Named after Mrs. Alice Timberlake and Mrs. Marguerite Ford
The property was leased from the city for $1 a year. In 1975 the city raised it's rate to $500 a year. Although the Girl Scouts got a waiver for the next year or so, I can't find any news about the camp after 1977.




Camp Wai Lani
500 Wai Lani Road, Palm Harbor, FL
48 acres
Opened October 1970




 


Camp  Welaka
"Chain of Lakes"
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
640 acres
First camp 1958
The local GS council's first camp was Shumahatchee (1928, destroyed by hurricane), then on the same location Camp Margery Daniels. When a better site opened up nearby the camp moved and was renamed Welaka.





Camp Wesumkee
34200 Overseas Hwy, Big Pine Key, FL
11 acres






Camp Wildwood
near Wildwood, FL
589 acres
1960




Camp Withlacoochee
Withlacoochee Wilderness Camp
Withlachoochee State Forest, near Brooksville, FL
72 acres






Camp Winding Creek
Sebring, FL

Real Estate photo





Camp Woodland Trails
Fort Walton, FL


 

 

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