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Girl Scout Camps - MAryland

 



Camp Aberdeen
Anne Arundel area, MD




Camp Aquasco
17100 Aquasco Farm Rd, Aquasco, MD
1974
172 acres







Camp Baker
Braddock Heights, MD



Baltimore Girl Scout Camp
Later named Camp Whippoorwill
Magothy River, Pasadena, MD



Bay Breeze Girl Scout Camp #1
Camp Bay Breeze
Bay Breeze Girl's Camp
Shady Side, Calvert Co, MD
9 acres
Started in 1930 or 1931 by Mrs. Grace McCard Imes, who owned the property and ran as a private camp. In 1944-1945, the camp was offered under the auspices of Girl Scouting.






Bay Breeze Girl Scout Camp #2
Lusby, MD
(43 miles south of Bay Breeze Girl Scout Camp noted above)
Purchased from BSA in 1956





Bell Manor Program Center
part of the Girl Scout Conowingo site
15 acres
described as both a pre-Civil War house and Victorian House



Camp Big Rock
White Marsh, MD







Camp Biview
Camp Bi-view
Bivalve, MD
1946



Camp Bradley
Gun Powder River, near Edgewood arsenal, Magnolia, MD
According to local council history, the camp was named in honor of Gen. Omar Bradley, who was instrumental in arranging the campsite




Camp Brighton Woods
120 Brighton Dam Rd., Brookeville, MD
1958
60 acres






Camp Chimney Trail

Part of the Girl Scout Conowingo site





Camp Claiborne
Shumaker Pond, Claiborne, MD




Camp Civitan
near Olney, MD
10 acres




Camp CoHeLo

A "farm camp"
near Funkstown and Keedysville, MD









 
Camp Conestoga
Greenbelt National Park, MD
Sadly, the only mention I could find was from another youth group.





Camp Conowingo

a 650+ acre camp that encompasses several other smaller Girl Scout camps.
Home of the first Caitlin Dunbar Nature Center



Camp Cosoma
Camp Cosoma Road, Leonardtown, MD


Likely site of Camp Cosoma, it's a short road that ends at the lake.








Girl Scout Camp at Deep Creek Lake

Although cancelled for 1936, it was apparently used prior to then.






Camp El-Wa-Ho
Camp Elwaho
Pondsville, MD
No longer a Girl Scout Camp in late 1960.
























Girl Scout Camp at Green Ridge
near Hancock, Hwy 40, MD


Camp Grove Point
Earlesville, MD
265 acres



Camp Ilchester
5042 Ilchester Road, Ellicott City, MD
19 acres
1949
Home of the Clementine Peterson Activity Center
and the second Caitlin Dunbar Nature Center





Girl Scout Day Camp Kelpie
near Delight, MD




Camp Mantoaka
Active as a private all-girl camp for several years. Not known when Girl Scouts used/purchased the land.





Camp Moyaone
  (moy-OWN)
Accokeek, MD
According to local council history, the Girl Scouts owned/leased/rented 10 acres of this 130 acre area, for a primitive campsite. 
This land was owned by Henry and Alice Ferguson in the 1920s. The area was named after the Piscataway Indian village that was originally there.
Currently is an exclusive housing area.


Camp Merrie Woode
Frostburg Community Park, Frostburg, MD








Camp Misty Mount
Thurmont, MD
1940
Area closed during World War II and used by the United States Marine Corps
Cabins were built in 1937, and made of American Chestnut.





Follow the history of the bell - scroll up to Camp Co-He-Lo.



Annual Girl Scout and Boy Scout Encampment on Ohler's Farm
Double Pipe Creek, Middlesburg, MD



Camp Plato Place
Forrestville, MD
50 acres, half owned by Girl Scouts, half owned by Camp Fire Girls





Girl Scout Day Camp Ponderosa
near Annapolis, MD

 

Camp Potomac
Oldtown, MD
BSA property







Camp Richie




Rockwood National Girl Scout Camp
Bethesda, MD

Girl Scout Day Camp at Sandy Point State Park
Sandy Point State Park, MD


Camp Scout Woodlands
Camp Girl Scout Woodlands
Camp Woodlands
4 miles south of Annapolis, MD





Camp Shadowbrook
Part of the Girl Scout Conowingo site
Site of a 1963 and 1964 Girl Scout All-State Encampments.





Camp Singing Waters
Blue Lick Run, Garrett County, MD
Units: Maple Grove, Evergreen Glade



Girl Scout Day Camp Susquehanna

near Conowingo, MD






Camp Todd
Silver Lake, Williston,  MD
165 acres
1950
Officially dedicated June 29, 1951
Camp named after the original owners who leased the property to the Girl Scouts, Mr. and Mrs. Ulysses G. Todd.



Camp Truxtun
Truxtun Park, MD




Camp Tuckerman
Robert C. McDonald Campground, Cabin John Regional Park, MD
Named after the original owners of the land who donated it to the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
1957






Girl Scout Camp at Union Grove

Union Grove, MD



Camp Whippoorwill
Magothy River, Pasadena, MD
1928
Original name "Baltimore Girl Scout Camp"
19 acres


Camp Winona
Hughesville, MD
1954
178 acres


Camp Winooski
Elk Neck State Park, North East, MD




Camp Wyndro
Union Grove, MD