*****REGISTRATION FORM FOUND BELOW THE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS*****
(D – Daisy, B – Brownie, J – Junior, T – Teens, A – Adult)
A Woman’s Guide To Money Matters – Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Janet Maher, will present “A Woman’s Guide to Money Matters”. During the seminar, participants will learn more about: what one can do now to prepare for retirement, one’s options to pay for a child’s or grandchild’s education, developing a strategy to help achieve one’s financial goals.
Sat. – 2:00 PC 1
All About Weed – Come learn about the different kinds of weeds prevalent at our camps. Learn to ID their flowers and learn about their nutritional or pharmaceutical uses.
Sat. - 9:00 Shady Cove
Sun. - 9:00 Tall Timbers
Archery For Certification – Learn how to set up and operate a safe, short program, maintain equipment and create fun games for new archers. No previous experience is required. Successful completion of the course will result in a GSCB Archery Certification card.
See registration form for additional cost.
Sun. – 8:30-3:30 Pavilion B
Archery For Fun - Just have a good time practicing some archery skills and sharing with others.
Sat. – 9:00 Pavilion B
Sat. - 4:30 Pavilion B
Backpacking Basics – Learn how to prepare the girls for a one day backpacking event to get them ready for a weekend trip.
Sat. - 10:15 Shady Cove
Beads, Buttons, and Bows – Start with a zipper pull and go from there. Use beads, buttons and ribbon to create items for all levels.
Sat. – 9:00 Tall Timbers
Beginning Sewing Crafts – You will work on some beginning sewing projects that you can then take back and do with your girls. Girls in Juniors are at a good age to start learning to sew. This can also be done with Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador girls. Due to the cost of the materials, participants will need to pay an additional $5.00 when they come to class.
Sat. – 10:15 PC 2
Sat. – 3:15 PC 2
Braided Coasters – Come and learn the art of braiding and create a coaster for yourself. This skill is used to make rugs and other items as well. Get a start on a skill you can teach to your girls.
Sat. - 2:00 Choptank
Build Me Up Buttercup – Crocheted Flowers – Learn to make beautiful yarn flowers to wear or decorate with. Bring a crochet hook no larger than H.
Sat. - 10:15 Lakeview
Butterflies, Fans, & Trinket Boxes – Come learn how to recycle paper, cards, calendars, and junk mail into these cute decorations with many uses. Bring scissors.
Sat. – 4:30 Shady Cove
Sun. – 10:15 Tall Timbers
Canoeing/Kayaking – Come join us for a great time on the water. Canoe or Kayak. This is not a class. This is an opportunity for experienced “boaters” to have some quality time on the water. Wear appropriate clothing. No instruction, but a qualified canoe/kayaker will be with the group.
Sun. – 10:00 Boat House
Camp Ceremonies – Learn the basics of putting on ceremonies while participating in a ceremony yourself. Lots of fun and a great way to learn a lot in a small amount of time. Focus on Outdoor Flag, Flag Retirement, and Scouts’ Own ceremonies. Ceremonies are an important part of the camp experience. Hands-on training is best when learning about flags. Handouts on CDs will include other ceremonies as well.
Sat. 4:30 PC 1
Climbing Wall Basics – Come learn all about the new Climbing Wall at Camp Todd. Find out where it is and learn the basics about how it should be used. Be able to present a great experience to the girls by learning all about this new resource.
Sat. - 12:45 Pavilion A
Sun. – 9:00 Pavilion A
Coat Hanger Trees – Have a coat hanger ? Learn to make a Christmas Tree (or any themed tree). This project requires some dexterity, but you will soon get the hang of it. You will need to bring 6-8 heavy duty wire coat hangers (all the same size), lots of twist ties or string (or colored chenilles to match garland or craft wire), 1 string of Christmas lights (35-50 bulbs), 3-6 garlands (the thicker they are, the fewer you will use) and some small ornaments.
Sat. – 12:45 PC 2
Sun. - 9:00 PC 2
Cooking Outside – Cool Man! – Be the super 60s cooking guru: yummy in the tummy food, psych yourself and your troop; learn the finer culinary techniques of outdoor cooking. Learn some new recipes and techniques to take back to the girls. Cook your own dinner to taste ! Bring a mess kit (plate/bowl/utensils), drinking cup and/or water bottle, potholder, willingness to listen and help out. Recipes will be on a handout.
Sat. – 3:15-6:30 Tall Timbers
Easy Compass Work - Using a simple game, learn how to teach the girls simple compass use. Easy to set up, easy to teach. Create a course, learn how to use a compass, learn how to “measure” your pace, and how to read directions !
Sat. – 2:00 Pav A
Embroidering Peacefully! - Learn to embroider simple designs on shirts, blouses, and other items. Fun and easy to learn.
Sat. - 2:00 Lakeview
First Aid/CPR – Come get your certification for basic first aid and CPR. There is an additional cost for this – see the registration form.
Sun. – 9-12 Choptank
Flower Fairies – These charming flower fairies are easy to make and with just a bouquet of silk flowers and floral wire, you can make a whole family. Add your own creative touches for a personalized craft or gift that will cast a spell on everyone who lays eyes on it. Bring silk flowers, floral wire, embroidery floss in colors of your choice, round ¼” wooden bead for each doll. Instructor has rose petals to round out dresses.
Sat. – 10:15 PC 3
Sat. - 4:30 PC 3
Flower Power Headbands – Looking for a fun and easy craft that girls will adore? Then look no more! Learn how to make beautiful headbands for half the price you see in stores. A flower, glue gun and headband ! Join us for fun galore!
Sat. - 11:30 PC 3
Sat. - 2:00 PC 3
Flower Power Paint-stick Pals – Create an adorable “pal” from a simple paint-stick – bell bottoms optional! Perfect for puppetry, toy, or eco badges. Easy enough for Daisies, sophisticated enough for Juniors. Paint-sticks provided. Bring ¾” or 1” foam paintbrush, fine tip paintbrush, buttons, rickrack, beads, gems or other embellishments, tacky glue, needle-nose pliers.
Sat. - 10:15 Canvasback
Fun With Birds – Come get acquainted with our feathered friends. Will try to cover Journey pieces as well as possible badge requirements. Bring binoculars.
Sat. - 11:30 Canvasback
Fun With Chocolate I – If you loved the previous chocolate classes or you could never fit it in, come find out how to make very cool “chocolates”. Learn the tricks and the skills and have a blast doing it. Only for the hungry and the chocolate lovers !
Sat. - 10:15 Choptank
Sat. - 3:15 Choptank
Fun With Chocolate V - If you loved the previous chocolate classes or you could never fit it in, come find out how to make very cool “chocolates”. Learn the tricks and the skills and have a blast doing it. This class will be a continuation of the Fun With Chocolate series, but there is no prerequisite. Only for the hungry and the chocolate lovers !
Sat. - 11:30 Choptank
Sat. - 4:30 Choptank
Funkadelic – Come learn how to do cool camp food including lunch and snacks !
Sat. – 12:45 Shady Cove
Geocaching – Come learn how to participate in this very popular activity. Camp Todd has a course set at several levels. Learn the basics.
Sat. – 2:00 Pavilion B
Girl Scout Religious Recognitions – Learn about Girl Scout Religious Recognitions including what they are, how to proceed with them, where to obtain requirements, who to get to help – all questions will be answered. Bring paper and pencil.
Sat. - 12:45 Canvasback
Herbal Natural Soap – Learn the way your Grandmother or Great-grandmother used to make soap with all the dos and don’ts. We will be adding some herbs from nature. Bring a pair of rubber gloves.
Sat. - 9:00 Pavilion A
Hobo Bags – Come learn how to make hobo bags out of 2 bandanas. Very easy to do and so worthwhile. Can carry so many things and leave the hands free.
Sat. - 9:00 PC 3
Horseshoes Basics – Come learn the rules of the game as well as how to adapt it to various age levels. This is not just a game for adults. Have fun, learn a new skill, or reacquaint yourself with an old skill. Fun and informative.
Sat. 4:30 Canvasback
Sun. 9:00 Canvasback
How to Raise a Money Smart Child – This seminar is designed as a collaboration between Edward Jones and the Money Savvy Generation, an organization devoted to children’s financial literacy.
Sat. - 3:15 PC 1
Interfaith Service – This is not a class, but an opportunity to join with others of all faiths in a quiet place in nature for reflection and thanksgiving.
Sun. – 9:00 Lakeview
Kid’s Card Games – Learn “far out” games of cards that kids will love to play. Good to take up time in meetings or rainy day activity at camp.
Sat. - 10:15 Tall Timbers
Sun. - 9:00 PC 3
Knots For Nuts – Learn some advanced knots and their uses. This will go beyond the knots taught in Camping Basics. Bring a piece of rope to use.
Sat. - 2:00 Shady Cove
Lashing – Learn the basics of lashing. Create a table between 2 trees and learn about other structures than can be made by lashing. This is an advanced outdoor skill.
Sat. - 11:30 Shady Cove
Leading The Girls To The Highest Awards – Come learn about the Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards for girls. This is an adult version of the training that the girls receive for the highest awards. Project ideas, service projects vs. take action projects, and can and can’t dos will be covered.
Sat. - 9:00 PC 1
Let’s Play Jacks – Want to bring that game back to your girls? Come relearn “onesies”, twosies”, “around the world”, etc. Take a new set of Jacks home ! Boost your CONFIDENCE ! ! ! Have a blast !
Sat. - 11:30 Pavilion A
Let’s Play Hop-Scotch – Learn the fundamentals of Hop-Scotch. Bring a “special stone” to play with or find something appropriate along the way. A great way to engage girls while they are waiting in line!
Sat. - 9:00 Choptank
Low Ropes – Have fun on some of the Low Rope elements. Get familiar with the stations so that you can take your girls through the course.
Sat. 3:15 Zip Line
Macrame – The Craft Of The 60s – Remember the bracelets, plant hangers, owls? Learn the basic knots of macramé and make your choice of bracelet or necklace. Directions included for slightly more difficult projects.
Sat. - 3:15 PC 3
Music Garden Basics – Come learn all about the new outdoor Music Garden. Learn about the instruments there, how they can be used, and play a few tunes ! This is an innovative and creative resource that allows the girls to tap into their own musicality (or lack thereof !) as an individual or as a group. Lots of fun!
Sat. - 12:45 Choptank
Orienteering – Learn the basics of this popular activity. Camp Todd has an excellent course and this is where you can learn and/or sharpen your skills. Come have fun!
Sat. – 10:15 Pavilion B
Paper Embossing – Learn two techniques for use in card making. Fun and useful !
Sat. - 11:30 Lakeview
Perfect Paper Flowers – No green thumb needed – learn to make gorgeous paper flowers with materials like crepe paper and used books. You’ll leave with the beginnings of your own bouquet.
Sat. 11:30 Tall Timbers
Pendants, Pins, and Poinsettias – Learn how to make power jewelry and ornaments using clay. Really fun !
Sat. - 9:00 Lakeview
Photography For Fun – Get acquainted with your digital camera and learn to pick good subjects and take great pictures. Bring your digital camera.
Sat. - 12:45 Lakeview
Pinecone Critters – Learn to use pinecones in craft ideas. Create cute critters to be used as table or room decorations. Can be given as gifts as well. Bring scissors.
Sat. - 3:15 Lakeview
Rose Box – Learn how to quill and make quilled roses to decorate a heart shaped trinket box. Skill can be used in a variety of crafts and is easy to teach to girls.
Sat. - 12:45 Tall Timbers
Songs We Sang In The Sixties – Learn more than folk songs. Learn camp songs and fun songs sung way back then led by someone who was there! song sheets provided – maybe even music.
Sat. - 12:45 PC 3
Tie Dyeing – Tie Dying will be available in front of the Program Center all day long. Bring that T or bandana to tie dye at your leisure. No instruction – dye at your own risk ! ! !
Trail Signs – Come and learn how to make and follow simple trail markers. Girls love it and will spend hours making trails for each other to follow.
Sat. - 9:00 Canvasback
Whittling And Knives – Learn the basics of whittling, knife cleaning, and knife use. This is an advanced outdoor skill. Bring a knife.
Sat. - 3:15 Shady Cove
Wire and Bead Bracelet – Have a blast learning how to do a fun craft resulting in a nice piece of jewelry for good or for fun.
Sun. - 10:15 PC 2
Woven Star – Learn how to weave as you gain the confidence and have the patience to create a cool woven star !
Sat. - 9:00 PC 2
Writing Nominations For Adult Awards – Come learn how to write nominations which will give the nominee the best chance of acceptance. Learn what the Recognitions committee is looking for and how to make the nomination interesting.
Sat. – 3:15 Canvasback
Zip-Line For Certification - Short program learning how to teach low ropes/zip-line program. You will receive the basics on the equipment and how to use it. Plus you will receive training in rescue and safety techniques in zipping participants. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a GSCB Zip-Line Certification Card. See registration form for additional charge.
Sat. – 9:00 Zip-Line
Sat. - 12:45 Zip-Line
Zip-Line For Fun – Get the thrill of zip-lining across the Camp Todd gorge and see the camp from a whole different vantage point! Bring courage and character!
Sat. – 11:30 Zip-Line